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Really excited to welcome mentors and mentees from our partner school to the Freemen’s programme, with more partner schools joining over the next couple of weeks.


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Last night, we welcomed our first students from and ! Congratulations on many great sessions! (It looks like we have some maths superstars in the making!) 👏👏👏


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Supporting our community – we are very pleased to have helped The Beacon School with their IT Appeal – Please join us and give your support


This week’s newsletter.


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Link to The Beacon School Lottery.


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would you be able to share so that we can reach school leavers/ ex-students / any young people who may want to join as part of their home learning? Classes are free to join. Thank you!!


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We're celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Gladys West is an American mathematician known for her contributions to the mathematics underpinning GPS. Her contributions to GPS were only uncovered when a member of her sorority.


Jointly with William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura. She is the first Chinese Nobel Laureate in physiology or medicine, and the first female citizen of the People’s Republic of China to receive a Nobel Prize in any category.


Her discovery was a significant breakthrough in 20th-century tropical medicine, saving millions of lives around the world. For her work, Tu received the 2011 Lasker Award in clinical medicine and the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. #WomenInScience


We're celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Tu Youyou is a Chinese pharmaceutical chemist and educator. She discovered artemisinin (also known as qinghaosu) and dihydroartemisinin, drugs used to treat malaria.


She was the first Saudi woman to be accepted at Cambridge University to study the field of biotechnology, and the first woman from any of the Arab States of the Persian Gulf to complete a doctoral degree in the field.


She was ranked by Arabian Business magazine as the 19th most influential Arab in the world and the ninth most influential Arab woman. Sindi has a PhD in biotechnology from Newnham College, Cambridge, which she obtained in 2001;


We're celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Dr Hayat Sindi was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia and is one of the world’s leading biotechnologists. She is the Founder and President of the i2 Institute and co-founder of Diagnostics For All.


BRCK was formed to realize a vision for enabling communication in low infrastructure environments by developing, innovative technologies. Juliana also co-founded Ushahidi Inc, a non-profit tech company, which specializes in developing free and open-source software

Joining our Sixth Form September 2021

On this page you can find all the information and resources you need to get a feel for Sixth Form life at the Beacon School.   Please do not hesitate to contact the team on

Option Blocks 2021

The Option Blocks for September 2021 are below.  If you wish to amend your subject choices please contact and ensure you have not selected more than one subject in a block with a maximum of three subjects.  Those looking to enrich their studies alongside their subjects may wish to consider the Extended Project Qualification.

Block A Block B Block C Block D
English Chemistry Film Studies Biology
Mathematics Computing Geography Business BTEC
Physical Education Drama Law History
Public Services BTEC Psychology PE BTEC Physics
  Travel & Tourism BTEC  Sociology Religious Studies
    Health & Social BTEC  


Entry requirements for The Beacon Sixth Form 

For A Level

  • Five or more GSCEs at Grade 9-4 including English and Maths 
  • Grade 5 or above in the subject opted for at A Level (or equivalent subject) 
  • To study A Level Mathematics, Grade 6 or above in Mathematics GCSE
  • To Study A level Biology, Chemistry, or Physics, Grade 6 or above in Science GCSE 


  • To study BTEC Level 3 courses, students must have four or more GCSEs at Grade 9-4
  • GCSEs Students who have not achieved a Grade 4 in English Language or Mathematics are required to re-sit these qualifications alongside their BTEC courses.

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