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House of the Year 2018-19

Posted at 12:03 pm on 12th September, 2019

Turing Wins House Trophy

Wellacre finished the 2018/19 academic year with a whole school assembly to announce the winner of the ‘House of the Year 2019.’ 

Principal Miss Wicks gathered the whole school to announce that Turing was the winner with a grand total of 34,529 points.  The House Trophy was proudly collected by the Head of House, Miss Sherratt and will now be displayed in the House cabinets in school.

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A rewards trip to Alton Towers takes place on Thursday 12th September for the highest achieving students who contributed the most to Turing’s House win both individually and as part of the team events.

House of the Year

1st: TURING 34,529 points

2nd: PANKHURST 33,008 points

3rd: LOWRY 31,645 points

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Students in Lowry, Pankhurst and Turing have been competing in regular House activities and competitions throughout the year, including sport, games and charity events.  

Individual attendance and house achievement points also contributed towards the House trophy, and Wellacre staff awarded almost 90,000 achievement points in total throughout the year in recognition of student efforts both in and outside of the classroom. 

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First place awards were as follows:


Christmas quiz: PANKHURST

Chess: TURING (KS3) and LOWRY (KS4)

Rugby: LOWRY


Basketball: PANKHURST (Yr 7/8) and TURING (Yr 9/10)

Spelling Bee: PANKHURST

Numeracy: TURING

Attendance: LOWRY

Achievement Points: TURING 


Fundraising: TURING for Charity Week with 100 bonus points for PANKHURST for Year 11 Owen’s efforts for the Dogs Trust

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Principal Miss Wicks said:

“It was the inaugural year for Wellacre’s House Competition and students showed great enthusiasm in collecting achievement points for themselves and their houses, and working together as a team to win House events.  

“A massive well done to Turing for the taking the House of the Year 2018/19 title - it’s all to play for now as we begin the new academic year!”

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