Category Archives: News

Beat it!

It is always a great pleasure to welcome new artists in to Hazelbeck School - our students thrive through engaging with creative activities. Developing good listening skills for musical sounds and participation in the practical use of musical instruments is something our students positively respond to time and time again. This was the case when…
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London Residential

Some of our Sixth Form students recently visited London for a two night residential.  They went down on the train and travelled on the Underground while they were there. They visited the Science Museum, Madame Tussauds, the London Eye and had a tour of the Houses of Parliament - they also had a question and…
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Eureka!

Students from Orange and Bronze Bases recently visited Eureka children’s museum in Halifax as part of their work on money skills. The first thing they did was visit the 'Halifax Bank' to draw money out and then they went into the 'Marks and Spencer' to spend it! They took on various roles such as bankers,…
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The World Around Me

Some of our Silver Base students have been working hard on a mini art project for a competition called 'The World Around Me'. Students were shown work in various styles - expressionism, Fauvism, pointillism etc.,  they then researched a certain artist they liked or a specific piece of art.  Students had to think about themes, texture,…
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Light Fantastic

Red Base were lucky enough to have the Purple Patch team visit their class recently. Purple Patch are a funded group who are familiar to Hazelbeck as they come in to deliver workshops to our students through a multisensory approach. On this particular afternoon they came in to present a poem through the use of…
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Dragon’s Den

The theme of this half term's Cultural Awareness day was St George. As well as enjoying hearing the story of St George and tasting some traditional English food, Silver Base also worked incredibly hard to create a piece of environmental art using natural materials - they made a fantastic dragon in the morning and then took…
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London Calling

Sixth Form students from Silver Base have been busy in preparation for their residential visit to London later this term. The group travelled by train to Leeds and were given a set of travel instructions to follow - they had find the ticket office, purchase tickets, check the destination, platform number and timings on the…
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Imaginative Images

Our Photography Vocational Options students have been looking at creating short stories. The group designed their own storyboards and then arranged figures and props against different backgrounds to create the scenes. They photographed their scenes and then edited the photos in PowerPoint to create interesting effects. Here is a selection of their final images.
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Transition Project

We have been lucky enough to have some final year Occupational Therapy students from the University of Bradford working with us recently. During their 9-week placement they developed a project to help our students when they move onto college and created a transition portfolio which will be used to give information to their next place…
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Astronauts in Training

In Yellow Base, we have been following the progress of British astronaut Major Tim Peake’s mission on the International Space Station. Students have asked questions, such as ‘how do you clean your teeth in space?’ and have looked up the answers and then watched Tim demonstrate via video clips from the Space Station. Yellow Base…
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