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15/10/21

This Weeks Newsletter https://t.co/G2UeaqSQ9R https://t.co/0MbtsNzHqi

13/10/21

You can donate as many times as you like, more points more prizes. All donations need to be recorded to receive the points. Plus it's an amazing charity. Let the best HOUSE WIN! https://t.co/CVuMB0ayuw

13/10/21

As you are all aware the Harvest Festival is upon us. We are asking all students and staff to support While we are working towards and collecting for this amazing charity our students can earn some serious proud points. https://t.co/DS5rAHJngR

11/10/21

Current House Points Totals https://t.co/JZw0fzdsck

11/10/21

Maths Problem of the Week https://t.co/PP1X9XnAEC

08/10/21

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

08/10/21

After halftime, Beacon started to play nice football, keeping possession well. Jake scored from a corner with 5 minutes to go to secure a 4-1 victory for the Beacon https://t.co/r5Aci8zh2z

08/10/21

Year 10 Boys Football match report Year 10 boys played a league football match against Merstham Park. The Beacon went 1-0 up through Jack early on in the first half. Not long after Beacon scored Merstham equalised. Sonny then scored to make it 2-1 and 3-1 before halftime. https://t.co/peyvbAdEVd

06/10/21

Congratulations to Erin who received player of the match for stepping up and playing out of position. Good luck to the girls in their future league games. https://t.co/g6C4x26dZT

06/10/21

Y11 District Netball Tournament The girls travelled to RAAS for their first matches of the season. The girls faced strong opposition but throughout the tournament showed resilience and fantastic team work. https://t.co/s2C6nIsjSx

06/10/21

Year 11 Boys

06/10/21

The second half was all Beacon and Lily added a third shortly after the break. Effingham made it 3-2 and were pushing for an equaliser when player of the match Reya added to her tally to make it 4-2 and secure the win. The team were superbly managed by year 11 student Lillyella. https://t.co/hKliglGmNF

06/10/21

Girls football Beacon 4 - Effingham 2 Great win for the girls which means they are in the next round of the cup. The Beacon went 1-0 down to an early goal but composed themselves and went in at half time 2-1 up thanks to goals from Reya and Lilly. https://t.co/TEGRU5HlFl

05/10/21

Fantastic home support from teachers, parents and students. It is great to have sport back! TGA https://t.co/s7EhTpjehe

05/10/21

Within 5 minutes the score was 2-0 with a goal the premier league would have been proud of. The ball went out wide to Jacob whose pinpoint cross found Ollie who headed it into the net. The second half was a close affair but Beacon held on to win 2-0 and go into the next round. https://t.co/hSg2cnS2ll

05/10/21

The game started well and it was if there was never an 18 month gap with the team working well together, passing the ball around and creating fantastic opportunities to score. After 15 minutes Beacon took advantage of the dominance by going 1-0 up courtesy of Ollie. https://t.co/K4J1fX18ad

05/10/21

Match report for Wednesday Year 11 hosted the Ashcombe school in the County Cup. This is a competition as a year 9 team reached the semi finals and as year 10 reached the quarter finals before COVID disrupted the cup run. https://t.co/w4sAcHQxLm

04/10/21

Wrong Beacon School.

04/10/21

Wrong Beacon School.

04/10/21

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Homework

Homework

At The Beacon, we know that homework makes a significant difference to the learning process and individual student attainment.  It is often those who have highly developed independent learning skills from completing homework that make the strongest progress and are successful in examinations.  Homework aims to develop our students’ skills, knowledge and enjoyment for their subjects.  It is designed to:

• extend knowledge from lessons
• improve independence
• encourage everyone to read widely and deeply
• help ensure excellent progress and levels of work across all subjects.

How is homework set?

We endeavour to communicate homework tasks and expectations efficiently to ensure student engagement and gain parental support for effective home learning.  Homework is set on ClassCharts by the teacher.

To do their very best, our advice to students is:

• Check you have understood the task and made a good note of the completion date.
• Ask your teacher what you need to do in order to achieve your best.
• Produce work of a high quality – all the time.
• Spend at least the time you have been given to complete the tasks.
• Extend your interests by reading widely around the topics.

How often is homework set?

In Key Stage 3 students should expect up to one hour and thirty minutes of homework each day although this may vary depending on the positioning of subjects on the timetable.  In Key Stage 4, this will increase to around two hours and students will also be expected to carry out additional background reading and revision of class work, especially during the examination and assessment periods.  In the Sixth Form, we expect an hour for each taught hour within the timetable i.e. 9 hours per subject so 9 hours homework time.