beacon school


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beacon school

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(Education) a notably successful school whose methods and practices are brought to the attention of the education service as a whole in order that they may be adopted by other schools
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Research also published today by the National Foundation for Educational Research, looking at the effectiveness of the Beacon School programme, has shown it benefits staff both in the Beacon School and their partner schools.
It was time well spent however, as the cake was raffled off by staff at Barr Beacon School in Walsall, raising pounds 160 for Children In Need.
The Beacon school initiative was launched in September 1998, when 75 pilot schools were designated.
Yet the vast majority of students at Barr Beacon School applied and were accepted on to courses as varied as media production and medicine.
Moat Farm also became Sandwell's first beacon school, meaning it is identified by the Government as a model for others
Barr Beacon School has the same mission - to get its students into university.
It's the beginning of an exciting new partnership between Northlands and Donnington - a beacon school in London.
Since January this year, the school has enjoyed the distinction of being the only grammar in the city to be a beacon school, which means it shares best practice with other, similar schools.
Another local resident told us: "Well done to Barr Beacon School with regards to their stance on parking.
The successful tenderer will be required to provide cleaning services to three of Matrix Academy Trust schools (Barr Beacon School, Bloxwich Academy & Etone College) as set out fully in the Contractor Qualification Questionnaire and accompanying tender documents.
51 The Elias Howe School, and across the street from The Beacon School.
Barr Beacon School, in Walsall, said it is highly over-subscribed, with 500 children on its waiting list for all year groups.