How can I ask a question?
We want to start answering any questions that families might have. We have set up an email address for
everyone to use for this: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will feature your questions here so that everyone can benefit. If you want to, you could record your
question as a video clip – we will feature you in one of our films. If you do this, please record the clip
in landscape view and send it to us as an attachment to an email or using ‘WeTransfer’ and send it to email@example.com. If you want an individual
response please include your email or a telephone number.
Here are the answers to some questions we have received:
What individual extra-curricular instrumental lessons are facilitated at Becket Keys?
We offer 1:1 tuition on guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano/keyboard, singing, trumpet, saxophone,
clarinet, flute, violin and cello. When we meet you in September the Music Department will put you in
contact with the music tutor of your chosen instrument, they will then contact you to discuss cost and
timings. Lessons take place during the school week using a rotating timetable to avoid missing the same
class lesson each week.
Mr Romhany - Director of Music
Is there a list of stationery/equipment needed?
A full list of the equipment you require is here. The calculator can be purchased from the school
at a later date.
Are there lockers available for the students to use?
As you saw during the virtual tour we do have lockers throughout the school and they are available to all
students at a cost of £17.00 per year. You will need to provide your own padlock and all items must be
removed at the end of each term and left open so that they can be cleaned. More details about how to book
a locker will be sent out later this term.
The Admin Team
Can we borrow books from the library as often as we want?
Our library is well stocked with a real mixture of books. It was renovated last year and is a place many
of our students really enjoy visiting. The books are readily available for students to read during the day
or you can borrow them for a few days to read at home. Our library is run by our students and we are
always looking for more volunteers to support with this.
How many friends will I be put with in my form? How are we going to communicate which friends we
would like to be with?
We are yet to decide the forms yet. I am meeting with Year 6 teachers from all of our feeder schools over
the next few weeks to discuss every student joining us and their personality. This will allow me to
arrange the form groups before the summer. Do you think your teacher will know who you would want to be in
a form group with?
We like to provide the opportunity for you to ‘spread your wings’ a little, too. It’s great to meet new
people and this is something the school also take into account when arranging the form groups. We also
take a number of things into consideration when setting forms; gender, attainment and location to name a
Mr Pethers - Head of Year 7 and Year 8