Gifted & Talented

Interhouse

A fabulous start to interhouse already as years 7 & 8 have completed thrilling competitions. All houses were represented both evenings and both results were really close.

On Monday the year 7 competition went to the very last game before BOSCOBEL edged out HIMLEY in a nail biting finish to claim top spot.

Tuesday again provided […]

January 31st, 2018|Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Sport|Comments Off on Interhouse

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

Trip to the Houses of Parliament

The unfamiliar time of 5 am bustled me, and other weary students, into school, making sure we would arrive at the distant location of London without meeting too much early morning traffic on the way. A coach full of Beacon Hill Academy students began to make its way to London, which, after everyone had properly […]

May 15th, 2016|Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Trip to the Houses of Parliament

Charity Concert a complete success!

The evening of Friday 15th of April saw a high quality and entertaining concert performed by students from Beacon Hill Academy. This was the first ever charity Concert at the school which was organised by the House Captains with Mr Riccardo, the House Leadership Co-ordinator overseeing the event. All funds were raised for […]

April 24th, 2016|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Charity Concert a complete success!

Success in the National Concert Festival

On Saturday 9th April members of the concert band took part in The National Festival of the National Concert Band Festival at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The festival the concert band performed in was the National Festival of this event which was made up of all the qualifying bands from […]

April 14th, 2016|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Success in the National Concert Festival

High flyers take to the skies in Germany

Students from Beacon Hill Academy do work experience in Germany and fly planes to the East Frisian Islands

For the second year in a row, 15-year-old students from Beacon Hill Academy Gifted and Talented programme have visited the German town of Oldenburg for their work experience. Students spent a week working in a […]

July 25th, 2015|Gifted & Talented, Latest News|Comments Off on High flyers take to the skies in Germany

Student leaders inspire young learners in science

Kirsty Wilkinson and Lewis Bryan are two year 10 students at Beacon Hill Academy School, Dudley, who started studying GCSE biology, chemistry and physics in September 2014. They are thoroughly enjoying their triple science course and, six months ago, came up with an idea: to harness the enthusiasm of younger students for science.

‘As soon as […]

June 23rd, 2015|Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Science, Student Leadership, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Student leaders inspire young learners in science

Year 10 Life Sciences Discovery Day

On Thursday 18th June ten Year 10 triple science students experienced the world of Life Sciences at the beautiful grounds of the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston. The students, who have inspirational career aspirations of pursuing a profession in the science industry, experienced a number of lectures and workshops led by highly qualified tutors in […]

June 22nd, 2015|Careers, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 10 Life Sciences Discovery Day

Big Bang Show

A group of year 8 Gifted and Talented students attended the Big Bang show at the NEC on March 12th. They thoroughly enjoyed getting stuck in with all the weird and wonderful experiments that were taking place. With lots of companies, colleges and universities also displaying at the show, the students  gained a valuable […]

March 18th, 2015|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Science, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Big Bang Show

Black Country Geographical Association

Beacon Hill Academy School hosted the 5th annual Black Country Geographical Association Yr 10 Gifted and Talented day on February 13th. Attended by 14 schools from across the region, students were introduced to issues surrounding flooding of the Yangste by Dick Palfrey (geography adviser) who gave the guest lecture, followed by a rota of workshops […]

February 17th, 2015|Achievements, Careers, Geography, Gifted & Talented, Humanities, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Black Country Geographical Association