Beaconside C of E Primary School & Acorn Nursery

Learning to live, Learning to shine.

Beaconside C of E Primary School & Acorn Nursery

“Let your light so shine before others that they may see your good works” (Matthew 5:16)

In Year School Transfers

We welcome children joining our school throughout the school year, at any point in their primary school career and would be delighted to answer any of your questions. We are very proud of everything we do here at Beaconside and we would love to show you round our fantastic school, where you can meet the amazing staff and brilliant children.

Acorn Nursery

Entry into Nursery 3+

Beaconside School is now offering full day Nursery places for 3 & 4 year olds, opening hours 8.45am – 3.30pm. You can use your free 15 or 30 hours and top up at just £12 per three hour session, school lunchtime cover is also available at a small supplement.

An application form for our Nursery can be found below.

Nursery children can also access our WAC (Wrap Around Care) 

Hours are 7.45am-8.45am or 8am-8.45am for Breakfast Club and 3.15-4.30pm or 3.15pm - 5.30pm After School Club. Places can be booked and paid for on School Hub

See the WAC section on our website for more details.

For further information, to have a look round or the opportunity to have a free taster session please contact our school office on office@beaconside.cumbria.sch.uk  telephone 01768 840868 and one of our nursery or leadership team will get back to you.

Children can join our Nursery in the term after their third birthday, with starting points in September, January and April at the beginning of each school term.  We also have 30 hour funded provision available for those parents that are eligible as well as the option for additional paid for sessions.  If you would like further information please contact Mrs Smith our Early Years Leader to arrange a chat about the options available or for a visit to our Nursery.


Children can join our school Reception in the September after their fourth birthday.  You can register for a school place online by following the link below;

Apply for a reception school place online

We organise tours of the school throughout the Autumn Term and to book a place on a tour or arrange a time that is convenient to you.

For any further information and to organise a tour, please contact the school office by phone or email.

01768 840868



Please see our admissions policy below: