Our House system is all about inclusivity and having fun. When pupils join JAGS, they also join a House for the duration of their time with us, which helps instil an ethos of teamwork and partnerships. Our House system allows pupils to build friendships across year groups and is an important part of everyday life in our school.
There are four Houses at JAGS, each inspired by a significant figure in our history: Caroline Bettany, pioneering Headmistress, Lilian Clarke, innovative Botany teacher, Margaret Desenfans, sponsor of Dulwich Picture Gallery, and Gustav Holst, inspirational Music teacher.
Inter-house competitions take place each year in singing, drama and sports, not to mention the huge range of challenges, from making catapults to creating sustainable house bunting. Girls from all year groups work together to try to finish on top in the friendly rivalries! There are also regular House Assemblies, and each House chooses a charity to raise money for each year.