KS3 Glider Challenge – RAF Cosford

Our year 7 students put in a brilliant performance yesterday at their very first STEM challenge at the RAF Cosford. They have been working extremely hard over the last few weeks preparing for the day. They had to research all about Gliders to create their very own design and model which went head to […]

April 23rd, 2018|Achievements, Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on KS3 Glider Challenge – RAF Cosford

The Planet Factory

On Tuesday 12th September, eleven Year 11 aspiring scientists visited the University of Birmingham to attend an evening lecture by Elizabeth Tasker. Elizabeth Tasker, who is a top UK physicist currently working at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), delivered an inspirational lecture which engaged and sparked curiosity amongst her audience.

Below is an account […]

September 24th, 2017|Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on The Planet Factory

EON Visit

Early this week EON the large energy provider visited some KS4 visit lesson to talk about renewable energy. Students had to get very hands on and build there own renewable energy models out of Connex kits. These included wind turbines, hydro electric stations and solar power. The students got the models to actually produce […]

December 6th, 2016|Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on EON Visit

Year 11’s Ace A-Level Masterclasses in Science

On Monday 11th January, ten triple science students celebrated the completion of a programme of A-Level Science Masterclasses held at Bishop Milner Catcholic College. The students, who all have ambitious future aspirations, volunteered their time after school to develop their knowledge about scientific concepts and further spark their interest and curiosity in the world […]

January 19th, 2016|Achievements, Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 11’s Ace A-Level Masterclasses in Science

Chemistry at Work – Black Country Museum 11th November 2015

On the 11th of November 2015 twenty year 9 students visited the Black Country Museum to experience how chemistry has helped shape the Black Country from before the industrial revolution and how it can shape the future. On arrival the students were shown a fantastic video of the history of chemistry in the area […]

December 17th, 2015|Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Chemistry at Work – Black Country Museum 11th November 2015

Science students visit the Astronomy in the City

 

Ten of our Triple Scientist attended the Astronomy in the City lecture hosted by the Physics department at the University of Birmingham earlier this week. The lecture covered many topics including Black holes, Asteroids, observation of distant galaxies and general relativity. The students enjoyed it so much that we will be back to visit […]

November 28th, 2015|Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Science students visit the Astronomy in the City

Science Gopher Lab Day

On Thursday 8th October, the Science Faculty were pleased to host a Gopher Science Lab Day, which was well attended by 50 enthusiastic Year 5 students. Schools including Cotwall End, The Straits, Bramford, Foxyards, Hurst Hill and Queen Vic joined in on the fun scientific activities held by Beacon Hill Academy.

The Gopher Science […]

October 12th, 2015|Latest Videos, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Science Gopher Lab Day

Lightfest – Birmingham Library

2015 marks the year of light and to celebrate this, Aston University transformed Birmingham Library into a showcase of the science of light. A selection of our year 10 students enjoyed attending an informative lecture delivered by Maggie Aderin-Pocock from the BBC show The Sky at Night.  This was followed by a practical seminar […]

September 28th, 2015|Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Lightfest – Birmingham Library

Ex Student shares his experience to Science students

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

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

Year 9 Olympic Day – The University of Birmingham

Francesca Harper, Lana Cresswell, Oliver Walton, Paige Goodyear, Gabriel Porter and Jake Morris-Fletcher were selected to attend the University of Birmingham’s Physics Olympic Day Competition earlier today. When they got there they were faced with experiments to degree level standard, where they were left to their own devices and in groups of 2 had to […]

July 9th, 2015|Achievements, Latest News, Science, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 9 Olympic Day – The University of Birmingham