From September 2023, all students will remain in school until 3:00 pm for a normal period 5 lesson. Enrichment time will be spread out across various other ways throughout the school day, lunch time, after school and during the school holidays.
Bluecoat Beechdale Academy is focused on helping students achieve their best possible academic outcomes while also fostering other skills and interests. We believe that we have a responsibility to educate the whole person, caring for and encouraging their physical, mental and social potential.
Breakfast club runs from 7.45am until 8.15am every morning and all students are welcome to attend. Breakfast is free of charge for everyone and we have a range of cereals and bagels on offer.
We provide a wide programme of lunch time clubs suited to all tastes and interests. The clubs include sports, arts, movie clubs, music clubs and much more.
Year 11 Study Club
Many subject areas offer lunch-time and after school study support. In addition to specialist subject support. The Year 11 study centre is open every day between 15.00 and 18:00 except for Thursday where the times are 13:15 to 16:00 for students who wish to stay after school to revise for their exams, complete homework or receive additional support from academic coaches.
Our school team offer a wide programme of enrichment opportunities after school including Homework Club which is for all students and runs every day from 15:00 – 16:00 in CO7 but does not run on a Thursday.
University Engagement Programme
The Academy also offers an extensive University engagement programme supported by both Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham and Into University.