Recent Posts by Sarah Clayton

Headteacher’s Blog 17/07/2019

What a fantastic year we have had here at Beckfoot Thornton. We have seen marked improvements in behaviour and attendance and the vibe around school is positively electric – something our visitors frequently comment on.  Our students have shown real enthusiasm and dedication to their education and have worked exceptionally hard this year. To complement…
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The Rock Assembly

Yes, it was as cool as it sounds! At 6 o'clock one Thursday morning, when most other students were asleep, fifty four Beckfoot Thornton students from Years 9-11 started their journey to the Wembley Arena. There they were greeted by thousands of students from across the country. The main theme of this years' Rock Assembly…
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Beckfoot Thornton students are famous!

You may recall a post on our website in March called "Let's get on track". Twenty six of our students travelled by train to York Railway Museum. Whilst travelling, students read World Book Day books. We are absolutely thrilled that at Accrington train station, the poster below is being displayed, complete with a wonderful picture…
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Brilliant Club Graduation

Marvellous, fantastic……BRILLIANT! All twelve of our Year 9 Brilliant Club graduated at Leeds University this July. They had worked hard on a project entitled “would stars float in the bath?”. There was some very high level maths involved and they all showed a lot of resilience and determination to gain enough marks to pass. Some…
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