Category Archives: General News

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

Headteacher’s Blog 06/07/2018

This week I have had the pleasure of welcoming year 7 students to our 3 day transition induction. Students arrived on Wednesday morning, some were a little guarded to begin with. Coming from a smaller primary to a large school with over 1500 students can be quite daunting! The nerves did not last long. Students…
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Headteachers Blog 29/06/2018

On Tuesday 26th June, 16 of our students represented Beckfoot Thornton in the Beckfoot Trust Sports Day. The students were a credit to the PE department and the school as their effort and attitude was superb (even with the intense heat!). Mr Horn, CEO of the Beckfoot Trust was very impressed with how smart the…
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Year 8 Rugby sessions reward

Before starting my role as behaviour support worker at Beckfoot Thornton, I came in to the school to carry out rugby sessions with some of the year 8 students. We went through an 8-10 week course which helped students to engage in learning and boost their confidence, whilst having fun playing rugby with myself. The…
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Headteachers Blog 20/06/2018

On Friday, we held the most amazing celebration event for our year 11 students that were leaving the school after completing their GCSE exams. We had a barbeque, ice-cream stall and live music. Everybody had a great time and the students felt it was a great way to congratulate them on finishing their exams and…
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