Category Archives: News

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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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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