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Beacon Primary School

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General Information

General Information


School times

School starts at 8:45am and ends at 3:20pm, the doors will remain open for 5 minutes so we can start lessons promptly at 9:00am. Pupils are to enter via the fire escape on KS1 playground. 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.


Absences  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


Playtime and Dinnertime

There is one playtime for Year 6 which takes place in the morning. During the morning playtime the children can buy a slice of toast for 20p. The pieces of toast are limited to one per child and the children are responsible for their own money. Please try to send in the correct change.


Lunch time

Children will eat their packed lunch or a school dinner in the dinner hall with the other children. 

Once your child has finished their lunch, they will get the opportunity to play with their friends on the KS2 playground. Throughout the week, the children will get the chance to play on the trim tail which is on the field on the KS2 playground.


Water bottles: School have provided a water bottle for every child which will be kept in school and refilled daily.


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 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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