Spring Fair raises dough for breakfast club

Spring Fair raises dough for breakfast club

We held our annual fundraising Spring Fair on Saturday 6 April. More than 400 staff, parents, pupils and members of the nearby community attended the event. Pupils from Years 5 and 6 were on hand to help out on the stalls. The chocolate tombola was the fair’s star...
Barkerend Pupils Love to Share a Book

Barkerend Pupils Love to Share a Book

Earlier in the term the whole school celebrated World Book Day on 7th March. The whole school theme this year was Heroes and Villains, staff and pupils dressed up as their favourite Hero or Villain sharing their love of reading. Teachers visited different classes to...

Free information sessions for aspiring teachers

If you’ve been considering your future career options and think teaching could be the right profession for you, a series of free information sessions in Bradford will help you to find out how to take the first step into teaching. Star Institute, a leading, accredited...
Barkerend makes the grade in national league tables

Barkerend makes the grade in national league tables

Bakrekend Primary Leadership Academy is after making the grade in the national Primary School Performance Tables for 2018. The tables are based upon Key Stage 2 national curriculum assessment results (often referred to as SATs) and progress scores for pupils in...
Pupils spread seasonal cheer with festive fundraising

Pupils spread seasonal cheer with festive fundraising

Pupils have been getting into the festive spirit by taking part in a series of charitable endeavours and acts of kindness and compassion this December. Pupils have been spreading seasonal happiness and cheer at school, at home and across the local community with a...
Bringing Young and Old together through song!

Bringing Young and Old together through song!

Music and singing has once again bridged the generation gap as our pupils came together with older people for an annual concert. Victoria Hall in Keighley was the venue for a special performance from Barkerend’s talented Year 5 choir that brought together 60 pupils...
Pupils’ planting adds more ‘bark’ to Barkerend!

Pupils’ planting adds more ‘bark’ to Barkerend!

Our Year 6 pupils got out their spades this week to plant a living legacy at their primary school: a 100 square metre woodland. As these pupils prepare to ‘branch out’ to secondary school, they planted around 50 trees that will help to create a forest school-style...