Welcome

As Principal, it is my great privilege and pleasure to welcome you to Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy. You are looking to join the academy at an exciting time in its history and development. The academy is improving fast, and I am firmly committed to providing every pupil here with...

About Us

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy is a larger-than-average mixed secondary school in the town of Birtley. The school role is usually around 1450 students, including around 200 in the sixth form. The school occupies a large site, elevated above the east side of the town. Birtley is situated in the...

Ofsted Report

OUR MOST RECENT OFSTED REPORT Please find below a copy of the Ofsted Inspection report for our school. This confirms our judgements that our school requires improvement and our sixth form is good. Most importantly, Inspectors found safeguarding is effective and staff are vigilant with high standards of pastoral care....

Welcome to Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy Sixth Form

The vision at Lord Lawson of Beamish Sixth Form is to give you the opportunities and experiences to prepare yourself for university, apprenticeships and the world of work. We pride ourselves on our pastoral support and range of qualifications that allow our pupils to achieve their potential and grow into...

Transition and Primary Partners

We work closely with our linked primary schools to ensure Year 6 pupils feel confident about their move. There are constant staff exchanges to ensure there is both curriculum continuity and well managed pastoral care. Throughout the year pupils are given the opportunity to participate in Art, Music, PE and...

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