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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.

23/05/18

A Level Art and Photography final deadline. All work to Mrs Barnwell and Ms Bennett. By Monday 11th June 4pm.

23/05/18

GCSE Art final deadline. All work to Mrs Barnwell and Ms Bennett by Monday 4th June 4pm.

22/05/18

The Beacon School were pleased to welcome John and Emily from today, who presented a £1750 cheque to members of the Student Council and Headteacher Keith Batchelor. The money will be spent on facilities that will lead to the reduction of waste plastic around the school. https://t.co/pPNKErEIz0

22/05/18

Retweeted From Justine Sheehan

Very best of luck to Y11 students for their English Literature exam today. You've worked so hard - just go for it!!

17/05/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

What a superb effort from year 11 today! 7:30am start for breakfast revision, then the C1 exam followed by their science lesson in which they smashed out ‘tell me what you know about energy” https://t.co/23dqBr3qZg

17/05/18

Retweeted From GoConqr

Best of luck to all students starting exams this week. You can find lots of free last minute revision courses and resources on GoConqr https://t.co/yHwDvjhBnd

16/05/18

The following students have been selected to represent South Surrey Schools at the Surrey Schools athletics competition in June; Josh Edwards – Shot put Jake Steele – Javelin Owen Waite – 800m & 1500m Kai Braybrook Discus A fantastic yet thoroughly deserved opportunity for all.

16/05/18

Geographers....this is one for you. https://t.co/42390bET6E

15/05/18

Retweeted From Croydon Harriers

Congratulations to Emmanuel Thomas (Pole Vault) and Samir Williams (4x100m) on being picked for GB Juniors for the Loughborough International! https://t.co/k1xfrBw4eB

15/05/18

.. 10 % raised already, thank you for your support and enthusiasm for this project. Continue your support by coming to the BPA Car Boot Sale Sat 10th June, 9-12 am, sellers at 8.00 am. £10 per car in advance, £12 on day. Entry by donation. https://t.co/e5UknvsLTd

15/05/18

Wishing all our students good luck! In their exams.

11/05/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

Superb revision session with the lovely year 11’s ... trialling as promised my revision clocks for B1 https://t.co/hplfrQkxVb

Assessment and Reporting

ASSESSMENT

RATIONALE

In order to ensure that every student acquires the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to be successful in their GCSEs and beyond, rigorous and regular assessment is at the heart of our teachers’ work.  At Key Stage 3, assessment will have an impact on the process of choosing options for study at Key Stage 4.

‘Assessment’ is an everyday activity helping us make inferences about student learning and how to close the gaps.  It is inextricably linked to teaching, as without assessment we can never know what has been learned.  Our expectation is that all our students will thrive academically and achieve exam results of which they can be proud, regardless of their starting point.

Student progress is carefully monitored through regular marking and feedback by the teaching staff.  In addition to this, students are assessed in each subject throughout the term.  The way that students are assessed varies depending on the skills and knowledge being studied at the time and on the subject being taught, but will include formal testing as well as presentations and practical assignments.  This information allows us to establish how effectively our students are learning and can be used to design interventions that will help them improve on any weak areas of knowledge, understanding or skills. 

 

REPORTS AND WORKING TOGETHER

We recognise the importance of providing students and their parents/carers with regular feedback on their progress at The Beacon School.  Parents/Carers receive three reports during the academic year 2017-18.

The school regularly holds Curriculum Information evenings which aim to inform parents of the content of each academic year or Key Stage, how students will be assessed as well as explaining important details such as National Curriculum levels, how to use our Virtual Learning Environment and how families can best support their child's progress at home.  It is also an opportunity to find out what students will be studying and what extra materials will help them to ensure their progress even further.

 

 

Documents

Letters Home Date  
KS3 Assessment without levels 20th Feb 2017 Download