We’re in the Press!

27 February 2020

Oral Storytelling in Year 1 at The Beacon

We were delighted this week to see that a wonderful feature written on The Power of Storytelling by our Head of Pre-Prep, Ryan Steward, had been published in the current issue of the popular Families magazine.

As a whole school, The Beacon is passionately committed to the value of oral storytelling due to the huge number of benefits for all children, such as building key literacy skills, improving attention skills and promoting confidence, wellbeing and relaxation. Ryan’s feature clearly explains the many values of oral storytelling, describes the successes we have seen with this method at The Beacon and gives step-by-step tips on how to incorporate oral storytelling into your time with your child at home.

A big thank you to Ryan for sharing this feature with Families. You can pick up a free copy in the School’s front office, in the Pre-Prep corridor or in the Oakway building’s entrance.

Talk & Tours

Throughout August, our Headmaster, Will Phelps, and our Registrar, Jane Baines, are inviting future Beacon families to safely meet with him on our School site for a socially-distanced tour of our incredible school and an informal talk about your son and his education. Please click here for more details.

“The largest single sex Prep School in the UK, The Beacon still has an impressively inclusive, family feel to it, with a focus on pastoral care and turning out well-rounded boys.”

For a genuine insight into The Beacon, see our recent review from Muddy Stilettos.