Student Leadership Program
Kilvington’s four Houses
Our vibrant House system provides all Kilvington students with a constant reminder of our School's long and proud tradition of personal achievement.
By becoming a member of Kilvington's House system, each student has the chance to help write the next chapter of our School's sporting history.
Our House system offers a living connection with the past, as each of the four Houses is named after an important figure in Kilvington's past.
- Barrett House (red) is named after our School's founders, Caroline Barrett and her daughter Constance, who co-founded our School in 1923.
- Burman House (yellow) is named after Mr E S Burman, the Grandfather of four of Kilvington's first pupils. Along with Caroline and Constance Barrett, Mr Burman helped secure the Church of England Parish Hall as Kilvington's original location in 1923.
- Fethers House (blue) is named after Mrs Phyllis Fethers, who placed the original newspaper advertisement that Constance Barrett responded to in 1923. Her son, Mr Peter Fethers, was Kilvington's inaugural student.
- Fysh House (green) is named after Muriel Fysh, who took over from one of the founders of the School, Mrs Caroline Barrett, in 1934. She remained as Principal until 1943. During her tenure, Kilvington was located in Walsh Street, a block away from our current location in Leila Road, which Kilvington moved to in 1955.
By participating in our diverse sporting and extracurricular activities under their House banner, all Kilvington students represent a vital link with the past.
The Kilvington Pastoral Care team is supported by the School Chaplain/Counsellor who works closely with students and their families in need of support. Part of the Chaplain/Counsellors role is funded by the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program (NSCSWP).
K-Bounce Resiliency Program
The K-Bounce Resiliency Program begins in Prep and continues throughout students school lives. The Program aims to teach students the essential resiliency skills that they will need in life. To achieve this aim, K-Bounce features regular guest speakers from the Stride Foundation, Step to the Future, Enlighten Education, and many others who present positive and encouraging messages to students.
K-Bounce is also responsible for other valuable initiatives, such as the Parent Book Library, Parent Information Evenings and Staff Professional Development workshops. The program aims to increase the resiliency of everyone involved with Kilvington – students, staff and parents.