House News

Head Student Team 2018-2019


House team 2018

DGGS is very proud of its House System, and competitions are run regularly throughout the year, with the aim of valuing individual talents and fostering a culture of involvement, diversity, mutual respect and competition.

Hever House are the current winners of the House Shield, which is awarded annually to the House who have gained the most Housepoints.  Housepoints are awarded to students in lessons, for citizenship and for winning competitions and school events such as Interhouse matches and talent shows.


HOUSE POINTS 2017-2018 End of Term 6
HEVER   12895  
LEEDS   9747  
CHARTWELL   11701  
IGHTHAM   9318  
PENSHURST   10749  
KNOLE   7882  


Termly Competitions

Term 1's Learning Competition was based on the first 30 Chemical Elements.  Students across the school were challenged tolearn them all, and their symbols.

The winning House was Chartwell, with 216 points.

The runner up was Knole, with 210 points

The winning Year Group was Year 11, with 269 points

The runner up was Year 9, with 253 points

Well done to all those who took part!

Term 1's Creative Competition was launched with the Philanthropic Society and was to create a form Harvest Box, and fill it with food for those less fortunate than ourselves.  The results of this will be published shortly.

Term 2 Competitions:

Learning Competition: to learn either all 50 American States, or at least 50/54 African countries.  The competition will be held in the first week of December.

Creative Competition: to design a DGGS Christmas card.  There must be one element of DGGS featured on the card.  Deadline: Thursday 15th November.