In our school we have four Houses, named after eminent families linked to the local area and even our school. Some of the families have been well-regarded for national and local leadership and service. Knowing that no-one is perfect, we recognise that even national and local heroes can have flaws, which serves as a reminder to us all to take our school values to heart and to remain true to them in our thoughts, words and deeds.
On joining the school, each child is allocated to a House; siblings are kept together in the same House.
We often use our House system to organise special events and mixed-age activities in school, including special Acts of Worship, Sports Events and theme events. Traditionally, the annual Sports Day competitive events will result in a winning House, whose 'colours' are attached to the Sports Trophy.
Each week, children earn 'House points', which are totalled by the House Captains and recorded on the four House Boards. This leads to a healthy competitive spirit, which is underpinned by the Chevening spirit of collaboration and perseverance.
Our four Houses are: