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Our 2nd Debate Higher session is underway! We are at learning about argument & persuasion from the wonderful Ruth Tweedale, a senior lecturer in the Law dept. Welcome


Happy New Year to you all. We have some fantastic news to share with you, Phase Two is now complete! Prior to Christmas, we had the new carpet laid and Tuesday saw the installation of the new library shelving. I am so pleased to say we are so nearly there.


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The countdown to is officially on - is your school ready? 📅 We've got assembly plans, activity guides and more to help you and your pupils explore what it means to 'Find your Brave'. Download our FREE resources today 👉


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Our colleagues at Tattenham & Preston Residents' Association have an exciting volunteer opportunity for Events Manager. Get in touch in you are interested


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An amazing effort at the Litter Pick in Nork today.


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How was your first week back?


And are organising a community litter pick this Sunday at 10am from their office in Nork Way - please join us if you can! Photo - Sacha Martin and Gary Eversfield with model Beacon prototype.


We are also now looking to use eco-friendly LED panels to illuminate our Beacon. Sacha and Scott Martin have been very active in helping local schools raising funds for both Warren Mead and The Beacon School.


News from the BFA. We would like to say a big thank you to Sacha Scott estates in Nork who have kindly donated £500 to our Beacon campaign for the school - this now means that Mr Templeman Head of DT and students can buy the materials to start construction of the Fire Basket.


Please come along and help out if you can.


The launch of a new Year 11 rewards programme at The Beacon School. Where will your ‘Ticket to Success’ take you Year 11?


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We have a handful of places available on a Wednesday for main stages 6-16 and Friday Early Stages. If you would like to join us for a two week trial email Rachel


Word of the Week.


Welcome Back!!


PSHE KS3 / KS4: Financial Literacy - BBC Teach


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16 volunteers from The Beacon School collected at Morrisons Sutton, we sang Christmas carols and we raised £202.13 from shoppers thank you to all - if you’d like to help the BFA please message Tim Snuggs Paula Ghinn or Gary Eversfield on classlist”

Governance - School Strategy Board

As part of the GLF Schools multi academy trust, The Beacon is able to benefit from the support and opportunities of that trust membership.  Being part of a Trust allows us to work within a governance structure which is different from a traditional Governing Body model and from September 2017 our local governance body is now called a School Strategy Board.  This Board will continue to include parent representatives, elected in the same way as parent governors were previously, and representatives from the local community, together with our Headteacher, Mr Batchelor and representatives from the Trust’s central team.

The Beacon’s Schools Strategy Board (SSB) meets once per half term and provides the local governance function for the schools which fits within the overall governance structure of GLF Schools.

Further information about governance at GLF Schools can be found here:

Register of Business Interests for all Governors within GLF Schools
GLF Articles and Scheme of Delegation for LGB

The three core functions of governance are:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management, including well-being, of staff
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

It is therefore important that our SSB comprises the right people with the right skills to make appropriate and informed decisions for a school, taking into account the views of children and students, staff, parents and the local community.

The members of The Beacon School Strategy Board are:

Gill Edwards - SSB Chair, Community SSB Member

Simon Brookhouse – SSB Vice Chair, Community SSB Member

Wendy Sagar – Community SSB Member

Elizabeth Clarke - Parent SSB Member

Harvey Morris - Community/Parent SSB Member

Keith Batchelor – Headteacher SSB Member

Liam Collins - GLF SSB Member and GLF Education Partner

Tessa Jones - Clerk 


To contact the Chair of our Strategy Board, please use the following email:

To contact the Clerk to The Beacon School Strategy Board, please use the following email:

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