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16/08/18

Top grade success at The Beacon The Sixth Form students have achieved the best A Level results the school has seen for years. They made significant increases in the numbers of top grades, with 4 students achieving the highest A* Grade and with 17% of exams being awarded A*/A.

16/08/18

Retweeted From Barking Dog Media

Well done to students and staff who have achieved fantastic A-Level results. There were great scenes at the school this morning as students opened their envelopes, including Elizabeth MacLean > She was delighted! https://t.co/ansv6xUK2B

16/08/18

Good luck to all those finding out their A-level results today. https://t.co/9hKKv1JS7p

14/08/18

Retweeted From Careers within GLF

With a summers worth of adventures to talk about and a year of learning to look forward to, September is the best time for a fresh start! If you're interested in part time hours, job share roles, permanent positions or general supply, contact us today recruitment.org https://t.co/eEtLNojFWL

23/07/18

Year 13 Geographers......this is one fascinating article to prepare you for your ‘Superpowers’ topic in September. https://t.co/QxbK8wERbg

12/07/18

All ready for prize giving tonight. https://t.co/hjPie7ajta

08/07/18

Retweeted From Amjad Ali- Tweeting Break

Stormzy is releasing a book and setting up a publishing company. Share with your students champions of their age. Role models of their generation. He is one. Nobodies perfect. But he is working to be better. Daily. https://t.co/MW2MvMViuH

08/07/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

Home from -a truly awesome day. I have been a true fan girl and met some of the wonderful women I have inspired me for a long time, and can add more to that list today. I will be 10%braver, I will fulfil my pledge & I hope to inspire others in the future https://t.co/JMysrUjX64

07/07/18

Last day of the camping trip yesterday - team building activities for all students including rock climbing , low ropes obstacle course. Students behaviour was exemplary and a credit to themselves and the Beacon School. https://t.co/1a10P3Klfm

06/07/18

A Great opportunity with https://t.co/KDOXreORFH https://t.co/3FYN7k9VNI

06/07/18

Can you think of any other places they need to visit?

06/07/18

The Geography Department are getting excited!! 🇮🇹 https://t.co/RGnh90ZstA

05/07/18

Year 11 transition into sixth form team building Trip at High Ashurst. Tee Pee's , BBQ , rounders and camp fire !! Fun had by all. High ropes low ropes -roll on day two 😄😄 https://t.co/8UBhL8c620

29/06/18

Our Year 13 students enjoyed their Prom last night at the Kingswood Golf Club. https://t.co/2nCH412dMD

28/06/18

Due to a major school event taking place on Thursday 28th June, the roads surrounding the school will be significantly busier than usual from 3:00pm onwards. Parents/carers are strongly encouraged to enter Picquets Way via Tattenham Way and exit via The Drive.

21/06/18

Update from Normandy. We have arrived safely in the beautiful grounds of le manoir and our children have survived making their beds and eating their French dinner. Now a quick game of rounders!

21/06/18

Students and staff left for Normandy this morning and enjoyed the journey to their accommodation after a safe crossing and picnic lunch.

School Strategy Board

As part of the GLF Schools multi academy trust, The Beacon is able to benefit from the support and opportunities that of trust membership.  Being part of a Trust allows us to work within a governance structure which is different from a traditional Governing Body model and from September 2017 our local governance body is now called a School Strategy Board.  This Board will continue to have parent representatives, elected in the same way as parent governors were previously, and representatives from the local community, together with our Principal, Mr Batchelor, and our School Business Leader, Mrs Lygo-Baker and representatives from the Trust’s central team.

The Beacon’s Schools Strategy Board (SSB) meets once per half term and provides the local governance function for the schools which fits within the overall governance structure of GLF Schools.

Further information about governance at GLF Schools can be found here:

Register of Business Interests for all Governors within GLF Schools
GLF Articles and Scheme of Delegation for LGB

The three core functions of governance are:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management, including well-being, of staff
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

It is therefore important that our SSB comprises the right people with the right skills to make appropriate and informed decisions for a school, taking into account the views of children and students, staff, parents and the local community.

The members of The Beacon School Strategy Board are:

Gill Edwards - SSB Chair

Paula Ghinn – SSB Vice Chair

Lisa Adams – Parent Governor

Wendy Sagar – Community Governor

Keith Batchelor – Head teacher Governor

Vanessa Lygo-Baker – School Business Leader

Russell Bennett – GLF Education Partner

Richard Evans – GLF SSB member

Tom Wyatt – GLF SSB Member

 

To contact the Chair of our Strategy Board, please use the following email:

ssbchair@thebeaconschool.co.uk

To contact the Clerk to The Beacon School Strategy Board, please use the following email:

clerk@thebeaconschool.co.uk

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  • August 16, 2018 Top grade success at The Beacon The Sixth Form students have achieved the best A Level results the school has seen for years. They made significant increases in the numbers of top grades, with 4 students achieving the highest A* Grade and with 17% of exams being awarded A*/A.
  • August 16, 2018 Well done to students and staff who have achieved fantastic A-Level results. There were great scenes at the school this morning as students opened their envelopes, including Elizabeth MacLean > She was delighted! Read more
  • August 16, 2018 Good luck to all those finding out their A-level results today. Read more
  • August 14, 2018 With a summers worth of adventures to talk about and a year of learning to look forward to, September is the best time for a fresh start! If you're interested in part time hours, job share roles, permanent positions or general supply, contact us today recruitment.org Read more
  • July 23, 2018 Year 13 Geographers......this is one fascinating article to prepare you for your ‘Superpowers’ topic in September. Read more
  • July 19, 2018 , , , , , , Would you like to attend? Read more
  • July 12, 2018 All ready for prize giving tonight. Read more
  • July 8, 2018 Stormzy is releasing a book and setting up a publishing company. Share with your students champions of their age. Role models of their generation. He is one. Nobodies perfect. But he is working to be better. Daily. Read more
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