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St. Bede's Catholic College

ST Bede's

Catholic College

    Descartes House


    Philosopher René Descartes was born on March 31, 1596, in La Haye, a small town in central France, which has since been renamed after him to honour its most famous son.

    Descartes is considered by many to be the father of modern philosophy, because his ideas departed widely from current understanding in the early 17th century, which was more feeling-based. While elements of his philosophy weren’t completely new, his approach to them was. Descartes believed in basically clearing everything off the table, all preconceived and inherited notions, and starting fresh, putting back one by one the things that were certain, which for him began with the statement “I exist.” From this sprang his most famous quote: “I think; therefore I am.”

    House Team

    Head of House: Ms C Johnston

    Deputy Head Girl: Carys Wilson 

    Assistant Head Boy: Hugo Sukenik 

    College Prefects

    Hugo Sukenik, Reuben Mathew, Nathan Wong, Vince Joy, Ruben Eswaraprasad, Ana Mierzynska, Maja Kliczka, Carys Wilson, Mathilde Brown, Marisa Licata, Amelie Loud

    House Prefects

    Eve Papworth, Martyna Grabiec, Shawna Stani, Christina Shibu, Emily Moss, Anna Yeo, Maya McKelvey, Lyla Cataldi, Anna Sony James, Katie Skiffington, Scarlett Parker, Sophie Dean, Sam Grandos Villarueva, Alex George, Ben Noychen

    House Captains: 

    Mathilde Brown and Reuben Mathew

    Vice Captains:

     Faye Rugman and Zuriel Malembe


    Tutor Group

    Year 8

    8DADA - Mr Davies
    8DELS - Mrs Smith

    Year 10
    10DZT - Mrs Tulodziecki
    10DASC - Ms Scadding-Hunt

    Year 9

    9DHA - Miss Adams
    9DFM - Mr McCarthy

    Year 11

    11DMCR - Mr Crockett
    11DEH - Mrs Holister



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