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I know that choosing a secondary school is one of the most important decisions you will make for your children and family.
At Beacon Academy the relationships between the staff and students are some of the most phenomenal I have ever seen. Staff have high expectations, are ambitious for the students and they know them well. The rigorous focus on the child as a unique individual ensures that the lessons they receive are personalised and allow them to be actively engaged in their learning. I encourage you to come and see this for yourselves.
At Beacon Academy, it is our vision to provide the best possible education for all of our students and to remain an exceptional educational establishment locally, nationally and globally.
30 April 2021
Students were in with the chance of winning an afternoon tea for two provided by local caterers, Connie and Cooper, delivered to their door. What did they have to do? Read books and pass the quizzes on Accelerated Reader to beat their individual reading target. Incredibly, students in Year 7 and 8 read over 28,000,000 words in four weeks!!
30 April 2021
In celebration of World Book Day in March, students were invited to submit a short video clip to our competition celebrating their favourite reads, with the winners receiving either a £10 book voucher or a novel of their choice.
29 April 2021
The Children’s Commissioner for England has recently launched The Big Ask, the biggest ever consultation with children undertaken in this country and is asking schools to share the surveys with their school communities.
23 April 2021
On the final day of Term 4, students of Art in Years 11 and 13 benefitted from taking part in a drop down day.
02 April 2021
Many staff, parents, and former students were saddened to hear of the recent death of Nick Levine, a former Headteacher of Beacon (1976-1994).
01 April 2021
26 March 2021
Beacon Academy staff were delighted to be invited to Crowborough Rugby Football Club’s exclusive virtual event this term with Beacon alumnus and former England rugby captain, Dylan Hartley.
25 March 2021
All students in Years 7 and 8 at Beacon Academy are enrolled on a programme called ‘Accelerated Reader’ which enables their independent reading progress to be monitored.
22 March 2021
A leading UK law firm, Browne Jacobson LLP, is inviting students to register for a free two-day event designed to give 16-19 year olds a unique look behind the scenes at their organisation. The event will take place via Zoom on 6th and 7th April and registration closes on Monday 29th March.
19 March 2021
Beacon Academy students have been celebrating their achievements this week after receiving their Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award. Students across Years 10 and 11 were presented with their certificates and badges by Award Manager Mr Hoddinott. To achieve their Award, students spend an hour a week over six months taking part in volunteering, completing a physical activity, alongside learning a new skill.