Biscovey House Points

How does it work?

Each house is now linked to a local charity. The charities have been voted on by the school community and the money raised through the house point days will go directly to them. The winning house at the end of the academic year will help to organise the end of year fayre with all the proceeds going to the winning house’s charity. Over the course of the year we will build strong links with our charities, bringing them in for special events and assemblies etc. 


Autumn 1 Non School Uniform Day £1
Autumn 2 Christmas Fayre 
Spring 1  School Disco £1
Spring 2  Bake Sale £1
Summer 1 Movie Afternoon £1
Summer 2 Summer Fayre 
Who are our house captains?
Marcus Rashford MBE: 

Marcus Rashford MBE is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. Marcus is a campaigner against racism, homelessness and child hunger in the United Kingdom. Rashford has been praised for using his platform to be a political activist and philanthropist to drive societal change. For his efforts, he has received widespread praise, and has been recognised for his efforts from organisations both in and outside of sport, and was subject of a mural painted by street artist Akse in Withington. 

Sir David Attenborough: 

David Attenborough earlier work focused more on the wonders of the natural world, his later work has been more vocal in support of environmental causes. He has advocated for restoring planetary biodiversity, limiting population growth, switching to renewable energy, mitigating climate change, reducing meat consumption, and setting aside more areas for natural preservation. 

Barack Obama: 

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African-American president of the United States. 

Marie Curie: 

Marie Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and the only woman to win a Nobel Prize twice, and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two scientific fields. Her husband, Pierre Curie, was a co-winner on her first Nobel Prize, making them the first ever married couple to win the Nobel Prize and launching the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes. She was, in 1906, the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris 

Which charities do we support?


Children's Hospice South West:

For more than 30 years Children's Hospice South West has been caring for children with life-threatening conditions by providing children's hospice and professional family support services. We are dedicated to making the most of short and precious lives through the provision of the best possible hospice care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions. The care offered at each of our three hospices is not just about medical and nursing support for sick children but enriching lives of the children and their whole family. 

We provide care and support to families living in the South West, who have children with life-limiting conditions. We provide specialist palliative care, respite for the whole family, a sibling service for brothers and sisters, emergency support, end of life care and a bereavement service for as long as is needed. 



Founded on 4th March 1824, the RNLI now operates from 232 lifeboat stations around the coasts of Great Britain, the Isle of Man, Ireland and the Channel Islands. There are 14 of these lifeboat stations around Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. See our Lifeboat pages for more information about these. The RNLI not only operate the lifeboats stations but also provide the beach lifeguards on 34 Cornish beaches. As an independent charity the RNLI receives no funding from the UK government. They depend entirely on gifts from the public 


Cornwall Air Ambulance:

When it was introduced on 1st April 1987, the Cornwall Air Ambulance was the first of it's kind in the UK. This Cornish innovation has been copied across the country and there are now 26 air ambulance helicopters in service. Cornwall has a widely scattered population, some in very remote and isolated communities. In the summer months, the road networks become congested very easily, making the use of conventional ambulances more difficult. The Air Ambulance is not a luxury, it is an essential part of Cornish life. The first patient, in April 1987, was a 28 year old Anne Leaney who was flown from Porthcurno beach to The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske, Truro, where doctors diagnosed a fractured spine. The Cornwall Air Ambulance attends around 1,000 incidents every year. It is based at Newquay Cornwall Airport and can reach any part of Cornwall within 20 minutes. It can reach the Isles of Scilly within 28 minutes. Average arrival time is just 12 minutes. In the last 25 years the Cornwall Air Ambulance has completed 25,003 missions (as at 18th March 2015). 


Cornwall Search and Rescue:

Cornwall SRT is a registered charity that provides a search and rescue service across inland Cornwall for missing and injured people. They deal with up to 60 incidents a year and are one of the busiest teams of their kind in Southern England. Most of their call outs are for searches in rural countryside and the moors, working closely with the police and other local search and rescue teams to locate, stabilise and evacuate missing people. They do not receive any central funding and all of their members are volunteers, which means that all of the £15,000 required to keep the team running each year must come from voluntary donations. Cornwall Search and Rescue Team is based at St Dennis, near St Austell. 

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