Awards Evening 2019

This year’s Awards Evening was a fantastic celebration of what Barr Beacon is all about. As Head Boy Harjodh made clear in his closing speech: “inspiration is nothing without...
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Trampoline Medallist

Sophie in Year 10 Sophie came third in the National Trampoline League Finals held at Derby Velodrome Stadium on Saturday and Sunday 9th/10th November. This was her first...
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Anti Bullying Week

No school in the country is completely free from bullying, which is why this week is the UK’s Anti-Bullying Week. We work tirelessly to make sure our pupils know what bullying is...
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Sewing Your Patch

Watch our guide to sewing on your new achievement patch/s onto your school blazer.
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Armistice Day – Poppy Veil

Inspired by the original artist, Paul Cummins, we decided to commemorate Armistice day with our own version of the famous ‘Weeping Window’. The whole school project included every...
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Christmas Box Appeal 2019

Christmas Box Appeal 2019Many of us really look forward to Christmas. But for many vulnerable children and families in Southeast Europe, Christmas serves as a reminder of their...
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Bistro Theme Day

This Thursday we have a special Black History Month menu in the Bistro created by our catering team in collaboration with Year 13 students.
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Biggest Ever Careers Fair

Barr Beacon School’s Annual Careers Fair was bigger than ever before, with over 80 visitors giving up their time to meet our pupils. During the fair, pupils were able to engage...
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World Mental Health Day 2019

It is World Mental Health Day 2019 on Thursday 10 October and at Barr Beacon School will be raising the profile of mental health in many different ways. We will be helping to...
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Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

Our Gold Duke of Edinburgh team carried out their ‘castle door to castle door’ expedition in Snowdonia last weekend. Below is a series of tweets detailing their...
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Black History Month

At Barr Beacon, we always say BE YOURSELF, have CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS and NEVER DISCRIMINATE. Black History Month gives us more opportunities than usual to learn about the...
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Written in Stone Project

Visitors from Italy and Spain Last week Barr Beacon hosted 19 teachers and 10 students from around Europe for the next phase of our ‘Written in Stone’ project.  The 10...
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