Reading Challenge Competition Winners

Four of our avid year 7 readers were rewarded for their commitment to reading with prizes on Wednesday.  Two pupils who have read and reviewed in excess of 25 books this year won a...
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Precious Lives – PC Rob Pedley’s inspirational message

PC Rob Pedley knows how just one choice can make a huge difference to your life. When he decided to skip his morning coffee and go off skiing ahead of his friends he never imagined...
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Colour Run 2018

Sixth Form find a colourful way to raise money for charity Sixth Formers came up with a novel way to raise money for their three chosen charities: a sponsored run. But this was no...
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Senior Team 2018

We are delighted to announce our new Senior Team.  In their role as representatives of the whole of the pupil body they will be working closely with the Sixth Form Leadership Team...
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Coventry Cathedral Year 7 Trip

Year 7 are invited to attend an educational visit to Coventry Cathedral next half term. The pupils will use the visit to the Cathedral as a resource for research in RE and to...
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Matrix Performing Arts Show 2018

This year the prestigious Matrix Academy Trust performing arts show was held at Bloxwich Academy. Ranging from all Key Stages with a mixture of both dance and drama performances....
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Competing for his country at Karate

One of our pupils has been selected to compete for England at karate! Jack in Year 10 fought off 4 opponents in the Walsall competition and in August will represent his country in...
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Women Who Change The World

On Tuesday 24th April, 60 girls in Year 7 and 8 enjoyed workshops exploring women who change the world. The presenter from ‘as creatives’ had them on their feet...
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Sicily Exchange – 19-23rd March

The Sicilian exchange has completed: Another successful project between the 2 schools with both sets of pupils and staff delighted at the success.  Barr Beacon welcomed 9 pupils...
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Combined Cadet Force – 2018/19 Applications

Combined Cadet Force – Parental Evening Presentation – HERE ‘I want to become a cadet, so how do I apply?’ 1. Letter of Interest – Write a letter outlining ‘why you...
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Careers and Apprenticeship Week Winners

Sixth Formers were challenged to produce a long-form essay on an aspect of gender inequality in the workplace.  Shattering the misconception that a feminist has to be a woman, Jack...
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Year 11 Return to Oxford University

On the 23rd March, three of our Year 11s returned to Oxford University.  This followed last Summer when they had the pleasure of experiencing the life of a student courtesy of...
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