Trips and Events

University of Wolverhampton March 2019

On Thursday the 14th of March, we took a specific group of students to the University of Wolverhampton in order to try and raise their aspirations and give them a taste of what life would be like if they were to attend. 

Students were taken on a short tour of the university and spent some […]

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Aspire to Higher Education – Euro Disney 28 January 2019

The University of Wolverhampton (UoW) has secured over £8 million funding to help increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress into higher education. On Monday 28th of January, 2019 we took a carefully selected group of students to Euro Disney to take part in a STEM experience.  This trip was funded as part of […]

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Aspire to Higher Education – Alton Towers March 2019

On Friday 29th of March, 2019 we selected 20 students to take part in a STEM experience at Alton Towers

This trip was funded as part of an innovation award that was won through Aspire to HE and the University of Wolverhampton. The day involved a few hours of free time, where students could go […]

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San Francisco – April 2019

30 computer science, ICT and Business students were taken to San Francisco during the Easter holidays.  The aim of this trip was to show students the concepts of business ideas and how they could grow into multi-national businesses.  Silicon Valley being the ultimate experience and how technology has developed in the last 30 years.

We […]

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Year 9 ‘Wolves Den’ Challenge

This was an opportunity for 10 students to pitch for their own business and compete with other local schools and colleges, in Wolverhampton’s very own unique entrepreneurial competition, ‘Wolves Den’. It was hosted by University of Wolverhampton’s Business School and supported by the experts.

Students had to compete on the day for a prize of being […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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