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The School Day

A typical day at Beacon Academy


Breakfast Club

  • 7.45 a.m. to 8.50 a.m. - children can arrive anytime from 7.45 a.m..  Cereal, toast and a drink will be provided.  The cost is £2.50 per day.

Our school day starts in the playground at 8.50am:

  • The whistle goes and children are expected to line up nicely with their classmates and are taken into class by their teachers.
  • Foundation Stage enter into their class using their door
  • All gates are locked at 9.00 a.m. and parents are asked to take their children who are late to the front reception office to be signed in. 

Lunch time is at 12.15pm

  • Lunch money must be paid prior to having a lunch.  The cost is £2.05 per day for those children that pay for their dinners.

School ends: 3.15pm:

  • Children will be brought to the playground and will only be allowed to go when they are collected.  Children in Years 5 and 6 can walk home on their own but written permission needs to be handed to the office or the home/school agreement completed.

After School Club:

  • 3:15 to 4.30 p.m. held in the Youth Club (pick up is between 4.15 and 4.30 p.m.)  The cost is £1.50 per day.

Activities include homework, reading, playing games, craft activities and outdoor activities.  A drink and snack is provided.

Beacon Nursery

  • Doors open to our children at 8am 
  • First funded FEEE funded session starts at 8.45am
  • Session finishes at 11.45am
  • Second FEEE funded session starts at 12.45pm
  • Session finishes at 3.45pm
  • Doors are closed at 6pm

We offer wrap around care, term time only, 8.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m..  

Every care and attention is given to ensure that early support meetings are focused on getting the best possible care for your child with our specialist staff.  

We are an Early Years Specialist Placement Provision for 6 FTE places - Please see Leicestershire County Council SENA service for details on how to apply for a funded placement for your child

Fees must be paid on time and in full. Please make an appointment with the office should you be worried about overdue fees.  We will endeavor to support you.