Category Archives: General News

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

A visit from the CEO of The Brilliant Club!

We were honoured this week to be able to meet Chris Wilson, CEO of the Brilliant Club. The Brilliant Club is the education charity which currently delivers The Scholars Programme at Beckfoot Thornton. Our twelve Year 9 students have been on the programme since year 8 and are continuing until the end of year 10.…
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School Bus Services – Message from West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Please see the message below from West Yorkshire Combined Authority about school bus services:  The West Yorkshire Combined Authority organises and subsidises a range of school bus services for around 25,000 pupils and students across West Yorkshire. These services are provided where suitable public transport services are not available. Given ongoing pressure to reduce local…
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Beckfoot Thornton take part in the first Beckfoot Trust Student Conference

We are delighted that the first Beckfoot Trust Student Conference is being led and hosted by Beckfoot Oakbank School on February 27th 2019 and Beckfoot Thornton students will be taking part.  Student representatives from our schools will work collaboratively to share their views on learning with Generation Z so that our community can better understand how all our students can enjoy learn and succeed.  Their views will be…
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Harry Potter Book Night – 8th February

On Friday we hosted our first Harry Potter Book Night in the school library.  Assorted students, muggles, wizards and witches came together to celebrate J.K.Rowling's books by taking part in Harry Potter themed activities, before competing in a Hidden Hogwarts quiz.  Students wore some fantastic and imaginative 'cosplay' outfits, and created some brilliant designs in…
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