Houses

The role of the School House System is to foster school Spirit and friendly competition between students.

Houses compete at the  Inter-house Drama CompetitionInter-house Swimming GalaInter-house Forum Discussion and the Inter-house Cross Country event.

 

HOUSE CAPTAINS 2017

BLEBY
Captain: Razaan Phillips
Vice-captain: Hannah Lukic

CAMBRIDGE
Captain: Kezia Madell
Vice-captain: Zimkitha Kasana

INNES
Captain: Camryn Simpson
Vice-captain: Talia Novella

MARCHAND
Captain: Francesca Palmieri
Vice-captain: Julia Stokell

MICHIEL VOS
Captain: Kirsten McKenzie
Vice-captain: Chloë Allison

History:

The house system was introduced in 1930 and names were given to honour those who had played an important role in the history of the school.

Bleby, named after Miss Alicia Bleby, the founding headmistress.

Cambridge, named after Lady May Cambridge, for her generosity to and interest in the school.

Innes, named after Sir James Rose-Innes, Chief Justice of South Africa from 1914-1927, a distinguished member of the School Committee.

Marchand, named after Rev BP Marchand, chairman of the School Committee from its founding in 1894 to 1917.

Michiel Vos, who was chairman of the School Committee from 1925 to 1939.