DCGS has a long tradition of House Competitions. From the 1920s to the 1970s there were four houses at the school - Challoner, Hampden, Milton and Penn - all named after renowned Buckinghamshire residents. The house system was abolished during the 1970s, but reinstated in 2004. Upon entry to the school, students are allocated to one of six houses - Foxell, Holman, Newman, Pearson, Rayner and Thorne - all of which are named after previous headmasters.

A vast range of competitions are keenly contested during the course of the year with the winning house being presented with the House Shield. There are currently over 70 competitions contested annually, ranging from sports, drama and music to orienteering and code-breaking. It encourages participation from all members of each house and also gives significant opportunities for taking on responsibility with approximately 90 boys involved each year as Captains, Deputy Captains, Mentors or Representatives.

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FoxellHolman
NewmanPearson
RaynerThorne

House representatives

Foxell

Captains: Oliver Lomax, Humza Alam and Paxton William

Sixth Form Mentors for Year 7
Thomas Joy, Greg Ball, Seb Mills and Anish Rajani

Form representatives
Year 7: Nathan Sweeney and Rowan Campbell
Year 8: Shaveen Colombage and Enzo Schaeffer-Gorrie
Year 9: Jai Daurka and Kiran Pandya
Year 10: Ed Barnetson and Jack Stark
Year 11: Will Kitchener and Usman Kaler

Staff:

Holman

Captains: Sam Fernandez, Luke Dawson and Sophia Khanzadeh

Sixth Form Mentors for Year 7
Joshua Hartigan, Sam Webb, Sally West and Laura Webster

Form representatives
Year 7: Kavish Gandhi and Arjan Baht
Year 8: Ben Stallard and Charlie Hinds
Year 9: Tommy Hamill and Matty Hawkins
Year 10: Alex Burn and Harry Cansdale
Year 11: Mohammad Karim and Raheem Mahmood

Staff:

Newman

Captains: Jack Simpson, Sutej Biring and Marcus Tingey

Sixth Form Mentors for Year 7
Ravneek Baht, George Budden, Tyrell Gabriel and Sanaya Patel

Form representatives
Year 7: Blake Newcomb and Teague Eaton
Year 8: Ovo Atori and Henry Barnard
Year 9: Laurence Mott and Josh Tollerfield
Year 10: Luca Perrin and Hamish Barnard
Year 11: Dan Lilley and Ben Race

Staff:

Pearson

Captains: Joshua Roberts, Omar Halawa and Amar Jhita

Sixth Form Mentors for Year 7
Dilan Alexander, Thomas Galli, Sam Lane and Osama Rahmathullah

Form representatives
Year 7: Jude Westcott and Raphy Weatherall
Year 8: Ethan Roberts and Adam Smith
Year 9: Patrick Coyle and Alastair Hughes
Year 10: Elliott Booth and Matthew Berry
Year 11: Max Pennington and Sahib Tiwana

Staff:

Rayner

Captains: Matthew Goodwin-Freeman, Hugo Javaud and Michael Taylor

Sixth Form Mentors for Year 7
Taneisha Atkinson, Amar Jhita, Karnel Sohi and Niamh McGuinn

Form representatives
Year 7: Oliver Sherwin and Joel Lewis
Year 8: Luke John and Arun Tandon
Year 9: Joshua Williams and Tom Zandonati
Year 10: Jewook Ryou and Harry Russell
Year 11: Jayden Thakker and Jack Hudson

Staff:

Thorne

Captains: Tom Richards, Jamie Aldred and Toby Carroll

Sixth Form Mentors for Year 7
Alex Beneke, William Gibson and Pranav Revadala

Form representatives
Year 7: Will Stubbs and James McHale
Year 8: Jaymin Bhatt and Padraig Hill
Year 9: Max Iyengar and Alex Bower
Year 10: Ruhan Shah and Luqmaan Ahmed
Year 11: Siddhant Dey and Yaseen Valjy

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