All Students and Staff are allocated to a House Team. The teams are named after countries where The Congregation of The Sisters of The Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary have schools and communities around the world:
Red – Uganda Blue – El Salvador
Green – Ireland Yellow – The Philippines
During the year there are activities to celebrate a variety of customs and traditions associated with these countries.
Yellow Team Day, The Philippines
On Friday 3rd March 2017 we marked the Women’s World Day of Prayer. This years activities were put together by the women of the Philippines, with the theme ‘Am I being unfair to you?’.
Blue Team event for El Salvador
On 7thFebruary 2017 students participated in various cultural activities associated with El Salvador including facts about El Salvador, learning the names of colours in Spanish and designing and colouring traditional Oscar Romero crosses. Everyone enjoyed a traditional meal after which, we had a whole school sharing assembly. More pictures here.
Green Team celebrate St Patricks Day
To celebrate the Feast of St Patrick on Thursday March 17th 2016 we had a Green Team Event for the Irish Team.
Everyone was invited to wear something green and during the day students participated in various cultural activities associated with Ireland. Everyone enjoyed an Irish meal after which, we were entertained to a special concert by musicians who played traditional Irish folk songs and melodies.
More pictures here.
We are fortunate to welcome religious visitors from across the world who spend time in school with students who are keen to learn from their experiences. Recently we have welcomed: