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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Our Curriculum

Our Curriculum

Our curriculum ambition 

Our students study a broad and balanced curriculum, and our Key Stage 4 programme commences in Year 10. Whilst our aim is that the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) will be the qualification for most of our students, our curriculum remains comprehensive and inclusive, including specific nurture provision at KS3 for those students who need it. To support students in all our lessons, we use five learning modes to help manage cognitive load and allow students to focus on the job of learning. Our students are also provided with a bespoke knowledge organiser that outlines all of the key knowledge that they need to know and remember. 

Further details about what our students' study can be found in our learning journeys linked above and our in

To find out more about the subjects at Beckfoot Thornton, please click on the relevant links below:

Art & Photography Learning Journey

ASDAN Learning Journey

Combined Science and Triple Science Learning Journey

Computing KS3 Learning Journey

Computer Science KS4 Learning Journey

English Learning Journey

French & German Learning Journey

GCSE Business Learning Journey

Geography Learning Journey

History Learning Journey

iMedia KS4 Learning Journey

Maths Learning Journey

Music Learning Journey

PE and Dance Learning Journey

REW Learning Journey

Technology Learning Journey

Vocational Business Learning Journey



Curriculum Ambition