The Beacon School, Banstead

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The Beacon School
Established 1989
Type Academy
Religion Mixed
Headteacher Keith Batchelor
Location Picquets Way
51°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
Local authority Surrey County Council[1]
DfE URN 137735 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 120 (Approx.)
Students 1216[1] as of September 2015
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Colours 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 stress the importance of academic and extra-curricula achievement. The school is a specialist media arts college. 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. 

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