Togetherness, aspiration, positive competitiveness and the promotion of kindness are just a few of the many traits the House System at Sidestrand Hall facilitates and nurtures in all pupils.
During the summer term 2023, house leaders organised a huge democratic process that fully exemplified the strength of the school’s pupil voice. During the bi-weekly School Council meetings, pupils collated lists of animals they felt would closely represent the character of each of the four houses. During a 2 week window, all pupils were asked to research and share the attributes of the final 16 animal candidates ready for their Big School Vote.
Finally, at the close of a promotional assembly, pupils were asked to come forward to cast their vote for the animal they felt would best serve their house. The results were exciting, and as a school we look forward to establishing these animals as the face and profile of each house: