Halcombe School maintains a
proud tradition of four school Houses, named for native trees:
Kauri, Matai (formerly Kowhai), Rimu and Totara.
Each House is a team of students, Year 0 to Year 8, selected from
across the school. Students are allocated to a House at
Enrolment, following family traditions or where spaces are
available. Siblings will always be in the same House. Let us know if you do have a preference for your
Senior students act as
Throughout the year there are numerous interhouse
events and sports days and each House will cheer on their fellow
Houses will meet regularly to practice House
chants and develop their House spirit.
In 2015, Miss
Dianne Simpson (Room 6 teacher) and her students
painted magnificent murals depicting each House.
The murals are
now proudly displayed in our School Hall and can also be seen
above and at the top of all our webpages.