Leicester House is named after Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, who made the request to Queen Elizabeth I in 1573 for a charter for the School to be founded.
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Leicester is the current holder of the trophy for the Inter-House Drama Competition held each summer. Following success in 2017, with its compelling whodunnit featuring below-stairs intrigue and the murder of an abusive master, the boys retained their title with a short piece on the theme of a dystopian future.
The boys’ strengths across all aspects of School life was reflected in the House achieving the highest combined total of merits, good notes and commendations – helping the House to second place in the overall House Cup.