Adult Volunteers Needed

ADULT VOLUNTEER BARR BEACON SCHOOL CCFOver 20? Seeking a new challenge? Would you like to develop skills and leadership qualities? At Barr Beacon School Combined Cadet Force, we...
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Health & Social Taster Day

On Friday 25th January, the Year 12 BTEC Health and Social Care class attended a taster day at Staffordshire University. The day included a variety of skills sessions on...
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Aston Villa Ladies Trip

On Sunday 27th January, 4 of Barr Beacon School’s girls’ football team went to Villa Park to watch Aston Villa Ladies vs. Leicester City Women. A record crowd of 1,618...
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National Online Safety Procedures

The charity National Online Safety produces guides to many of the popular websites, apps and games which you or your children might use. Each guide outlines the good points and the...
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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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