Entries by Charles Cross

“Drop Everything And Read!”

Today has been “Drop Everything And Read!” day for students in Years 7 to 10 – Year 11 students are busy revising for their Mocks! This year’s whole-school read has been George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ and, as well as discussing the themes of the novella, students have been treated to an audio-book version, read by […]

Year 11 Careers Fair

Year 11 students have taken part in a Moving On Curriculum Enrichment Day where they participated in a range of workshops and activities to prepare them for their post 16 choices.  They included students reviewing their skills for further and higher education, learning about applications to the Sixth Form, Apprenticeships or College and investigating the […]

The Great Beaumont charity Bake-Off, 2019

The Great Beaumont Inter-House Bake-Off has been one of the highlights of the House competition for several years. Students (with some help from home!) bake cakes based on their House names and colours. House points were awarded for the winning entries, judged by Mr Atkinson and members of the Technology Department; and all entries were […]

Beaumont hosts a Zero Poverty Youth Forum

On Thursday 24th October, Beaumont School and Sir John Lawes School delivered a Zero Poverty Youth Forum to students from our schools as well as St Albans Girls’ School and Sandringham; the event was hosted at Beaumont. In the morning all attendees were welcomed by John McLaverty, Education and Youth coordinator for Oxfam GB with […]

Donation to the Prince’s Trust

Sixth Form students have presented Steve Lindsay, Prince’s Trust Ambassador, with a £1500 donation from the profits of this year’s Rob’s Festival. The festival, now in its 10th year, is run by a team of Sixth Form students, working with the BSA. Find out more about this annual fund-raising event here.

BSA Welcome to Year 7 Barbecue

There was a warm welcome, good food and (a little!) drink at the BSA Year 7 Barbecue yesterday. Thank You to the parents, students and staff who made this annual event such a success – raising money for Beaumont.

Another year of record-breaking GCSE results

Students and teachers are celebrating another year of outstanding GCSE results. Headteacher, Martin Atkinson said, ‘I am delighted that our students have maintained the high standards set by last year’s cohort, even surpassing them in the core subjects of English and Maths. We are looking forward to starting the new term with our largest and […]

Celebrating ‘A’ level results success

  Staff and students at Beaumont School are celebrating superb ‘A’ level results, which have led to record numbers of students achieving a place at a university of their choice. Headteacher, Martin Atkinson, praised students and staff for the hard work which contributed to this success: ‘We’ve had record numbers of Sixth Form students this […]

‘Game Over’ the story of Breck

Performances have taken place of a new play, commissioned by Beaumont and funded by the National Lottery Community fund, called ‘Game Over’. Directed by Mrs Wallace, Head of Drama, Beaumont students premiered the work at the Trestle Arts Base, giving three performances over two days. Below are pictures taken during the rehearsal process. This powerful […]

Silver D of E Expedition

Ms Dickson and her team of staff and parent helpers have led a group of intrepid Year 11 students to complete their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition, braving 30 degree heat in the process!