The House System is seen as a vertically integrated method of bringing to the attention of students, teachers and parents, an increased awareness of their part in the history of the school; their connectedness with significant role models from our long and inspiring history; their active and integral part in the life of the school, as well as their responsibilities and connectedness not only to their immediate peer group but also to those older and younger members of the school community.
All students enrolling at CBHS Lewisham will be placed into their House upon enrolment. They will remain a member of this House for entire duration of their education at the school. Staff will also be designated a House on employment and every attempt will be made to keep the staff member in that House for the duration of their time at CBHS Lewisham. Having the staff in same House will facilitate a better level of awareness of a House/family type environment and should enhance positive relationships between staff and students within each House.
Each of the four Houses constitutes the primary group for sporting and cultural activities as well as providing a student focus for pastoral care and student welfare programs.
In fostering House identity and spirit it is hoped that this will: