Festival of Inquiry

Please click through to our Virtual Events page - and register your interest for our ‘Festival of Inquiry’ - a celebration of online learning for those with curious, inquisitive and inquiring minds. There will be a daily selection of tasks and challenges - ranging from ‘Shark Attack in Science’ to ‘The Great Fire of London Art creation’.

Festival of Inquiry - 23-27 November (for ages 6-11 years old)

Winter Wonder Week - 30 November - 4 December (for ages 3-5 years old)

The House System

All girls are assigned to one of the four Houses on entry to the School and the loyalty and passion is lifelong! The Houses are named after benefactors of the School; Carrington (Purple), Paget (Yellow), Ducat (Red) and Kensington (Blue).

Junior School House Activities

Junior School girls are awarded House Points and each week in Celebration Assembly the winning House is awarded a cup. Girls in Lower III (Year 6) are elected as House Officers and Sports Captains, taking pride and pleasure in their leadership roles.

House activities Junior School girls can look forward to:

  • House Music Competition
  • Charity Afternoon
  • Fun Run
  • Interhouse Hockey, Netball, Tennis, Gymnastics and Rounders
  • Sports Day
  • Swimming Gala
  • House Science Quiz
  • House Cross Country

Senior School House Activities

In the Senior School, each House has two House Masters/Mistresses and two House Captains. The House Captains are Upper Sixth girls who lead the house and organise teams for the activities. There are House Assemblies every half term where girls in their House meet together to plan the teams’ entries for future events.

House activities Senior School girls can look forward to:

  • House Music and Drama
  • Baroness Brigstocke Public Speaking Competitions
  • Sports Day
  • Interhouse Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Rounders, Rowing and Tennis
  • Swimming Gala
  • House Chef Competition
  • House Chess Competition
  • House Choir
  • House Debating
  • House General Knowledge
  • House Art