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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

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