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Our House System

All pupils and staff at The British School Warsaw are members of one of four houses; Bear. Bison, Wolf and Lynx. These names were chosen by students by vote.

The overall aim of the House System is to connect all year groups within the school, providing them with the opportunity to further develop skills and experiences in order to become confident and well rounded individuals. It ties in closely with the high performance goals by getting students to: 

  • work to help each other build confidence through collaboration
  • persevere through a task
  • taking risks as a group to achieve a common goal
  • learn to be enquiring and creative in a safe atmosphere

The House System aims to do this by providing House members with enjoyable and competitive House events; thereby allowing students to succeed both in and outside of the classroom. 

Student house competition

Events and Activities

House events and activities take the form of House Thursday events, which are weekly competitions supported by a variety of departments in the school and can be anything from a quiz to a treasure hunt. Other House events include: 

  • singing competitions
  • art
  • photography 
  • sporting competitions throughout the whole year

While trying to create more leadership skills and student voice within the House system, every student in years 10 and 12 have an opportunity to be House Captain, Music Co-ordinator or Sports Co-ordinator. These positions help organize and run many of the events the students will participate in.

House Points

Students who participate in these House events, and can prove the use of High Performance Learning in and out of the classroom, are awarded House points. House points can be awarded to a student who makes progress, shows improvement, takes a leadership role and participates in various school and house activities. 

Every event earns House Points which are collected over the year and updated on the House notice board. Every half term the highest House point earners of every year level are acknowledge and rewarded with the House Excellence Badge. At the end of the year the House with the most points wins the House Trophy.