Category Archives: Trust News

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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Trust Conference

We had our first Trust Conference , with the theme The Power of Effective Collaborative Working.    Undeterred by the weather, around 700 colleagues from across the all nine Trust schools took part and shared best practice.    Thirty four workshops, delivered by colleagues took place covering the ten key features of our schools; Core…
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Beckfoot Trust welcomes two new schools!

We are extremely excited to confirm that following consultation, we welcome two new schools into the Beckfoot Trust from the 1st September 2017:- Beckfoot Phoenix Special School in Keighley (previously known as The Phoenix Special School) is a primary special school for children aged 2-11. Beckfoot Priestthorpe Primary School in Bingley (previously known as Priestthorpe…
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