All of the children from Reception class up to year 6 are divided into our four school houses – the staff are divided equally among them as well. Siblings are placed in the same houses. Children earn house points throughout the year for showing a good level of commitment to their learning and extra-curricular activities.
Keep reading for more information on our school houses and don’t forget to keep an eye on our House Point counter on the homepage to see which house has the most house points!
Banksy is an anonymous England-based graffiti artist. Banksy’s work originated in Bristol and since has been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world – even a local school I Bristol got a surprise when they went into school one day to find Banksy had left them a graffiti on one of their school buildings!
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a famous engineer. He was born in 1806 and in died in 1859. Brunel was very clever and loved Maths. He went to Bristol and won a competition in 1831 to build a bridge over the River Avon – the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Brunel was also a great designer or ships, you can visit one of these around the Bristol Harbourside – the SS Great Britain.
Blackbeard is the most famous and notorious pirate in the history of seafaring. Blackbeard was known for his lit fuses in his beard! His real name was Edward Teach and he is known to have originated from Bristol.
In 1817 a mysterious person surfaced in a small village near Bristol, England. She wore a dark turban and spoke a language that was unintelligible to baffled locals. She claimed that she had been abducted by pirates, whom she escaped by jumping over board and swimming to shore through the stormy English Channel. She called herself “Princess Caraboo” and claimed to be an expert in martial arts and magic!