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Our Houses

Our students all join one of four houses when they start at Immanuel College, each of the houses is named after a historical figure who has not only helped shape our society but also embodies our Christian values of perseverance, character and hope.
Black and White Portrait Photo of Margaret McMillan


Named after Margaret McMillan (1860-1931) who was a nursery school pioneer and lobbied for the Provision of School Meals Act of 1906.

Head of House: Mr K Murphy

Black and White Portrait Photo of Dietrich Bonhoeffer


Named after Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945), a German Lutheran pastor, theologian and anti-Nazi dissident whose writings on Christianity’s role in the secular world became widely influential.

Head of House: Mr N Box

Black and White Photograph of Florence Nightingale


Named after Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), an English social reformer statistician and the founder of modern Nursing.

Head of House: Miss Z Pearson

Portrait Drawing of William Wilberforce


Named after William Wilberforce (1759-1833), a British politician, philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade.

Head of House: Mr M Grieve

Throughout the year our houses take part in competitions that promote our Christian values and teach valuable skills like team-working, solving problems and softer skills that are important when applying for further education, universities and employment.

Read our Education of children with medical needs who are unable to attend school policy (Draft policy – May 2022) here.

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