Children in Need Fancy Dress 2014

News-image

Today we witnessed some creative genius by our Sixth Form students and a number of staff in support of Children in Need.

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy played host to Spidergirl, Wonder Woman and Supergirl, Elsa, The Women in Black, Mrs Brown (I think this was the real Mrs Brown), numerous monsters and animals, the cast from Grease, a baby and lots, lots more as you will see from the amazing photos. All money raised from the fancy dress day and the sale of merchandise will be donated to Children in Need.

Huge thanks and well done to everyone who took part and donated in any way.

Continue reading

Remembrance Ceremony

remmain

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy marked the Centenary of the First World War with an outstanding display of remembrance. Working in partnership with the Royal British legion and the Cadet Cassino band, students put on an event on par with many of the regions cenotaph parades. Students and staff heard the names of friends, colleagues, family and ex pupils who died in the service of their country.

Wreaths were laid by Deputy Lieutenant Mr Crispian Strachan CBE, QPM, representing The Lord Lieutenant Tyne and Wear, Mr Richard  Bell ISO representing the Royal British Legion and student Hannah Sanderson on behalf of the Academy.  This was a very personal and moving tribute to the fallen.

Mr. D Allen

Continue reading