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Beckingham Primary School


Welcome to our school.


I am incredibly delighted to offer you a warm welcome to Beckingham Primary School.   BPS is a small, but thriving, friendly village school situated in beautiful, leafy-green school grounds, at the heart of a rural village community.  


Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make as a parent and whether you are reading this as a prospective parent or a member of our local community, it gives me great pleasure to share our journey with you.  I hope this website offers you a glimpse of what makes Beckingham Primary School such an incredibly special and unique place.


Here at Beckingham, we are an inclusive school and offer all our children the opportunity to thrive and flourish by aspiring to offer the best possible quality of education, through our committed and dedicated team.


At Beckingham we have developed an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum, rich in creative first hand experiences and core skills to ensure that all pupils reach their academic potential and become responsible, well-rounded citizens equipped for the modern world by;


‘Ensuring every child succeeds and THRIVES becoming a life-long learner, prepared for the world of tomorrow’. 


Our school mission and ethos is communicated and underpinned by a set of core values and principles to ensure; Every child at Beckingham Primary School THRIVES:


Tenacity – Hard Work – Respect – Integrity – Vision – Empathy – Selflessness


We are a school with the community at its heart.  Here at BPS, we aim to ensure all our pupils are loved, nurtured and enabled to succeed, through an atmosphere of high expectation, in order to be ready and prepared for the world and jobs of tomorrow.


The creative arts, sports and educational visits are so important to us at BPS and we strive to offer a range of residential visits, sport, music and dance through a variety of external providers and specialist teachers to enhance the children’s academic experiences.


We believe that the partnership between home and school is crucial to your child’s academic, social and physical development and continually strive to link with our families.  Over your child’s journey with us, we also look to invite families into school to observe and participate in a range of experiences, such as: performances and productions, open afternoons, coffee mornings and sports days.


I feel privileged to be the Head teacher of Beckingham Primary School; a school with such a positive family atmosphere and community at its heart.  We are passionate about creating an environment and culture that promotes the opportunity of children feeling safe to take risks, make mistakes and feel comfortable being challenged to reach their fullest potential.


I hope that this website has given you an insight into the operation, vision and values of the school and that it will provide you with most of the information you require. However, as always, there will be other questions, which arise, and we are happy to discuss these with you either in person or by telephone. If you need any further clarification, please do contact us; we are always here to help you as well as your child and we look forward to offering the warmest welcome to our school.


Mr. Peter Phillips

Head teacher