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Roles and Responsibilities

House Captains need to be a good role model for their peers and be a member of the school who other pupils feel they respect, trust and talk to. A key role is one of responsibility that requires House Captains to be dedicated, organised and to set a positive example to all children throughout our school.

House Captains maintain a high level of commitment throughout the year to promote school events such as open days and sports days, encourage and motivate their team as well as assist school staff. House captains have a good attitude, work hard, are resilient and encourage positive behaviour across the school. They are caring, honest organised and keen to support the whole school. They also look out for those who might need support and help those in need.

Responsibilities of being a House Captain at Woodland Community Primary School:


  • Be an excellent role model to the members of your house and across the school by consistently following the school rules and behaviour to learning
  • Be accessible – do your members know who you are?
  • Take a leading role in helping to organise events such as house sports teams
  • Take/help with assemblies
  • Give brief speeches to motivate and praise your house members
  • Help maintain behaviour standards across the school
  • Attend school events as an ambassador e.g. school open day