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01/12/21

If you have any offcuts, large or small please contact me p.templeman.co.uk, in most cases we could pick up from a local address. On behalf of our designers of the future, thank you in advance. https://t.co/vqriml2Jbj

01/12/21

Help Save Our Planet In the Design & Technology department we’re running out of materials and need your help. The cost of raw materials over the last 18 months has gone through the roof. We are in desperate need of timber (pine or any hardwood), sheets of MDF and/or plywood. https://t.co/BaQc8dCqYe

01/12/21

The project’s aim is to raise awareness of Polio in developing countries. Thanks to all involved! https://t.co/uaDSYkFpFJ

01/12/21

Community Work with the Rotary Club A big thanks to the Year 8 students involved in a local Rotary Club project. They planted crocus corms on Tattenham Village Green and were a credit to themselves and the school. https://t.co/XRQxdLNyMp

01/12/21

Congratulations to Shaylyn who received player of the match. https://t.co/cnYuwHdcam

01/12/21

Get defending in the third quarter by Daisy and Loulou allowed the girls to keep their lead going into the final quarter. As the light faded Carrington started to find their rhythm and scored a last- minute goal to end the game with a draw. The final score was 5-5. https://t.co/YQUuRh1rV8

01/12/21

The Beacon trailed by one goal going into the second quarter but came out fast with Sofia scoring the equaliser. The match was end to end but The Beacon managed to go into the half time break one goal up. https://t.co/RsAuOdWjGd

01/12/21

Year 8 Netball Beacon 5 - Carrington 5 Back toNews List The girls travelled away to Carrington for their second fixture in 7 days. The match was very close from off with both teams battling for every ball. https://t.co/PUu1mjJRBN

01/12/21

As the light faded The Beacon started to tire and Carrington went into the lead. The final score was 6-3. Well played to all girls who showed fantastic resilience until the final whistle. Congratulations to Imogen who received girl of the game. https://t.co/UJaGQvfncu

01/12/21

Both teams started to find their rhythm as time went on but there was still nothing to sperate the two sides with the score 2-2 at then end of the second half, everything was still to play for. https://t.co/I9d0OAOzhs

01/12/21

Year 7 Netball Beacon 3 - Carrington 6 The girls travelled away to Carrington for their second away fixture of the season. Both teams were evenly matched with the score going into the first half break all square at 0-0. https://t.co/2sCWpiG0aS

30/11/21

Current House Points Totals https://t.co/CQdnW4cJ10

26/11/21

** Friday Sold Out**

22/11/21

Maths Problem of the Week https://t.co/SObxcCuVR3

22/11/21

Word of the Week https://t.co/nF5AxCCfsq

21/11/21

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

We are proud of all of our young people but thank you to these students in particular. What a lovely act of kindness. https://t.co/qUsNb7mZk2

20/11/21

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

Our Donation Week next week . If you are a crafter then homemade is great. If not shop bought is perfect. Thank you for supporting https://t.co/rO0PIT8oUX

20/11/21

Retweeted From Banstead Rotary

Please vote for The Rotary Club Of Banstead charity no. 1029532 & choose Community! https://t.co/RC59Qhw39S

19/11/21

This Weeks Newsletter. https://t.co/r5JK3ncO2n

17/11/21

Tickets for this years production on sale now from the main office. https://t.co/xp2qngxQrR

Science

Statement of Intent

We aim to equip students with knowledge, skills and understanding as set out in the National Curriculum for Science.  Students at The Beacon School will develop an understanding and awareness of the science that surrounds them and each individual subject is an integral aspect of their daily lives as well as how the 3 sciences interlink and cross link with other subjects.  

Children will know more and remember more.  Their prior knowledge from KS2 is considered as well as their skills and vocabulary and build upon these in subsequent years groups. Our curriculum seamlessly links on to further education through its interlinked topics and concepts throughout with our resolve to not only teach to a high academic standard but to inspire students to take Biology/Chemistry/Physics post 16 as well as become global citizens.

The science education that they receive should provide every student equally with opportunities to enable them to make informed decisions.  The aims can be summarised as:

  1.  To ensure students develop scientific knowledge and understanding of chemistry

  2. To develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of enquiry that help them to answer questions about the world around them.

  3. To relate their scientific knowledge to its uses in society and in the future.

Ultimately therefore, through the learning of Science, we want to prepare the students with transferable skills they can use in the future as informed citizens as well as providing a strong foundation for a specialised scientific career.

Science Curriculum