Category Archives: News

Wise Birds

We were lucky enough to have a special visit from the Wise Owls team last week. Wayne and Katrina brought in a variety of owls and birds of prey which are rescued and helped back to full health before being placed back in their natural habitats around the area.  Our students really enjoyed holding and…
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Nell Bank Adventure

Some students from Yellow, Red, Teal , Orange and Sky Blue Bases recently experienced a fun and exciting one-night residential at Nell Bank in Ilkley. During the day they undertook a range of outdoor activities including travelling on the 'Nellmobile' golf buggy, problem solving through water play, playing in the adventure park, undertaking an obstacle course and…
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Tour de Hazelbeck!

To celebrate all the cyclists coming to the region to take part in the Tour de Yorkshire, Purple Base got their bikes out! We looked at how the wheels rolled and the bikes moved and practiced sitting on the bikes and putting our feet on the pedals.  We were very excited! Some of us knew we…
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Visit to City Hall

Last week the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cllr Abid Hussain, came into Hazelbeck to visit our A-Team and was so impressed with the students that he invited them to visit him at City Hall.  So this morning members of the A-Team travelled into Bradford to visit the Lord Mayor. It was wonderful to have a tour…
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Bright Futures Event

For our Sixth Form students, the Bright Futures Event is an opportunity for all of our parents/carers to meet and talk to a wide range of providers about what options are available for our learners when they leave school. We also discuss what is involved in the transition process and, how you can help with…
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Silver Base Blogs

Silver Base have worked incredibly hard over the past month to create their own blogs.  Students researched different blogs in order to find common themes and identify their likes and dislikes with regard to style. They created an 'All About Me' page where they included lots of interesting facts about themselves. Students then used their…
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Forever Friends

Rehearsals are well underway for our Summer Production... It is going to be a Disney Extravanganza featuring all of your favourite characters... Will the Beast find a friend? Will Moana find an adventure? Will the Genie really be better than everyone else?  Will Cogsworth save the day? Join us as we go 'Under the Sea'...and…
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Our Wingate Residential

Silver and Bronze Bases have been on a two-night residential to the Wingate Centre in Nantwich, Cheshire. We had a fantastic time doing a wide range of activities. The Centre had a gymnasium which had trampolines, balance beams and other specialist equipment, a sensory room, a games room and lots of wonderful outdoor space. The…
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The Natural World

Orange area had their termly 'Wow' event last Thursday! Students were introduced to our new topic for this term - The Natural World. They mixed with other classes and undertook different activities: mini-beast hunting, planting cress, learning about the life-cycle of a chicken and planting sunflowers. Students had fun, gained a lot from this and are…
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Pizza Rewards

Yellow Base went to Pizza Hut for their end of term reward trip to celebrate all their fantastic work and good behaviour. Students enjoyed using the buffet, choosing their own pizza, pasta and salad. Everyone had a dessert too! Students communicated effectively to the waiters and waitresses and each other. Everyone had a lovely day.  Well…
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