Frequently Asked Questions

What is mufti day?

Mufti day are special days where students are able to wear their own clothing to school. Students do not need to wear their uniform on these days. Mufti days will be announced in the school newsletter or in a special notice.

What are school houses?

Beckenham School has four houses each with their own colour – Waimea (blue), Tennyson (orange), Fisher (purple) and Heathcote (yellow). Each student is placed in one of these houses when they enrol at Beckenham School. We use houses as a way to foster friendly competitions and for younger and older students to work together.

What is the earliest time children may arrive at school?

Students may arrive at school from 8:30 AM. If your child needs to be at school earlier than 8:30 AM, then you should consider signing them up for BOSCO.