Category Archives: Trust News

A message from David Horn, CEO

The mark of a strong organisation is how they act in times of crisis.  We at the Beckfoot Trust are absolutely determined to support our community through this period and do all we can to support the country in keeping our people safe and to save lives.  I am fortunate to lead an astonishing team…
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Local School Committee Conference

Members of our Local School Committees (LSC) across the Trust gathered for the annual conference last week.  The Conference reflected on the purpose of the Trust and where we are on our journey.  LSC members worked together to determine the priorities for the year ahead.  We were able to share the results from recent surveys…
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Parent Survey and Annual Report

Annual reports for the Trust and each of our schools can now be found on the website under the 'About Us' tab. We are trying to improve how and when we share information with our parents and carers and these reports are part of this. Each report shares news from the Trust and one of…
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Trust Conference 2019 Videos – A remarkable day

The third annual Trust Conference was a truly remarkable event. Almost 900 colleagues and community members gathered together to share views on our theme 'No Child Left Behind, transforming life chances and strengthening communities'.  Take a look at the videos of the day here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChY1zr_NVgM&feature=youtu.be      
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Beckfoot Trust and the Bradford Proms

An amazing array of talent was on display last night from our secondary schools Beckfoot Thornton, Beckfoot Oakbank, Beckfoot Upper Heaton and Beckfoot.  The 'mini proms' event was organised by Mike Lee, Music teacher at Beckfoot Oakbank with funding Bradford Music and Arts Service as part of the Bradford Proms. A packed house at Tapestry Arts…
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Operating Theatre Live with Beckfoot Trust Sixth Form

We are delighted to be welcoming Operating Theatre Live to Beckfoot Trust Sixth Form. Students from Beckfoot, Beckfoot Upper Heaton, Beckfoot Thornton and Beckfoot Oakbank will be invited to the event to try out being a medic for the day. The day long event will see students getting into scrubs and getting involved with technical…
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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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