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Beacon Hill Academy (mainsite)

Beacon Hill Acadmey is a specialst academy for pupils aged 2yrs 6mths -19yrs who have severe and complex learning difficulties.

We offer Early Years assessment placements to children aged 2yrs 6mths - 5years.   These may be part time, full time or split placements with a mainstream setting. 




As an academy we manage admissions jointly with the local authority SEN team throughout the rest of the school. 

 Services offered at our school include;

Services offered from our school:- Early Years Provision, Sensory playgroup (run jointly with the local Portage service), Primary School Department, Secondary School Department, Communication and Sensory Team, Physical Education, Music Therapy, Parents Page, Hydro Pool, Post 16 Provision, Thurrock Transition Support Group, Training Suite & Meeting Rooms for Hire, Teaching School, Signalong Courses, Open Days

Lending Libraries:- Aladdin's Cave , Sports Locker

Outreach:- Early Years Outreach Service, Manual handling Outreach,  ICT/Access to the curriculum Outreach Service, PE Outreach,  GTP training days

Who to contact

01708 852006

Where to go

Beacon Hill School
Erriff Drive
South Ockendon
RM15 5AY

Other details

Age Range
3 to 19 years

Funded Places

Registered to receive 2 year old funded places?

Pick ups and drop offs

Pick up and drop off available
Other pickup
Parents can apply for transport via the local authority from the ages of 3yrs upwards

Special Provisions

Do you have wheelchair access?
Cater for special dietary requirements?
Special needs provisions?
Caters for different cultural needs?


For Ofsted conditions, inspection reports and more click here

Ofsted URN:

Local Offer

Local Offer Description

We are an “Outstanding” special academy for pupils aged 2yrs 6mths-19yrs who have severe and complex learning difficulties.

All of our pupils have different strengths and needs and every pupil is supported here to follow their own personal learning adventure to help them to succeed. Pupils, parents, families, school staff and other professionals all work together to plan and deliver exciting and challenging learning activities for everyone. We are very keen to share our knowledge and learn from each other and there are many training opportunities happening here.


Contact Name
Contact Telephone
01708 852006
Beacon Hill Academy SEN Report
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
SEN Provision Type

Schools Extended Local Offer Response 

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Address: Beacon Hill School  Erriff Drive  South Ockendon 

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