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Baker’s Beacon Blog

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 9

17 November 2023

Dear Parents I would like to think I am usually on top of all things Beacon, but first thing Monday morning, whilst queuing for Assembly,…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 8

10 November 2023

Dear Parents, I hope everyone had an enjoyable Half Term – looking at the plentiful postcards, Beacon boys have visited all manner of interesting places…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 7

20 October 2023

Dear Parents, The weather turned at the start of the week and for the first time this academic year, there was frost on my windscreen. …

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 6

13 October 2023

Dear Parents, In Year 5 Geography yesterday we were talking about the weather in mountainous areas and how this compares with lowland regions in the…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 5

6 October 2023

Dear Parents, Great to see so many of you at last night’s ‘Senior Schools Evening’.  We had an impressive showcase of all the independent schools…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 4

29 September 2023

Dear Parents, At the start of this week I was in Liverpool for the annual IAPS Heads’ Conference.  Many interesting speakers and seminars regarding current…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 3

22 September 2023

Dear Parents, Beacon boys on the whole seem to love reading.  This past week, when running interview practice for some of our Year 6 boys,…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 2

15 September 2023

Dear Parents, A tangible sense of relief permeates the school site today with the Secondary Transfer Test over for another year.  We were really impressed…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 1

8 September 2023

Dear Parents, We are three days into the Autumn Term but it feels like three weeks; such is the ability of my colleagues and the…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 35

7 July 2023

Dear Parents, And just like that, we close The Beacon 2022-2023.  Speech Day was a typically ‘Beacon Showbiz’ event, which I hope you enjoyed watching…