The News

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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...

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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!...

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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!    ...

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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!                                  ...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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 poster="http://www.heaton.bradford.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/17.jpg"...

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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...

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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!...

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Our Year 6 role models

Year 6 children helping in Year 2 It was really great to see some of our year 6 pupils helping out in Year 2 today. They were such fabulous role...

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Learning about Grammar in Year 5

Year 5 have been working very hard... On making their own fact sheets for grammar. They used QR codes and iPads to design them. Keep up the good work! Take a look at that work!          ...

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Year 5 Trip to Blackhills

  Year 5 had such a fabulous time.... With maps in hand, we walked through the city and the country to get to our destination. We dodged numerous patches of manure and often slipped through wet grass. However the tiring walk was defintely worth the view from the trigg...

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Year Four Trip to the Gurdwara

Year 4 had a fabulous trip... Year 4 really enjoyed their visit to the Gurdwara. They got to visit the prayer room, take a look at the Sikh holy book and even have a go with some of the important artifacts in the temple. Check out the pictures from the day The...

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Attendance Matters

As from September 2018 the national expectation... ...for every child to come to school will be 97%. Our overall attendance from September to date is currently 94.5% including nursery. The attendance excluding nursery is 95.9%. Our aim next half term is to......

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Year 6 Residential to Whitby

Year 6 ended this half term... ...with an amazing two days residential to Whitby. The children did so many exciting activities including a boat trip, visiting the Dracula experience, playing on the beach and doing lot's of walking. They even walked the 199 steps from...

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Launch of Our New School App

  Launching our new school communication app - School Ping... Regular communication regarding school activity is key to a successful partnership between school and parents. We are pleased to inform you that we are launching a new school communication app which will be...

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Aspiration Week 2018

  Great Learner + Great Person = Great Life We want all children who learn at Beckfoot Heaton to have a great life; that is why we help children know that if they are great learners, and great people then they have the best chance of a great life. Our aspiration week...

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Aspiration in Nursery…

Just Magical to see.... Our nursery children got into the swing of Aspiration week...The children had the opportunity to try out a range of professions. We practiced being dentists, doctors, authors, chefs and firefighters for the day. Such fun!...

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Owl Man Visit for Year 1

Year 1 had a great time... ...when the owl man came to visit. We found out lots of information about the owls and even had a chance to hold one. Mrs Carter was brave enough to help owl man fly the owls. Very...

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside….

  Year 2 had a wonderful day at Filey and Bempton Cliffs We set off bright and early for our day at the seaside. After a long coach ride, we arrived excitedly at Filey beach where we ate ice creams, paddled in the sea and made sand castles. After lunch we...

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Meeting Chris Hoy… and reading his new book!

  Year Four had the amazing opportunity of meeting Sir Chris Hoy... What a great day! Year Four visited Bradford Grammar School where they met Olympic cyclist and author, Sir Chris Hoy. The children listened to Chris talk about his new book from the series Flying...

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All in a days work for Year 3

What fun year 3 had during their visit to Bingley St Ives... Year 3 had a fantastic time during their day at Bingley St Ives. They took part in blackberry picking, seed collecting, acting and playing in the park! Check out all the fun in these pictures.......

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Year 4 Trip on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Year 4 had a fabulous day at Haworth and Saltaire..... Aboard the Keighley and Worth Valley steam train. Their final destination was Saltaire where they explored the village, Roberts Park and Salts Mill. The Village of Saltaire The children explored the...

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The Great Heaton Bake Off!

Year 3 took part in the Great Heaton Bake off... ...hosted by the glamorous Mrs Bolton. The teachers had to make their crumbles by following the recipe. The children helped remind the teachers how to peel, chop and create their crumbles. Hazel and Hornbeam were the...

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Interactive Science Lesson in Year 5…..

  Year 5 Learning all about forces.... What fun our year 5 children had in their science lesson learning all about forces. They used a system of pulleys to winch Mr Ross into the air. Even Mrs Mawson and our visitors from the trust had a go! Interactive...

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A lovely day out for our 100% Attendance winner….

Celebration of Attendance... A massive well done to Qazi Saim Khalid who won the overall 100% attendance award for the year. He and his family enjoyed a wonderful day at Lego Land and The Sea Life Centre in Manchester. Your child could be the lucky winner this year if...

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Year 6 Bikeabililty off to a great start….

  Year 6 off to a great start with Bikeability... Our year 6 children started with their Bikeability course this week. Here they are about to head off on their road side ride. It’s about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s...

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Beckfoot Trust Celebration of the Arts

You are very welcome to join us for Celebration of the Arts, our first Beckfoot Trust wide arts event on Thursday July 12th from 5-8pm, at Beckfoot and Hazelbeck Campus, Wagon Lane, Bingley BD16 1EE

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Guess the Occupation….

Questions, questions, questions.  Did you guess the occupations? Year 3 and 4 children picked the brains of 6 visitors to our school to find out clues about their job.  We were not quite there when we thought Mr Ali was a bank owner! After a “What’s my line?” quiz in...

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Our Vaisakhi Assembly……

Find out more about our Vaisakhi assembly.... Vaisakhi is the Sikh New Year festival. It is a day to celebrate the amazing events which took place 1699. In school today, we learned more about this special festival in a Vaisakhi assembly and how it links to our school...

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Thank you Mrs McGregor

As Mrs McGregor was retiring, we thought it would be time to tell the story about the time she had to deliver parcels around school during SATS week. Watch the video of the story.

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World Book Day Celebrations

Every day is a book day here at school and we encourage the children to read for enjoyment as much as possible. Read more to find out how we made this day extra special….

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Riz Ahmed Wins an Emmy

Everyone at Beckfoot Heaton would like to send our huge congratulations to Riz Ahmed for being the first British Asian man to win an Acting Emmy award.

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using technology. This advice is for parents and carers about cyberbullying. It provides advice and information about how they can protect their child from cyberbullying and how to tackle it if it happens.

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School fete fun

On Friday June 9th, pupils in Year 6 children delighted the younger children by encouraging them to join in the school fete.

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The Year 1 Sculpture Trail

Following their inspiring visit to Lister Park, the year 1 students have been hard at work creating their own sculptures out of recycled junk. Check them out!

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500 Words

Seven years ago, Chris Evans had a dream: to get children excited about reading and writing: all children, no matter what their ability. 500 Words is now one of the most popular story writing competitions for children in the world.

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Heaton joins the Beckfoot Trust

I am very pleased to tell you that all of the legal processes have been completed and we will convert to an Academy and join the Beckfoot Trust on Thursday 1st December 2016.

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