The News

What’s been happening around our school?

Year 4 visit to Silsden…

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...

read more
Tadpoles in 2 Year Nursery

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!  ...

read more
Year 5’s visit from the West Yorkshire  Fire Department

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...

read more
Vaisakhi Assembly

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...

read more
Year 1 visit to St Martin’s church

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...

read more
Year 1 castle building day

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...

read more
The Hungry Caterpillar

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...

read more
Palm class put their Jigsaw learning into practise

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...

read more
Trojan horses

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...

read more
Pirate treasure

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 cold!

read more
100% attendance

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...

read more
Lunchtime library club

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....

read more
Numeracy pals

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 week.

read more
Year 5 poems

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...

read more
Year 4 food chains and food webs

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...

read more
Life skills

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...

read more
Nursery music sessions

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...

read more
Year 5 inspired by gymnastics lessons

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!                                

read more
Visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow

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...

read more
Potato competition

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...

read more
Comic Relief

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...

read more
Community award

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...

read more
Our World Book Day Celebrations

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...

read more
Girls’ hockey tournament

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!...

read more
Spelling bee

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...

read more
Science Experiments in Year 1

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...

read more
Year 5 trip to Solenis chemical plant

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!                            ...

read more
Year 1 vs The Big Bad Hairdryer

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...

read more
Empowering Minds

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....

read more
Bradford Royal Infirmary visitors

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...

read more
International Women’s Day

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 pupils!

read more
Year 4 ZooLab visit

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...

read more
Year 5’s day in the woodland

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!        ...

read more
Beckfoot Trust Student Conference

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...

read more
Year 3 learn all about rocks

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...

read more
Year 2 re-enact the Great Fire of London

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.  

read more
Year 4’s dragon display

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.                                     ...

read more
Cliff Castle

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...

read more
Year 1’s fun during PE

Year 1’s fun during PE

Balloons, pompoms, balance , control and much more... Year 1 have been having fun during PE this week with balloons and pompoms. We were using the balloons to help us with control and movement. The pompoms were to help us with balance and control. We had to...

read more
Reception’s day at the Deep

Reception’s day at the Deep

Jellyfish, tropical fish, fun and more... Reception had an amazing day at the Deep. They really enjoyed looking at all the underwater creatures and watching them swim. Sometimes the creatures even swam over their heads!  

read more
Dragon poems

Dragon poems

Inspirational, poets in the making, dragons and much more... Year 4 have been writing some superb dragon poems in English. They are on burnt, coffee stained paper for a singed dragon effect!             

read more
Year 5’s blackout poetry

Year 5’s blackout poetry

Creative, poets in the making, inspiring and more... Year 5 have been busy creating blackout poetry. They used extracts from their class novel to create new pieces of poetry. Come and see their display of wonderful work!                                  ...

read more
Year 4 sleepover

Year 4 sleepover

Memories, fun , sleepover in school and more... Year 4 children ( and lots of amazing staff) will sleep well tonight after their action packed sleepover in school last night. Memories that will last forever.

read more
Year 3 introduction to the Stone Age

Year 3 introduction to the Stone Age

Stone Age, Nomads, cave paintings, fun and more... Today Year 3 had an introduction to the Stone Age. They learnt about how the nomads lived, what they ate and what they had to wear. The children then spent the afternoon creating their own Stone Age cave paintings....

read more
Our Great Learners

Our Great Learners

Year 5 RE Lesson Year 5 worked in groups today to learn about Islam, Christianity and Hinduism. There were some mature conversations and respectful discussion. Great Learners and Great People!   Lot's of ideas to think about.

read more
Our Choose Kindness Video

Our Choose Kindness Video

#WeChooseKindness A few weeks ago we joined together as a school community to spell out our anti-bullying message. Have a look at our fantastic video. #wechoosekindness   Our Video   [video...

read more
The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London

Children in the Willow Children in the Willow have been learning about the Great Fire of London. They took their medieval houses into the woodlands today to re-enact the fateful day in 1666 when the fire spread through the streets of our capital city. Thank you Mr...

read more
Electricity in Year 4

Electricity in Year 4

Year 4 have been learning all about electricity.... They investigated how electrical items work, taking apart old electrical items and putting them back together again! They showed team work and a real enthusiasm for this learning - great to see!...

read more