On Tuesday 16th January, Shane Record come to visit The Beacon as part of our Art Enrichment Day. Shane Record is a self-taught artist and has run his gallery in Folkestone since 2005. Over the course of the day Shane had worked on his painting in front of multiple classes. The end product was AMAZING.
In humanities this term we have been learning to recognise developments in the local area.
The pupils from Jamaica class have experimented with the use of fidget spinners in class. Do fidget spinners help the pupils to concentrate or does it distract them? What are the pros and cons?
Banging the drums and making a splash- the children in Trinidad class have had a fantastic two terms, learning lots of new techniques in swimming. Drumming workshops have supported our topic about Africa.
Well it’s that time of year again when after the fast approaching summer holidays the Haiti students enter into Year 9 in September. How fast has that time gone?
All Costa Rica students have participated in a range of enjoyable and exciting events this term.
Two pupils from The Beacon were successful in a hate crime competition organised by Kent Police taking part with secondary schools across Shepway.
We have been studying books written by Hans Christian Andersen this term as part of our topic on Scandinavia. In Bahamas we have been learning about the features of a river and we have made 3D rivers. We took part in the PSHE enrichment day learning about refugees.
Dominican Republic class have really enjoyed learning about different habitats around the world by reading The Wonder Garden by Jenny Broom.
Cuba class are working hard in Term 6.