School Times and Term Dates

The morning Tutor session begins at 08:30.
Therefore, we encourage all students to be on the Academy site no later than 08:25.
Students who arrive after 08:30 must report to the member of staff on duty (or Student Services) and will be given a late attendance mark.
The legal AM registration mark closes at 09:00.
The school day ends at 15:05.
Beacon Academy offers 33 hours of weekly learning.

 

Academic Year 2023-2024

Date Event
Friday 1st September 2023 Autumn term starts: Year 7 and Year 11 students only
Monday 4th September 2023 Autumn term starts: ALL STUDENTS
Friday 20th October 2023 Academy closes for half-term
Autumn Half Term Holiday
Monday 6th November 2023 Academy re-opens
Wednesday 20th December 2023 Academy closes for Christmas
Christmas Holiday
Wednesday 3rd January 2024 Academy re-opens
Thursday 8th February 2024 Academy closes for half-term
Friday 9th February 2024 Staff Training Day (Wellspring Academy Trust)
Spring Half Term Holiday
Monday 19th February 2024 Academy re-opens
Thursday 28th March 2024 Academy closes for Easter
Easter Holiday
Monday 15th April 2024 Academy re-opens
Monday 6th May 2024 May Bank Holiday
Friday 24th May 2024 Academy closes for half-term
Summer Half Term Holiday
Monday 3rd June 2024 Academy re-opens
Friday 19th July 2024 Academy closes for the summer break

Summer Holiday

 

Academic Year 2024-2025

Date Event
Wednesday 4th September 2024 Autumn term starts: Year 7 and Year 11 students only
Thursday 5th September 2024 Autumn term starts: ALL STUDENTS
Friday 18th October 2024 Academy closes for half-term
Autumn Half Term Holiday
Monday 4th November 2024 Academy re-opens
Friday 20th December 2024 Academy closes for Christmas
Christmas Holiday
Monday 6th January 2025 Academy re-opens
Thursday 13th February 2025 Academy closes for half-term
Friday 14th February 2025 Staff Training Day (Wellspring Academy Trust)
Spring Half Term Holiday
Monday 24th February 2025 Academy re-opens
Friday 4th April 2025 Academy closes for Easter
Easter Holiday
Tuesday 22nd April 2025 Academy re-opens
Monday 5th May 2025 May Bank Holiday
Friday 23rd May 2025 Academy closes for half-term
Summer Half Term Holiday
Monday 2nd June 2025 Academy re-opens
Thursday 24th  July 2025 Academy closes for the summer break

Summer Holiday