Stapylton win House competition

Stapylton won the 2012 House competition with 941 points, narrowly defeating Broughton, who were placed second with 937.

Headmaster Neil Enright presented the award to Stapylton’s House Captain, Ameya Godambe, of Year 13 (shown left, with Ameya accepting the cup and Deputy House Captain Savraj Kalsi also of Year 13 pictured centre).

The final scores in the competition are made up of points accumulated from a wide range of events, activities and achievements, including rewards for academic attainment, as well as for sport, chess, quizzes, merits, and raffle ticket sales.

Leicester came third with 897, just beating Underne, who had 885 points. Pearce was fifth, with 758, and Harrisons sixth, with 661.

""Boys are already amassing points in the 2013 competition. A swimming event involved six boys from each house swimming in lanes for simultaneously for 20 minutes; Pearce led the way with a total of 99 lengths of the pool. Underne won a table tennis contest . The next event will be basketball in February.