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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

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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.

House Points

The Beacon School House System aims to achieve and encourage the following principles:

To further develop the students spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding and awareness

  • To build a community within each House
  • To build healthy competition and a sense of pride in the House
  • To provide opportunities for students to learn from other year groups and their experiences
  • To provide role models for the younger students
  • To develop leadership opportunities throughout the school

The House names were voted for by the students, parents, carers, teachers and governing body, from groups that represented people or important technological advances that have’ led the way’ in our world history and today’s society.  The final House names selected were:

Names of Space Shuttles that have ‘led the way’ to other planets.

ATLANTIS HOUSE - Head of House - Mr Nairn

EXPLORER HOUSE - Head of House - Mrs Ball

ENDEAVOUR HOUSE - Head of House - Miss Wybrow

DISCOVERY HOUSE - Head of House - Mr Diffley

The House system gives all of our students the opportunity to participate in House celebration assemblies, competitions and of course, win valuable points for their Houses. House vivo points are awarded through a range of different ways, for example through good attendance, positive behaviour, participation in extra-curricular activities, competitions and representation in sports teams and tournaments or school events.

If you require any further information about the House system please contact Miss S Day (House System Co-ordinator).

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