Barr Beacon School

Barr Beacon School is a mixed secondary school in Walsall, England

Operating as usual

05/01/2024

The new term starts on Monday 8th January 2024 for all year groups.
A reminder that the gates open at 8.20am.
Pupils should be on site by 8.35am.

01/01/2024

Happy New Year!🎉
Looking forward to all of the exciting things we have planned in 2024🙌

#2024

25/12/2023

Wishing everyone a Happy Christmas from everyone at Barr Beacon School🎄🎉

December Newsletter 22/12/2023

We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas break!🎄

Check out what we got up to this half term in our Christmas newsletter: bit.ly/487Lw8f

December Newsletter As we lead up to the Christmas holidays, we again celebrate a half-term filled with achievement, determination and success. Our annual awards evening saw many more of our pupils achieving great accola

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 22/12/2023

Over the last 2 weeks, we have been collecting donations for Bethany Food Bank based in Great Barr.
To ensure that we collected a range of items, each House was assigned a food group and the Sixth Form were responsible for donating toiletries and sanitary items...
Read more: bit.ly/3RGAIHg

21/12/2023

Period 6 for Year 11 & 13 starts from Monday 8th January 2024.
Check your child's timetable for details of which evenings they are required to attend.

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 21/12/2023

Congratulations to 9 of our current Year 13 students who have clocked up 100% attendance for 6 consecutive years🎉

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 21/12/2023

Thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas raffle. We have been running 2 raffles side by side – one for a chocolate hamper and the other for a cuddly toy🎄🎉
Congratulations to our two winners: G.Hands 7M2 and I.Patel 11M2. We hope you enjoy your prizes.
Read more: bit.ly/4ar7rIV

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 15/12/2023

Year 11 pupils were given mock interviews today by our Year 13 Students. The Sixth Formers received training for this last week and were able to share their recent experiences of real interviews and offer some unique advice...

Read more: bit.ly/3Tqp0CL

14/12/2023

Don't forget all selections for Discovery Week need to be made by 4pm tomorrow!👏

Make selections here: bit.ly/3uZY9Dq

'I Will Be' - Our Pupils Aspirations 14/12/2023

This term we asked some of our pupils from across the trust about their career goals and aspirations. In this video you can hear first-hand what some of our young people aspire to be when they are older. This is a reminder that every lesson counts and is a step closer to our pupils’ aspirations becoming a reality.

'I Will Be' - Our Pupils Aspirations This is "'I Will Be' - Our Pupils Aspirations" by Matrix Academy Trust on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

13/12/2023

Year 7 pupils enjoyed a festive visit to University of Birmingham where they attended two Christmas Lectures...

Read more: bit.ly/4am2mS7

12/12/2023

Term ends: Thursday 21st December
Years 7, 9, 12, 13: 12:35pm
Years 8, 10, 11: 12:40pm
Term starts: Monday 8th January 2024

Find out more: bit.ly/3NoVoC5

11/12/2023

We are delighted to launch Discovery Week 2024. This year we have over 20 fantastic opportunities available for all pupils in Year 7-10 to experience which offer a variety of cultural, sporting & creative opportunities...

Find out more: bit.ly/3uZY9Dq

08/12/2023

Every year, we hold a Book Fair. It’s not only great fun for the students, but it also promotes reading for pleasure & helps our school analyse pupils’ reading preferences. For 4 days in November students in year 7, 8 & 9 had a chance to browse our Scholastic shelves during their English lessons...

Read more: bit.ly/3t7Z4Bd

08/12/2023

Last academic year, we encouraged students to take part in our Summer Reading Challenge over the summer holidays. They had to submit reviews of the books they read for a chance to win a Kindle reader. We randomly chose a pupil from those who took part, and the winner is N. Hancock 8M1!

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 08/12/2023

Our pupils had a magical day at Phantasialand during their trip this week🎉

Combined Cadet Force - Matrix Academy Trust 07/12/2023

Ever wondered what our Cadets get up to? Take a look and hear from our pupils about their time in our CCF contingents.

Combined Cadet Force - Matrix Academy Trust This is "Combined Cadet Force - Matrix Academy Trust" by Matrix Academy Trust on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

07/12/2023

Year 13 students received interview training today, ready to support Year 11 with their mock interviews next week.

07/12/2023

Happy Hanukkah🕎

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 07/12/2023

Pupils enjoyed exploring the city yesterday😀

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 05/12/2023

Our cadets have been enjoying overnight camps over the week last two weeks learning essential survival skills.

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 05/12/2023

Pupils enjoying the journey over to France earlier today🇫🇷

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 05/12/2023

Year 13 enjoying a post mock examination breakfast with their friends, giving them a little time to relax

Innovating Forward - Matrix Academy Trust 04/12/2023

As a trust, Collaboration underpins everything we do. We share best practice and support one another on a daily basis to ensure the best possible outcomes for our pupils, without exception. Innovation and forward thinking is also an integral part to collaboration to ensure we are always striving to improve.
Hear more from our pupils and staff in our latest video.

bit.ly/3GtTSeg

Innovating Forward - Matrix Academy Trust This is "Innovating Forward - Matrix Academy Trust" by Matrix Academy Trust on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

30/11/2023

REMINDER

Tomorrow is the Matrix Academy Trust staff training day. School will be closed to all pupils.

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 28/11/2023

Last Tuesday, Year 11 pupils took part in Next Steps Day. Pupils could choose to either attend a subject emersion workshop at James Watt or Sutton Coldfield College in an area of study that interests them, or sample different A-Level and BTEC courses that are offered by Barr Beacon School Sixth Form...

Read more: bit.ly/46Atrhi

Photos from Barr Beacon School's post 28/11/2023

Children In Need - 17th November
Once again, our Sixth Form students took the lead on fundraising for Children in Need.
They arranged events that took place during breaktime. These included a doughnut sale...

Read more: bit.ly/3uCCJwc

24/11/2023

We are Barr Beacon Day 2023
We enjoyed welcoming back Daniel Caines to speak to our Year 9 & 10 yesterday.
Thank you to Real Direction for their inspirational workshop!

Find out more: bit.ly/3T2uW4G

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Videos (show all)

A huge thank you to everyone for your support over the last academic year.  Wishing everyone a peaceful summer break.  S...
Year 13 students celebrated the end of their journey with us in a farewell assembly on Friday 26th May 2023😀👏Read more: ...
Year 12 student Sanvir B, enjoying the view on a flight to Wales as part of his work experience with @wgha.  #WorkExperi...

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Old Hall Lane, Aldridge, Birmingham
Walsall
WS90RF
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