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Legal & General Every Day Money programme

Beacon students get lessons in managing their money

Year 10 students in Crowborough have been receiving lessons in how to manage their money as part of a nationwide programme from Legal & General. The...
Parents and children demonstrating about cuts to respite care outside Grove Park Special School in Crowborough

Protest over cuts to respite care

A number of parents and children gathered on Saturday to protest against East Sussex County Council’s plans to handover respite provision at Grove Park...
Pastoral Care Provider of the Year 2018 for the Wealden district: Sue Layne, The Beacon Academy

Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards

Five members of Beacon Academy staff have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the education and wellbeing of our students at the Sussex Teacher of the...

Inspectors praise progress at Crowborough primary school

Ashdown Primary School has been inspected by the Government's watchdog for the first time since the new school was formed through the merger of...

Beacon Academy Spring Dance Festival

More than 170 talented young performers aged from seven to eighteen years old took to the stage at Beacon Academy for an inspirational evening of dance. Now in...

Preparation for the world of work

Could you contribute to careers education at Beacon Academy, either by sharing skills or advice, or providing work experience opportunities for students? Almost three years...

Maths Dept welcomes influential Professors

Staff and students at Beacon Academy were delighted to welcome two influential and inspiring guests to visit the Mathematics Department on Monday (26th February). Internationally...

Beacon Academy top in schools GSCE league tables

The national league tables published last week, shows Beacon Academy in Crowborough is the number one state-funded school in East Sussex and in the...

MP welcomes increased funding for Wealden’s Schools

The Secretary of State for Education has told parliament, schools will get an increase of 0.5% per pupil from the next school year, and a...

The County Council has launched a campaign aimed at improving school attendance

During the last school year, the number of prosecutions for non-attendance at schools in East Sussex increased almost threefold on the previous year, with...