House System

Durham
Durham Cathedral is located in the city of Durham in the north western part of England.
Durham Cathedral is a Norman building constructed between 1093 and 1133.It was founded as a monastic cathedral built to house the shrine of St Cuthbert, replacing an earlier church constructed in his honour.

Children were asked to describe the qualities of somebody belonging to Durham house. 

They said they are:
Honest, Resilient, a Team Player, Compassionate, Caring, Generous, Loving, Supportive and Competitive.

York
York Cathedral is located in the city of York in the north western part of England.
Since the 4th century, there has been evidence of a church on the site we know today. The Gothic style structure we see today started in the 12th Century and was finished around the 15th century. 

Children were asked to describe the qualities of somebody belonging to York house. 

They said they are:
Confident, Supportive, Attentive, Compassionate, Role Models, Truthful, Honest, Loving and Trustworthy. 

Canterbury
Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England. Founded in 597, the cathedral was completely rebuilt between 1070 and 1077.The cathedral's first bishop was Augustine of Canterbury, previously abbot of St Andrew's Benedictine Abbey in Rome; when other dioceses were founded in England he was made archbishop.

Children were asked to describe the qualities of somebody belonging to Canterbury house. 

They said they are:
Resilient, Sporty, Amazing, Generous, Positive, Kind, Brave, Understanding, Thoughtful and Kind. 

Winchester
Winchester Cathedral is located in Winchester, Hampshire in the south of England.
The original Cathedral just north of the modern site dates back to 642AD.  In 1079, the Bishop of Winchester began work on a new Cathedral. It is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic Cathedral in Europe.

Children were asked to describe the qualities of somebody belonging to Canterbury house. 

They said they are:

Grateful, Modest, Honest, Committed, Resilient, Role Models, Generous, Faith-filled and loving. 

House Captains and Vice Captains
Each academic year, two house captains and vice-captains are chosen by their house mates to represent each of the four houses. Their role is to help organise events for their houses, be a true role model of all of the qualities their house has chosen and to encourage their team mates to earn house points.

The House and Vice Captains for this year are...


Coming soon......

House Points
Children can collect house points throughout the week for the house. They can do this in a variety of ways: participating in lessons, working hard, completing homework to a high standard, being polite by showing good manners. 

Each week the house points are tallied from each year group and during our celebration assembly on a Monday the winning house is revealed! The children of the winning house each week are able to go on the play equipment that day.  

See below the current wins for each house for the academic year 2018-2019. 

House Wins
Durham 0
York 0
Canterbury 0
Winchester 0

House Point Certificates

At the end of each term, the children have the opportunity to earn a house point certificate. This is based on how many house points they have collected so far.  

Bronze Award = 40 house points 
Silver Award = 80 House Points 
Gold Award =
120 House Points
 Platinum Award = 160 House Points