We are very excited that today 12th January 2021 marks our 8 year anniversary! Woop woop!! It was a snowy day in 2013 when we opened our doors to our “First Five” eager, yet anxious pupils – Dom, Max, Tom, Chelsea and Phoebe. Mrs Barnes, Mr Rider (then a fresh-faced graduate who came to us…

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We were absolutely delighted with the feedback from our new Apprenticeshop and were thrilled to see our pupils working so hard enjoying their new roles as salespeople! Learning everything from working the till, taking credit card payments, customer service to direct marketing (Emily wearing an advertising sandwich board in Maidenhead High St!) it was all…

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From Saturday December 12th, our “Apprenticeshop” opens on St Ives Road in Maidenhead selling Christmas themed crafts and goods. All sales proceeds will go to the Shanly Foundation Covid-19 fund which aims to help local charities and organisations who have been adversely affected by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. On sale will be beautiful handmade…

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In Media we have been learning how green screens  work and how to use them. There have been some very creative pieces of work including confronting a  T-Rex, running away from a thousand chickens and a full robbery and news report. Not to mention the haunted house, dragon attack and dance floor routine. We even…

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No, you have not accidentally clicked on the Christie’s website – although you would be forgiven for thinking so when you see these works of art! Ms Williams and the classes have been working so hard on these collaborative projects and we are very impressed by the huge variety of styles that their atelier has …

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Over the last few weeks, Matisse Class has been looking at poetry and specifically song lyrics. They analysed Louis Armstrong’s iconic life-affirming ballad ‘Wonderful World’ and looked at the rhyme scheme as well as the themes represented in the song. As a tribute to Beech Lodge, they wrote the song ‘Wonderful School’ about all the…

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Kusama class is named after brilliant Japanese artist,  Yayoi Kusama. Over the last couple of weeks they have taken inspiration from her homeland and have been composing Japanese Haikus based on the magnificent cherry blossom tree. They created their own cherry blossom trees and Japanese fans using wool and tissue paper even writing their names…

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As we hurtle towards the end of the month we thought it was important to share with you that September is FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) Awareness Month. Given the cohort of children that we have here at Beech Lodge we feel it is important to shed light on this little known and yet very…

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Learning Support Assistant Wanted Full Time Start date: 30th October 2020 We are looking for a dynamic, compassionate and energetic Learning Support Assistant to join our team. You will expressly want a career in education. Experience working with children and young people with social & emotional difficulties is desirable. You will receive support, training and…

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