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List of Houses

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  1. The houses in the Senior Wing are named after historical persons of the British Administration in India.
  2. The houses in the Junior Wing are named after either benefactors of the school or those who have been closely associated with the school.
  3. The houses in the Primary Wing are named and linked with the 1st successful expedition to Mount Everest in 1953.[1]
Name House Colors Named after Description
Senior Wing Clive          Lord Robert Clive First Governor of Bengal.
Hastings          Lord Warren Hastings Governor-General of Bengal (1813 - 1823).
Havelock          Major-General Sir Henry Havelock A British general, noted for his role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Lawrence          John Lawrence First Baron Lawrence. The Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869.
Junior Wing Anderson          John Anderson First Viscount Waverley. Governor of Bengal (1933–1935). A benefactor to the school library.
Betten          Mr. Malcolm Betten A tea planter and a member of the Board of Governors of School.
Cable          Ernest Cable 1st Baron Cable. An old paulite and a very generous benefactor.
Westcott          Bishop Foss Westcott Chairman of the Board of Governors of School for 35 years, and whose grave is on the school compound.
Primary Wing Everest          Colonel Sir George Everest Former Surveyor-General of India. Mount Everest was named in his honour.
Hunt          Lord Hunt The leader of the expedition.
Hillary          Sir Edmund Hillary Climbed Mount Everest in 1953.
Tenzing          Tenzing Norgay Climbed Mount Everest in 1953.


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