Beckfoot Trust is an organisation that links a group of local Bradford schools together so that they can collectively improve the life chances for young people within their schools. Our aim is to create a group of truly remarkable schools each with a genuine comprehensive intake. They will be wonderful places for young people to learn and grow up in. We want to make a difference. We want to create something special.




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Welcome to Beckfoot Thornton

Jeremy RichardsonBeckfoot Thornton is a non-denominational, non-selective school, welcoming girls and boys from all backgrounds from the local community. We have 1450 students in our school with over 150 in our sixth form. The school joined the Beckfoot Trust in October 2016. Beckfoot Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust established in 2013. The aim of Beckfoot Thornton and the Beckfoot Trust is to deliver outcomes for learners that will place the school within the top 20% of similar schools nationally for progress made. Read more >

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2 Dec 2021

Year 11 Parents' Evening

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17 Dec 2021

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First Day of Spring Term


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