Upon arrival, each student will be allocated to a Dynasty. They will remain in the same Dynasty for their entire time at the school. All staff are also affiliated to one of the six Dynasties at West Island. Each student is allocated to a Tutor group within one of the six Dynasties. Each Dynasty consists of two Tutor groups from Year 7 to Year 11. Year 12 and Year 13 are joined and then split into one of the six Dynasties. Each Dynasty then consists of three tutor groups.