The School is divided into four Houses. Each House depicts a scientific theme.
Bell House (yellow): named after the astronomer, Jocelyn Bell
Carson House (green): named after the environmentalist, Rachel Carson
Durrell House (blue): named after the environmentalist, Gerald Durrell
Kroto House (red): named after the chemist, Sir Harold Kroto
Heads of House
Heads of House are responsible for the organisation of House events and well being of students within their House.
- BELL: Mr R Gillon
- CARSON: Awaiting new appointment
- DURRELL: Miss Ashman
- KROTO: Mr R Giblin
Senior House Leaders
There are two Senior House Leaders from Year 12 who support the Heads of House. There is also an additional four House Leaders who work with the Senior House Leaders.
There are three main House events each year – one per term.
- House Drama - Autumn Term
- House Music - Spring Term
- House Sport - Summer Term
Every department organises and runs a House event during the year; please refer to the House notice boards in A and B block for upcoming events.
All events will be scored using a simple points system:
- 1st - 8 points
- 2nd - 6 points
- 3rd - 4 points
- 4th - 2 points
This applies to overall finishing positions from Years 7-11 not individual Year groups.
League tables will be displayed on the House notice boards and in form rooms.
There will also be House points awarded for attendance, commendations and environmental efforts.