Head of School's Welcome

Our vision is to open minds, creating opportunities for all to believe in themselves, achieve their potential and develop the skills needed to succeed and enjoy life. The Beech Academy, which is part of the Evolve Trust is a high achieving Special …more


Admissions to Special Schools The Beech Academy follows the Nottinghamshire County Council Guidance on Admissions to Special Schools. The SEND Code of Practice (DfE, January 2015) states that “All children and young people are entitled to an …more


Guidance Notes The Beech Academy 16-19 Bursary Fund is designed to help and support any student who faces a financial barrier to participate in education and training, such as equipment, food or transport costs. THE SCHEME IS DIVIDED INTO TWO …more


Careers, Advice and Guidance 2019/20 – The Beech Academy This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school. This is for the purpose of giving them information about the …more

Coronavirus – Advice

As the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) develops, we continue to follow guidance from Public Health England and the Department for Education, both on their website and through direct communication. It is possible that Public Health …more

Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview  Intent ‘The vision of the curriculum at Beech is underpinned by giving students the combination of knowledge and skills for life with enriching experiences to assist them in becoming contributing citizens to society …more

Curriculum Knowledge Organisers

Knowledge Organisers are designed to contain the core body of knowledge needed for each concept/topic. They will help students learn a wide range of knowledge to ensure they are more prepared for lessons. To get the most out of the Knowledge …more

Exam Results

The Beech Academy strives to provide an education that is aspirational but tailored to meet the needs of individual students. We are very proud of this year’s results, students have performed exceptionally well given their starting points and the …more


Main Site There are several general teaching rooms that all have interactive whiteboards and computer access and the following specialist facilities- Food technology room Computer Room Science Lab Design and Technology/Art …more


If you have any concerns or questions relating to GDPR, please contact the school or the Trust’s Data Protection Officer. The Trust’s DPO is Alex Walker, who can be contacted via email at or on 01623 348 174 …more

Holiday Dates

Please see the links below for our Holidays and term dates. Evolve Trust Holiday Pattern 2019 - 2020 Evolve Trust Holiday Pattern 2020 - 2021 …more


Learning and Teaching Careers Employability and Enterprise Policy Feedback and Presentation Policy Religious Education and Assemblies Policy Collective worship policy Relationships and Sex Education Policy Teaching and Learning Policy …more

Post 16

In Post 16 English, Maths, ICT and PE are covered as the core with students developing other independent living skills through a variety of qualifications in areas such as Home Cooking Skills and AIMs awards. Independent Travel Training (TITAN) is …more

Safeguarding and Child Protection

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Neil Davies Deputy Safeguarding Leads: Jane Evans and Andrew Bunney Safeguarding Leads: Shelley Mercer and Dan Tighe Contact details: …more

School Day

Current Timetable Start Time End Time Lesson / Activity 8.35am 8.50am Tutor Time 8.50am 9.50am Lesson 1 9.50am 10.50am Lesson 2 …more

Specialist Provision - At our Westfield Site

    Our Specialist Provision is based at the Westfield Site. It offers a more personalised curriculum for young people who would not normally have their needs met within a special school. Typically, students within the …more


The majority of pupils are transported to and from school in either a minibus or taxi. This service is provided by Nottinghamshire County Council in accordance with the LA’s Transport Policy. For more information visit click below. Click For More …more


Why do we have a uniform? It helps to create a positive learning environment. It encourages formality and smartness which will be required by future employers. It promotes team spirit and identity. We are a community and students are …more