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12/05/21

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10/05/21

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07/05/21

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04/05/21

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30/04/21

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26/04/21

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23/04/21

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23/04/21

The Beacon Friends Association needs your help. https://t.co/IfD6tSszgO

22/04/21

The Fair is held in the Orchard which is the green space in front of All Saints' Church in the centre of Banstead High Street (Post code SM7 2NG). The Fair's date: Saturday 3rd July 2021 (from 10.30 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. with setting up from 8.30 a.m.) The table charge is £7 a table. https://t.co/87XMfMfTRN

01/04/21

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29/03/21

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26/03/21

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26/03/21

We have two confirmed Inset Day's in June Friday 25th and Monday 28th https://t.co/IX7ZxWrK0c

24/03/21

Thank you! and who have run an A Level sessions on Cancer and loaned us proper uni equipment for their Gel Electrophoresis Practical and learning pipe tying techniques https://t.co/u2YUdrFFOK

23/03/21

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22/03/21

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19/03/21

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15/03/21

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12/03/21

We are asking for donations and will very appreciate or all and any that are made to help battle this condition. Thank you very much in advance and we will keep you updated on the progress in due time.

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.