400 years of Dulwich history came alive last week, with the annual Dulwich Puxi House Sorting Ceremony. Each new student from Year 1 was invited on to the stage of the Alleyn theatre, where they tried on the Dulwich Sorting Hat. The Dulwich Sorting Hat then announced which of our four Houses (Song, Earhart, Yung or Shackleton) they were joining.
Students relish their involvement in our House system and it is a vibrant part of school life for our students. Termly, students of the same House rally together to compete in athletics, swimming, and creative collaboration challenges against students in the other Houses. Not only is it a spirited part of school life, but it is also wonderful to see students of all ages bond together.
For older students, it provides an excellent platform to develop leadership skills, as they lead their fellow younger students through competition days. For our younger students, it is an excellent opportunity to connect with older students and build their confidence.
Please enjoy this introductory film about The House Sorting Ceremony at Dulwich's Puxi campus in Minhang.