Destination Schools

Our boys leave The Beacon at either Year 6 or Year 8. At the end of Year 8, aged 13, the majority of our boys leave us to go to the local independent day schools such as Berkhamsted Boys’ School or Merchant Taylors’ School, or to one of the many boarding school options, including Bradfield College, Eton College, Harrow, Marlborough College, Oundle School, Rugby School, Shiplake College, St Edward’s Oxford and Wellington College.

In the past few years, boys from The Beacon have received Academic, Music, Drama, Art, Design Technology and Sports scholarships to Ampleforth, Berkhamsted Boys’ School, Bradfield College, Charterhouse, Eton College, Haileybury, Harrow, Marlborough College, Merchant Taylors’ School, Millfield, Oundle School, Radley, Rugby School, Shiplake College, St Edward’s Oxford, Uppingham and Wellington College, amongst others. This is a familiar pattern year on year.

Boys also leave us at the end of Year 6 to take up places at the local grammar schools, mainly Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, The Royal Grammar in High Wycombe and Chesham Grammar. Our 2018 Transfer Test pass mark was 70.5%. In recent years, The Beacon has been one of the largest feeder schools into Dr Challoner’s Grammar School.

We are always proud of all our boys and look forward to hearing their tales of senior school when they return to The Beacon to reminisce!

Abingdon School

X

Abingdon School

2017 / 18
1

Ampleforth College

X

Ampleforth College

2018 / 19
1

Berkhamsted Boys' School

X

Berkhamsted Boys’ School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
101916

Bloxham School

X

Bloxham School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
111
X

Abingdon School

2017 / 18
1
X

Ampleforth College

2018 / 19
1
X

Berkhamsted Boys’ School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
101916
X

Bloxham School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
111

Bradfield College

X

Bradfield College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
816

Charterhouse

X

Charterhouse

2017 / 182018 / 19
11

Chesham Grammar School

X

Chesham Grammar School

2016 / 172017 / 18
13

Dr Challoner's Grammar School

X

Dr Challoner’s Grammar School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
242725
X

Bradfield College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
816
X

Charterhouse

2017 / 182018 / 19
11
X

Chesham Grammar School

2016 / 172017 / 18
13
X

Dr Challoner’s Grammar School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
242725

Eton College

X

Eton College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
241

Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School

X

Haberdashers’ Aske’s

2017 / 18
1

Haileybury

X

Haileybury

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
226

Harrow School

X

Harrow School

2016 / 172017 / 18
34
X

Eton College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
241
X

Haberdashers’ Aske’s

2017 / 18
1
X

Haileybury

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
226
X

Harrow School

2016 / 172017 / 18
34

John Hampden Grammar School

X

John Hampden Grammar School

2016 / 172017 / 18
11

Marlborough College

X

Marlborough College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
211

Merchant Taylors' School

X

Merchant Taylors’ School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
231

Millfield

X

Millfield

2018 / 19
1
X

John Hampden Grammar School

2016 / 172017 / 18
11
X

Marlborough College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
211
X

Merchant Taylors’ School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
231
X

Millfield

2018 / 19
1

Oundle School

X

Oundle School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
312

Radley

X

Radley

2016 / 17
1

Royal Grammar School

X

Royal Grammar School

2017 / 182018 / 19
12

Rugby School

X

Rugby School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
311
X

Oundle School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
312
X

Radley

2016 / 17
1
X

Royal Grammar School

2017 / 182018 / 19
12
X

Rugby School

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
311

Shiplake College

X

Shiplake College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
121

St Edward's Oxford

X

St Edward’s Oxford

2016 / 172018 / 19
33

Stowe

X

Stowe

2018 / 19
1

Uppingham

X

Uppingham

2017 / 18
1
X

Shiplake College

2016 / 172017 / 182018 / 19
121
X

St Edward’s Oxford

2016 / 172018 / 19
33
X

Stowe

2018 / 19
1
X

Uppingham

2017 / 18
1

Wellington College

X

Wellington College

2016 / 172017 / 18
13

Winchester College

X

Winchester College

2017 / 18
2
X

Wellington College

2016 / 172017 / 18
13
X

Winchester College

2017 / 18
2

All Destination Schools

School2016/172017/182018/19
Berkhamsted Boys’ School101916
Merchant Taylors’ School231
Eton College241
Harrow School34
Rugby School311
Shiplake College121
Bradfield College816
St Edward’s, Oxford33
Radley1
Wellington College13
Winchester College2
Oundle School312
Marlborough College211
Haileybury226
Haberdashers’ Aske’s1
Charterhouse11
Millfield1
Stowe1
Uppingham1
Abingdon1
Bloxham School111
Ampleforth College1
ACS Hillingdon International School1
Redham House School1
St Clement Danes12
Dr Challoner’s Grammar School242725
Royal Grammar School12
Aylesbury Grammar School1
Chesham Grammar School13
John Hampden Grammar School11
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School1
The Amersham School211
The Misbourne School1
Pangbourne College1
Thorpe House School1
The King’s School, Worcester2
Concord College1
The Purcell School of Music1
Tring School of Performing Arts1
Sylvia Young Theatre School1
Other (relocating)1

Scholarships & Exhibitions 2018/19

Haileybury5 Scholarships – Academic, Sports, Drama and Design Technology Scholarships
Marlborough CollegeAcademic and Sports Scholarship
Bradfield CollegeDr Gray All Rounder Scholarship
CharterhouseSports Scholarship
Berkhamsted Boys’ SchoolMusic Scholarship, Drama Exhibition and Music Exhibition
Ampleforth CollegeBasil Hume Drama Scholarship
St Edward’s OxfordAcademic and All Rounder Exhibition
King’s School WorcesterAcademic Exhibition
Oundle SchoolGeneral Scholarship

Scholarships & Exhibitions 2017/18

Eton CollegeMusic Exhibition
HarrowSports Scholarship
Rugby SchoolDrama Scholarship
Haileybury3 Scholarships – Sports and Drama Scholarships
Wellington CollegeSports Scholarship
Merchant Taylors’ SchoolDesign Technology Scholarship and Drama Scholarship
Berkhamsted Boys’ SchoolSports Scholarship, Drama Exhibition, Drama Scholarship, Music Exhibition
Haberdashers’ Aske’sAcademic Scholarship
AbingdonDesign Technology Scholarship
UppinghamDesign Technology Scholarship

Scholarships & Exhibitions 2016/17

Wellington CollegeSports Scholarship
RadleyMusic Scholarship
Marlborough CollegeMusic Scholarship & William Morris All Rounder Scholarship
HaileyburySports Scholarship
Oundle SchoolAcademic Scholarships, Music Scholarship, General Scholarships
Bradfield CollegeSports Scholarships
Merchant Taylors’ SchoolJames Jeans Academic Scholarship
Berkhamsted Boys’ SchoolAcademic Scholarship and Music Scholarship
The Purcell SchoolMusic Scholarship
Concord CollegeMaths Scholarship