The Beacon School, Banstead

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The Beacon School
Picquets Way

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Coordinates51°18′55″N 0°12′55″W / 51.315214°N 0.215144°W / 51.315214; -0.215144Coordinates: 51°18′55″N 0°12′55″W / 51.315214°N 0.215144°W / 51.315214; -0.215144
MottoExcellence Respect
Local authoritySurrey County Council[1]
Department for Education URN137735 Tables
HeadteacherKeith Batchelor
Staff180 (approx)
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1216[1] as of September 2015
Colour(s)Dark Blue

The Beacon School, previously Nork Park School, is a mixed academy school in Banstead, Surrey.[1] Although the lower school is non-selective, the Sixth Form stresses the importance of academic and extra-curricula achievement. The school's headteacher was Lisa Croke,[1] from 2010-2015 and then Russell Bennett from 2015-2017. The current head is Keith Batchelor.[2] The school elect Upper Sixth students as Sixth Form Officials; they take on the roles of Head Boy, Head Girl, Deputy Head Boy, Deputy Head Girl and Head of House.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Edubase record - Establishment: The Beacon School". Department for Education. Retrieved 2011-06-27.
  2. ^ "Appointment of New Headteacher". The Beacon School. 26 April 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Romesh Ranganathan | Comedian For Hire | Booking Agent". Champions Speakers. Retrieved 2 April 2019.

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