Category Archives: General News

Items that do not easily fall into other categories can be placed under General News.

Year 9 Dance Solos

Amelia and Sinead from Year 9 have demonstrated excellent skills in dance. Their work is inspired by Christopher Bruce's Shadows. In the photo's below, they are showing frustration that they may have to leave their home. They have a focal point of down stage left where the door is. The pieces clearly depict the intention…
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Year 7 Football 12/06/2018

On Tuesday 12th June, the year 7 Football played St Bedes in the Bradford Schools play-off, the winner of which would go through to the Bradford Schools final. Having comfortably won the Bradford West division without conceding a goal, the Year 7 squad were full of confidence and took this into the semi-final, with Xantino…
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Art Workshop

Beckfoot Thornton Workshop 'Of Real Worlds'

Drawing on Emily Brontë's ‘tremendous themes and minute observations’ of the natural landscape around her, as well as its inhabitants, students used photographs of nature and landscape to create collages.

Visual poems were then created using text cut directly from the works of Emily Brontë, along with objects found from the surrounding area.

Assembling these together using macro and standard photography on smart devices, we recorded our assemblages.

The work of our students will be displayed alongside works made with Thornton Primary and other local artists, at an exhibition which will run June-August 2018 at South Square Centre.

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

On Saturday 9th June, 30 adventurous Year 9’s embarked on their assessed Bronze expedition. Departing from the moors above Keighley, they navigated their way through the forests and fields that dominate the area, checking in with staff as they ticked off the miles. Miss Whelam and Miss Gibson were on hand and were very impressed…
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