Category Archives: News

Jon Hammond: Guest Speaker

On Friday 22nd April we were fortunate to welcome Jon Hammond - Motivational speaker and famous BBC TV and Radio presenter in school. It is through working with the charity 'Speakers for schools' that the opportunity arose. Jon started the school day by meeting the Head and found out about our school and the journey…
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University of Leeds: Festival of Science

On Wednesday 21st March, fifteen Year 10 students went to the University of Leeds to take part in the annual Festival of Science. This year we were invited to take part in the ‘proof of the pudding’ workshop, a session which was centred around the famous M&S melt in the middle chocolate pudding. We explored…
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Eggsciting Times!

Beckfoot Upper Heaton welcomes the spring with gorgeous baby chicks! [BWGE_Gallery_Ecommerce id="61" gal_title="Living Eggs Ready to Hatch"]
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Year 11 Revision Classes

Here is the schedule for revision classes for Year 11s over the Easter break. Thank you to all staff who are giving the students extra support to help them get ready for their exams. [pdf-embedder url="http://www.beckfootupperheaton.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Yr11-Easter-Revision-TT.pdf"]
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Year 11 Geographers Prepare For Their Exams!

Year 11 Geography students attended a University lecture style, exam conference in Manchester. The aims of the day were to ensure students fully understand the exam requirements. It was an intense day, involving 3 sessions delivered by outstanding Geographers who know the exam and specification inside out. Students were given top tips for revision, advice…
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

In previous weeks students have been reflecting on two of our Beckfoot Upper Heaton learner skills; Tolerant and Respectful and their links to diversity. Our school community came together to celebrate and reflect through a variety of events and activities. The 26th January marked Bradford's and our school's dedication to 'Holocaust Memorial Day'. Amongst dignitaries…
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Year 11 Super Learning Day

We are very pleased and excited to announce that on Thursday 29th March 2018 we will be holding our regular school day for Year 11 at Mercure Bradford, Bankfield Hotel, Bradford Road, Bingley, BD16 1TU. We will be holding a Super Learning Day in English, Maths and Science to support your child in their revision…
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KS3 Wider Learning Day

On Tuesday 6th February students in Years 7, 8 & 9 took part in a Wider Learning Day. The purpose of these days are to inform and develop our students understanding of wider issues beyond the formal curriculum. It is incredibly important that our students are socially, physically, morally and culturally aware as well as achieving…
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Year 11 Geographers Investigate Rivers & Go Caving!

To support with the unfamiliar aspect to fieldwork in Paper 3, the Year 11 Geography students travelled up to Clapham on 7th February to conduct a river study on Clapham Beck. Students enjoyed the amazing views on the crisp, sunny day. They also learnt how to measure the cross section of a river and got…
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