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20/02/19

Another successful day on the mountain: jumps; fresh snow and amazing views https://t.co/EGAGZAeVPC

20/02/19

Another successful day on the mountain: jumps; fresh snow and amazing views

19/02/19

It is currently snowing in Sierra Nevada for our afternoon session. Students have been amazing so far and are flying down the ski runs https://t.co/HXw24AqQQd

14/02/19

Year 10 debating 'should mental health be taught in school?' as part of the PSHE day on wellbeing. https://t.co/10hPp9Ppgd

12/02/19

For anyone interested in an engineering apprenticeship https://t.co/64vXTfDc4S

11/02/19

Current house points totals. https://t.co/ZROAYrNMZV

08/02/19

Retweeted From Ms Hider

Thank you the students had an amazing workshop today. They worked so well for a really long day https://t.co/N8mCPtZ7d9

08/02/19

The Beacon go marching on into the Quarter Finals of the Surrey Cup after a fantastic 1-0 victory over Warlingham! On a very wet Friday afternoon, The Beacon year 8 football team travelled to Warlingham to play... https://t.co/ll6gn2EV29

07/02/19

Retweeted From Banstead Rotary

The Competition was held 24 January. Teacher Rachel Wellburn organised it & Andrew Cousens Head Chef judged. Winner, Oliver, passed Round2 & progressed to R3! https://t.co/Axs246XWWE

07/02/19

Match Report Year 9 Netball. https://t.co/h0gGJ1rLeu https://t.co/BA5g27vQwY

01/02/19

The local Tattenham Corner Community Group is running an all new Photography Exhibition in the BGMG car showroom at Tattenham Corner. Students at The Beacon School displayed some of their work there last year... https://t.co/HsXngmkquV

01/02/19

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

is OPEN as normal today. Please avoid driving on Picquets Way if you can. Students are free to wear sensible alternative footwear today

01/02/19

The school is open today.

30/01/19

Thank you Ben Mark for coming in and talking to our students. https://t.co/tcDSClH7ov

24/01/19

Year 9/10 Surrey Schools Futsal Competition https://t.co/pnAnpUTY0E https://t.co/JPt7GNSK8G

09/01/19

Retweeted From BBC Young Reporter

We've created online resources to help young people identify real news and filter out and false information 👉 https://t.co/x9DkiaBYLO And to sign up your school, college or youth group for a potential workshop: https://t.co/j19v8sMxaY https://t.co/2DWIXV1iQQ

23/12/18

Definitely.

23/12/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

massive congratulations Charlie!!!! Such a belter.... world champ!!! I hope to be seeing you with your belt!

23/12/18

Massive congratulations Charlie Edwards outpoints Cristofer Rosales to claim WBC world flyweight title https://t.co/pw3vnm2PcE

Homework

Homework

At The Beacon, we know that homework makes a significant difference to the learning process and individual student attainment.  It is often those who have highly developed independent learning skills from completing homework that make the strongest progress and are successful in examinations.  Homework aims to develop our students’ skills, knowledge and enjoyment for their subjects.  It is designed to:

• extend knowledge from lessons
• improve independence
• encourage everyone to read widely and deeply
• help ensure excellent progress and levels of work across all subjects.

How is homework set?

We endeavour to communicate homework tasks and expectations efficiently to ensure student engagement and gain parental support for effective home learning.  It is set by the subject teachers according to the homework timetable.  Students need to record the task and the deadline in their student organisers.  The task and deadline are also on the Show My Homework page of the school website and this often carries links to wider reading sources or video clips that can support learning. 

To do their very best, our advice to students is:

• Check you have understood the task and made a good note of the hand in date in your organiser.
• Ask your teacher what you need to do in order to achieve your best.
• Produce work of a high quality – all the time.
• Spend at least the time you have been given to complete the tasks.
• Extend your interests by reading widely around the topics.

How often is homework set?

In Key Stage 3 students should expect up to one hour and thirty minutes of homework each day although this may vary depending on the positioning of subjects on the timetable.  In Key Stage 4, this will increase to around two hours and students will also be expected to carry out additional background reading and revision of class work, especially during the examination and assessment periods.  In the Sixth Form, we expect an hour for each taught hour within the timetable i.e. 9 hours per subject so 9 hours homework time.

Show My Homework

Year 7 - Homework Timetable 2018-2019

Year 8 - Homework Timetable 2018-2019