German Pen Pals

29 Year 10 pupils have been writing letters to German penpals. This is not only to prepare them for their GCSE exams but also for them to have fun and communicate with native...
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Year 13 Celebration

Year 13 marked the start of their Study Leave with a Celebration Assembly. Students wore their Leavers’ Hoodies as they enjoyed a look back over their time in Sixth Form. Funny...
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Meeting Prince Charles in Leipzig

After a long first day of travelling, we started off the project with a tour of Leipzig. We were introduced to several buildings that were regenerated in the past fifteen years....
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Finland Trip

I’m unsure of where to start when it comes to talking about Finland. I genuinely had one of the most fun experiences of my life thus far. Not only was I able to meet new people who...
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History & Geography Homework Winners

A huge congratulations to the Year 7 and 8 history and geography homework project winners. The pupils below put an exceptional effort into their project...
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Tumbling to Success

On Sunday 28th April, Oliver in Year 11 competed in the British and World Tumbling Qualifiers, finishing in 7th position for the whole of Great Britain! The even took place at...
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Golf Success

On the 23rd April, 3 of our golfers took on the challenge of trying to compete for Staffordshire in the schools’ championship. The competition is held yearly and is open to...
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Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions 2019

The Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions begin on the 3rd May. Not sure what kit they need:  See the modified kit list below.  Highlighted in blue is an optional...
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CCF – Application Information

Pupils can now apply to become our next cohort of cadets. Below you will be able to find the timeline for applications and a link to the parental presentation from the information...
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Eggs-tra Special Careers Week Winners

Careers Week Competition 2019 During National Careers Week, pupils in Years 7-9 entered a competition. Throughout the week of 4th – 8th  March every pupil had...
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Back to the ‘70s

Former Barr Beacon teacher Andrew Neenan has sent us these photographs from the late 1970s. The shots feature the school production of ‘Oh What a Lovely War!”, technology lessons,...
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Easter Revision Timetable

Staff will kindly be taking the time to run revision sessions during the easter holidays. Below you can see what subjects will be taking place and when.
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