We have a House System across the school to promote the notion of how we operate as a TEAM at Salisbury. The House System upholds the values and ethos of our school and provides all of the pupils with the opportunities to become involved in team events / activities and gain life skills to support them as they grow.
Every pupil from Reception to Year 6, is placed into one of the four houses. Pupils will be in the same house as their brothers and sisters. The houses names are; Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Jupiter.
House dojo points are given to encourage a team ethos across the school and allow pupils of all ages to have a common goal and form part of the whole school reward system. House points are gained through participating in team events, through the different house tournaments and dojos in class.
Each year the houses, support a different charity. They raise money completing different activities and there is usually a house tournament on this day.
House Captains / Vice Captains
Each year pupils from Year 6 have the chance to become their House’s Captain and pupils from Year 5 their House’s Vice-Captain. The pupils have to fill in an application form answering the following questions:
1. What does team mean to you?
2. How would you react if your house came last?
3. What would you do if someone in your house was upset?
4. How would you motivate others in your house?
An election is held and the winning pupils represent their Houses for the academic year.
Roles and Responsibilities of Captain and Vice-Captain
These are just some of the roles and responsibilities a house Captain or Vice-Captain may undertake while completing their role:
· Display in hall for winners
· Set up competitions
· Share results in assemblies
· Take part in assemblies
· Help on sports day
· Helping during inter house competitions
· Promotion of House charities
· Gathering feedback on charity days
· Introducing the house system to year one.