Literacy

Celebrating Talent

English
Please click below to read Emily Checkley’s (year 8) original pirate map design with instructional writing. The emphasis was on editing and refining and you can see that she has done this with her work..

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June 23rd, 2016|Achievements, Latest News, Literacy|Comments Off on Celebrating Talent

Celebrating Talent

English
Please click below to read Jod Sunny’s (year 7) story in a thriller genre, based on the novel we read together as a class.

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June 23rd, 2016|Achievements, Latest News, Literacy|Comments Off on Celebrating Talent

Year 8 English Project

Learners in year 8 recently completed the Summer Camp project in their English lessons. This project demanded that they collaborated and shared ideas to design their own Summer Camp! They worked brilliantly to consider their camp manifesto, the budgeting and costings for such a venture, and to develop their promotional materials to ensure their […]

April 28th, 2016|Latest News, Literacy|Comments Off on Year 8 English Project

Hunger Games Survival Guide- The exhibition

Our wonderful year 7 Learners have been developing their skills in writing this half term, through various tasks related to The Hunger Games! They have written monologues from the main character, descriptions of the chaos in the Arena, persuasive letters to help our hero gain sponsorship and much more.

Their final challenge (which, fortunately, they […]

December 17th, 2015|Latest News, Literacy, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Hunger Games Survival Guide- The exhibition

KS4 Reading List

KS4 Reading List
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November 8th, 2015|Latest News, Literacy|Comments Off on KS4 Reading List

KS3 Reading List

KS3 Reading List
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November 8th, 2015|Latest News, Literacy|Comments Off on KS3 Reading List

The Young Writers

Nine Beacon Hill Academy Learners entered a 100 word mini saga competition called ‘Grim Tales’, where they had to write mini sagas that were no longer than 100 words and had to be ‘grim’ in some way with the support and guidance from our Literacy Co-ordinator.  After being selected for publication, the Learners will now look […]

June 28th, 2015|Achievements, Latest News, Literacy|Comments Off on The Young Writers

Think Outsidethebox

Callum Turton, Joe Ingram, Andrew Law, Cohen Matthews, Josh Hunt and Alex Greenaway (all in year 8) are the creators of the website and members of the ‘Outside The Box’ club – they call themselves ‘The Outsiders’, because they are all on the mission to promote creativity and thinking outside the box. The content […]

June 28th, 2015|Achievements, Latest News, Literacy, Student Leadership|Comments Off on Think Outsidethebox