Merry House incorporates the Sciences, Physical Education and Geography. Mr Frost leads as the pastoral head of the house and Mr Gleghorn the Assistant Head teacher responsible for the progress of students within Merry House. We have a great team spirit within Merry House, our students are proud to represent Merry House during sports day and all house events. We believe that all students should receive recognition and praise, big or small for all of their brilliant achievements and assemblies are used to reward students in front of their peers to share and celebrate Merry House success.
Merry House is named after Katharine Merry, born 21 September 1974 in Dunchurch, Warwickshire; Katharine is a former English female sprinter who has now become an excellent sports’ commentator. A member of the Birchfield Harriers athletics club, Katherine Merry won a bronze medal in the 400m at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and was the fastest woman in the World over 400m in 2001. She also represented Great Britain at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 1999 World Championships in Athletics.
Katherine Merry was a former Bilton School student and recently opened our 2.5 million pound Sports Centre. Katherine embodies all of the core values of Bilton School, proud, positive, confident and a belief in nurturing and developing potential.