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Careers event helps students to get Ahead

Last week our Year 8 and Year 9 students took part in a careers event facilitated by Tom Mansell and Steph Gordan from Ahead Partnership, Leeds. A panel made up up of experts from Arris (Engineering), Yorkshire Building Society (Banking/Finance), Cool Bean (Web Design), Skittish (Digital Marketing) and Sue Mason our Careers Coordinator, shared their own personal journeys…
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Arrangements for dropping off and collecting students from school

We would like to remind parents and carers of the arrangements for dropping off and collecting students at the start and end of the school day. The school provides a drop off point at the northern, Bradford Road Entrance, as shown here. We ask that parents refrain from parking or turning in Wagon Lane. This is…
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Students Raise Speed Awareness

Recently, four of our Year 8 students, Lizzie Crossley, Beth Rae, Freddie Lincoln and Rowan Hogg, took part in the West Yorkshire Police Speedwatch initiative. As well as checking the speed of traffic on Bradford Road, the aim was to raise awareness of some of the poor driving standards that occur outside schools each day. Students…
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A week of remembrance

It has been a week of remembrance at Beckfoot. On Wednesday, Year 9 students enjoyed an Armistice Day themed Wider Learning Day. They experienced military style marching, drill inspection, PT, and sang motivational songs sung by soldiers in the First World War. They researched the Battle of the Somme, produced a profile on a member of the Bradford Pals,…
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