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26/06/19

Our final group of Year 9 Geographers were amazing on the coast of Folkestone today. Well done to each and every one of you. Students have been a pleasure to spend the day with https://t.co/AJe4USTYhy

24/06/19

Black ankle socks.

24/06/19

News from the French trip. We are at Calais and will be taking the 8:15 pm boat. We expect to be at school between 10:30-11:00pm but will update you once we are closer to school.

24/06/19

Student's just need have to have their jumper with them, at school, they can take them off at any time.

24/06/19

Girls uniform: We just want to confirm that last summer we changed the uniform policy to allow girls to wear black socks with their skirts in the summer term. I know that a number of families have not picked up on this change so hopefully this helps clarify the situation.

23/06/19

Day of history and culture with a morning at Bayeux and the afternoon at the 360* cinema at Arromanches. https://t.co/T8gGVLz7u7

22/06/19

Lovely morning at Avranches market followed by lunch in le jardin des plantes next stop Mont St Michel https://t.co/hNb0JrfYjC

21/06/19

We have arrived, made beds now playing before dinner having stopped for lunch by the river. https://t.co/e9W1mMYiWs

21/06/19

We are on our way!! https://t.co/0WpbAtZTbX

21/06/19

Yes.

21/06/19

Due to a major event taking place at the school this afternoon, Picquets Way and the surrounding roads are likely to be significantly busier than normal. Where possible, please make alternative arrangements for picking your son/daughter up from school at the end of the day.

20/06/19

The Geography Department have dodged the rain this week and taken 120 Geographers to sunny Folkestone to collect primary data for their GCSE coastal studies. Students have learnt to beach profile, analyse sediment, complete EQIs and field sketch.👍 https://t.co/P2DntVGCTw

14/06/19

Retweeted From BookTrust

If you've been inspired by the incredible twists and turns in the , why not find out more about some incredible female footballers? Win our competition and you could be learning about four of the greats: https://t.co/E4yYI3Cjge https://t.co/F9Sd6oza5X

14/06/19

The Beacon Languages Department and especially the Year 9 French students are really looking forward to the arrival of our French visitors on Monday!

14/06/19

Retweeted From Keith Batchelor

Delighted to attend a reception last night with Chris Grayling to represent alongside so many community groups making such a difference to the local area https://t.co/ZDhzDcBFjh

14/06/19

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

Year 11 we have got this.... final science exam today, physics paper 2! You have been brilliant and worked incredibly hard. We will be in from 7:30am for final questions at breakfast revision. Best of luck! https://t.co/WkbO6ikrFg

13/06/19

A huge well done to all our Year 11 and Year 13 Geographers for completing your exams today. You have shown a huge commitment, enthusiasm and effort over the past few weeks and we are incredibly proud of you.🌍 From Team Geography

12/06/19

Could ALL GCSE Art students come to the Art Department at some point during the day on Friday 14th June to claim mounted work that has been unclaimed.

12/06/19

The Art and Photography GCSE and A Level exhibition will be taking place on Tuesday 26th of June from 4 - 6pm. All Art and Photography students, friends and families are invited to celebrate the students hard work. https://t.co/kDAsTqGXtI

Curriculum overview

Curriculum overview

Our curriculum has been carefully designed to meet the needs of all our students, so that they find learning at The Beacon School exciting, challenging and enjoyable.  High quality teaching enables the students to develop in-depth knowledge across a broad and balanced range of subject areas and achieve the highest standards.  Our aim is for the curriculum:

  • To be broad and balanced.

  • To develop every student’s core academic skills, knowledge and understanding.

  • To encourage students to enjoy learning, now and in the future so that they continue to learn throughout their lives.

  • To encourage students to always strive to achieve the very best in everything they do.

  • To ensure students have an understanding of fundamental British values, including those of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, respect and tolerance.

  • To have the knowledge, understanding and skills to be a responsible citizen and lead a successful and happy life.

  • To support and develop every individual’s interests

  • To ensure rapid academic progression towards successful school-based and public qualifications.

 

ACTIVE TUTORIAL RATIONALE

At The Beacon School our core values; we care, we aim high, we achieve together, we lead the way exemplify our attitude and approach towards developing the whole child as we believe in developing their social and emotional skills and encourage them to make the most of opportunities and responsibilities so they are able to flourish in the 21st century.  Underpinned by our Core British Values, Active Tutorial is an integral part of this development.  On designated days during the school week, Registration time offers students the opportunity to widen their understanding of and access to, their own world and that of others around them.  Within the safety of a familiar group, students are encouraged to debate, reflect and respond to a variety of spiritual, moral, social and cultural issues.  This not only plays a significant part in developing their ability to learn and achieve, but also encourages them to become active citizens within our society. For this year’s Active Tutorial Programme click here

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  • June 26, 2019 Our final group of Year 9 Geographers were amazing on the coast of Folkestone today. Well done to each and every one of you. Students have been a pleasure to spend the day with Read more
  • June 24, 2019 News from the French trip. We are at Calais and will be taking the 8:15 pm boat. We expect to be at school between 10:30-11:00pm but will update you once we are closer to school.
  • June 24, 2019 Girls uniform: We just want to confirm that last summer we changed the uniform policy to allow girls to wear black socks with their skirts in the summer term. I know that a number of families have not picked up on this change so hopefully this helps clarify the situation.
  • June 23, 2019 Day of history and culture with a morning at Bayeux and the afternoon at the 360* cinema at Arromanches. Read more
  • June 22, 2019 Lovely morning at Avranches market followed by lunch in le jardin des plantes next stop Mont St Michel Read more
  • June 21, 2019 We have arrived, made beds now playing before dinner having stopped for lunch by the river. Read more
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