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14/12/18

Retweeted From Dave Cordle

Another fabulous evening watching the highly talented musicians and singers of The Beacon School in Banstead at their Christmas Concert. Such a joyful way to really start Christmas. So please my kids are at this brilliant school.

14/12/18

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

Thank you to all of the students and staff for such an exceptional Christmas Concert last night . It is starting to feel a bit like Christmas now... https://t.co/lyxLl0zKxt

14/12/18

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

Thank you to Tim Snuggs and The BPA for the amazing effort to raise £10,000 towards our . The challenge is now there to raise the final £20,000 before September... https://t.co/1RcpiaHdEP

12/12/18

Year 7 Geographers had lots of fun in the lesson today sharing their 3D volcano home learning with each other. Having peer-assessed each other’s work, students were able to ‘erupt’ their volcanoes! Fantastic effort https://t.co/TkciGpht4Y

12/12/18

Retweeted From Banstead Rotary

Please share with The Scool Council https://t.co/ILvj8ppPDG

12/12/18

Year 8 were set an exciting extended project for Art this half term. Over a period of a month, they were asked to create their own sculptural Art gallery in a shoe box. The results have been both imaginative and... https://t.co/PUjfPHpzCt

06/12/18

Year 10 Boys Football Beacon 4 Warwick 2 Another convincing victory for the Year 10 boys football team this evening. The team were missing a lot of key players and there was immense pressure from the boys to... https://t.co/SiCGvJznLO

06/12/18

Christmas Concert next week. https://t.co/OZEAAM5IYD

05/12/18

The Beacon go marching into the 3rd Round! The Beacon year 8 football team travelled away to Therfield School to play the second round of the County Cup. The game had particular significance as this was against... https://t.co/nRN0RseQGE

05/12/18

Retweeted From Rachel Picken 📚📖

GLF English and Media Studies are excited to announce our second TeachMeet to be held on Monday 28th January. Network, share and collaborate. Register for your free tickets on Eventbrite. https://t.co/wnbROTlfJi https://t.co/ORpecmMdq7

04/12/18

Retweeted From Prem Hirani

Oxford University Press and are excited to host Dr Andy Chandler-Grevatt at The on Monday 28th January 2019! Click on the link below to book your place! https://t.co/9yOudlagnjhttps://t.co/lKmAic6w76

03/12/18

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing as many families and friends as possible at our Christmas Concert on Thursday 13th December, starting from 7:00pm in the Main Hall. https://t.co/T9JbXHDRBk

30/11/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

Cannot wait to see it tomorrow!! I have been purposefully avoiding rehearsals https://t.co/rQdDjqcCNi

30/11/18

Retweeted From Justine Sheehan

What a fantastic production . Such impressive performances by all students...and the singing was superb! Massive congratulations to our students and amazing team of dedicated staff. Standing ovation well deserved!#thebeaconschoolproud

29/11/18

Year 10 Boys Football Beacon 1 - Oxted 0 The Beacon boys were in action again tonight away at Oxted school. The game was extremely physical, and there were a lot of tackles going in. The surface was slippery... https://t.co/hL4gD5QxTo

29/11/18

Retweeted From Dave Cordle

TRIUMPHANT! Fantastic performance of Mary Poppins Jr at The Beacon School tonight. So full of joy and very professional. It'll keep me smiling for days.

Posted on: 28/04/2017

Inspiration from The City at The Beacon School

The Beacon School Sixth Form and Year 10 students were honoured to have the opportunity to listen to guest ‘Speakers for Schools’ speaker Bill Smith.

Bill is Group Chief Executive of Lazard Asset Management Limited and previously held a number of senior positions at Barclays Bank, including Head of Savings and Investment, Deputy Chairman of Barclays Asset Management and Head of Research at BZW

He spoke the students with how a talk at his secondary school inspired him to become an actuary, and how he worked hard and used education as a tool to become a very successful and highly respected businessman.

Bill described his career in investment banking, from school, university to his professional qualifications and then to become an investment manager. He explained how this career could be of interest to the students and how they could enter the profession.

It was particularly interesting to hear Bill discussing how mathematics is so very important in the 21st century, and how the advance of technology and data analysis is very exciting when looking to the future.

The overall message and advice to the students was to ‘read, think and enthuse’, to always work hard, and to look forwards and be ahead of the game.

The Director of Sixth Form, Naomi Albrecht said, “The students found the talk extremely engaging and interesting, particularly when listening to the skills they will require to work in the investment banking industry”.

Ahad Paul, a Year 12 student, commented, “The talk from Bill has confirmed that I want to have a career in investment banking, where I can use my business and mathematical skills.”

The Beacon school staff and students were exceptionally grateful to Bill for giving up his time to speak to their students.