Baysgarth School is very proud to have a House structure of four Houses, which have been an integral part of the school’s history for many years. The four Houses are all named after local places or people with close affiliations to the area.
Our students are very proud to wear one of four coloured ties, which allows them to be identified to the House which they belong to:
- Ancholme students wear a yellow tie. This House is named after a local river, which is also a tributary flowing into the River Humber.
- Bardney students wear a blue tie. Bardney is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire.
- Newton students wear a green tie. Newton is named after Isaac Newton, whose birth place is Lincolnshire at Woolsthorpe Manner.
- Treece students wear a red tie. Treece is name after Henry Treece, who was a poet and prolific writer who settled in Lincolnshire and became a teacher at Barton Grammar School.
Four Strong House Communities
The four Houses ensure students feel part of a small but strong group within the larger school community. It allows for students in Years 7 to 10 to mix together to provide support and guidance for each other.
A Sense of Ownership for Students
Each House has its own distinctive character which captures what it means to be a member of the Baysgarth community. We hope all students feel proud to belong to their House and strive to be the best, believe in themselves and each other and to support each other with their achievements and ambitions.
Strong and Positive Relationships between Tutors, Students and Parents
Each House has a team of seven tutors with between 20 and 25 students in each tutor group. The Head of House deals with the managing and monitoring of students’ academic progress. Tutors support the Head of House by providing academic support to their tutees by reviewing their progress three times a year and setting targets to improve areas of under performance.
Team Motivation and Rewards
The rewards system encourages students to work as a team and to support every member of their House. A wide range of events will take place throughout the school year to promote community spirit and healthy competition between the Houses.
A Sense of Responsibility
Belonging to a House will create a strong sense of community and encourage students to look out for one another and achieve highly for each other. Each House has its own individual identity and a set of core values, which will be reflected in the behaviour, manner and work of all its students and staff.