Year 7 House Tennis 2024 Over the course of the week of 3rd June, year 7 students took part in their first house tennis tournament. They played in a round robin doubles tournament across the week consisting of 1 set per game. To keep tensions high and avoid matches spilling into lesson time a sudden […]

13/06/2024

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Closing out the spring term was the inaugural House Maths challenge which saw teams of 4 year 7s and 8s battle it out in a series of problems designed to test their logic, memory, and ability to apply curriculum content to trickier problem solving questions. The students competed in the following three rounds: Problem Solving […]

03/06/2024

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Last week saw the return of the house badminton events for students in years 7 through 10. Team consisted of 5 students in each house who played a round robin doubles tournament against each of the other houses. Each game lasted 8 minutes or until one of the teams had reached 21 points, whichever came […]

20/05/2024

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Last Monday saw the annual house football event for Year 9. Each of the houses competed in a mini round robin tournament of ten minute games. All students showed great tenacity and were determined to perform as well as possible for their house. The boys’ sportsmanship was exemplary and they made sure that everyone (including […]

29/04/2024

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On Thursday 14th March, all 6 houses took to the stage to perform a set of three pieces for our annual house music competition. Each performance consisted of a junior and a senior soloist as well as an ensemble piece featuring students from all year groups. In the week’s prior to the event each house [...]

18/03/2024

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Earlier this term we launched a new house event, house volunteering, and it has been really pleasing to see a large number of students heading out to support the local (and wider) community.  In total 141 students took part, with the vast majority completing at least 5 hours or 5 different activities. Any student that [...]

11/03/2024

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On Wednesday 31st January, teams of 6 year 8 students took part in the annual house quiz competition organised by Mr. Hicks.  They faced a variety of rounds including geography, animated characters, science, sport and food. The students successfully pooled their knowledge to make sure that their house did as well as possible! Below is […]

05/02/2024

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Competition theme: ‘Materials & Textures’ Well done and thank you to everyone who entered the House Photography Competition. 333 students entered, more than double from last year! House Points were awarded for winners, as well as number of entries for each House. Here are the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places for each year group. YEAR 7 [...]

01/08/2023

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Congratulations to Croft House who were awarded the Cock House Cup, where after a year of stiff competition, they rose to take the trophy overall.  Well done to all students this year who have achieved badges and certificates for their academic work and extra-curricular involvement in the school.

15/07/2023

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The 2023 House Swimming Gala took place for the first time since 2019. The competition was a resounding success, with over 170 students representing their House.  Below is the breakdown of results by Year group, overall winners were Hale House.

23/06/2023

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