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20/03/20

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

To all our Year 13 students at - we shall miss you. We’ll help you gain the grades that the final 2 months of study would’ve allowed you to achieve. We are here to support you as you think about your next steps.

20/03/20

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

To all our Year 11 students at - we shall miss you. We shall do all we can to help you gain the grades that the final 2 months push would’ve allowed you to achieve. Your learning isn’t wasted.

19/03/20

This will be our last day where the school site is open for the vast majority of students. From Friday morning the school site will be open only to children of key workers, our students with EHCPs and a small number of other students until Monday 20th April at the earliest.

18/03/20

School is open on Thursday and Friday for students in Year 11,12 & 13 plus children of key workers and EHCP students

18/03/20

The school will remain closed for all students in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th March 2020

17/03/20

Thank you for making us all smile and well done on all your hard work

17/03/20

Despite difficult times, one thing remains constant and that is the absolute brilliance of our students who have shown resilience, respect, collegiality and most importantly fun over the past five days.

17/03/20

The school will remain closed for all students in year 7 & 8 on Wednesday 18 March.

16/03/20

The school will be closed for all students in year 7 and year 8 on Tuesday 17 March.

16/03/20

Spectator sports are still happening in Dorset! Our last night sees Jack and Tom win a highly competitive fuzz ball championship 🏆 https://t.co/lXNqTt6zAz

16/03/20

Partial closures are now highly likely. Please prepare. The current Government briefing will have major implications for our staffing availability. Please begin to make family plans for the partial closure of the school in the order I outlined in my letter home today.

16/03/20

Next Update:7:30am Tuesday but aiming to be fully open. Partial closures highly likely later in the week

16/03/20

We are fully open today but from tomorrow partial closure is now highly likely.

16/03/20

Our classroom this morning https://t.co/UFU555HIWW

16/03/20

The Beacon School is open as normal.

16/03/20

After a long day of fieldwork our Year 12s have joined forces with the other schools to play a mammoth game of hide and seek in the beautiful 19th Century https://t.co/JULelREy0i

15/03/20

A trip to Dorset wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Stair Hole, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door https://t.co/zd4ssI4aCh

15/03/20

Believe it or not, this morning we are investigating the carbon footprint of trees and our environmental impact https://t.co/tE089IQWY6

14/03/20

It’s 10.30pm and all the students have decided on an individual investigation . https://t.co/xUYqTs0fWl

14/03/20

Testing the model of sand dune succession https://t.co/rp3bFnEpQF

Staff

  • Senior Leadership Team
    • Mr K Batchelor

      Headteacher

      Whole School Curriculum Learning

      Mr K Batchelor
    • Ms Kate Marrill

      Deputy Headteacher

      Designated Safeguarding Lead

      Ms Kate Marrill
    • Mr P Cuthbert

      Deputy Headteacher

      Deputy Headteacher

      Mr P Cuthbert
    • Mr G Newton

      Assistant Headteacher

      Head of Lower School.

      Mr G Newton
    • Mrs J Sheehan

      Assistant Headteacher and Year 11 Leader

      Year 11 Leader, Student Attainment and Progress Years 9, 10 and 11

      Mrs J Sheehan
  • Teaching Staff
    • Mrs M Anderson

      Teacher for Religious Studies

      Teacher for Religious Studies

      Mrs M Anderson
    • Mrs S Ball

      Faculty Leader for Melroy

      Melroy Faculty Lead, which includes:Art, Dance, Drama, Media & Film, Music and Subject Leader for Drama

      Mrs S Ball
    • Miss T Banda

      Subject Leader for Science

      Teacher for Science and Raising Standards Leader

      Miss T Banda
    • Mrs C Barnwell

      Subject Leader for Art and Photography

      Subject Leader for Art and Photography

      Mrs C Barnwell
    • Mr M Barnard

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Teacher for Physical Education and Deputy Year Leader - Years 8

      Mr M Barnard
    • Ms G Barroll Brown

      Head of Sixth Form

      Teacher of Geography and Raising Standards Leader

      Ms G Barroll Brown
    • Ms A Beagley

      Teacher for Music

      Teacher for Music

      Ms A Beagley
    • Mr J Becker

      Teacher for Media Studies

      Teacher for Media Studies

      Mr J Becker
    • Mr J Bell

      Teacher for English

      Teacher for English and Raising Standards Leader

      Mr J Bell
    • Mrs E Bennet

      Year 7 Leader

      Pastoral support for Year 7 and Teacher of English

      Mrs E Bennet
    • Miss E Bray

      Teacher for English

      Teacher for English

      Miss E Bray
    • Miss M Brown

      Teacher for English

      Teacher and KS3 Leader for English

      Miss M Brown
    • Mrs S Burge

      Faculty Leader for Young

      Young Faculty Lead, which includes: Geography, History (& Sociology), Modern Foreign Languages (& Law), RS & PSHE and Subject Leader for Geography.

      Mrs S Burge
    • Miss S Byrne

      Faculty Leader for Mathematics

      Faculty Leader for Mathematics

      Miss S Byrne
    • Mr S Clenaghan

      Teacher for History

      Teacher for History

      Mr S Clenaghan
    • Mrs S Colquhoun

      Teacher for Geography

      Teacher for Geography

      Mrs S Colquhoun
    • Mr R Davis

      Subject Leader for Music

      Subject Leader for Music

      Mr R Davis
    • Mrs G DeAntiquis-Woods

      Subject Leader for Modern Foreign Languages

      Subject Leader for Modern Foreign Languages

      Mrs G DeAntiquis-Woods
    • Mrs K Dutia

      Faculty Leader for Mathematics

      Faculty Leader for Mathematics

      Mrs K Dutia
    • Mr D Dutt

      Subject Leader for Psychology

      Subject Leader for Psychology

      Mr D Dutt
    • Mrs E Edwards

      Faculty Leader for Student Support

      Faculty Leader for Student Support, Teacher for PE

      Mrs E Edwards
    • Mr J Davis

      Teacher for History

      Teacher for History

      Mr J Davis
    • Miss L Day

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science

      Miss L Day
    • Mr C Diffley

      Teacher for Modern Foreign Languages

      Teacher for Modern Foreign Languages, Deputy Leader for Year 7

      Mr C Diffley
    • Mrs K Donohue

      Teacher for Geography

      Teacher for Geography

      Mrs K Donohue
    • Miss S Durham

      Teacher for Computer Science

      Teacher for Computer Science

      Miss S Durham
    • Mrs H Edwards

      Teacher for Sociology

      Teacher for Sociology and Assistant SENCO 

      Mrs H Edwards
    • Mr H Emoni

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics and Raising Standards Leader

      Mr H Emoni
    • Ms H Fear

      Faculty Leader for English

      Subject Leader for English

      Ms H Fear
    • Miss M Flynn

      Year 10 Leader

      Pastoral support for Year 10 and Dance Co-ordinator

      Miss M Flynn
    • Mr T Gardner

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Mr T Gardner
    • Ms T Gell-Nogueira

      Year 8 Leader

      Pastoral support for Year 8 and English Teacher

      Ms T Gell-Nogueira
    • Miss S Grafham

      Teacher for English

      Teacher for English

      Miss S Grafham
    • Mrs L Harold

      Teacher for Design and Technology

      Teacher for Design and Technology

      Mrs L Harold
    • Miss C Hider

      Year 9 Leader

      Pastoral support for Year 9 and Progress Lead of Pupil Premium

      Miss C Hider
    • Mrs S Hughes-Leaver

      Subject Leader for Computer Science

      Subject Leader for Computer Science

      Mrs S Hughes-Leaver
    • Ms A Jenkins

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Ms A Jenkins
    • Mrs R Jones

      Teacher for English

      Teacher of English

      Mrs R Jones
    • Mrs C Joyce

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Mrs C Joyce
    • Miss V Kallman

      Teacher for Art

      Teacher for Art

      Miss V Kallman
    • Mr J Lyndsay-Charlton

      Subject Leader for History

      Subject Leader of History, High Attainers' Lead and Whole School Raising Standards Leader

      Mr J Lyndsay-Charlton
    • Mr M Khara

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher of Science (Physics)

      Mr M Khara
    • Mrs L Killgren

      Teacher for English

      Teacher for English

      Mrs L Killgren
    • Miss P Lavey

      Teacher for Drama

      Teacher for Drama

      Miss P Lavey
    • Mrs B Little

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Mrs B Little
    • Miss A Mackenzie

      Teacher for History

      Teacher and Leadership Support for History

      Miss A Mackenzie
    • Miss K Maher

      Teacher for English

      Teacher and Lead Practitioner for English

      Miss K Maher
    • Mrs N Masson

      SENCO: Co-ordinator

      Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator

      Mrs N Masson
    • Mr D McCormack

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Mr D McCormack
    • Mr L McSweeney-Terry

      Teacher for Computing

      Teacher for Computing

      Mr L McSweeney-Terry
    • Mr P Molyneux

      Teacher for Film Studies and English

      Teacher for Film Studies and English

      Mr P Molyneux
    • Mr A Montebello

      Teacher for Modern Foreign Languages

      Teacher for Modern Foreign Languages

      Mr A Montebello
    • Miss I Moss

      Teacher for Sociology

      Teacher for Sociology

      Miss I Moss
    • Mrs P Newton

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Mrs P Newton
    • Mr R O'Hanlon

      Teacher for Geography

      Deputy Leader of Year 7, Teacher for Geography

      Mr R O'Hanlon
    • Miss G Papworth

      Teacher for Religious Studies

      Subject Leader for Religious Studies and PSHCE

      Miss G Papworth
    • Mr G Preen

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science, STEM and Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator

      Mr G Preen
    • Miss T Pydiah

      Teacher for Modern Foreign Languages

      Teacher for Modern Foreign Languages

      Miss T Pydiah
    • Miss G Papworth

      Subject Leader for Religious Studies and PSHCE

      Subject Leader for Religious Studies and PSHCE

      Miss G Papworth
    • Mrs G Quinn

      Teacher for Art

      Teacher for Art

      Mrs G Quinn
    • Mrs G Rennie

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Teacher for Physical Education, Whole School Learning and Teaching Lead Practitioner

      Mrs G Rennie
    • Mrs L Roebuck

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science and Raising Standards Leader

      Mrs L Roebuck
    • Ms N Sadiq

      Teacher for Science

      Deputy Subject Leader for Science

      Ms N Sadiq
    • Miss L Salt

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science

      Miss L Salt
    • Dr J Scott

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science and Head of Biology, Raising Standards Leader

      Dr J Scott
    • Miss D Seddon

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Miss D Seddon
    • Miss L Sharkey

      Teacher for History

      Teacher for History

      Miss L Sharkey
    • Mrs K Southby

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Deputy Subject Leader for Mathematics

      Mrs K Southby
    • Mr R Styles

      Teacher for English

      Teacher for English, Raising Standards Leader

      Mr R Styles
    • Mrs P Sukumaran

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science

      Mrs P Sukumaran
    • Mr C Sullivan

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science

      Mr C Sullivan
    • Miss S Taitt

      Teacher for Design and Technology

      Teacher for Design & Technology

      Miss S Taitt
    • Mr P Templeman

      Subject Leader for Design & Technology

      Subject Leader for Design and Technology

      Mr P Templeman
    • Miss N Thompson

      Subject Leader for Business

      Subject Leader for Business Studies, Health & Social Care, Travel & Tourism and Public Services

      Miss N Thompson
    • Mrs E Thorne

      Teacher for Art

      Teacher for Art and Assistant SENCO

      Mrs E Thorne
    • Mr J Tyson

      Faculty Leader for Collins

      Faculty Leader of Collins - Progress Lead of Boys Collins Faculty Lead, which includes: Business, Health &Social Care, Physical Education, Public Services, Design Technology, Travel and Subject Leader for Physical Education

      Mr J Tyson
    • Mr K Varma

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Mr K Varma
    • Mrs K Waldon

      Teacher for History

      Teacher for History

      Mrs K Waldon
    • Miss A Walsh

      Teacher of Dance and Health & Social Care

      Teacher of Dance and Health & Social Care

      Miss A Walsh
    • Mrs R Wellburn

      Teacher for Design and Technology

      Teacher for Design and Technology

      Mrs R Wellburn
    • Mr R White

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Mr R White
    • Mr S Williams

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Teacher for Mathematics

      Mr S Williams
    • Mr K Wright

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Teacher for Physical Education

      Mr K Wright
    • Mr I Keeling

      Teacher for Science

      Teacher for Science

      Mr I Keeling
  • Support Staff
    • Mrs T Adams

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (SEND)

      Mrs T Adams
    • Mrs K Bartlett

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (SEND)

      Mrs K Bartlett
    • Mrs S Capon

      HR Officer

      Human Resources Personnel and recruitment

      Mrs S Capon
    • Mrs C Cook

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant

      Mrs C Cook
    • Mrs S Cox

      Learning Resources Manager and Careers Co-ordinator

      Learning Resources Manager and Careers Co-ordinator

      Mrs S Cox
    • Mrs D Cummings

      Cover Supervisor

      Cover Supervisor

      Mrs D Cummings
    • Mrs P Day

      Examinations Officer

      for all enquiries regarding external examinations

      Mrs P Day
    • Mrs K Frost

      First Aid Officer

      For all questions regarding first aid/medication.  Extension number: 1620

      Mrs K Frost
    • Mrs T Jones

      Clerk to the Governors

      For enquiries regarding the school governing body

      Mrs T Jones
    • Mrs J Nicholson

      Administration & Communication Lead

      Lettings Parentpay School website

      Mrs J Nicholson
    • Mrs Roots-Smith

      PA to Headteacher

      PA to Headteacher

      Mrs Roots-Smith
    • Mr O Thomas

      Attendance Officer

      Attendance Officer, Home School Link Work, Student Support Manager, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

      Mr O Thomas
    • Mrs J Took

      Sixth Form Support & Administrator

      Sixth Form Support & Administrator

      Mrs J Took
    • Mr J Walker

      Premises Manager

      Premises Manager

      Mr J Walker
    • Mrs H Dyer

      Design & Technology Technician

      Design & Technology Technician (food/textiles)

      Mrs H Dyer
    • Miss T Ewart

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (SEND)

      Miss T Ewart
    • Mrs L Flower

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (SEND)

      Mrs L Flower
    • Mr C Gadd

      Assistant Premises Manager

      Assistant Premises Manager

      Mr C Gadd
    • Mrs S Gill

      Student Support Manager

      Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Student Support Manager

      Mrs S Gill
    • Mrs L Gillam

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (1:1)

      Mrs L Gillam
    • Mr G Gregory

      Design & Technology Technician

      Design & Technology Technician (Raw Materials)

      Mr G Gregory
    • Miss M Haynes

      Whole School Attendance and Sixth Form Student Support

      Whole School Attendance and Sixth Form Student Support Officer

      Miss M Haynes
    • Mrs A Hopwood

      Media Technician

      Media Technician

      Mrs A Hopwood
    • Mrs J Joannou

      Cover Supervisor

      Cover Supervisor

      Mrs J Joannou
    • Mrs P Johnson

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant - (Inclusion)

      Mrs P Johnson
    • Miss A Laney

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant

      Miss A Laney
    • Mrs J Mander

      Student Support Manager

      Student Support Manager, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

      Mrs J Mander
    • Mrs T Mann

      Administrative Assistant

      Administrative Assistant - Subject Support

      Mrs T Mann
    • Mrs D Nixon

      Design & Technology Technician

      Design & Technology Technician (textiles/food)

      Mrs D Nixon
    • Ms J Pearson

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (SEND)

      Ms J Pearson
    • Mrs G Powell

      Science Technician (Senior)

      Science Technician (Senior)

      Mrs G Powell
    • Mr K Powell

      Minibus Driver and Caretaker

      Minibus Driver and Caretaker

      Mr K Powell
    • Mrs K Randall

      Head of Inclusion

      Head of Inclusion and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

      Mrs K Randall
    • Mrs N Rees

      Data Officer

      Data Officer

      Mrs N Rees
    • Mrs D Rumbol

      Administrative Assistant

      Administrative Assistant - SEND Support

      Mrs D Rumbol
    • Mrs G Stalley

      Science Technician

      Science Technician

      Mrs G Stalley
    • Mrs C Taylor

      Teaching Assistant

      Teaching Assistant (Cover 1-1)

      Mrs C Taylor
    • Ms D Turner

      Science Technician

      Science Technician

      Ms D Turner
    • Mrs K Wahid

      Science Technician

      Science Technician

      Mrs K Wahid
    • Mr J Ward

      Premises Caretaker

      Premises Caretaker

      Mr J Ward
    • Mrs S Sheppard

      Receptionist Administrator

      Receptionist Administrator

      Mrs S Sheppard
    • Mrs P Mackenzie

      Receptionist Administrator

      Receptionist Administrator

      Mrs P Mackenzie