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Year 6 trip to Flamingo Land

Fun, thrills, excitement, laughter and so much more... Linking investigating animals with the thrill of the theme park. From getting wet on the water rides to thrill seeking on the larger roller coasters, year 6 had a brilliant day with the added bonus of glorious...

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Do You Have a 3 Year Old Child?

  Come and see our Nursery... On Thursday 23rd May, we will be holding a drop in session in our 3 year nursery setting from 3.30 until 5.00pm. Please feel free to drop by and meet the team. Staff will be available to answer any questions you may have and your child...

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Stained glass windows

Colour, religion, fun and more.. Look  at the amazing Stained Glass Windows Year 2 made last week. They are learning about Christianity and Islam in their RE...

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What a week? See how our year 6 celebrated the end of SATS…

Our year 6 children have worked so hard this week and all year, they ended the week with a trip to Lister Park... What a wonderful day Year 6 had at Lister Park on Friday! The weather was amazing, the children were brilliantly behaved and they all had so much fun! A...

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Year 5’s coding lesson

excitement, fun, coding, achievement and more Year 5 tried some coding today and were amazing! Every child was engaged and excited to see their code work.  ...

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Maple’s visit to Cartwright Hall

Artwork, dressing up, Arabic alphabet and much more... Maple had a very wet walk to Cartwright Hall today. However they learnt lots about the early Islamic civilisation and Baghdad. They learnt about the world of trade through a game in which one group managed to get...

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Anne Frank Exhibition

Our Year 5 and Year 6 pupils have had the amazing opportunity to see an Anne Frank Exhibition at Beckfoot Upper Heaton this week... Our Year 5 and Year 6 pupils visited an Anne Frank exhibition at Beckfoot Upper Heaton. It was really interesting to hear about her...

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Reception welcome their first baby chick

Eggs, incubator, exciting, fun and more..... Over the last few weeks Reception have been eagerly waiting the arrival of their baby chicks. It wasn't  as easy as they all thought it would be as they had to turn the eggs 3 times a day. Over the holidays Mrs Mathers took...

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Year 2’s visit to the park

Eye spy, fun, inspiration and more.. Year 2 went to the park on Haworth Road yesterday to help inspire their literacy writing. They drew the park, completed an eye spy checklist and even got to play on the equipment. They were very well behaved and great ambassadors...

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Today Year 2 Visited the Mosque

Year 2 visit to Thornbury Mosque... Today Year 2 visited Thornbury Mosque. We learnt about the different parts of the Mosque including the tall towers called minarets, the crescent moons and the speakers outside. The children also went inside the Mosque to look...

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Year 4 visit to Silsden…

What a great day! A visit to Silsden for Year 4.... The children set out early on their journey to the town of Silsden. They had an interesting walk around and took in the sites. They saw the old mill, the canal and had fantastic views from the top of the hill. They...

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Tadpoles in 2 Year Nursery

Our 2 Year Nursery Children have been learning about Tadpoles... Take a look at these lovely pictures of our 2 Year Nursery Children learning about tadpoles. They have been looking after them - feeding them with cucumber and they love it!  ...

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Year 5’s visit from the West Yorkshire Fire Department

West Yorkshire Fire Department... Year 5 had a visit from the West Yorkshire Fire Department this afternoon. They talked about how fires start, what to do during a fire as well as car safety.The children had lots of amazing questions as well as some riveting...

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Vaisakhi Assembly

Our Vaisakhi Assembly... Our children were totally captivated during the brilliant Vaisakhi assembly. Children and staff learned all about the story of Vaisakhi and why Sikhs celebrate it. Children from Year 4 also helped us to  learn all about the Five K's and why...

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Year 1 visit to St Martin’s church

Easter, Christianity and much more... Yesterday Year 1 visited St Martin's church to find out why Christians celebrate Easter. They also found out lots of interesting things from Rev Chris about Christianity and what happens when Christians go to church. The teachers...

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Year 1 castle building day

Castle Building, role play and much more.... On Friday Year 1 had a castle building day.They had a fantastic time building their very own castle and had lots of problem solving tasks, especially as it was a very windy day! Staff were very impressed with the children...

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The Hungry Caterpillar

  Lights, camera action... Children in Orange Blossom have been learning about the Hungry Caterpillar. Miss Mir was very proud that they could retell the whole story.   [video poster="http://www.heaton.bradford.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Slide1-800x600.jpg"...

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Palm class put their Jigsaw learning into practise

Palm class, Jigsaw, recovery position and much more.. This afternoon Palm class have been putting their Jigsaw learning into practice. Rehearsing how to put someone in the recovery position if they are unconscious but breathing. A very important...

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Trojan horses

Poplar class, woodland, Trojan horses and much more.. Poplar class spent their day in the woodland making Trojan horses. They had to use saws and files to create the bodies and then attached the head and wheels. Don't they look great? They also used clay to make...

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Pirate treasure

Pirates, hidden treasure, ice and so much more.. Children in the Willow were searching for pirate treasure in blocks of ice. Great fun but very...

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100% attendance

Hazel class, 100% attendance, extra playtime and so much more... Well done to Hazel class for 100% attendance last week. They had great fun on the climbing equipment during their extra playtime. Some children even learned how to play hop-scotch correctly. It's not...

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Lunchtime library club

36 children, year 3-6, fun, books and so much more.. What a success the lunchtime library club was. 36 children today! Such a mix from year 3 - year 6. Lovely to see so many boys too! We made bookmarks, completed word searches and lots of children took out a book....

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Numeracy pals

Role models What great role models our older pupils are! Numeracy pals were helping their partner to learn their times tables at break time...

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Year 5 poems

Poets in the making Year 5 have written their own poems after being inspired by our visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow. They wrote about someone special and why they make their lives better. Warning you my need a tissue. [video...

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Year 4 food chains and food webs

Science, writing on desks, food chains and more... Year 4 have really been enjoying learning about food chains and food webs in science ( especially when the teachers let the children write on their desks!) They photographed their work to add to their Ebook they have...

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Life skills

Life skills, shopping, fun and more... Some of our Year 1 pupils are learning about life skills they will need as they grow. Today they visited the shop to learn about money and how to pay for things. On their way back to school they called at the park. I'm not sure...

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Nursery music sessions

Watch out Britains got talent we have a new star in town.... After weekly music sessions with Mr Biggin, the children in nursery have been inspired to sing and play instruments. One of the children even brought in his own guitar from home and performed Twinkle Twinkle...

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Year 5 inspired by gymnastics lessons

Future Olympic gymnastics in the making.... Year 5 children were so inspired by their gymnastics lessons they spent break time today practising their moves. Impressive!                              ...

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Visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow

Matt Goodfellow, poet, excited children and much more.... We had a visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow today. He delivered assemblies to al the children, then spent the rest of the the day delivering workshops. So many inspired and excited children. Can't wait to read...

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Potato competition

World Book Day, potatoes, fun and much more... What a busy week! We started by celebrating World Book Day and ended with Comic Relief, with lots of learning in between. The winner of the book character potato competition was announced in assembly yesterday. Can you...

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Comic Relief

Fun, fun and even more fun.... What a fantastic Comic Relief! We raised a whopping £1608.63! Well done to everyone who baked, volunteered to be painted, sold red noses, danced at the disco, made pom poms, donated spare change in the playground, took part in assembly...

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Community award

Class community, jokes, fun and much more... Beech class had fun celebrating their achievement of winning the class community award this week. As it was Comic Relief Day they played pass the joke. Some children read the jokes to the class that was in the parcel whilst...

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Our World Book Day Celebrations

From 2 year olds to 11 year olds, World Book Day came alive.... Year group books were explored as part of World Book Day with children across school coming dressed as characters from their current topic books. We were very impressed with some of the creativity and...

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Girls’ hockey tournament

Hockey, penalties, awards and so much more... Well done to the girls' hockey team who did really well in their tournament this week. They just lost on penalties. Our team was so enthusiastic we even won an award for the most motivated pupil in the whole competition!...

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Spelling bee

Tricky words, talented children, community spirit and more... Well done to everyone who took part in the spelling bee this week. Mrs Mawson was so impressed with how you tackled the tricky words. The atmosphere was lovely as each class supported their champion on the...

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Science Experiments in Year 1

Year 1 had great fun learning as part of their Science experiment... Year 1 had great fun testing our different houses with the big bad hairdryer today. We worked in groups to build houses made out of marshmallows, lollypop sticks and Lego that would not blow down if...

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Year 5 trip to Solenis chemical plant

Experiments, science, slime and more... Year 5 had a great trip to Solenis chemical plant today and many are now planning their career in science. They experimented with filters,  tested liquids for acidity and best of all they made slime!                            ...

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Year 1 vs The Big Bad Hairdryer

Hairdryers, marshmallows, lollipop sticks, lego and much more... Year 1 had great fun testing out different houses with the big bad hairdryer today. They worked in groups to build houses fadeout of marshmallows. lollipop sticks and Lego that would not blow down if the...

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Empowering Minds

Mums, empowering minds, determined and much more... What an incredible group of mums proudly celebrating their Empowering Minds success at City Hall tonight. Mums determined to help keep their children safe by tackling difficult issues like radicalisation....

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Bradford Royal Infirmary visitors

Inspiring children, advice and much more... We had some visitors today from Bradford Royal Infirmary. They spoke about their jobs and inspired our children to aim high. They had an instant impact on some of our children. Our visitors talked about owning mistakes as...

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International Women’s Day

Equality, role models and more Maple created some amazing posters in honour of International Women's Day today. They spoke about equality and overcoming obstacles. What great role models for our younger...

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Year 4 ZooLab visit

Snakes, rats, spiders and much more..... ZooLab visited Year 4 today and brought lots of exotic animals. The children found out about their classification and habitats and even got the chance to touch and hold some of them.There was a royal python, a rat and bearded...

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Year 5’s day in the woodland

Bubbles, paint, wands, potions and so much more... What great weather today for Year 5's day in the woodland. Bubble painting, wand making and potion creating- Year 5 had an amazing launch day for their Harry Potter topic. Some amazing costumes too!        ...

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Beckfoot Trust Student Conference

Beckfoot Heaton Primary School & Nursery take part in the first Beckfoot Trust Student Conference We are delighted that the first Beckfoot Trust Student Conference is being led and hosted by Beckfoot Oakbank School on February 27th 2019 and Beckfoot Heaton Primary...

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Year 3 learn all about rocks

Chocolate, marshmallows, rocks and much more... Year 3 have been learning all about rocks this half term. Today they used chocolate to represent the 3 different types of rock; igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. It was a delicious way to learn. Igneous is Melted and...

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Year 2 re-enact the Great Fire of London

Model houses, wind, fire and more... Year 2 spent Friday in the woodland, re-enacting the Great Fire of London. The strong wind helped the children to see how quickly the fire spread through the streets of London....

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Year 4’s dragon display

Dragons, poems, creativity and much more... Year 4's dragon display looks fabulous. Their poems are creative, imaginative and full of ambitious vocabulary. Their dragon eyes are so detailed and look so realistic. Well done Year 4.                                     ...

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Cliff Castle

Historical artefacts, future archaeologists watch this space... Some of our Year 3 pupils spent the day at Cliff Castle yesterday. They learned lots of new things about their history topic and even had a go at digging up some historical artefacts. Some budding...

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