The Great Outdoor Mud Crawl

By Corporal Payne On Monday 14th January our year 10 cadets were asked to trade their Blues in for their Greens as we began our outdoor Mud crawl activities also known as Field...
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An Inspector Calls

Year 8 students were captivated by the ‘An Inspector Calls’ performance and workshop lead by Drama Impact Productions. This production allowed students to understand...
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60 Years Celebration

Notice 12/2/2019 – Our original allocation of 500 tickets sold out in the first week! We have extended the event and added on even more tickets. Get them whilst you can. Barr...
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STEM Project

Barr Beacon are taking part in the Express and Star’s STEM challenge. The project is in connection with Dudley College of Technology and aims to inspire and encourage pupils to...
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Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is Sunday 27th January. To make sure pupils know why it is so important to remember the Holocaust, teachers and students have been delivering...
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Aston Villa Alumni

One of our alumni, Jacob Ramsey, has just signed a 3 year contract with Aston Villa Football Club! He finished Barr Beacon in 2017 and has clearly impressed the Club as much as he...
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Book Fair

Scholastic’s Book Fair will be coming to Barr Beacon from Monday 21st January to Thursday the 24th January.  Pupils should bring money or book vouchers to...
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What is Fake News?

We’ve all heard the term ‘fake news’ but what actually is it? And how do we detect the truth? National Online Safety’s latest guide is about this:  
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Year 13 Celebration Event

It was lovely to welcome back last year’s Year 13 students and find out how much they are all enjoying their destinations. Our Celebration Evening started with a speech from...
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Beacon’s Got Talent 2018

Beacon’s Got Talent 2018 was a showcase of singing, dancing and instrument playing. Pupils from across the age range took part, many for the first time. Although it was very tough...
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Year 12 Visit to The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Birmingham has, this Christmas, provided over 1100 toy parcels and over 400 food parcels to families in Birmingham who will be struggling over the Christmas...
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New York – February Half Term

3 spaces have become available to visit New York in February half term. The trip is being organised by Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School who are also in our trust of schools. £999...
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