The National Farmers Union visit The Beacon

On Monday 6th November Maureen Friday, a local educational advisor from the NFU visited. The Beacon audience was made up of sixth formers who wanted to know more about food production and farming in general. Maureen herself is a farmer and was able to offer a presentation drawing upon her experience. Particularly in grain and egg production. Another guest Maureen introduced to our students was ‘Rocky’ the rooster, who antics really made the day.

World Mental Health Day 2017 at The Beacon

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th of October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world. The theme this year was Mental Health in the Workplace. Pupils and staff from across the whole school took part in a range of activities relating to; social and emotional wellbeing, mindfulness, mediation, resilience and relationships. There were zone assemblies at the end of the day to continue the theme and allow pupils to share their learning with others.

Pumpkin Competition at The Beacon

The Beacon has held its own pumpkin competition today which has meant many classes have been busy carving pumpkins with the goal of winning the competition. There has been very strong competition and everyone has been very competitive. Every class that competed has created a fantastic pumpkin and should be very proud of their efforts. This has made judging very hard! After a long debate the results are in, the winners are…. GRENADA.. CONGRATULATIONS!. In second place we have GAMBIA In third is TANZANIA