Houses are a traditional feature of schools in England, and it encourages the highest standards of sportsmanship, fair play, and appropriate behaviour. It provides the challenge and enjoyment of participating in a wide range of competitions based in sport, the arts and academia. It develops a sense of pride in their House and in the School, underpinning the school's aim of engendering "a love of learning and confidence for life".
The School Houses are encouraged to be competitive and to strive to do their best individually for the sake and benefit of the whole of their House. At the same time, the children must appreciate the efforts and victories of others, remembering that as long as they have done their best nothing more can ever be asked. The House system has the added benefit of bringing all ages of the school community together, and it enhances the bond and the responsibility of the older pupils to be role models and to care for the younger children in our community.
The House names were chosen by the student body, and represent animals that can be found in Hong Kong. The four houses are as follows: