Category Archives: News

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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Tall and Small

Last week Red Base travelled by bus to Wakefield to see the artworks displayed at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. It was a glorious day and the students were able to walk around the park not only admiring all the artworks but also the trees and flowers which were in full bloom. The students were fascinated…
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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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