Category Archives: News

Drax Power Station

Our Year 10 students got an amazing opportunity to look round Drax power station and explore career opportunities available to them. The Drax team gave us a tour round the whole power station, even teaching the pupils how they generate electricity which goes in line with their Physics curriculum!
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Duke of Edinburgh

The Bronze and Silver expeditions took place at the end of June where students had to set up camp, cook their own meals and walk a minimum of 7 hours a day carrying their full kit. Previously they had both completed practice expeditions. Silver covered the Ilkley areas and Bronze covered the area of Saltaire.…
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Cricket Report

Ten Year 10 students have been involved in a Cricket incentive this year where they have participated in coaching sessions by a Yorkshire Cricket Coach Nasser Hussain and classroom based lessons covering topics on culture, identity, ethnicity and the background of cricket. The incentive was concluded with a celebration event attending an ICC World Cup…
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Year 10 Athletics

Our Year 10 Athletics team attended an athletic meet this last week at Beckfoot School in Bingley. The event went very well for the boys picking up many medals throughout the evening. The most exciting part of all of the events must have been the 4x 100m relay where the boys displayed a magnificent team…
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Results Day 2019

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Challenge At The University of Bradford

Yesterday, four of our Year 7 boys attended the University of Bradford to take part in a challenge as part of Royal Society of Chemistry. They had to complete two experiments and were judged by Doctors in Science on their scientific work in a lab. The students worked really hard and as a result I…
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Mental Health Awareness Week

From today, Monday 13th May to Sunday 19th May it is Mental Health Awareness Week and we as a school are making sure we raise as much awareness as we can. During the week, me and my fellow colleagues in BUHSL (with the help of Mrs. Armitage) have thought of many ideas that we believe students would…
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Beckfoot Upper Heaton wins national award for performance

Beckfoot Upper Heaton has been recognised nationally for its excellent results in 2018 based on data from the Department for Education and Ofsted, analysed by SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers network. We were found to be among the best performing secondary schools in the country, receiving an award for being in the top 20%…
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Medical Students from The University of Leeds

The last couple of days, we have had medical students from the University of Leeds explaining medical careers available to our students after their school life. On the first day, the students learnt about the careers paths and skills they need to have to get into those kinds of careers. They worked in teams to…
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