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18/10/18

Year 13 Visit to Roehampton University “ Preparing to Apply “. https://t.co/yXYQNm4cyE

18/10/18

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

We were so of our students and staff today as we welcomed Central Team to for the second part of their training day.

18/10/18

Deadline Day: The online application form for 2019 entry to Beacon Sixth Form is today. Although applications will of course be accepted after today, the applications received prior to this deadline will help... https://t.co/A5UvKYDjso

17/10/18

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

You are welcome it was an excellent today https://t.co/bqXxPhecXD

17/10/18

Come along to our Christmas Shopping Evening, Friday 23rd Nov, and buy your Christmas Gifts from local, independent, businesses, and help raise more funds for the "Imagination Station" £3 entry - with a free drink Children under 16 -Free https://t.co/QHaMQ8nXqP

17/10/18

Beacon started their Surrey Cup campaign yesterday with an away match at Three Rivers Academy, Hersham. This is the first of two matches this week and with a couple of injuries and rested players there were some... https://t.co/rCRS9Ob0pL

16/10/18

Match Report Year 11 Beacon vs Glenthorne https://t.co/lSMUUvGBFE

16/10/18

Match report Year 10 Beacon vs De Stafford https://t.co/qpwaQSR9VP

15/10/18

Retweeted From BBC Radio 5 Live

Dyslexia? It's no big deal - it's actually helped me, says Dragons' Den's Theo Paphitis. A report suggests people with dyslexia are great at reasoning, communicating and working out different solutions. 🔵 More on https://t.co/KgpTrvF7fP

12/10/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🔬

Huge shout out to for organising 7 year groups worth of PSCHE drop down day today! My year 11’s loved the financial well-being projects and crowdfunding!

12/10/18

Y11 French students have shown what they are made of with their performance in their speaking exams this week. Well done!

11/10/18

Retweeted From Steph McGovern

Know anyone aged 11-14 who wants to learn about cyber security? There are free CyberFirst courses all over the UK: https://t.co/aA8TU3GvnH

09/10/18

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

Well done this a great achievement. We are so of you https://t.co/Lwo2OyzXv7

09/10/18

The Beacon Year 8 football team march on in the County Cup beating Rutlish school 4-1!

09/10/18

Retweeted From Banstead Rotary

We did it! Banstead planted 10,000 purple crocuses in The Orchard to symbolise the campaign! https://t.co/BTFkVb8UKp

09/10/18

Rising global temperatures - what will future impacts be? Year 7 and 9, we will be studying this issue later on this year. Year 13, consider how this warming will impact upon the Global Hydrological Cycle. https://t.co/4taSTdEA35

09/10/18

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

This a great opportunity to come and work with our very own the GLF Science Lead as a teacher of science https://t.co/OsKdls1D5g

05/10/18

Retweeted From Careers within GLF

LeadPractitioner SouthEast https://t.co/YQ0f83JVyn By: 15th Oct For: Jan 19 is seeking to appoint an English Lead Practitioner. FT and perm. call 020 8716 4987 for more info or email recruitment.org https://t.co/84DKKkEtjN

Examination Results

EXAMINATION RESULTS

Information about The Beacon School on the DfE school performance tables website.

2016/17 EXAMINATION RESULTS

Students at The Beacon School enjoyed many success in their GCSEs in 2017.  With more challenging examinations in core subjects, they performed really well, with two thirds of the results in English and Maths securing a pass, many at the very top end of the new numerical system.  At this end, the school achieved 14 grade 9s and 30 grade 8s.  The English Literature results held up from last year, even with much more demanding requirements. There were 100% pass rates in PE and Drama, and half of the grades in RS and Textiles were A*/As.  Across the year group and across most subjects, progress from student starting points was generally very positive.

Russell Bennett, Principal, said, ‘In these changing times, the results this year have been very well-received.  Our students worked so well with the new examination demands and clearly excelled in many areas of the curriculum.  It is a real achievement to be awarded the very top scores as many have this year.  The whole staff and I are very proud of our young people. For those staying on to the Sixth Form here, we are looking forward to building on these successes next term. ‘

English and Mathematics

Results in English and Mathematics were both in line with the national average. 72% of students achieved grades 9-4 in English and 58% in Mathematics. The percentage of pupils achieving grades 9-4 in both English and Mathematics in 2017 was 52%.

Science

63% of students achieved A*-C grades in GCSE Science qualifications. This is above the national average of 58%.

English Baccalaureate

19% of students achieved the combination of EBACC subjects (English, Mathematics, two sciences, a modern foreign language and History or Geography) and achieved a C or above in all Ebacc subjects.

KS4 Progress 8 & Attainment 8

The average progress and attainment 8 scores for Year 11 students in 2016/17 was -0.29 and 41.72 respectively.