Category Archives: General News

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

Ypres Trip

Students from years 8, 9 and 10 were given the opportunity to take part in a Battlefields trip to Ypres in Belgium. We visited the trenches, the commonwealth cemeteries and learned a lot about how the war was fought from our very knowledgeable guide, Bruce. We chose 4 students to take part in the Last…
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Headteacher’s Blog 05/06/2018

Welcome to my blog page. Here you can find out a bit more information about what is happening at Beckfoot Thornton.     Welcome back. I hope you had a restful half term. Year 11 students are working hard for their exams knowing that they have a celebration event on 15th June, closely followed by…
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Ski Holiday

After a 3 year break the annual ski holiday to Austria went ahead during the first week of the    Easter holiday. 32 students and 3 members of staff made the trip to the Ski Amade region of          Austria to ski the slopes of Alpendorf, Wargrin and Flachau. What a wonderful…
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The Brilliant Club

        The Brilliant Club Tutorials have begun in school for students who are part of The Brilliant Club. The topic they are studying is called "Disease Detectives" and Sarah Ward, a PhD Tutor, came in to school to deliver the second tutorial on it, which pushes beyond the normal curriculum. Now students have to…
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