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Beacon Primary School

Lighting the way to a brighter future

General Information

Session times                                                                   

School starts at 8:45am and ends at 3.15pm. Please try hard to get your child to school on time and to collect them promptly. If your child is late it is extremely important that you come in via the main reception to let the office staff know your child has arrived.



If your child is absent please ring the school office in the morning to let us know the reason. The school telephone number is 01922 710874.


Play times and Dinner time

At lunch time the children will eat their packed lunch or school dinner in the dinner hall with other children.  Once your child has finished their lunch they will get the opportunity to play with the Year 2 children. 

There are two play times for Year 1, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. During the morning playtime the children can buy a slice of toast for 20p. Please try to send in the correct change. 



We encourage healthy eating and ensure your child is given a daily choice of fruit free of charge for under 7 year olds.



Your child is only entitled to free milk up to the age of 5. After their 5th birthday if you want your child to continue to receive milk at school you need to register online at The cost is subsidised and costs £18 per term.


Water bottles

Throughout the day children are encouraged to stay hydrated by drinking. The children have been provided with a free school water bottle, these will be kept in school and refreshed on a daily basis.


Uniform expectations

Please write your child’s name in each item of clothing so that we can return any lost items. 


Your child needs to wear:

  • White long or short sleeved shirt or a white polo shirt
  • Grey or black trousers/ skirt/ pinafore dress
  • Red v neck sweatshirt / cardigan (This does not have to have the Beacon logo)
  • Red and white checked summer dress
  • Sensible black shoes
  • Red and black elastic tie.


The above uniform can be purchased from any retailer e.g. Asda, Tesco, Morisons, Sainsburys , etc...

If you want to purchase a jumper/ cardigan with the Beacon Logo it can be purchased from Crested School wear. (see link below)


Birthday Treat

As a special treat on their birthday the children can come to school in their own clothes.


PE Kit

For PE the children need:

  • A ‘Beacon’ t-shirt in their house colour

 (Red, Blue, Green or Yellow)

  • A pair of pumps or trainers
  • Black shorts


During the winter months the children can wear a pair of black jogging bottoms and a black jumper/ hoodie over their PE kit. These can be left in school in their PE bag.

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