Bowerhill Primary School Learning & Education

House System

When children join our school, they are allocated a place in one of four houses, named after a famous scientist and with a specific house colour. These are Anning (yellow), Darwin (blue), Faraday (red), and Newton (green).

Children collect house points, for good work, which are celebrated in our Friday celebration assembly. The house with the most points at the end of the year wins the House Point Cup.

Please note that children require a PE shirt in their house colour, which means teams are ready made for games lessons.


Anning

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Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel. Her findings contributed to important changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth. (Source: Wikipedia)

Colour: yellow.

Darwin

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Charles Darwin FRS FRGS FLS FZS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. His proposition that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors is now widely accepted, and considered a foundational concept in science. (Source: Wikipedia)

Colour: blue.

Faraday

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Michael Faraday FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) was a British scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include the principles underlying electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis. (Source: Wikipedia)

Colour: red.

Newton

137

Sir Isaac Newton FRS PRS (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution. (Source: Wikipedia)

Colour: green.

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