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Byron & Chesterfield

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Byron House

Byron House is named after Lord George Gordon Noel Byron, the Sixth Baron Byron, who was born 22nd January 1788 in London and died 19 April 1824 in Missolonghi, Greece.

He was among the most famous of the English 'Romantic' poets and inherited Newstead Abbey when he became Lord Byron. His contemporaries included Percy Shelley and John Keats.

Each house encompasses three tutor groups in each year group and is led by student House Captains and by a House Coordinator.

Through the course of the year all houses will compete for both pride and rewards in a huge range of activities, from interhouse sports competitions and cross-curricular challenges through to attendance and achievement tables.

Chesterfield House

Chesterfield House is named after Lord Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, the Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, who was born 22nd September 1694 and died 24th March 1773.

He was an author and orator, famous for his personal letters to his illegitimate son and godson designed for the education of a young man, including a guide to manners, the art of pleasing and worldly success.

Each house encompasses three tutor groups in each year group and is led by student House Captains and by a House Coordinator.

Through the course of the year all houses will compete for both pride and rewards in a huge range of activities, from interhouse sports competitions and cross-curricular challenges through to attendance and achievement tables.


 

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Coates & Hargreaves

Coates House

Coates House is named after Eric Coates, born in Hucknall, Nottingham in 1886.

Eric Coates was the son of a doctor and studied music at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Eric Coates was an English composer of light music and a talented viola player.

Each house encompasses three tutor groups in each year group and is led by student House Captains and by a House Coordinator.

Through the course of the year all houses will compete for both pride and rewards in a huge range of activities, from interhouse sports competitions and cross-curricular challenges through to attendance and achievement tables.

Hargreaves House

Hargreaves House is named after the inventor James Hargreaves, who was born in 1720 in Oswaldtwistle, near Blackburn, and died in 1778 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

A poor, uneducated spinner and weaver, he is said to have conceived the idea for the Spinning Jenny, a machine allowing one person to spin several threads at once.

Each house encompasses three tutor groups in each year group and is led by student House Captains and by a House Coordinator.

Through the course of the year all houses will compete for both pride and rewards in a huge range of activities, from interhouse sports competitions and cross-curricular challenges through to attendance and achievement tables.

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Thoroton & Trent

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Thoroton House

Thoroton House is named after the antiquary Dr. Robert Thoroton, who was born 4th October 1623, and died 21st November 1678.

He belonged to an old Nottinghamshire family, which took its name from Thoroton, near Newark. He was the author of Nottinghamshire's first and greatest county history, 'The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire published in 1677.

Each house encompasses three tutor groups in each year group and is led by student House Captains and by a House Coordinator.

Through the course of the year all houses will compete for both pride and rewards in a huge range of activities, from interhouse sports competitions and cross-curricular challenges through to attendance and achievement tables.

Trent House

Trent House is named after the Lord Trent of Nottingham, the title given to Jesse Boot, who was born in Hockley, Nottingham in 1850, and died in 1931.

Founder of the Nottinghamshire based pharmaceutical company Boots, he was proud of his native Nottingham, and contributed to schemes for the welfare of the city and its inhabitants.

Each house encompasses three tutor groups in each year group and is led by student House Captains and by a House Coordinator.

Through the course of the year all houses will compete for both pride and rewards in a huge range of activities, from interhouse sports competitions and cross-curricular challenges through to attendance and achievement tables.

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