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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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Attendance

The Beacon School recognises the importance of excellent attendance and punctuality in order that students can maximise their potential in school and that they can be well prepared for the demands of adult life.  Ensuring a child’s regular attendance at school is the parent/carer’s legal responsibility and permitting absence from school without a good reason is an offence in law and may result in prosecution.  The school expects students to be in school every day, barring serious illness or accident.

Our Attendance Officer is Ms Haynes who can be contacted on 01737 359103, Option 1 or alternatively you can email our Attendance Office.

We are currently in the process of putting together a new Attendance and Absence Procedure, however the main changes are detailed below.

Absence procedures

If a child is absent parents/carers must:

  • telephone the school as soon as possible, preferably before 08.00am, on each day of absence, stating the reason for absence.
  • should your child need to attend an appointment, please complete the online Appointment Notification form at least 24 hours in advance and a note should be brought in on the day of the appointment.  Save evidence in the form of appointment cards, prescriptions or referral letters should they be required at a later date. 

Appointment Notification Form

  • Application for Leave of Absence for Exceptional Circumstances form can be be found via the link below.  Documentation will be required to support your request.  This applies to any absence during term time except appointments.

Application for Leave of Absence for Exceptional Circumstance Form

If a child is absent we will:

  • telephone or text parents/carers on the first day of absence if we have not heard from them.
  • discuss strategies for improvement, with parent/carers, before referring the matter to Educational Welfare Officer if the attendance figure falls below acceptable figures.

Safeguarding  

A child may be at risk of harm if they do not attend school regularly.  This will be considered a safeguarding matter.

Holidays taken during term time

The school does not permit holidays to be taken during term time.  Parents/Carers should be aware that the law now enforces the position regarding holidays.  The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which become law on 1st September 2013, states that the Headteacher may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.

In accordance with the above regulations, requests for leave of absence will be treated sympathetically, but only in exceptional circumstances can they be approved. Parents/Carers who take their child out of school for five days or more during term time, without the authority of the Headteacher, will each be liable to receive a penalty notice.  Penalty Notices will be issued by the Local Authority.

Link to Government overview on attendance in school

 

Documents

attendance Date  
Application form for leave of absence 15th Oct 2020 Download