Category Archives: News

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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Cross Campus Co-operation

During the last half term, Beckfoot students from the Health and Social Care course came to observe and subsequently plan activities which they delivered to our students in Orange Base. The activities were all very well planned and linked in with our class book 'Dinosaurs Love Underpants'. Our students enjoyed finding dinosaurs in sand and…
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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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