If your child is eligible for benefits-related free school meals, they can attend The Sports Trust’s holiday clubs free of charge this summer holidays! The Sports Trust is offering free places at their summer holiday camps for children aged 4 – 16 (up to 18 for SEND) that are running from 25th July to 2nd September 2022. Who are The Sports Trust? The Sports Trust are a not-for-profit charity working across Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh to celebrate sport as a powerful tool for social improvement. They work across schools, sports clubs and the local community to dismantle barriers to participation in sport. The Sports Trust run holiday camps every school holiday across Folkestone 51, Three Hills Sports Park and Folkestone Sea Sports. Each camp offers a safe and supportive environment where children can learn, be active, eat well and thrive in the holidays. How does it work? Families of children aged 4 to 16 years (plus young people with SEND aged 16 to 18), who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals, can access the holiday camps for free. At every holiday camp, children will enjoy a nourishing and tasty meal as well as taking part in engaging activities and experiencing something new. Download the brochure below to find out all the details. Families eligible for free school meals will receive vouchers at the end of June which they can use to book places at the holiday camps online. If you have any questions about the scheme, please get in touch.
Kent County Council are offering the following three offers for the Christmas, February and Easter breaks. If you are eligible for income-related free school meals you can take advantage of the following offers: Supermarket vouchers in place of the free school meal provision over the holidays A free bus pass for families Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme
It is the end of term 2 and our Head of School, Mrs Evans, has written to all parents/carers and pupils of The Beacon noting the achievements and highlights of this term. We are also reminded about the importance of CV-19 testing, especially before returning to school in January for term 3. With this in mind, we are asking for an online form to be completed confirming lateral flow results here You can read the newsletter below, or watch Mrs Evans read it out here
End of Term Newsletter – Term 1
The SST awards are right around the corner and the deadline for nominations are fast approaching. The deadline is four days away and we would love your nominations. You are able to nominate a school and individual students. Please make your nominations through this link – https://shepwaysportstrust.org/awards/ For more information about the awards, please see Page 5 on the attached newsletter.
FUN4ALL host a Shepway Disability Club every Wednesday at 5:30. Please view the poster below for additional information.
Hawkinge Hurricanes Running Club are working with DS Active to offer Downs Syndrome Athletes FREE, Fun, Inclusive Activity Session. Please see the poster below for more details. Please register interest at Sam@hawkingehurricanes.com
Shepway Spectrum Arts are hosting a Spectacular Fun Day. This will be hosted at the Folkestone Baptist Church, 135 Hill Road, Folkestone, CT19 6LY on Saturday 12th October 2019. Remember the published book with the competition winners will be sold here! For full details, please see the poster below.
Do you want the chance for your very own artwork, poem or prose to be part of a published book? If so, this competition is for you! Simply create either one of these and send it to: Folkestone Baptist Church – SSA Doodles 135 Hill Road Folkestone Kent CT19 6LY The published book will be available to buy at the Shepway Spectrum Arts Spectacular Fun Day!
SESKA run weekly sessions for those with learning disabilities. These sessions are based at The Beacon on Wednesday nights, 7:15 – 8:30. and Deal Indoor Tennis centre on Thursday nights at 7:00 – 9:00. Fore more information, please see the poster below and/or contact Nigel Brownsword on 07986922261.