Awards Evening 2018

This year’s Awards Evening was a triumphant celebration of individual and collective successes. Hundreds of pupils received awards for subject achievements and supporting others....
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Sixth Formers take lead roles in Remembrance

We are very proud of our Sixth Form students who took part in the Service of Remembrance at Aldridge War Memorial on Sunday 11th November. It was very moving and the students were...
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Cadets Lead Remembrance Commemorations

Our RAF Cadet Force delivered a moving and reflective Remembrance event, commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. You can read the full text of the ceremony...
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100 Years Remembrance Art Piece

Pupils have been honoured to make an artistic contribution to Walsall Council’s 100 anniversary commemorations of the end of the First World War.  The pupils were invited to...
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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

This year, Barr Beacon School are looking to produce as many shoebox for communities around Europe that are less fortunate thAn ourselves, so they can have a little respite around...
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Cadet Blog – Our First Flying Experience!

Cadet Blog – Our flying experience! By Corporal Payne (Year 10) On Tuesday 23rd of October, our Cadets traded the school gates for RAF Cosford as we began our flying...
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Czech Republic – Erasmus Project

Our Journey Blog Day 5 Pupils have spent the morning making stain glass windows, representing their countries.  During the afternoon, pupils have free time to spend the last...
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New Year 9 – Cadets first camping experience

The new Year 9 cadets, accompanied by Cpl Lawlor from Year 10, went on their first camping experience last Wednesday. They stayed at ‘Farm on the Hill’ campsite where they had to...
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Black History Month

Form group 12B1 and their tutor Mr Delaney made and delivered an assembly to highlight the massively significant contributions made by black scientists, but which have often gone...
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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day – 10th October We do a lot to raise the profile of mental health and banish the stigma of mental illness. And this year, we’re stepping it up even further....
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Careers Fair 2018

Barr Beacon’s annual careers fair was another triumphant success. This year, we had over 30 employers, apprenticeship providers and further and higher education institutions...
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CCF Update – Monday 1st October

Monday 1st October. After 15 minutes of drill practice, year 9 covered Airmanship with Sgt Andy Dipple. They were placed into groups and given a focus to consider: the aircraft,...
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