Category Archives: News

Hazelbeck v Southfield

On Friday the 8th of March a group of our students travelled to Southfield school for their first 11 a-side full size pitch football match. The weather couldn't have been worse with driving wind and rain making playing conditions very difficult. However, our students made their school proud by showing great skill and determination and gave…
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Science Week

So many things happened at Hazelbeck School during Science week! This year's theme was 'Journeys', every class took part and across the school there was so much excitement. Some classes worked together to plan journeys, testing theories and materials to see which made a better parachute, aeroplane or car. It was also fun testing them out over the…
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Flipping Fantastic!

During our Christianity Week, students learned about Lent and discussed the things which they could give up for the 40 days. They also learnt about Shrove Tuesday and why we have pancakes on this day, following the theme students from different classes took part in a pancake flipping competition, they had see how many times…
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Christianity Week

Last week, students in Hazelbeck were learning about Christianity. In Olive Base, we began by learning about Shrove Tuesday and made pancakes, we then learnt about Ash Wednesday and the meaning of Lent. We also looked at the features that might be seen in a church and we finished the week by visiting All Saints…
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World Book Day

Thursday 7 March was World Book Day at Hazelbeck and the theme for the day this year was sharing a story. Throughout the school, students shared stories with peers in their class or in different classes. There were lots of people dressed up as favourite characters from books and television, including Captain America, Professor McGonagall…
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Forest School

During their regular Forest School visits to St Ives, Bronze Base students really enjoy the experience of learning outside in the woods. In recent sessions they have been practicing tying knots and then working together to transfer the skills they have learnt to different uses and needs.                 …
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All Around the World

During Arts Week, sensory learners travelled the world accompanied by songs, sights, smells and textures of places including Australia, Great Britain, France, China, the desert, and finally Las Vegas!  We flew on our magic carpet (parachute) to the call and response story based on We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Students loved spending time with…
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Re-planting Betty’s Wood

When Betty's Wood at St Ives was hit with disease in 2017 most of the trees had to be felled, which was upsetting for many of our students, as they had spent time taking part in forest school sessions there. Bradford Council's Trees and Woodlands Section, working in partnership with the charity Trees for Cities,…
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Hazelbeck School work with Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT

As part of Beckfoot Teaching School collaborative working, Hazelbeck School hosted ITTs from Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT. Trainees were given a brief induction to Hazelbeck School and then assigned to a base, where they spent the day. They worked with our Supported and Independent Learners. They were included in the lunchtime clubs, which enabled…
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Safer Internet Day

 Students at Hazelbeck have been taking part in Safer Internet Day which is an international event held every year to highlight the need to keep ourselves safe online. Our bases have taken part in a range of activities which have included creating posters for the classrooms and writing stories. Bases have got together to share what…
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