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beech

a forest tree of the genus Fagus with glossy oval leaves, thin, smooth, greyish bark and fine-grained wood.

beech

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The Trust, led by "super" head teacher Liam Nolan, runs a chain of five schools in Birmingham - including Perry Beeches The Academy in Great Barr, Perry Beeches II in the city centre and Perry Beeches IV in the Jewellery Quarter.
It is one of five schools on the Beeches Road campus, including Priestley Smith School for blind and partially sighted children.
Anyone wanting more information, or who is interested in setting up a stall, can call Maureen Bowyer at Perry Beeches Infants on 0121 360 4222.
The way to support good quality education is supporting the free school movement and supporting the Perry Beeches movement.
There's been criticism about public money being diverted from LEA schools, but Perry Beeches 2 only cost PS5 million to set up with money left over.
The affected schools are Perry Beeches Secondary, Perry Beeches Junior, Perry Beeches Infants, Perry Beeches Nursery, and the specialist Priestly Smith school for visually impaired children.
Sixty-four of Britain's top competitors will be battling it out next March at the Beeches for the pounds 1,000 top prize - one of the biggest prizes in the sport.
European beeches grow into tall, rounded beauties from Virginia to Massachusetts and as far west as Ohio.
Although cutting into the live cambium hurts the trees to some extent, most beeches survive the wounds, if not the indignation.
Perry Beeches VI was due to open in September 2016, becoming the latest free school in the Perry Beeches The Academy Trust, run by "superhead" Liam Nolan.
James Beeches pleaded guilty at Teesside Crown Court to kidnap and possession of an offensive weapon.
American beech is Fagus grandifolia, while European beeches are from the species Fagus sylvatica and weigh slightly less than their American counterparts.