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Baker’s Beacon Blog

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 14

13 January 2023

Dear Parents, Happy New Year and welcome to The Beacon 2023! I trust everyone had an enjoyable and restful Christmas. The Bakers were ‘at home’…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 13

15 December 2022

Dear Parents, It was already a festive end of term with the charming Pre-Prep performances, Christmas jumper day, Christmas lunches and yesterday’s Carol Services, but…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 12

9 December 2022

Dear Parents, I have come across lots of remarkable things at The Beacon this term but none more so than the truly remarkable production of…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 11

2 December 2022

Dear Parents, A ‘Beacon Christmas’ is now officially in full swing!  The lights are up, the trees decorated, penguins (?) on parade…and even my office…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 10

25 November 2022

Dear Parents, ‘World Cup Fever’ in schools is something normally associated with hot and humid classrooms and the end of the school year, not two…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 9

17 November 2022

Dear Parents, I was delighted to welcome Tom Way (Beacon Head Boy 2016-2017) to Assembly on Monday morning.  Tom started learning the piano in Year…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 8

10 November 2022

Dear Parents, I hope everyone had a restful half term. The Bakers’ break did not start off well despite looking forward to a trip down…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 7

21 October 2022

Dear Parents, I was delighted to visit Reception R this week. Mrs Michelle Pickard clearly thought I had done a passable job a few weeks…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 6

13 October 2022

Dear Parents, I was busy catching up with correspondence and meetings early this week, after returning from the IAPS/HMC Conference in Edinburgh, but one thing…

Baker’s Beacon Blog – Week 4

13 October 2022

Dear Parents, Busy week this week (when isn’t there a busy week at The Beacon?) with dinners with our friends and colleagues at Haileybury and…