Holocaust Memorial Week

Events have been taking place to commemorate the fact that Sunday 27th January was Holocaust Memorial Day.   To make sure pupils know why it is...
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Hairspray 2019

As part of Performing Arts week, Barr Beacon school went all ‘60s and was proud to present their production of the hit musical Hairspray Jr. The large cast of 56 dancers and actors...
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How do I stop my child spending too much time on video games?

Like any form of entertainment, video games are fine in moderation. But when games are getting in the way of homework, revision and even sleep, action needs to be taken. There’s no...
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Combined Cadet Force Presentation Evening

By Corporal Payne On Thursday 17th January, cadets and parents were invited to celebrate the success of our CCF over the past 18 months. This was a joyous occasion to show parents...
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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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