Category Archives: Trust News

Workload and Wellbeing – Our Pledges

We are very excited to share with you Workload and Wellbeing - Our 10 Pledges. A team of colleagues from across the Trust worked collaboratively to create Workload and Wellbeing - Our 10 Pledges. It lays out the commitment we make to all our colleagues and our ambitions for creating positive culture and working conditions.…
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Creating Remarkable Schools – Our Vision

We are delighted to share with you 'Creating Remarkable Schools' - the vision for our Trust.It was created by our staff and students, the output of the two Conferences that took place. They were inspirational events and delivered clear outlines of our ambitions for creating remarkable schools. We'd love to hear what you think about…
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Oxford University at Beckfoot Trust Sixth Form

52 sixth form students from across the Beckfoot Trust convened at Beckfoot Thornton in July to spend a morning hearing about Oxford University and then being put through their paces in an academic session that reflects the expectations and challenge top performing UK universities will have of our students as they leave us and join…
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Beckfoot Upper Heaton to host Regional SSAT Awards

Beckfoot Upper Heaton School hosted the regional Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, SSAT, Awards ceremony. Over 40 schools from across the north attended to receive awards recognising successful outcomes for students. Two Beckfoot Trust schools, Beckfoot and Beckfoot Upper Heaton Schools are amongst them and will be receiving awards for their academic excellence. Beckfoot students…
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Beckfoot Allerton Ofsted Inspection

Beckfoot Allerton School, a member of Beckfoot Trust, has recently been inspected by Ofsted in March 2019. The school is judged to be requiring improvement. The school was last inspected in 2012 when it was judged to be outstanding. The report indicated that the newly established senior leadership team have secured some vital improvements to…
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Hazelbeck Ofsted Inspection

Hazelbeck Special School, a member of Beckfoot Trust has recently been inspected by Ofsted. The report is glowing. The school continues to be outstanding having first been awarded this status in 2015. The school goes from strength to strength and continues to meet the needs of all its pupils. The school was also awarded World Class…
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Compelling Vision for Curriculum for every Child

On April 2nd 2019 colleagues from across the Trust came together for an Away Day to shape a compelling vision for a curriculum suited to the needs of every child in our Trust.  Headteachers, Senior Leaders and Central Improvement Teams worked on the three objectives  Establish a set of curriculum principles appropriate to all Beckfoot Trust schools Identify strategic themes that we can develop further to turn those principles into…
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SSAT Award

Top 20% of state funded schools nationally for progress We are very proud to share with you achievement awards received from SSAT for Beckfoot Upper Heaton and Beckfoot Schools. Beckfoot Upper Heaton and Beckfoot Schools have been recognised nationally for its excellent results in 2018 based on data from the Department for Education and Ofsted,…
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Hazelbeck School work with Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT

As part of Beckfoot Teaching Schools collaborative working, Hazelbeck School hosted ITTs from Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT. Trainees were given a brief induction to Hazelbeck School and then assigned to a base, where they spent the day. They worked with our Supported and Independent Learners. They were included in the lunchtime clubs, which enabled…
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