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Coombe Road Primary School

Broadening Horizons, Raising Aspirations

House System

Our House Captains - voted for democratically by the whole House, wearing their badge with pride and setting a good example to others.

All the children and staff belong to one of four Houses at our school which are named after historic squares in Brighton & Hove.

Everyone is very proud to be a member of a House. Every Friday, children and staff have a House meeting to celebrate who has been working hard to earn points and to announce the Golden Pupil for each class.

The House with the most points is announced during our Golden Assembly on Friday afternoon. The members of the winning House are allowed to wear home clothes to school on the following Monday - an award decided by the School Council.




Our House Captains are chosen through a vote at the start of each year in House Meeting. They prepare a speech which they deliver to their House, detailing why they feel they will be a suitable House Captain/Vice Captain. The rest of the House vote for the candidate that they feel will represent their House, making sure that their Captain and Vice Captain demonstrates our CORE (Commitment, Opportunity, Respect and Excellence) as well as British Values (Democracy, The Rule of Law, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect & Tolerance of those of Different Faiths and Beliefs) .

Captains ensure that their House are working hard to earn plenty of House Points every day. They are exemplary students at Coombe Road Primary School and always demonstrate our Golden Values - Commitment, Opportunity, Respect and Excellence.


At the end of each academic year, House Points for the WHOLE YEAR are added together.

The Winning House receives the Coombe Road Shield in the final assembly of the year and sings their House song VERY loudly in celebration!


2021-2022: Brunswick House 

2020-2021: Palmeira House

2019-2020: Suspended due to covid


2018-2019: Sussex House


 2017-2018: Regency House


2016-2017: Sussex House


2015-2016: Brunswick House 

2014-2015: Palmeira House