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Musical Performances

Last night Miss. Dickson and Ms. Ragan took 12 of our students to perform at a professional external venue, Tapestry, in Bradford. The students were a real credit to the school. We had six acts in total, including some extremely brave solos! In particular, Sophie performed a vocal solo and, when her backing track cut…
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Voice 21: Oracy Development in School

This year, as part of a focus on oracy, Beckfoot Upper Heaton will be partnering with Voice 21. We believe that every young person should leave school able to express their ideas, communicate with confidence and speak eloquently. These vital skills are captured by the word ‘oracy’ which was coined in the 1960s to give…
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Operating Theatre Live

Mr. Khalid took eight Year 11 students to a medical event organised by Beckfoot School, giving them an insight into the work of a doctor. They learnt about dissection, structures within the brain and digestive tract, identifying structures within the heart, how to administer the general anaesthetic Propofol via the use of a catheter and…
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Lords, Ladies & Leadership Consultants

As I write this blog on the evening of Sunday 17th November, Mrs. Evans has just emailed to say that our contingent visiting the World War 1 battlefields have arrived in France. We look forward to hearing about their adventures when they return to us on Wednesday. As a school we are making trips across the…
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Exam Certificate Collection 18/19

Students who achieved certified subjects this Summer 2019: you may now collect your exam certificates from the main school office between the hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm from Friday 8th November to the end of school year 17th July 2020. Certificates need to be signed for on collection so if you are unable to collect…
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Celebration to excitement…

As I write this blog on the last Friday of the first half term of the year, I wonder where the last eight weeks have gone. In the blink of an eye we have had excellent motivational speakers including Kajal Odedra, the Executive Director for Change.Org UK division; launched our Social Action Group along with…
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Year 11 Mock Exams

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East Riddlesden Hall

Year 11 Humanities Travel & Tourism students visit East Riddlesden Hall as part of their assignment on customer service. Excellent insight into how superb customer service is achieved.
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Kajal Odedra Interview

What was your ambition at 14 to 15 when you left school to go to university and did your ambition change? When I was in school I was really convinced I wanted to be a writer, however, in university, I began to get involved in more politics and see what was going on around the…
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What a first few weeks…

It is a real privilege to introduce myself as the Headteacher of Beckfoot Upper Heaton. I have served the school since it opened in September 2015; first as Assistant Headteacher and most recently Deputy Headteacher. It is an honour now to be in a position to lead this community of incredibly talented students and staff.…
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