• 17 December 2015

      Radio Leeds live

      On Thursday 17th December, Radio Leeds broadcasted from All Saint’s Church. Two of our Year 6 children (and Mrs Ward) were interviewed about Christmas activities at Bell Lane Academy. They were excited, and a …

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    • 14 December 2015

      Anti-Bullying Poster Competition

      Here are the winners of our Anti-Bullying Poster competition! All children from reception to year 6 made a poster; all of which were judged by the staff in school. A winner was chosen from each class and they recieved a voucher as …

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    • 11 December 2015

      Christmas Service at St. Cuthbert's

      This afternoon, our Choir, along with Year 1 and 2 children enjoyed taking part in a Christmas Service at St. Cuthbert's church. The children sang Christmas songs beautifully and some of our Year 2 children took on the …

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    • 10 December 2015

      Poppy Appeal

      The Royal British Legion provides help and welfare to the serving and ex-Service community and their families, is one of the UK's largest membership organisations, is the nation's custodian of Remembrance and runs …

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    • 26 November 2015

      Amazing response to the Samaritan's Purse shoebox appeal

      We would like to give massive thanks to everyone who contributed to the Samiritan's Purse Shoebox Appeal by donating boxes and items. Bell Lane Academy has been able to donate over 90 boxes to the …

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    • 19 November 2015

      Santa moves his workshop to Bell Lane Academy

      Due to all the extra demand for presents this year, Santa has had to set up additional workshops across the world. Bell Lane Academy is delighted that he has chosen to put one of these workshops in our Upper Foundation Area. He has …

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    • 12 November 2015

      Remembrance Day 2015

      Key Stage 2 councillors and Mrs Ward represented the academy at the local remebrance service on the 11th November. …

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    • 12 November 2015

      Phonics information session

      On Tuesday 11th November, the parents of all children in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 were invited to attend an information session around how children are taught to read and write through our Letters and Sounds programme. …

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    • 22 October 2015

      Government Initiatives IQ recognises Bell Lane Primary as a Top Performing and Improving School

      Bell Lane is a community primary school with a nursery. It is situated near the centre of the large village of Ackworth, eight miles to the south-east of the city of Wakefield. I was appointed as headteacher in 2010 having worked …

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    • 15 October 2015

      Sainsbury's School Games Bronze Sports Mark

      We are delighted to have been awarded the Bronze Sports Mark Award following a successful application to Sainsbury's School Games. This award is recognised nationally and we will now aim to achieve a Silver …

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    • 10 September 2015

      A whole new look

      Our return after the summer holidays has been heralded by the start of a new era as we become Bell Lane Academy, part of Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT)! Whilst the ethos and day to day organisation at Bell Lane have not …

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    • 10 September 2015

      Ahoy shipmates!

      Following a couple of years successful fund raising, our school council have purchased a large play ship which has been installed on the field next to the gazebo. This is proving very popular with our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 …

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