Darwin

Darwin

Namesake: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.  He was a naturalist who studied variation in plants and animals during a five year voyage around the World.  

He explained his ideas on evolution in his book 'On the Origin of Species', published in 1859.  Darwin's ideas caused a lot of controversy, and this continues today, because they can be seen as conflicting with religious views about the creation of the World and the creatures in it.  

Darwin was perceived a national hero; he had a state funeral and was buried in Westminster Abbey.

House Officials

Head of House: Mr Nick Bucknall

House Captain: Caitlin Parry

House Deputies: Joe Kilby, Verity Hamer, Gwen Reveche

House Sports: Grace Shorrock

House Creative Arts: Sophie Jeremy

Buddy Mentors: Isobel Paes, Joe Edge and Ruth Evans

Peer Mentors: Catrin Hall, Holly Miles

Year Book Committee:  Catrin Hall

School Reporter: Georgia Berey

 

 

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