House System

My name is Mrs Davenport and I am the new Braunton Academy House Coordinator.

The Academy has moved to a Year based system with Heads of Year replacing the previous Heads of House.  During the planning and transition to the new system, we recognised that we do not want to lose the House system and ethos.

Belonging to a House gives students an identity and sense of pride in a supportive environment and my aim is to raise the profile of the House system.

There are four Houses, each named after one of the beautiful local beaches: Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton and Woolacombe

House Points

 

Students will have the opportunity to gain points for their House in the following ways:

  • House Competitions – there will be a varied series of House competitions and events throughout the year from all areas of school life.  This will ensure that everyone has the opportunity to represent their House in something that they enjoy.

  • Positive Behaviour - Heads of Year will award House Points in the form of tokens to students who demonstrate positive behaviour around the school.  Students will drop these into the coloured House Boxes situated in Student Reception.                                                       

  • Best Attendance – the House that tops the attendance data each week will gain points for their House.

 

These points will accumulate and be recorded on the House Championship display board in the Isaac Hall foyer.

There will be opportunities within each House for students to take on extra responsibility and apply to become House Captains, who will help organise the competitions and events.

The House Championship calendar will culminate with the Annual Sports Day and a House Championship Cup awarded to the House that has accrued the most points over the whole year at the final assembly.

Fundraising

The Year and School Councils have decided to support the following local charities this year:

  • Little Bridge House

  • The Dogs Trust

  • North Devon Against Domestic Abuse - NDADA

  • Families in Grief - FIG

I will encourage and support the House Prefects and House Captains to organise regular fundraising events and activities.

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Braunton Academy,
Barton Lane, Braunton,
North Devon, EX33 2BP