EYFS

We’re delighted to welcome you to our EYFS web page, whether you’re considering joining us as a prospective parent, already a valued member of our school family, or just curious about what we offer, we’re pleased that you’ve chosen to visit. Here you can find valuable information about our Outstanding Nursery and Reception. At Beech Hill School, we’re committed to providing a nurturing and enriching environment for your child’s early education.

At Beech Hill School, we believe in the power of partnership between parents and educators. We see each child as a unique individual with boundless potential, and we are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment where your child can thrive.
Introducing Early Years Foundation Stage.

In the Early Years Foundation Stage at Beech Hill School, we lay the foundations for your child’s educational success. Our EYFS program, encompassing Nursery and Reception, is designed to spark curiosity, ignite creativity, and build a strong foundation for future learning.

As you explore this section of our website, you will find valuable information about our school’s mission, vision, and values, as well as the resources and support we provide to parents. We encourage you to stay engaged in your child’s education by attending school events, participating in parent-teacher consultations, and becoming active members of our school community.

Should you have any questions, require additional information, or wish to connect with our team, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to assist you every step of the way.
Thank you for choosing Beech Hill School as your partner in your child’s educational journey. We look forward to embarking on this exciting adventure together, as we nurture, educate, and empower young minds.

Please click on the links below for more information.


Admission to Nursery

Our nursery is open to children aged 2 to 4 years old.
We strongly encourage you attend our nursery if you plan to send your child to our school, to maximise the transitioning support for your child and secure their reception class place.
We are now able to host visits, please contact the school office to book in.
We offer full and half day care, 2 and 3-year-old funding and 15 and/or 30 hours per week.

Admission to Reception

Our Reception is open to children aged 4 to 5 years old. You can view our full Reception Prospectus Booklet here

You must apply for a primary school place a year before your child can start school. You can apply for a place at Beech Hill school online by using Calderdale Council’s application form here

Your child will be eligible for a Primary School place from September 2024, if they were born between:

  • 1st September 2019;
  • and 31st August 2020.

Reception Intake for September 2024

Applications are open from 17th November 2023 and close on 15th January 2024. Your child will be 3 or have just turned 4 when you apply.

If you applied for a place online, you will get an email on 16th April 2024. This will say which school your child has been offered. (Unless you opted out of this service.)
If you applied late, you will get a letter to say which school has been offered.

We hope to hear from you soon and look forward to meeting you!