Welcome to our School

We’re Dotty for Children in Need

Beckley pupils all went 'dotty' today as the school raised money for Children in Need. Pupils made a donation to...
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Harvest with a difference!

This year, since we have not been able to gather together as a whole school community and hold our usual...
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Beauty all around us!

September, the start of a new school year, is always very busy. This year, with all the added measures is...
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Children Happy to Come Back to School

It has been really lovely to welcome back our pupils this week! For most of them, this was the first...
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New Signs in our Orchard

Over the summer holiday, we have continued to improve the school site, with more developments in our outside learning areas....
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New Marking for our Playground

Last week saw the last part of our playground redevelopment take place, as both playground areas had bright, new markings...
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Planning for September

We are really looking forward to September when, after many months, we will start to welcome back all of our...
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Bloomin’ Beckley!

The hours and hours of sunshine over the past few weeks have caused an explosion of growth in thte school...
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Let your light shine at Beckley

Over the past year, a group of pupils, staff, governors, parents and people from the local community have been working...
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Children happy to be back at school

Last week, some of our pupils from Acorns class returned to school as part of the gradual releasing of lockdown...
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Beckley CE Primary School is a popular and successful village school with high standards of teaching & learning and behaviour. We have a strong community ethos and a lively and progressive approach to classroom practice.

Our school is in the picturesque village of Beckley, nestling in the rolling 1066 countryside, 5½ miles northwest of the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye in East Sussex.

Prospective New Pupils for September 2021

Do you have a child who is due to start Primary School in September 2021? Why not come and take a look at Beckley…

Click here for a pdf version of the flyer above 

This is our School Prospectus for 2020-2021 which will provide you with a lot more detail about our school. A version of this document is also available in large print if required – please contact the school office.

Unfortunately, due to the current national lockdown procedures in place throughout November, our planned school tour dates have been cancelled. We will be looking to offer some new dates in early December, once the guidelines allow us to do so agaion.

COVID-19 Beckley School Update:

Being Back in School:

We have been delighted to see how well all of our children have settled back into the routine of school after so many months of being away from their class-mates and teachers.

The many procedures we have put in place to ensure the safety of everyone on site  are working well, and  pupils have adapted to their new routines quickly.

As we see the constant changing of the situation across the country, there will still be many questions about the arrangements in school. Here is some information that we hope might help answer some of these questions and reassure both parents and children. 

Here are two short documents with further information:

The first is a our Beckley School Risk Assessment and Government Guidelines – Oct 2020. We have taken all the Government guidelines issued to school and summarised them in this document, adding in specific details about how we will be following the guidelines at Beckley. We review our risk assessments every week to ensure that we remain compliant with the latest advice from the local and national authorities and advisory bodies.

In addition, here is a leaflet produced by the Department for Education, entitled  ‘What Parents Need to Know’


School Lunches – Menu for September – Term 2

Please click on the link to see the menu for hot lunches in Term 2

Term 2 Menu – November 2020


Our Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing:

As we continue to manage social distancing and other restrictions in our lives, our mental health and emotional wellbeing is becoming an increasingly important issue for us all. The following links will take you to some excellent resources that the school recommend using to support this important area of our lives.

Taking Care of Our Mental Health

Website – Action Your Potential (password Neocortex123)

Andrew’s video – how our brain responds to uncertainty and anxiety

Poster – 12 Rocks of Wellbeing

Here are some really great well-being activities to have a go at doing.

Well-being activities


The Genesis Federation:

Beckley CE Primary School is part of The Genesis Federation with Peasmarsh CE Primary School. Our two schools still both maintain their unique identities, however our federation links allow staff to work together to support the teaching and learning in both schools by  sharing resources, facilities and staff training opportunities, wherever appropriate.

Our Federation embraces the creation and development of ‘human flourishing’ through wisdom, hope, community and dignity. We nourish our community on a journey of spiritual, moral, physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth that helps everyone fulfil their potential through the promises and love of God. We work in harmony to promote ‘Life in all its fullness’.


Pupils, staff and parents are proud of their school and value the caring ethos. Pupils are polite, caring and respectful and get on very well with each other. They actively support each other’s learning. Staff are relentless and passionate in their desire to provide the best possible learning experiences and outcomes for their pupils. Parents and carers are very supportive and extremely positive about the school.

We maintain very close ties with the Church and local community and make full use of all local facilities to provide a high quality learning experience for all our pupils.