Our First RAST

On Saturday 16th March, Barr Beacon cadets attended their first RAF Air Squadron Trophy (RAST) competition at Queen Mary’s Grammar School. The competition included: knowledge on the RAF, Air craft recognition, Drill and uniform inspection, first aid, a command task and rifle...
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Talking with Children About Terrorism

As with any ‘sensitive issue’, talking about it is better than ignoring it. This is our mantra when it comes to talking about sensitive topics, such as terrorist attacks. Here are some top tips for talking to your child about troubling news: 1. “What do you think about this?”...
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Brothers bid for West Midlands Golf Squad

West Midlands Schools Golf Trial 2019 Brothers Alex and James will be competing for 5 spaces in this year’s West Midlands Boys County Squad, taking place on Tuesday April 23rd at Brocton Hall Golf Club.  The brothers who both play their golf at Walsall Golf Club will be teeing up...
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UK Youth Parliament Elections

Ibrahim and Asad have been elected as Walsall’s Deputy Members of the UK Youth Parliament. Ibrahim was elected on a manifesto which included public safety and creating a more inclusive community. Asad called for changes to GCSE qualifications, free university education for...
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International Women’s Day

Rosalind Franklin was a pioneer of the study of molecular structures receiving recognition among scientists for her research on the molecular structure of coal, viruses, and DNA. Her X-ray diffraction images of DNA enabled the University of Cambridge’s Francis Crick and...
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Shooting Practice

Shooting Practice by L-CPL PreeceOn Sunday 10th of February, Lance corporal Preece, Lance corporal stone, Lance corporal V. Rensburg, Corporal Mellor and Corporal Lawlor travelled up to Buxton to learn how to shoot ready for our air squadron trophy. On the first session we sat in...
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New Hampshire Ski Trip

After a successful week of skiing in New Hampshire we have now moved onto New York City. The pupils enjoyed a traditional meal at the Hard Rock Cafe before walking north through the iconic Times Square, to the Rockefeller Center. While at the Rockerfeller the pupils climbed into...
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Orlando Nasa Trip 2019

Day 7: This morning we went out on an air boat at Boggy Creek alligator spotting – we spotted 6! The largest was 9 foot long! We also saw 2 baby alligators. We then had a pit stop at Walmart to stock up on candy before we embarked on 3 hours of shopping at Orlando Premium...
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Search WMP Online

Did you know that the Police receive a large number of calls to 101 or 999 that unfortunately are not always Police matters? To help the Police in keeping the lines free for real emergencies they have a website where you can ask questions, get advice or log more minor incidents.
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Rotary Club – Mock Interviews

On Wednesday 13th February, 9 guests from the Aldridge Rotary Club visited Barr Beacon School to give mock interviews to Year 11 pupils. The event was to ensure no pupil’s first interview is their real interview; practice makes perfect. Our visitors were impressed with how polite...
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