Entries by Charles Cross

Record ‘A’ level Results

Mr Atkinson, congratulated jubilant students and staff who are celebrating another year of record ‘A’ level results for Beaumont. ‘It’s particularly rewarding that so many students have reached or surpassed their aspirations, with our highest ever number of top grades and a record average points score per student’. Head of Sixth Form, Mr de Kort, […]

Rob’s Festival: 2018

The ninth annual Rob’s Festival celebrated the summer sunshine with a return to the school field as it’s main location. Students, staff and parents worked together to put on a splendid event, featuring House stalls and, of course, plenty of music from local talent across a range of genres. The event raised over £6,500 for […]

Yr 7 Drama Club production of ‘Trolls’

Over 60 eager Year 7 students took part in their Drama Club production of ‘Trolls’ – based on the Dreamworks film. The cast were directed by three Year 12 Drama Captains, working alongside Year 10 Assistant Captains, using the A Block amphitheatre for the first time in a public performance. A collection at the event […]

International Women in Engineering Day

Forty Beaumont students have taken part in project work to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, 2018.  Dr Jones led the programme which included guest speakers, Nicola Morris from Stomor and Erin Valenzuela from MBDA.

Year 8 Drama Club performance

Members of the Year 8 Drama Club have presented their devised performance based on the book The Giver by Lois Lowry. This novel has been the latest in Beaumont’s “Whole School Reads” programme and was used as the inspiration for the dramatic piece.

Bronze DofE Expedition

62 students, 4 teachers, 5 parents and 3 Activity Assessors went to the Chilterns last weekend for the assessed expedition for the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award. We had much better weather than the first expedition and happily all students passed.

RED June at Beaumont

Beaumont students, staff and parents are taking part in our latest community well-being and fundraising campaign for 80 in ’18  –  R.E.D. June. The challenge involves Running, Riding or Rolling at least 1 kilometre, everyday throughout June. Staff and students have been Running (or Rambling!) around the school’s athletics track each day as well as playing […]

Outstanding exam results receive national recognition

Beaumont School has been recognised nationally for its excellent results in 2017 based on data from the Department of Education and Ofsted, analysed by SSAT (the Schools, Students and Teachers network). Beaumont School was found to be among the best performing secondary schools in the country, receiving two awards for being in the top 10% […]

World Book Day 2018

As part of our celebrations for World Book Day 2018, we welcomed Dave Cousins back to Beaumont on Friday 2nd March. Dave’s books are described as ‘teen realism with action, humour and heart’. He talked to our Year 7 students about his books and the inspiration and process behind his writing. His workshop also focused […]

Hertfordshire Gala Concert

Beaumont’s Music Department took 75 singers to the Hertfordshire Gala at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 11th March. The Gala is a biannual event held at the Royal Albert Hall which involves secondary school and primary school choirs across Hertfordshire coming together to perform a large-scale work accompanied by the Hertfordshire Schools’ Symphony Orchestra, […]