For our Enterprise Project we decided to make Valentine pamper packs and sell them at the Enterprise sale. We made ten packs which included chocolates, bath bombs, bath scrunchies, scented candles and handmade soaps. The money we made from the pamper packs will go towards the Prom for which all KS5 students at The Beacon are raising money.
Pupils enjoyed an hour of bowling, playing against each other to see who got the highest score.
It’s been a busy term for our sports students in Zimbabwe. Four of our students achieved medals at the recent Kent School Games Boccia tournament. Nafiz, Connor and Jack all achieved gold medals and Katherine won a silver. Our medallists will now go on to compete at the South East regional finals in Guildford, Surrey at the end of March.
Students in Ivory Coast class have been filming a silent video campaigning against the illegal trade of ivory for their latest Arts Awards film.
This is the final year for Tanzania pupils to bring together all their skills and knowledge for the GCSE exams. They are working hard in Science taking mock examinations with some pleasing results.
Students from the Sixth Form take part in performances at The Tower Theatre, Shornecliffe. Audiences were ‘wowed’ by their performances – West End of Folkestone, soon to be West End of London!
Sixth Form students from Senegal and Gambia classes got a look at life at a newspaper.
This has been a very busy and very successful term for all the catering groups. We have been assessed by the new VTCT awarding body and are now offering Catering Awards for EL3 and L1.
Kenya has done an amazingly wide variety of activities including attending a careers fair, a football tournament in Strood and a life skills trip to Ashford to name but three.
We are over half way to becoming Year 11s and showing signs of maturity and improved teamwork. In Compass we have been using our teamwork skills completing the Three Hills walking challenge and enjoying learning about first aid and public services.