School Houses

On enrolment at Cornerstone each student is allocated a tribe (or house) for the purposes of inter-tribe events and competitions within the school.

The four tribes are:

  • Asher (green),
  • Issachar (yellow).
  • Naphtali (blue),
  • Zebulun (red)

Tribe competitions take place throughout the year, and include Athletics, Swimming, and team sports, in the summer, as well as Bible quizzes, and Performing Arts in the winter. Students are encouraged to compete in events wearing their tribe colours.

Read more about Tribe results at Cornerstone’s Dedicated Sports Website.

Current Tribe Competition Standings

Recent Tribe Competition News

Naphtali Win 2021 Cross Country

With the added challenges of Frisbee, BMX, a word find, and a colour run, Naphtali tribe tribe snuck ahead of a congested field at the 2021 Cross Country. Students walked to Linklater park for the event, which also has its own BMX track. Issachar tribe leader, Daniel Murray beat Head Boy Conrad de Groot in the Senior Boys race, despite…

Summer Games – April 2021

The Cornerstone Summer Games were about teamwork, and being good sports. Tribe groups worked together, with seniors often sacrificing competitiveness to help the younger members of their group. Once again, Mr McDonald set pretty tricky bible questions in the bible quizzes. The competition was quite even with all four tribes winning an age category.  Event Winners Junior Bible Quiz: Naphtali…

Secondary Athletics Day

It was a fun and successful day at the Massey Athletics track. The day began with Sports Prefect Abi praying for the competition, and ended wtih her giving Mr McDonald a ‘massive thanks’ for organising the event.  Results: At the time of writing, Naphtali tribe held a slender lead over Issachar in the Tribe Competition.  Three records were broken in…

Swimming Sports 2021

Swimming sports had much sunshine, sunscreen, chanting, splashing and fun at Makino pool today. Students competed in conventional strokes, as well as pushing noodles around the pool, raft and truck and trailer races, and the ever popular ‘pass the pupil’. For the first time, Year 5 and 6 students came for the end of day ‘free swim’.  The teachers got…

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