All students are placed into one of four houses: Godiva (Blue), Webb Ellis (Yellow) Shakespeare (Purple) or Whittle (Red).

The aim of the house system is to create the best possible ethos for students’ personal and social development and for the achievement of their potential in all aspects of college life. This is achieved through encouraging all students to take part in house activities and to give a sense of belonging and participation, whilst at the same time helping others less fortunate than themselves. Older students are encouraged to play a nurturing role to create a family atmosphere.

The four houses compete with each other to win the annual house competition, the winning house being the one with the most points at the end of the Summer Term. Students in the winning house have the opportunity of taking part in a house trip in October. Students can gain House Achievement Points in a number of ways including effort in lessons, sport, charity events, reading competition, full attendance, examination results, various department competitions, etc. Students can also gain house points if their uniform is consistently worn correctly. The efforts of individual students and groups of students in each house are recognised in an awards ceremony at the end of the Summer Term.

Students also have the opportunity to represent their house and tutor group by being elected onto the Year Council. If they flourish at this, they can stand for Year President and sit on the full College Council chaired by the Head Boy and Head Girl.

November 2017 - House Achievement Points

Godiva take an early lead!

November 2017
Top Ten Haps in the School


Finger Spellathon
Congratulations to all the students that took part in the Finger Spellathon this week! Three students from each house made it to the final, a massive well done to all of those who spent time learning sign language for the competition. A well worthy winner from Webb Ellis, Will Andrews who flew through the words!

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House Competition

The P.E. department want to encourage you to be active this winter!

Please send in an action shot (max of 3 entries per student) of you being active or playing sport.

HAPS for every entry.

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Be in your mates corner

Creative Competition

This competition is to get you thinking about the topic of Mental health in a creative way.

- Has someone been in your corner? Campaign about being there for friends!

We'd love to have your entry as a poster, banner, storyboards, leaflets, a real life story, blog, diary entry or video.

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National Poetry Day 2017

To celebrate National Poetry Day, Southam College and Bilton School have collaborated to discover and showcase the outstanding poetic talent in both schools. Pupils have been working hard to create evocative and inspiring poems based on the theme of 'freedom'.

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European Bake Off - Results

A fantastic effort today from everybody involved in the European Bake off. Over 50 entries made judging very difficult. The first round of judging was carried out by the Heads of House followed by our esteemed judging panel including Mr Samra, Mr Johnson, Mr MacGibbon, Mrs James, Miss Dean and Mrs Telford.

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Design a Mascot

House Competition - Feeling creative?

On an A4 piece of paper we would like you to design a mascot for your House.

HAPS for every entry

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The Great European Bake Off

Tuesday 26th September

To celebrate the European Day of Languages the Languages Department are inviting all students and staff to bake!

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Lions International Peace Poster Contest


This is an opportunity to encourage students to think about the importance of world peace, tolerance and international understanding.

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The Philosophy and Ethics department are running a fantastic competition just for Year 7 students. The P.I team

would like you to create your own 'Island'.

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House Competiton - DON'T FORGET YOUR T-SHIRT

We would like to see how many different places your House t-shirt can travel to over the summer. Whether you are surfing in Devon or riding elephants in India - we would like to see a picture of you doing it, whilst wearing your house t-shirt.

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Business House Competition - Results

Well done to everyone who entered our Business House Competition.

1st place - Ava Chapman, 8SE3

2nd place - Molly Gowing, 9SE5

3rd place - Corla Moses, 8WE3

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