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

BLEBY

Captain:                     Caitlin Powrie

Vice-captain:             Megan Hudson

 

CAMBRIDGE

Captain:                     Ayla Figueira

Vice-captain:             Jacqueline Sissons

 

INNES

Captain:                     Elizabeth Stevenson

Vice-captain:             Amukele Ngubane

 

MARCHAND

Captain:                     Tasneem Davids

Vice-captain:             Baheya Dramat

 

MICHIEL VOS

Captain:                     Casey Fairfax

Vice-captain:             Amber Jossie

 

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.