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St. Bede's Catholic College

ST Bede's

Catholic College

    Bell Burnell House

     

    Jocelyn Bell Burnell, née Bell (1943- ), British radio astronomer, co-discoverer of the pulsar.

    Susan Jocelyn Bell was born in Belfast, on July 15, 1943, and educated at the University of Glasgow and the University of Cambridge, where she gained a doctorate in 1968. In 1967, while she was a research student of Antony Hewish, she noticed an unusual regularity in the records of signals picked up by the Cambridge radio telescope from astronomical sources. This led Hewish to postulate the existence of pulsating radio stars, subsequently known as pulsars. They are believed to be extremely dense, fast-spinning neutron stars. Bell Burnell was awarded the Herschel Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1989, and was professor of physics at the Open University between 1991 and 2001. She was president of the Royal Astronomical Society from 2002 to 2004 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2003. In 1999 Bell Burnell was made a CBE; in 2007 she was created a dame. 

     

    House Team

    Head of House: Mr D Johnson

    Head Girl: Aleena Thomas

    Assistant Head Boy: Alfie Cummings

    Senior Prefects: Seamus Robinson and Erin O'Callaghan

    House Captains: Alfie Cummings & Julia Slusarczyk

    Vice Captains: Alanna O'Reilly & TBC

     

    Prefects

    Aleena Thomas Alfie Cummings Seamus Robinson
    Erin O'Callaghan Julia Slusarczyk Emily Lux
    Adorna Jaimon Joanna Wesolska Gift Ihejito
    Shirley Mazeli Natalie Carr Leonia Chaligha
    Samantha Biju Toni Matitu Sajan Riya
    Keira Drew Natalia Wenkowska Liam Stables
    Nivin John Daniel Kwasnieweski Allen Trinidad
    Tiernan Ward Brian Gatheru James Hartley
    Jenson Weekes    

    Tutor Groups

    Year 8

    8BMHA - Mrs Hathaway
    8BAW - Miss Walsh

     

    Year 10
    10BCRB - Miss Bentley
    10BSGJ - Mrs Glyn-Jones
     

     

    Year 9

    9BJP - Mrs Pascoe
    9BJLS - Mr Lewis

     

    Year 11

    11BCL - Mrs Liew
    11BJC - Mrs Cannon           11BSGI - Mr Gibbs

     

     

     

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