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12/07/18

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

08/07/18

Retweeted From Amjad Ali TryThisTeaching

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.

07/06/18

The year 7 athletics squad travelled to Reigate Grammar School to compete in the district competition. Students worked exceptionally hard. Georgia who qualified for the 100m final and Joe who is the district champion for Javelin throwing over 20m! Fantastic work by all Miss S Day https://t.co/Gm2j1BWnVn

04/06/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

Tell me what you know... year 11 revision for homeostasis, followed by some EQ and self assessment! Quick and pacey... some of them have really worked hard for their B2 exam https://t.co/eSutQO3VXb

04/06/18

The Beacon School Car Boot Sale on Sunday the 10th of June 2018. £10 fee per car. Open for setup from 8am. To register visit our event page: https://t.co/ryUT9EEJ4a All proceeds benefit students and community by helping fund important projects and initiatives.

01/06/18

Our Madrid group arrived safe and well on Tuesday and having had an accommodation upgrade are loving their time in Spain and as expected making us proud with their positive representation of the Beacon School.

Posted on: 24/05/2017

Scholars' Programme

Twelve students in Year 9 at The Beacon School have enjoyed overwhelming success on the Scholars’ Programme, a national scheme to promote academic learning and the transition to top universities.  They all followed a rigorous course led by Emily Magrath, a PhD student from the University of Aberdeen, and were tasked with completing an undergraduate style dissertation on the impact of the Second World War on Native Americans.  All passed, five of them achieving the top grade of a 1st Class – really impressive results for students of their young age.

The twelve students were: Abby Howarth, Amber Simpson, Brandon Sadler, Ella Vallance, Finlay Dickinson, George le Cras, Grace Pethig, Jack Burns, Nadia Watson, Owen Waite, Sam Ghinn and Shania McNally.  The course was launched at the University of Sussex and the graduation took place in Friday 19th May at the University of Southampton.  These are both highly regarded institutions and certainly helped inspire the students to consider their own pathways to higher education after the Sixth Form.

There were many positive comments from the students.  One said, “The Scholars’ Programme helped me to know how to write an essay.  I can use this skill in many of my subjects.”  Another said, “It has helped me a lot as it has given me insight into university life.”  Finally, quite simply, “I enjoyed learning something new.”

Russell Bennett, Principal, met with the students to award his formal commendations and certificates.  He said, “We are all immensely proud of each and every individual in this group.  They all rose to the challenge of very demanding academic work and represented the school superbly well at two prestigious universities.  We know they have all been inspired to continue working at this level, and in turn, they have motivated us to keep expanding our provision of enriching and ambitious experiences.  Congratulations to them all.”

Scholars' Programme Outside