Trips and Events

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

Beacon Hill Academy Students Dazzle in the Leadership Programme

Dudley MAT meeting – Friday 26th January 2018

The first meeting with students at all schools in the Dudley Multi Academy Trust since the creation of the MAT was hosted at Hillcrest. Although it was only a brief meeting, the morning session proved to be invaluable and an insightful and innovative way of exploring the […]

January 29th, 2018|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Students Dazzle in the Leadership Programme

The National Concert Band Festival

The National Concert Band Festival is a competition in which school bands from all over the country participate. On Sunday 19th November, Beacon Hill Academy Friday Band went to Wrekin College to compete at this event. 

The band performed three songs to an audience and two adjudicators: The Incredibles, Dances from the Duck Pond […]

November 28th, 2017|Achievements, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on The National Concert Band Festival

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

Enterprise Students Shine!

On the 16th of June 2017, I took eight Yr 9 students to a very special event and they were amazing!

We were invited by the Royal Television Society Midlands Centre and Dudley College to take part in an exciting enterprise challenge competition day!

The day provided the students with an excellent platform to learn about […]

June 20th, 2017|Achievements, Business & Computing, Latest News, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Enterprise Students Shine!

Beacon Hill Academy Debate team shine in Nottingham

On Saturday the 4th of February 2017 the Beacon Hill Academy debate team travelled to Nottingham University to participate in a debating competition. It must be said that the university certainly possesses an impressive campus, both in terms of its size and architectural quality.
 
Once the event began, we were given a motion to debate. Our […]

February 13th, 2017|Achievements, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Debate team shine in Nottingham

MFL Trip to Aston University

On the 25th January we had a once in a year opportunity to visit Aston University, Birmingham for a Deutsch International day. At around 12:30 we arrived at our destination. Thank you, Martin. We were welcomed by Claire the organiser of Routes into Languages, we were then placed into three groups with the other […]

February 10th, 2017|Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on MFL Trip to Aston University

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

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

Shakespeare Festival

Of the experiences I have taken part in at the Beacon Hill Academy the Shakespeare festival is one of the most enriching. To say that you have performed on a stage within a professional theatre, indeed is impressive. To create lifelong friends with the same interests as you is also wonderful.

This year’s performance was the […]

December 6th, 2016|Drama, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Shakespeare Festival