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BBC micro:bit launch

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass and Bluetooth technology, which is to be given free to every child in Year 7 across the UK. It is hoped that it will inspire them to code, create and program computers. Our micro:bits arrived at Easter and a small pilot…
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Student Leadership Development Day

Over 100 students from Eldwick and Saltaire primary schools joined us on 14 June for a Student Leadership Development Day. The event was entirely led by Beckfoot student leaders and the students worked together to develop understanding of why student leadership is important and the difference it can make to individuals, their schools and the…
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Amazing Ambassadors

Well done to all of our wonderful Year 7s who were magnificent at Bolton Abbey on Tuesday. The brilliant Humanities team coordinated a great day of activities which allowed the students to better understand the area from a historical, geographical and religious perspective. Last week we said goodbye to our Year 13 students. It is…
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Speakers for Schools Visit

On 26 May, Paul Pattinson, Head of Service Management for O2, visited Beckfoot to meet our Sixth Form and Year 10 students. He talked about his personal career journey, working for a global company, the telecommunications industry and linking school to employability. Paul was interviewed by our student Buzz team. The interview will be published in…
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