Loyal Support – Children In Need

The BBC have been in touch to thank us for all of our fundraising last year.  They had this to say: “BBC Children In Need would like to say a big thank you for your school’s...
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Reading Challenge

Last year, we launched our Reading Challenge. All of Years 7 and 8 are invited to take part in this and it is a great way for them to earn vital House Points and great prizes....
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Science Club – Harry Potter Week

This week Science Club took a trip to the wonderful world of Harry Potter.  32 trainee Witches and Wizards had a go at creating their own potions. Next week we’re becoming Pokemon...
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Young Writers Association – Published Writers

During the Summer term, the English department worked alongside the Young Writers Association (YWA) to help pupils in current Years 8-10 showcase their creative writing flair. For...
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Fresh Start Parent Evening

Thank you to everyone who came to Fresh Start Parent Information evening. The presentation from the evening is here: Parent Information Presentation    
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The Man With The Jam

We raise a lot of money for charity at Barr Beacon, often selflessly.  However, on this occasion, we got something back in return. Ethan in Year 10 has been busy making plum jam to...
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Record-Breaking Sports Day

Holding Sports Day at Alexander Stadium certainly had an effect on the competitors, with more than a dozen all time school records being broken.  The spectators were  also on top...
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Year 7 Humanities Model Competition

The annual humanities model competition took place at the beginning of term and the judges had an extremely hard job of choosing the winners and runners up for each category....
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Prom DVD 2017

Friday 30th June saw a mix of rain and shine on the beautiful grounds of Hogarth’s Hotel where staff eagerly awaited the arrival of our Year 11 Prom guests. This year brought a...
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Thank you! – Open Evening 2017

Thank you to everyone who made our Open Evening such a special occasion. We have already received many emails praising up our pupils, staff and the way the evening was organise...
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Admissions 2018

Prospectus 2018 View our online Prospectus flip-book – Coming Soon View a High Resolution (faster internet connections) version of our Prospectus HERE. View a Low Resolution...
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Welcome to the new build…

A year ago it was a blank space. Now, it is home to our new build. The impressive edifice is home to English and maths as well as a bespoke teacher training facility. The...
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