Chromebooks for school and home

You may be aware that school has now provided each student from year 5 to 11 with a Chromebook to use in school. These are allocated to individual students, who are responsible for looking after them, recharging them at the end of the day, and transporting them between lessons. In Year 5 all students receive…

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Parents consultations Nov 2023

We are recommending that parents prioritise subjects that are Red and Amber on your Child’s AUT1 Progress Check (PC) published Wednesday 1st Nov (please check your emails). There are a maximum of 6 bookings per student/parent. Y1 to Y4 – 10 minute subject appointment Y5 -Y11 – 5 minute subject appointment, but limiting parents to…

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Which Chromebook?

At BCS, students use Chromebooks to access and complete work assignments and our filtered internet connection. You may have devices at home that students can use to complete homework assignments, however these devices might be shared, touchscreen based, or simply old and slow making homework frustrating. Parents often want to know “which Chromebook should we…

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Practical guides for parents on mental health

Below we’ve linked to some helpful books for parents. A Mind of Their Own: Building Your Child’s Emotional Wellbeing in a Post-Pandemic World https://amzn.eu/d/biWlqsW Left to Their Own Devices?: Confident Parenting in a Post-Pandemic World of Screens https://amzn.eu/d/6lDZKZI 

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Lowry Art Gallery Trip

Wednesday, 25 January As part of their English and Art studies this half, term years 5&6, 9&10 will be visiting The Lowry in Salford. This is to study the work of L.S. Lowry- famous for his ‘matchstalk men’ scenes. His work features heavily in the book ‘Smart’ by Kim Slater which students are reading in…

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Serving our Community

In November 2020, Middle School students looked at how they can serve their communities. Week one – Harvest/Bradford Central Foodbank Year 5/6, 7/8 and Cedar Saplings DSP learnt about what is Harvest and why do we celebrate it as Christians? They also looked at the vital work of the Bradford Central Foodbank, run through The…

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Google Classroom

Students in year 3 & 4 use Google classroom much in the same way as Middle and Upper school students. However the vast majority of their work is set in their workbooks. Students can access there BXS.org.uk account at home. We encourage all of our parents to get their children to show them their accounts…

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