HOUSE SYSTEM

The House System of The Norwood School aims to imbibe in students the knowledge of team spirit, learning to collaborate with others, leadership, strong house loyalty and a sense of fun and friendly competition. It is also used to guide and support the academic, social and personal development of each student during the time at the school.

All the students at The Norwood School are divided into four houses which are named after the renowned scientists so as to honour them and to inspire students to learn from them.

HOUSE NAME

HOUSE COLOUR

Darwin

Pink

Einstein

Sky Blue

Newton

Yellow

Pasteur

Sea Green

Darwin House:

Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. His proposition that all species of life have descended from common ancestors is now widely accepted & considered a fundamental concept in science.

He has been awarded Copley ,Medal, Fellow of the Royal society Wollaston medal and Royal Medal for his great work.

He was also a prolific writer. Some of his works are The Voyage of the Beagle , On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man .

Einstein House:

Albert Einstein was a German born theoretical physicist widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest physicists of all time Einstein is known for developing the theory of relativity but he also made important contributions to the development of the theory of quantum mechanics.

His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of Science .He received the 1921 Nobel prize in Physics for his services to theoretical physics and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.

Newton House:

Sur Isaac Newton PRS was an English mathematician , Physicist , astromer , theologian and author who is widely recognized as one of the greatest mathematicians and most influential Scientists of all time .His book Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica ( Mathematical principles of Natural philosophy ) first published in 1687 , laid the foundations of classical mechanics , Newton also made Seminal Contribution to optics and he shares credit with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibinz for developing the infinitesimal calculus.

Louis Pasteur:

Louis Pasteur ForMemRs was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of Vaccination , microbial fermentation and pasteurization .His research in chemistry led to remarkable breakthrough in the understanding of the causes and preventions of diseases , which laid down the foundation of hygiene , public health and much of modern medicine.
He has been honoured as the ‘ Father of bacteriology and as ‘ Father of microbiology .

He is also known for creating the first vaccines for rabies , Cholera Vaccine , Anthrax Vaccines.
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