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15/07/19

Student Council Summer Fair Don’t forget to send your children in with a bit of extra cash tomorrow. The Student Council have arranged a wonderful summer fair for all students to run alongside Sports Day. Stalls are all 50p to a £1. https://t.co/U3mYUHsFul

15/07/19

BFA Summer Prize Draw You’ve got to be in it to win it! £100 in crisp £20s all ready as our first prize in The Beacon School/Beacon Friends’ Association Summer Prize Draw. Have you sent in your tickets? Don’t forget you can pay on ParentPay and send the stubs to the main office. https://t.co/jnKOUb9MM2

14/07/19

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

helping out at the Tattenham Corner Community Summer Fair. Come and see us. https://t.co/mcJwZqGe5v

12/07/19

Year 7 and 8 geography students proved themselves to be ‘Brilliant Geographers’ yesterday at the Natural History Museum. They experienced earthquakes, stood beneath the moon and came face to face with a Tyrannosaurus rex. https://t.co/b2v9yTfaD2

11/07/19

Retweeted From The Rugby Coach

5 weeks until our summer rugby camp . Play rugby, have fun & develop your skills. Book now! https://t.co/83TYsylwdB https://t.co/CUBzIkHelM

11/07/19

Thanks for coming. https://t.co/j8eXfUnvtR

10/07/19

7CR really excelled in their home learning on environmental issues. Tasked with investigating a current issue in the world, students presented their findings - presentations, interviews, cartoons, cakes, 3D models, posters, leaflets and quizzes. https://t.co/zokaUe6JSC

10/07/19

Retweeted From Ramon Davis

Another year and another t-shirt! Thank you to everyone who supported for the Community Choir Concert over the last two nights. Some great singing from our primary friends, as well as our wonderful Beacon Singers! https://t.co/XKuEYmMkQA

09/07/19

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

The BFA has a table at this lovely local event on Saturday 13th July. Come along and support us and have a whole lot of summer fun into the bargain☀️ ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/bulNme033P

06/07/19

The bushcraft trip will be arriving back to school soon. Our ETA is 4:15, the same time I told parents when we left :)

06/07/19

The bushcraft trip will be arriving back to school soon. Our ETA is 4:15, the same time I told parents when we left :)

06/07/19

Year 8 have been brilliant getting back to nature! https://t.co/z8QC1GqnsX

05/07/19

Retweeted From Miss Sharkey

So today I deboned a salmon... then ate one of its eyes! Don’t ever make a bet with kids! https://t.co/nfS9hlJ0Sh

05/07/19

Retweeted From Robin Langdon

Yesterday was the final Music Festival of the year. Absolutely amazing talent and so much hard work from our staff and pupils. 5 venues, over 700 children, 26 schools all united by the power of music and a love of singing. Well done everyone!

05/07/19

Please, could all class of 2018 Year 11 Art students come and collect their work by 3pm Tuesday 9th July. Any problems please email c.barnwell.co.uk Thanks.

04/07/19

Year 8 have arrived at Bushcraft - campfire’s burning! https://t.co/m3x4jRvr1w

28/06/19

Congratulations Mrs Singleton. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 https://t.co/7bVMPAGUJM

28/06/19

Retweeted From Caroline McRoyall ⚽

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Examination Results

Information about The Beacon School on the DfE school performance tables website.

 

EXAMINATION RESULTS IN 2018

The Beacon Sixth Form students achieved the best A Level results the school has seen for many years.  Collectively, they made significant increases in the numbers of top grades, with four students achieving the highest A* Grade and with 17% of exams being awarded A*/A grades.  This means that several of our students can access the top universities in the country.  For example, Daisy will go on to read medicine at Manchester University and three students will read Maths at Russell Group Universities.

39% of grades were within the A*- B range, another increase in our upward trend.  A*-C was 63%, another strong performance.  At BTEC level, there was a continued 100% pass rate, with greater numbers of Distinctions and Merits than in previous years.  

The GCSE results at The Beacon School have had a super bounce this year.  The increase in students passing English and Maths has been very significant.  Maths results increased by 16%, English by 10%.  The percentage of students who achieved both English and Maths, a national measure, went up by a strong 16% to 68%.  There was a bounce in the top grades, too, with 62 grades at 8, 9, A, A*. 

The grades in Science above grade 4 were as follows:  Biology 93%, Chemistry 85%, Physics 82% and the Science Trilogy 40%

Our attainment 8 score was 43.8 and our Ebbac average score was 3.74.