Welcome to our School
Beacon Hill Community School is at the heart of the community in the historic town of Aspatria, situated on the edge of the Solway Plain. Our strength is our size – our small numbers ensure that we can delivery truly personalised learning, ensuring students develop the academic and life skills essential to be successful, confident and resilient young people, whatever their abilities.
Staff, students, parents and governors work together to ensure that, in a safe and hardworking environment, and with courage and integrity, students can develop skills and abilities to be what they are meant to be; aspirational, independent and confident young adults.
Beacon Hill Community School aims to provide a safe and hardworking environment where every child can be successful, whatever their abilities.
In order to do this we will:
Work hard to ensure everyone can access the right curriculum for them, working in collaboration with partners to provide academic and vocational opportunities for our students.
Promote a caring community based on mutual tolerance and respect; a community in which the unique nature of each individual is recognised, valued and supported irrespective of their ability, gender, faith or background.
Ensure our students, when they leave us, are able to answer the moral, political, economic and social questions that will be asked of them with confidence and understanding. We do this for everyone, regardless of starting point, or academic potential, or aspirations.
- Courage and Compassion
- Inclusion and Equality
- Respect and Courtesy
- Optimism and Perseverance
- Forgiveness and Tolerance
- Ambition and Achievement
Please see Public Health England's recent letter & advice regarding outbreaks of measles.
See Revision Help for loads of GCSE French resources
YR11 GCSE Food
YR11 FE Open Days
Please click here to download information regarding various post-16 Open Days.
Please note when leaving answer machine messages regarding an absence that we need the following information:
- Student's name
- Your name
- Reason for absence
- Expected time/day return to school
Be specific about nature of illness or absence e.g. attending A & E due to an injury or stomach bug. We are unable to authorise non-specific messages. Parental contact by telephone or in person is expected by 9.30am on first day of absence and on subsequent days a daily update is required unless a specific timespan has been advised by a medical professional e.g. a hospital stay. If there has been no parental contact the absence will remain unauthorised.
Absence requests in term time
Please note we are unable to authorise ANY absence requests solely for the purpose of a family holiday. Term time absences can only be authorised in exceptional circumstances as outlined on the reverse of the Absence (Exceptional Circumstances) Request form.
Medical & dental appointments
Routine/non-urgent medical & dental appointments should be arranged for outside the school day or during school holidays. We appreciate that emergency, hospital and orthodontics appointments are sometimes unavoidable within the school day; however please provide us with appointment cards or letters preferably in advance.
- Public Health England Measles Outbreaks
- Mock Results Afternoon 09/01/18
- YR7-10 Rewards & Christmas Jumper Day 18/12/17
- Whinlatter Mountain Biking 03/12/17
- Senior Citizens' Christmas Party
- Edinburgh 2018 trip
- Whinlatter Mountain Biking 12/11/17
- Ofsted report covering letter
- Ofsted inspection report 2017
- Swimming Spring 2018
- Santa Dash 10/12/17
- Macmillan Coffee Morning
- YR6 Open Evening student helpers
- Headteacher new academic year
- Data Collection Covering Letter
- LA absence in term time letter
- Careers Fair 17/01/18
- Information Technology
- After School Revision
- YR11 GCSE Food time plan until Easter 2018
- Girls Spinning
- Form Tutor Introduction