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Ex Learner shares his experience to Science Learners

The year 11`s attended an informal post 16 talk with special guest Joe Dutton this evening. Joe, who is a former Learner at Beacon Hill Academy and now entering his final year at Cambridge University, shared his experience and gave the Learners some invaluable advice on the options available to Learners at A-level, and what […]

September 20th, 2015|Careers, Latest News, Science|Comments Off on Ex Learner shares his experience to Science Learners

Ex-Learner Hannah Gill wins new Memorial Travel to work in Germany

A 17-year-old A-Level Learner from Sedgley has just returned from a two-week work experience placement in Germany after winning a newly established memorial travel fund. Ex Beacon Hill Academy School Learner Hannah Gill from the Old Swinford Hospital School was the first recipient of the Graham Newson Memorial Travel Fund.

Launched at a special ceremony in […]

July 25th, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Latest News|Comments Off on Ex-Learner Hannah Gill wins new Memorial Travel to work in Germany

Year 10 Life Sciences Discovery Day

On Thursday 18th June ten Year 10 triple science Learners experienced the world of Life Sciences at the beautiful grounds of the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston. The Learners, who have inspirational career aspirations of pursuing a profession in the science industry, experienced a number of lectures and workshops led by highly qualified tutors in […]

June 22nd, 2015|Careers, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 10 Life Sciences Discovery Day

Brilliant Biologists!

Over the last three years, Beacon Hill Academy have participated in the national online Biology Challenge hosted by the Society of Biology. Once again some of our Year 9 and 10 Learners gained the opportunity to test their understanding on biology. The challenge aims to spark curiosity about our biological world as well […]

June 17th, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Brilliant Biologists!

Business Enterprise Project

Year 10 Business Studies Learners have been putting their business skills to good use by raising money for the Papworth Trust. This great charity has been working with the disabled, older people and their families and carers for almost 100 years.

Gus Singh and George Chapman have been working tirelessly in their own time to […]

May 22nd, 2015|Achievements, Business & Computing, Careers, Latest News, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Business Enterprise Project

Visit from the Institute of Physics

A group of our year 10 triple Scientists had a visitor today from the Institute of Physics, who explored key Scientific principles with them using a circus of 21 different practical demonstrations for Learners to attempt.

A huge percentage of the Learners in this particular set are looking into taking Physics at A-Level, and this […]

April 15th, 2015|Careers, Latest News, Science|Comments Off on Visit from the Institute of Physics

Science Live Trip

Triple science classes were offered the chance to visit the Alexandra theatre in Birmingham on the 2nd of March for Science live. Science live is a GCSE event where different scientists will come to present ideas, finding and their hopes for the future. They also hope to inspire the youth to pursue a career […]

March 22nd, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Science Live Trip

The Big Bang Trip – STEM

Fatigued by our early 7:30 a.m. start, we began our journey to the NEC, Birmingham in curious anticipation of the day ahead. Nevertheless, the early start didn’t alter how spectacular this trip was.

Having just arrived, we were inquisitive to find what was inside the many prodigious buildings surrounding us. Huddled in our group, we […]

March 20th, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on The Big Bang Trip – STEM

Black Country Geographical Association

Beacon Hill Academy School hosted the 5th annual Black Country Geographical Association Yr 10 Gifted and Talented day on February 13th. Attended by 14 schools from across the region, Learners were introduced to issues surrounding flooding of the Yangste by Dick Palfrey (geography adviser) who gave the guest lecture, followed by a rota of workshops […]

February 17th, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Geography, Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Black Country Geographical Association

Oxford University: Medicine Taster Day

Georgia Rowley
What is life like as a University Learner? What does a Medicine degree truly entail?

Myself and five fellow Year 11 Learners were given the opportunity to have these questions answered when we visited Oxford University for a ‘Medicine Taster Day.’ The annual event is designed to provide an insight into Learner life at […]

February 17th, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Gifted & Talented, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Oxford University: Medicine Taster Day