Category Archives: News

Cycling the Cinder Track

Pupils from key stages 4 and 5 rose to the challenge of a 3-day cycle residential between 20th and 22nd September, cycling a total of 27 miles on the Cinder Track between Scarborough and Whitby. For many this was their first experience away from home or school and for some they had only recently learnt to ride a bike.…
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WOW Event

Our topic for this term is 'Communities'. We will be looking at many different aspects of our communities, both local and in the Bradford area. To fire up our excitement, students from Orange and Red base went on a WOW day to Valley Parade, Bradford City's Football Ground. We learnt about the history of the…
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Kwik Cricket

Our Silver Base team recently played in the West Yorkshire Kwik Cricket finals and demonstrated excellent team work skills. We had some great batters in Vladimir and Maneeb and some high speed bowling from Stephen. The cohesive work from Silver meant they won their first game but had to play Beckfoot in their last game,…
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Our Feathered Friends

The Falconer returned to Hazelbeck for another year to show us two owls called Bruno (who was only three months old) and faithful Dusty. He also brought a peregrine falcon called Geoff and a Kestrel called Tiffin. We had the pleasure of the birds of prey for a whole day so each class got to…
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Nell Bank

Students from Yelow, Red and Lilac Bases enjoyed an overnight residential visit to Nell Bank Outdoor Centre in Ilkley. They slept in dormitory rooms and helped make their own meals as well as taking part in a wide range of adventurous activities including pond dipping, mini beasty trail, trikes & bikes, a country walk and…
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Wesak Day

As part of their Religious Education curriculum, Hazelbeck students had the opportunity to engage in many diverse activities to celebrate Wesak Day. The whole school had a special visitor who explained Wesak as being the most important of the Buddhist festivals which commemorates Buddha’s birth, enlightenment (nirvāna), and death. Dra’ma, an ordained Buddhist nun from the…
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Baton Relay

Pupils from Myrtle Park Primary arrived at Hazelbeck in a convoy of 30 bikes last week to pass on the Bradford Summer Games Baton.  The Baton was officially received by Hazelbeck students at the front of school, they then reviewed and enjoyed taking part in various relays with Beckfoot students on the MUGA before officially…
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Morris Dancing

Hazelbeck students enjoyed a wonderful afternoon watching the 'Rainbow Morris Dancers' recently. The group, headed by Kay Wilkinson, is familiar to our school as they launched our Arts Week back in January. Students were spectators for one half of the performance and then became active participants during the second part. As soon as the students…
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Adventures at Kielder

A group of five of our sixth formers took part in an activity residential to Kielder Water in Northumbria. They experienced a number of exciting adventures: zip wire, archery, sailing, lakeside walk and a campfire. The students enjoyed the activities... as well as the staying away from home! The staff at Kielder were very accommodating and…
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Investors in Health

Over the past two years Hazelbeck students and staff have taken on the challenge of working towards the Investors in Health Award with enthusiasm and vigour. Various long term wide-reaching initiatives have been implemented in school including: Asthma Awareness work - we raised awareness school wide; parents, staff and students were all involved. We updated our asthma…
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