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House System

Our Houses, named after the Oxbridge colleges of Darwin, Cavendish, Nuffield and Somerville. Each student is assigned a house and is encouraged to earn House Points.

Cavendish Kestrels

Named after Lady Lucy Cavendish. Gave women opportunities to have an education which had not been available to them in the past.

Darwin Finches

Named after Charles Darwin and his family. Famous influential and important scientist who studied nature and devised the theory of evolution.

Nuffield Goldcrests

Named after Lord Nuffield. Famous motor manufacturer and philanthropist, a wealthy person who gave money to worthy causes.

Somerville Swifts

Named after Mary Somerville. Nineteenth century female scientist. Studied maths and astronomy at a time when women were discouraged from doing so.