Category Archives: Trust News

1940’s Vintage Summer Fair

Northern Power Grid funded a project where our Health and Social Care students were given responsibility to organise a community event. The community event was based around promoting the Priority Service Register. Our students attended two sets of workshops led by Northern Power Grid and Ahead Partnership and winning teams were chosen. The event focused…
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Beckfoot Trust Celebration of the Arts

Beckfoot Trust Celebration of the Arts At the end of summer term our Trust schools came together to create Celebration of the Arts, a showcase of talent from across our Primary, Special and Secondary Schools. It was a mesmerising event, an ambitious vision created by @Art School Ilkley with the support of staff and students…
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Trust Debating Competition

“Every candidate goes into every debate hoping that they can own a particular moment “ Our students definitely owned their moments last night at our first Trust Debating Competition! This saw our secondary schools Beckfoot, Beckfoot Upper Heaton, Beckfoot Oakbank and Beckfoot Thornton battle it out to be crowned the first Trust debate winners. It…
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Trust Sports Day 2018

Our first Beckfoot Trust Sports - A Milestone It was more Bahamas than Bingley at our first ever Trust Sports Day held this week at our Beckfoot and Hazelbeck Campus. Students from special, primary and secondary competed in athletics events in glorious sunshine. They were amazing,; supporting each other whilst focused on being the best they could…
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Beckfoot Trust Schools working with the National Literacy Trust:   The National Literacy Trust is an independent Charity working with schools and communities to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills to succeed in life. Beckfoot Allerton and Upper Heaton are working with them towards this goal.    Beckfoot Allerton Primary poetry week:  As part of a week’s focus…
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Celebration of the Arts

An invitation to All Members of our School Communities   You are very welcome to join us for Celebration of the Arts, our first Beckfoot Trust wide arts event on Thursday July 12th from 5-8pm, at Beckfoot and Hazelbeck Campus, Wagon Lane, Bingley BD16 1EE We will be showcasing talent from across our schools with visual and…
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Beckfoot Upper Heaton rated by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school

Beckfoot Upper Heaton School has been rated by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school. The Ofsted report, published on Friday 20 April, highlights that a change in culture at the school has led to improvements in attainment, attendance and behaviour. ‘We are delighted with the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection which has confirmed our view…
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Overcoming special measures through curriculum, quality of teaching and culture

An inspirational article in the link below written by Simon Wade, Headteacher, Beckfoot Upper Heaton 

SSAT's termly journal celebrates and shares outstanding practice, strategies and innovations in schools for the benefit of all schools. 

Simon's article tells the story so far of a school on an amazing journey. 

Beckfoot Upper Heaton SSAT Journal

Data Workshops at the Beckfoot Trust

In March 2018 Beckfoot Trust schools offered a series of data workshops covering Early Years to Post 16, each was led by a teacher expert in the effective use of data to support improvements in outcomes for pupils.  Over 130 people - from Teaching Assistants to Trust Directors - attended one of the workshops after school…
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