Entries by Charles Cross

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, […]

First XI Quarter Final victory

The boys’ First XI football team has earned a hard-won victory over Verulam School to reach the Semi Finals of the County Cup. A last minute goal levelled the score at 3:3 at full-time but then Beaumont scored the deciding goal in the second half of extra-time.

u16 boys’ football victory

The under 16 boys’ football team are into the County Cup semi-finals after a thrilling victory over Aldenham School last week. A last minute goal from Beaumont drew the scores at 3:3, which remained unchanged after Extra Time. Beaumont came out victorious 5:4 in the deciding penalty shoot out. The team’s next match is against […]

Art success for former student

Beaumont alumna Rebecca Heselton has been awarded the Connell and Connell WS Award for her installation Floating Villages at a Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition of contemporary art, curated by the Society of Scottish Artists and Visual arts Scotland. .  

Whole School Read

This week staff from across the school have been out and about promoting the latest “Whole School Read”, The Giver, written by Lois Lowry. Bicycles feature prominently this dystopian novel and so the Librarians and teachers have been cycling around the school site to raise awareness of the book, which we are encouraging all students and […]

U16 Football success

Beaumont’s amazing football season continues with both the girls’ and boys’ teams surpassing themselves. After the girls’ team’s valiant efforts to reach the final sixteen of the English Schools FA championship last week, our U16 boys’ team is travelling to Brighton this week in their quest to reach the quarter finals of their equivalent tournament.  […]

St Peter’s Carol Service

St Peter’s church was crammed to the aisles for the annual Carol Service. Alongside the traditional carols and readings, the congregation was treated to performances by the various Music Department choirs and ensembles, rounded off with mince pies and mulled wine courtesy of the BSA. Beaumont alumni visited the rehearsals (pictured below) to lend their […]

Christmas Jumper Day

Beaumont staff and Sixth Form have dug out their Christmas Jumpers to raise money for Save The Children. This event has grown and grown each year and is a key part of the many fundraising activities carried out by students, parents and staff throughout the school year.