Category Archives: News

Robot Invasion!

As a closure to our 'Robots' topic students from the Orange area were invited to enter a Robot competition which highlighted imaginative and creative skills. Over a period of weeks leading up to the competition students created a variety of robots using electronic devices put together during small group work and other individual robots created…
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Mother Shipton’s Cave

This year's Sky Blue Base rewards and end of year trip was to Mother Shipton's Cave in Knaresborough. Students were able to look at the history of the caves and the famous petrifying well, they enjoyed looking into all the different caves and at the surprises they held inside them. They were able to make a…
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Funzy’s

Olive Base went to Funzy's Inflatable Theme Park in Bradford recently as an end of year reward trip for all their hard work. Everyone had a great time bouncing on the giant inflatable, sliding down slides and playing in the ball pit. After we'd finished on the inflatable, we had a party in the party…
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Hazelbeck does Matilda

Hazelbeck's Performing Arts Group put on a fantastic version of Matilda last week. The performances by all students were fantastic, they worked as a team and showed so much confidence in their roles. We were all very proud of our talented group. If you saw the production, we're sure you were proud too! [ngg src="galleries"…
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Hazelbeck’s First International Adventure!

Before the half term, a group of Hazelbeck students set out for their first overseas residential to Paris. It was an early start, as students arrived at school from 3am to begin their journey to Manchester Airport. For some of our students, this was their first experience of a flight! On the first day, they explored…
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Duke of Edinburgh Award

We recently had the practice expedition for this year's Duke of Edinburgh cohort. There were 15 students altogether - eight students taking part in the Bronze award and seven taking part in Silver award. We walked from school up through Cottingley Woods and into Blackhills Campsite. We enjoyed exploring the woods and the campsite. We…
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Keighley College

Some of our sixth form students attend Keighley College on a weekly basis, they have accessed sessions on childcare where they learned how to safely bath a baby, how to make up babies' bottles and how to make resources for safe play including 'playdough' and 'moonsand'. They have also been attending the beauty salon at…
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Tropical World

As part of Purple Base's Jungle theme this half term, some of our students visited Tropical World indoor wildlife park in Leeds. We experienced the different heat and humidity of a range of habitats.  We went into dark places where the bats and rats were lit up with special lighting and came close to aquariums…
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Liverpool Residential

Silver Base students enjoyed a 2-night residential to Liverpool earlier this month. Among the highlights of their trip were visits to the Tate Gallery, Museum of Liverpool, Anglican Cathedral and Sir Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ sculptures at Crosby Beach. Students Siayam, Abigail, Naila and Faiza have written about their experiences: ‘On Monday 8th May  Silver…
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In the Woods

Bronze Base students have followed up their visit to Nell Bank with an exciting 'Day in the Woods' at Blackhills Scout Camp in Cottingley. They had a fantastic time and enjoyed participating in the various activities on offer. [ngg src="galleries" ids="38" display="basic_slideshow"]
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