Category Archives: News

Gold Base Go Wild

Gold Base enjoyed a trip to Tropical World in Leeds last week as an end of year celebration! Students enjoyed riding in the minibus, seeing all the different animals at Tropical World, ice creams in the sunshine and spending time with their friends!  Their firm favorite was the the crocodile and waterfall area! Well done…
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Keighley College

Some of our Sixth Form students have been enjoying attending Keighley  College on a regular basis. This term the students have been working towards their ASDAN accreditation by making planters in the joinery workshops or learning about car mechanics and vehicle maintenance. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="29" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_slideshow" gallery_width="600" gallery_height="400" cycle_effect="fade" cycle_interval="10" show_thumbnail_link="0" thumbnail_link_text="[Show thumbnails]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]
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Forever Friends

Last week we had our Summer Production - 'Forever Friends' and a brilliant time was had by both the performers and the audience. There was singing, dancing, acting and fun - lots of fun! The students were amazing and performed with such confidence - we are very proud of each and every one. Well done…
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Literature Festival

Silver Base had a great time on their visit to a Bradford Literature Festival event at Bradford University last week. As part of a day of literature-based activities they listened to a storyteller and learnt all about myths and legends from India and Ancient Greece.  Ali has written a very detailed description of our visit,…
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D of E Bronze

Our students who recently went on the practice expedition recently undertook their Bronze Award Expedition. This was an amazing feat for our students. They set off walking from school, along a section of the Leeds Liverpool Canal and then up to Shipley Glen. From there, they walked along the Glen and continued upwards to the…
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3 Peaks Fundraiser

On Saturday 14th July, Hazelbeck staff will be walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise money in order to buy a sensory swing for our wonderful students. If you feel able to support us in this endeavour, we’d be incredibly grateful if you would click here to visit our JustGiving page  where you’ll be able…
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Nell Bank

Seven of our students from Sky Blue Base recently went on a residential visit to Nell Bank, near Ilkley. They  took part in a range of activities such as den building, pond dipping, playing in the adventure play area and having a fun-filled water fight. All students worked really well together and showed great team work…
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RE Week – Mosque Visit

Students from the Orange Area had the opportunity to visit a local Mosque in Keighley last week to learn about the Muslim faith and facts about Islam. The visit coincided with our RE week and all the students in school participated in activities which gave them a broader insight into this religious observance. Students were…
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Cooking Competition

Lots of students took part in our recent cooking competition and everyone worked really hard to produce some excellent food. The only requirement of the competiton was that the food should contain peas. Entries included samosas, pizza, pea puree, pea and mint soup to name a few. It was a very close call but our…
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Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition

This is the first year we have offered the Duke of Edinburgh Award to our students and so far it has been a fantastic experience. On Thursday and Friday last week we went on our first practice expedition, which involved walking to a nearby campsite, setting up (and sleeping in!) tents, exploring the area and…
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