The House system aims to give students an identity and pride in a supportive, secure environment. The Houses provide positive competition and a closer rapport between students and teachers. The Houses compete in several sporting, academic and cultural activities for points.
The benefits of the Whole School House System include the following: The system is inclusive of all learners and includes sporting, academic and artistic endeavours. The Houses promotes leadership, positive self-esteem, self-identity, belonging, integrity and pride amongst all students.
Aims and Objectives:
ASOY has four Houses:
Yellow Jackals and
All students and Staff are divided up into four Houses. Siblings are kept together, although cousins may be placed in different Houses.
In MS and HS, each Thursday Advisory class is dedicated to student-led House competitions.
In Elementary school, a House point system has been placed in each classroom. Students can gain House points for demonstrating traits of the Learner Profile, positive behaviour or/and academic achievements. House points are collected bi-weekly and announced in the ES assembly.