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Granta House

Granta House

Girls’ Sixth Form Boarding House

Granta is a Sixth Form Girls’ House with 28 girls, most of whom are full boarders.

  • Housemistress: Mrs Helen Williams
  • Assistant Housemistress: Ms Gabi Williams
  • Matron: Miss Sylwia Sloma

Although one of the smallest houses at The Leys, Granta girls most certainly make their mark in all aspects of Leys life. Founded in 1985, Granta House is centrally placed at the heart of The Leys, next to the Dining Hall and Chapel. Granta is a modern and recently refurbished house. Granta girls are known for their sense of fun and involvement in all school activities as well as a strong desire to perform well academically. It is a warm, friendly house where every individual is valued.

Granta girls participate fully in a wide variety of activities, such as dancing and debating, while our house is often successfully represented on the sports field in inter-house competitions. Our recent successes include winning ‘Switch Off Fortnight’ and reaching the final of the inter-house debating competition.



Mrs Williams teaches German and can be contacted by e-mail or on 01223 508960.

The fact that most girls join us in the Lower Sixth reinforces the strong bonds within the house. There is a real sense of 'being in the same boat' in terms of joining later, which encourages girls to get involved. The light-hearted, fun and close knit atmosphere within the house is one of Granta's defining attributes and I'm proud to be a Granta girl.
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