Humanities

Year 9 students experience the life of Anne Frank

On Wednesday 18th January seven Year 9 history option students travelled to Holly Hall school to take part in workshops run by the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Whilst at Holly Hall the students integrated with students from other local schools. The activities allowed students to work independently and in group. Throughout the day students participated […]

January 22nd, 2017|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 9 students experience the life of Anne Frank

Enrichment Day III

On Thursday 17th November, Beacon Hill Academy had the 3rd Enrichment Day of the academic year. This was an opportunity for all students to thoroughly engage in a variety of topics which supplement the PSHE programme.

Each year group had a theme which was investigated throughout the day and the breakdown of the themes […]

December 6th, 2016|Careers, Drama, DT, Engineering, Geography, Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Latest News, PEARS, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Enrichment Day III

Year 11 students visit Poland

34 Year 11 GCSE students and 4 staff visited Poland between

Our visit took in a walking tour of Krakow old town, Schindlers’ factory, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, a visit to Wawel Castle and the Galicia museum where we met a Holocaust survivor. This visit in first instance was to support studies in both History […]

October 16th, 2016|History, Humanities, Latest News|Comments Off on Year 11 students visit Poland

Visit to Carding Mill Valley

Year 11 visit Carding Mill Valley
 

Year 11 Geography students visited Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire on 21st and 23rd September 2016 to complete a river study as part of their controlled assessment.  Students spent the day working in groups to collect data to investigate changes in the river profile.

A great visit enjoyed by all.

October 13th, 2016|Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Visit to Carding Mill Valley

Trip to the Houses of Parliament

The unfamiliar time of 5 am bustled me, and other weary students, into school, making sure we would arrive at the distant location of London without meeting too much early morning traffic on the way. A coach full of Beacon Hill Academy students began to make its way to London, which, after everyone had properly […]

May 15th, 2016|Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Trip to the Houses of Parliament

Students visit the Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

On the 29th of January we started our trip to the holocaust memorial exhibition. We were asked to attend by Ian Austin the local MP. This was a service in memory of the people who suffered as a part of the holocaust. The service included lighting a candle in memory of those who died […]

February 9th, 2016|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Students visit the Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

Beacon Hill Academy Remembers

 

Students from Beacon Hill Academy took part in a Remembrance Day service at the newly relocated cenotaph from its long-standing site outside Mount Tabor Church, in Sedgley Road West. Students joined over 80 local residents and dignitaries in the open air service which was led by Revd Caroline Wickens.

Head Boy Alex Sproston and […]

November 8th, 2015|Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Remembers

World War 1 Battlefield Trip

Please Click Here to view information regards to the World War 1 Battlefield Trip taking place on the 3rd October 2015.

September 17th, 2015|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on World War 1 Battlefield Trip

Anne Frank Exhibition at Beacon Hill Academy May/June 2015

A team of 21 articulate Year 9 students demonstrated outstanding leadership and presentation skills during the recent Anne Frank Exhibition which was hosted at Beacon Hill Academy on Monday 18th May to Friday 5th June. Members of the Anne Frank Trust came into school to educate and train a selection of Year 9 […]

June 16th, 2015|Achievements, History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Anne Frank Exhibition at Beacon Hill Academy May/June 2015

Auschwitz – “Where Silent Walls Scream”

45 Yr 11/10 GCSE students and 5 staff visited Poland between April 30th and May 3rd. Our visit took in a walking tour of Krakow old town, Schindlers’ factory, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, a river trip on the Vistula, salt mines underground tour and Galicia museum where we met a Holocaust survivor. The visit supported […]

May 6th, 2015|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Auschwitz – “Where Silent Walls Scream”