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10/12/19

Current House Points Totals. https://t.co/r3IZcs7du8

06/12/19

Student Christmas lunch ordering will close at midday today. https://t.co/b3Egbix7Fq

04/12/19

Artist in Residence at The Beacon School Jonathan Braybrook, who is an art teacher at School came to the Beacon School to take up the role of Artist in Residence on Wednesday, 2nd December. He led a master class for our A-Level students in fine art portraiture. https://t.co/18G9n8sCRL

03/12/19

Current House Points Totals. https://t.co/F27T39LpL9

29/11/19

Meeting the legendary Dr Martin Degg who gave a fantastic and insightful lecture on Earthquake vulnerability in Megacities https://t.co/HSO2fJQltz

29/11/19

Retweeted From Marian Bonney

Well done Sean Bonney and sounds like an amazing day, thanks to Mrs Burge for organising

29/11/19

Thank you for such an informative lecture on Icelandic volcanoes and for letting our students touch the ash produced from Eyjafjallajokull https://t.co/aa1sNsjqG4

29/11/19

Geographers have just been given a superb lecture on New Zealand earthquakes and future risk. Thank you for providing such great information that the students can use in their exams

29/11/19

Year 12 and 13 Geographers ready for a day of lectures on Tectonic Hazards. Looking forward to hearing from lecturers such as Dr Martin Degg” https://t.co/i3rmf4gtCd

29/11/19

Closing date for booking a student Christmas lunch is midday Friday 6th December. https://t.co/DQAT334zZY

27/11/19

Tickets are available from Mrs Mann in the main office. We look forward to seeing you for a magical evening. The Drama Department

27/11/19

We are heading into the final stretch of rehearsals for the whole school production of Wendy and Peter Pan. With a cast of around 90 students, it has been something of a logistical challenge but it is coming together ready to enchant and entertain our audiences in two weeks’ time https://t.co/Mq8OTmw7R8

27/11/19

Retweeted From Jo Morgan

Here's a competition aimed at Year 8 girls. Puzzles, logic, codes. https://t.co/9T4sTLOxAA

26/11/19

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

Don’t forget to shop through Amazon Smile and support the BFA https://t.co/5gHZhUUFQs

26/11/19

Current House Points Totals. https://t.co/79uYKREH7U

26/11/19

Well done. 👏👏 https://t.co/dWnd1hx6gA

25/11/19

Student Christmas Lunch. https://t.co/TaFDjqgCmE

22/11/19

Retweeted From Rosebery School

We are looking to recruit a School Counsellor to join our Student Support team. Provide expert counselling and support to students to help them to overcome their emotional, personal and social barriers to learning. https://t.co/vbb92AVQSv

22/11/19

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

Delighted that our Beacon School ‘Beacon’ community initiative has been chosen as one of the Co-op’s local causes. If you’ve got a Co-op card you are a member! Sign on at https://t.co/xd9tOAcrNb & scroll through to select The Beacon ‘Beacon’.

22/11/19

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

Thanks to everyone who came on the BFA Litter Pick last Sunday. We'll be doing them regularly around Banstead, Nork, Preston and Tattenhams and joining up with our fellow community groups. Keep an eye out for the next one. The Beacon School for a Brighter Community! https://t.co/nSSsfOciiP

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG)

The Beacon School is committed to providing students with high quality Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) regarding education pathways, apprenticeships and careers.

We aim to help students make informed decisions at key times in their education, for example with option choices in Year 8, post 16 plans in Year 11 and in Year 12 as they plan for university or working life.  In addition to dedicated careers input for all year groups, the school’s CEIAG programme includes interaction with universities and the local business community.  Year 12 students have the opportunity to complete a one week work experience placement.

Careers Policy Statement on Provider Access

Careers Opportunities Map for all year groups

Help is also available from our Careers Leader who oversees the dedicated careers section in the library.

ICT programmes and websites provide an insight into the world of work and by using simple psychometric assessments Fast Tomato, a careers guidance website, provides personally tailored careers and course suggestions.

Any enquiries please contact:

Ms Maxine Swan, Careers Leader - Telephone: 01737 359103 ext: 1609.  Email: m.swan@thebeaconschool.co.uk

Careers Guidance Websites

U-Explore is an independent and impartial online careers platform which provides students with an intuitive careers guidance search engine and personal profile builder. Schools can access a wide range of teaching resources plus data to evidence student progress.

U-Explore

Fast Tomato has been designed to help young people broaden their horizons and consider a broader spectrum of career and education options. Students take a short psychometric questionnaire which gauges interests, attitudes and motivations. They are then offered career and education suggestions, personalised to them.

Fast Tomato

 

Useful Publications

Guide to Apprenticeships

School Leavers Guide


Useful Links

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.  The service offers confidential and impartial advice.  This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

National Careers Service

Start is a free and comprehensive digital platform, offering schools and colleges a single starting point to help simplify and improve careers guidance in schools.

Start - Careers Advice Website

At AllAboutSchoolLeavers, our mission is clear: we help school leavers get jobs and understand the career paths available to them. Here at the home of school leaver jobs, you’ll find everything from current apprenticeships and school leaver programme opportunities, to the latest school leaver job news, and advice to help guide you on your career journey.

School Leaver Opportunities

The UK’s national volunteering database, Do-it.org makes it easy for anyone to volunteer in their community.

Volunteer Vacancies

UCAS advice on apprenticeships - Choosing the right apprenticeship is important – read their advice on how to find the perfect one.

UCAS Apprenticeship Advice

Find an apprenticeship through the .Gov UK website via the link below.

Apprenticeships

Amazing Apprenticeships is a website to make it easy for teachers and careers advisers to access the latest information about apprenticeships.

Amazing Apprenticeships

icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. We show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.

Career Ideas

Baker Dearing Educational Trust - Provides information on University Technical Colleges.

Baker Dearing Educational Trust

Career Development Institute - The Career Development Institute is the single UK-wide professional body for everyone working in the fields of careers education, career information, advice and guidance, career coaching, career consultancy and career management.

Career Development Institute

STEM Associations - A nationwide network of over 30,000 volunteers from a wide range of employers, who engage with young people to provide stimulating and inspirational informal leaving activities in both school and non-school settings.

STEM Associations

Your Life App - Informs and inspires young people by giving them the opportunity to discover hundreds of varied career options.

Your Life App