The house system encourages constructive competition and gives students a sense of community and belonging.
The college is divided into seven houses each consisting of 12 tutor groups. Houses participate in a wide variety of competitions and events, ranging from sporting competitions to creative and academic events, to gain house points and win the House Cup at the end of the year. The current holders of the house cup are Phoenix. Students play an active role in organising and running house activities, and are given the opportunity to represent their house as tutor representatives and house captains.
The House Heads run a range of competitions during the year where all students are encouraged to participate, represent their house and gain valuable house points. Last year, there were 27 different competitions which culminated in Sports Day. Competitions included: