Entries by Charles Cross

Praise from the DfE

The Minister of State for School Standards, Nick Gibb MP, has written to Beaumont to congratulate us on our 2018 GCSE results which place Beaumont in the top 4% of state-funded, mainstream schools, in terms of student progress. He went on to praise the school for enabling 87% of our students to enter the EBacc […]

Aqua-Fair for Water Aid

Students have worked with Dr Jones and Affinity Water to raise whole-school awareness of the need to use water responsibly, culminating in an “Aqua-Fair”, which raised over £1300 for Water Aid UK!

Royal Navy visit to Food Technology

Members of the Royal Navy Recruitment Logistics Team have paid a visit to a Year 9 Food Technology lesson to talk about careers in the Navy as well as providing a master class in cooking. The “omelette challenge” had students (and the teacher!) displaying their best culinary skills.

Planning for a Charity Colour Run

In September, we launched the Beaumont Leaders programme with Year 8 students. The idea behind the initiative is to develop leadership skills to provide students with work-related skills such as creativity, organisation and team-work, while also giving something back to the school community. Some of our Beaumont Leaders are working hard to organise a family […]

Whole School production of ‘Grimm Tales’

This year’s whole school production was the imaginative version of ‘Grimm Tales’ written by Philip Pullman. Full of deliciously dark twists and turns, the Tales came to life through a bunch of players waiting backstage for their performance. Using ropes, hatstands, umbrella’s and brooms the bright and magical cast performed familiar favourites – Little Red […]

Music Tour to Paris

The Music Department took 63 students from Years 8-13 on a five day tour to Paris, during February Half Term. They performed three concerts; a sacred concert at L’églaise de la Madeleine in central Paris, a short set on the Videopolis stage at Disneyland Paris, and an extended concert at the Chapel of the Charles Foix Hospital, […]

‘Game Over’ – the first workshop of a newly commissioned play

With the help of National Lottery Funding, the Beaumont Drama Department has joined forces with playwright, Mark Wheeller and the Breck Foundation and commissioned Mark to write a play which will be performed later this year. It’s a true and thought-provoking story that we will be honoured to perform and it gives an important message […]

Holocaust Memorial Day

In advance of Holocaust Memorial Day at the end of January, Ms Dickson gave an emotional assembly to Years 8-12, recounting the story of her grandfather’s escape from Nazi Germany, and that of the British man responsible for saving him, Frank Foley. A memorial has recently been unveiled to Frank Foley, who was a British […]