Sicilian Exchange

Written by Ethan Hunt – Year 11 On Sunday 8th December, we arrived at school all packed and ready to go. Despite being 3:30am on a Sunday morning we were extremely excited for the...
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End of Term Arrangements

Please see below the arrangements for each year group for the end of term. On behalf of all the staff at Barr Beacon School, we wish you a very happy and peaceful Christmas and New...
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Lord Mayor’s Quiz

On Thursday 29th November, 6 students from Year 13 attended the Lord Mayor’s Sixth Form Mega Quiz. Competing with sixth formers from across Birmingham, students were tested on some...
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Christmas Jumper Day

On the last 2 days of term (19th and 20th December) pupils are invited to leave their blazers and home and come to school wearing Christmas jumpers/cardigans instead.  If they...
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Cologne Christmas Market

“We have arrived in Cologne Christmas markets and are completing a treasure hunt.”#colognechristmasmarkets #kolnerdom #barrbeaconsch pic.twitter.com/UAknVEHSnw — Barr...
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ESafety Update

ESafety update If you use LiveMe, are you aware of the potential risks? National Online Safety have produced this helpful guide:...
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The shoe boxes are on their way!

Barr Beacon School have put together 129 packages of presents for children living in poverty. The Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion’s Shoe Box Appeal helps people in...
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Teacher training school receives glowing report

Teacher training school receives glowing report Barr Beacon School is celebrating another ‘Outstanding’ judgement from Ofsted. This time, it is their School Centred Initial Teacher...
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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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