Welcome to the Houses page on our website. Here you will be able find out about all of our houses, as well as the inter house competitions and events that take place throughout the year
Each child and member of staff is allocated a ‘house’ on entry to the school. The names of these represent the patron saints of the four countries of the UK; St George (red), St David (yellow), St Andrew (blue), St Patrick (green). Various house competitions are run throughout the year. House captains from Y6 are determined at the start of the school year.
Throughout the year children can earn housepoints for showing a positive attitude to learning, exceeding expectations, a piece of exceptional work etc. It is the responsibility of the member of staff awarding the housepoint to provide them with it and should be awarded in single housepoints rather than multiple awards at one time.
Each child has a chart to record these on and will receive a special certificate in assembly for recognition when achieving the following number of housepoints:
“Hmm,” said a small voice in his ear. “Difficult. Very difficult. Plenty of courage, I see. Not a bad mind either. There’s talent, oh my goodness, yes — and a nice thirst to prove yourself, now that’s interesting. . . . So where shall I put you?’
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Year 5 Suggested Reading List)