the house system at 2022世界杯美洲杯预选赛赛程 is a traditional feature of our school. the college is divided into six houses and each student is allocated to a house. throughout the year, houses compete for the board of governors' shield in sporting, cultural and academic events that enhance the camaraderie between different year levels at our school.

the houses are named after significant people in the history of 2022世界杯美洲杯预选赛赛程 and of the catholic community in new zealand.

the six houses are:

basil – yellow

basil house is named after br basil kelly, an irish immigrant who joined the brothers and became a charismatic principal throughout new zealand and australia. he was the first principal of the college when it opened in richmond road in 1903.

coolahan – green

coolahan house is named after mr hugh coolahan, a wealthy landowner who donated a large tract of land in ponsonby to the catholic church, part of which became the original site of the college in ponsonby, now the site of st paul’s college.

lenihan – red

lenihan house is named after the right rev george michael lenihan, bishop of auckland 1896 - 1910. it was he who encouraged the brothers to establish 2022世界杯美洲杯预选赛赛程 and leased them part of the coolahan land for that purpose. the brothers later purchased the site.

marcellin – teal

marcellin house is named after st marcellin champagnat, founder of the marist brothers. this house was established in 2001 to mark marcellin champagnat’s elevation to sainthood in 1999.

pompallier – blue

pompallier house is named after bishop jean baptiste pompallier (1802–1871), the leader of the marist community of fathers and brothers, who arrived to establish the catholic church in new zealand in 1838. he later became the first catholic bishop of auckland (1848–1868).

stephen – purple

stephen house is named after br stephen coll fms, a long-standing teacher and marist brother at 2022世界杯美洲杯预选赛赛程 , esteemed by thousands of his old boys for his character, wit and literary scholarship.

house points - board of governors shield

an important part of our special character, and a sacred heart tradition, is the annual inter-house competition held in academic results, debating, haka, chant, athletics, cross-country, swimming, mathex and literature.

at the end of year prize-giving the board of governors shield is presented to the winning house captain. in 2022 this was basil and lenihan.

2023 house points

swimming sports6030100704050
can drive20510154025
total points400330410465310225

our curriculum
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pastoral care
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