Each student is put into a House at the beginning of his/her time at George Abbot. Each House is led by a Head of House. The House system is run by a House co-ordinator (Mr Rowe).
Activities run throughout the year in all faculties and points culminate in the House Trophy. Sporting events include: Athletics - Field and Track, Basketball, Football, Netball, Rounders, Cricket, Rugby and Cross Country.
Non sporting events include: Quiz, Dance, Drama, Music, Poetry, Songwriting, Maths Challenge, Science Challenge, Languages Competition, Readathons and Problem Solving.
Each House has taken its name from Heraldic figures and along with identifying colours are as follows:
Phoenix - Green
Gryphon - Red
Falcon - Blue
Martlet - Purple
Wyvern - Orange
Each year group will have a House Captain and Vice Captain - (one boy and one girl) who will be selected by the PE Dept.
In year 12 there are house captains in each house and one male and one female superhouse captain who is selected by application and interview. The superhouse captains also sit on The Top Eight.