Octavius

 Head of House

Mr. S. Millard

Email:  Mr. Millard

 

Octavius is named, as the school , after a racehorse that won the Epsom Derby .  The Octavius house colour is green and the mascot is the powerful Tyrannosaurus Rex.   Octavius house truly believe in the school’s motto ‘believe and achieve’ and we aim to have the highest house point score this year!

Assemblies are a key part of the house system and we use this time to create a real sense of community within Octavius.   We regularly award students who have demonstrated good effort in class, excellent attitude to learning scores on their reports and those who have collected a significant number of merits.   We actively attempt to recognise and reward not only the high achievers or those who improve their learning and behaviour, but the child who always works hard and looks smart, with excellent behaviour.

The team building activities organised through the house system are important for helping students develop team building skills.  By working together in house teams students can understand others' differences while developing a sense of shared identity.   We believe that students should be taught the skills to become lifelong learners if they are to be successful in the future and this includes understanding how to be an effective part of a community.