Category Archives: News

Physical Therapy

Bronze Base students have been enjoying a regular physical therapy programme and can choose an activity by selecting a symbol including, running, basketball and scooter course. Students show progress by increasing the time and amount of their activity. They say 'It is loads of fun, sociable and very good for our health!'
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Cycling Skills

Students from our Sixth Form cycle group have been developing their skills so that they can now cycle on main roads near school. Each week they have practised in different settings and have now developed enough control to be able to cycle on roads, to signal with their arms and to stop safely. They were…
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First Class Football

Last week students from Yellow and Sky Blue bases took part in the West Yorkshire under-16s Disability Football Tournament alongside schools from all over the district that came together to compete over three matches. At first our students were a little nervous when they saw big groups of very tall students! But our team soon found confidence after…
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Uluru

This term, Yellow Base students have been looking at art from around the world. They have been exploring areas of Australia and have created 3D sculptures of Uluru whilst listening to Aboriginal music. Students chose their own art materials and colours and used a mixture of clay, modrock, paint and paper. They really enjoyed feeling…
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Super Soup

Red Base students have been working proactively to develop their fine motor and money recognition skills through the launch of their Super Soup Enterprise. Every Monday morning during their Food Technology session they have been peeling, chopping and blending ingredients to go into their wholesome and nutritious soups, served with a generous helping of wholemeal…
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Lost and Found

Students in Orange Base have been really enjoying the latest 'Lost and Found' interactive display outside their classroom. It is packed with different activities - sorting ducks, penguins, boats and birds by size, identifying numerals, matching symbols and developing pencil control. The display is based on the book by Oliver Jeffers about a boy who finds a…
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Open to All

On the Friday before half term Hazelbeck and Beckfoot held their first ever joint Open Mic event. Performers from each school took to the stage and provided great entertainment for all. There was a drummer, a jazz band and the Hazelbeck Choir sang. Students and staff from both schools came to watch and it was so…
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Saddled Up

Pupils from Hazelbeck have been progressing their riding skills through an after school horse riding club at Haworth RDA. Horse riding improves core strength, flexibility, suppleness of limb and develops fine and gross motor skills. In addition, the social interaction increases confidence, self-esteem and social skills.  Click here to visit the Haworth RDA website and…
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London

This term in their Art lessons, Blue Base have been focusing on the city of London. Each week pupils have created their own models of items relating to London. So far pupils have created their own London red bus, Royal guard, a red telephone box and even their own small London Eye! Pupils used a…
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Art Accreditation

Purple Base students have been exploring light and dark as part of our sensory curriculum. This year our students are working towards an art award for the cognitive work they do in these sensory areas. As an introduction to this award we visited the gallery at Salts Mill last week. This involved accessing the local…
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