Life After Beacon

We are incredibly proud of our attainment and progress in the Sixth Form. These exceptional outcomes have ensured that our hardworking and determined students have been able to secure their futures at their first choice universities or progress to employment or an apprenticeship scheme. The Student Destinations maps below illustrate the diverse distribution of our recent cohorts.

Student Destinations 2020

Student Destinations 2019

Student Destinations 2018

Student Destinations 2017


Stay connected

As a Beacon Academy student you will always be a special part of our history. By keeping in touch as part of our Beacon Academy Alumni network you could be an important part of our future too.

We love hearing from former students and often invite our alumni to return to Beacon to inspire current students with the exciting progress they have made. We also regularly feature alumni profiles in our termly newsletters.

Joining our free alumni network is a great way to keep in touch with the school community, your teachers and your peers. There is no commitment to do anything other than register via Future First, the charity that provides the platform for our network. You can select how you might like to help the Academy when you access the link.

To register, simply complete the short form at

There are a number of ways that you could benefit:

  • Promote employability - support Beacon Academy by becoming an integral part of our Careers Advice programme. Share knowledge and experience, become a mentor, or provide work experience opportunities.
  • Stay connected – stay up to date with the latest news, views, events, and stay in touch with your peers.
  • Networking – expand your professional network and introduce those who could provide a valuable service to Beacon.
  • Fundraising - support events by volunteering, providing contacts, or donating.
  • Boost your CV - volunteer, develop valuable skills such as public speaking, network for careers advice or work experience, keep in touch and stay involved.

For further information about our expanding alumni network, please click here.

Alumni stories

From artists and filmmakers to scientists, engineers and geologists, Beacon alumni inspire our school community with their achievements and words of advice. Visit our Alumni web page to view all student stories.