Category Archives: News

LS Lowry Exhibition

This half term, students in Orange Base have been studying the work of LS Lowry. We have learnt about the five Lowry colours, which he used to mix any colour he needed. We used our knowledge of colour mixing to create our own versions of famous Lowry paintings, such as The Old House and Yachts.…
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National Science & Media Museum

Orange, Red, Yellow, Teal and Sky Blue Bases all visited the National Science & Media Museum in Bradford last Friday as a celebration event to finish their topic of Machines. We explored the new Wonderlab - among other things, this enabled the students to take part in experiments involving sound frequencies, to explore the hall…
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Cartwright Hall

As an end of year treat Red Base students took part in a fantastic day visiting Cartwright Hall Art Gallery and Museum. Our initial interest was to visit the Museum which has recently been restored and to look around in order to be inspired by the wonderful art pieces held in both the building and…
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Great Yorkshire Show

Lilac Base visited the Great Yorkshire Show this week. We saw sheep, pigs, horses, cows and bulls having a wash. We got to touch some of the animals. We were really lucky with the weather as it was sunny but not too warm. Zeinab and Fatimata liked the horses. Asad liked stroking the sheep and…
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KWVR Steam Train

Every week, our Orange Base Enterprise Group make and sell produce to the staff in Hazelbeck and Beckfoot. They set the 'Rainbow Shop' stall up in the staff room, where they sell a range of food including pizza, quiche and fruit crumble. The food always sells well. For anyone who doesn't have cash on them, IOUs are given…
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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

We had a fantastic morning on Tuesday for our Summer Production - Mary Poppins. There was singing, acting, dancing and some audience participation too. Rooms were tidied quickly with a "spoon full of sugar" to help, birds were fed, kites were flown - we had a "jolly holiday". And we all laughed - a lot! Thank…
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Nell Bank

Bronze Base recently enjoyed an overnight residential to Nell Bank Outdoor Education Centre. Students travelled to Ilkley by a combination of bus and two trains which was the culmination of their work on extending their experience of travel on public transport with luggage. They stayed the night in Nell Bank's Aiming High building which has…
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Summer Fair

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Hazelbeck Summer Fair on Saturday; the sun shone, the rain stayed away and a fantastic time was had by all. We are always amazed by the generous donations of food, cakes and prizes which together help to make the Fair such a successful event.   We raised…
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Industrial Museum

Orange Base classes enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to visit the Bradford Industrial Museum. The students used the visit as a Wow event to make practical links to their topic of Machines and Robots. The day began by exploring back-to-back Victorian houses which were set up exactly as they would have been used back in the…
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Magical Maths

We have been visited by a Maths Magician in school this week. He did Magic Shows for different classes across the school that linked to Maths. Students really enjoyed themselves!  
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