We recognise both individual and team performance solidifying the notion of team spirit, loyalty and acceptance of others through a house system in both work and play.
Our houses are all named after famous bridges:
Brooklyn Bridge is a cable-stayed suspension bridge in New York City. Completed in 1883 it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River and has a main span of 486 metres.
Waterloo bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London. The first Waterloo Bridge was opened in 1817, however London County Council decided to demolish the bridge and a new bridge completed in 1945 was the only London bridge to have been damaged by German bombers during World War Two. It is named after the Battle of Waterloo which took place in 1815.
Millau Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the River Tarn near Millau in southern France. It is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast summit at 343 metres above the base of the structure. It opened on 14th Dec 2004 and has been consistently ranked as one of the greatest engineering achievements of all time.
The Severn Bridge is a motorway suspension bridge spanning the River Severn and River Wye between Aust in Gloucestershire and Chepstow. The bridge was opened in 1966 by QE2 and was granted Grade 1 listed status in 1999.
The Menai bridge is a suspension bridge between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales. The bridge was completed in 1826 and has a total length of 417m.