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House Captains

House Captains


At Christ Church, the role of House Captain is very important to the day-to-day organisation of our school. At the end to apply for the position of House Captain, therefore it is considered very prestigious. They are more than just a title and badge and require dedication and commitment for an entire year. In a sense, they are junior members of staff and are expected to take their roles seriously.


The positions not only allow the Year 6 pupils to lead by example and demonstrate their responsibility, it also enables the younger children to learn from a good example.


At the end of Year 5, the children are given the opportunity to stand for House Captain.  The children and staff collective place a vote for three pupils from each house to lead their house the following year.


Once their application has been successful, the roles are announced in a whole school celebration assembly.


Characteristics of House Captains


  • Polite and well-mannered
  • Organised and committed
  • A confident speaker
  • Well-presented in uniform and appearance
  • Able to liaise and converse with staff, peers, and the wider community
  • Desire to act responsibly and to be a role model for other students
  • Be caring, mature and honest
  • Inspirational

We expect you:

  • To be a positive role model and ambassador for the school, demonstrating Christ Church School Values.
  • To be enthusiastic and committed to the House System at Christ Church.
  • To be friendly and positive with all students, particularly within your House.
  • To be part of the team of House Captains who work together to achieve success for all.


Role Description


  • Lead and support the children of your House in a variety of House Competitions and whole school events
  • Support the PE leaders at Sports Events such as Sports Day.
  • Attend meetings with members of staff
  • Inspire the children of your House
  • Be an excellent role model in behaviour, attitude and dress at all times
  • Showing visitors around the school

Helping to set up the hall for assemblies