The School Day

The school day starts at 8:40 (8.30 at Sixth Form) and ends at 3:10. There are 5 lessons every day, each 1 hour in duration with 5 minutes travel time at lesson changeover and at the end of lunch time.

Time Activity
8.35 Start of school warning bell
8.40-9.00 Start of school bell and tutor time (years 7-11)
9:00-10:00 Period 1
10.00-10.05 Travel time
10:05-11:05 Period 2
11:05-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Period 3
12.30-12.35 Travel time
12:35-1:35 Period 4
1:35-2:10 Lunch (Year 7 from 1.30 pm)
2:10-3:10 Period 5

Beacon Academy also runs twilight sessions after school on a Thursday until 4.10pm, and catch up sessions which students may be requested to attend, to support their progress.

The Academy operates a 2-week timetable. For the academic year 2016-2017 please see the attached schedule.