Beckfoot Thornton

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Beckfoot Thornton
Footpath to Thornton - - 400897.jpg
View towards the school (2007)
Leaventhorpe Lane

West Yorkshire
BD13 3BH

Coordinates53°47′29″N 1°49′18″W / 53.7913°N 1.8217°W / 53.7913; -1.8217Coordinates: 53°47′29″N 1°49′18″W / 53.7913°N 1.8217°W / 53.7913; -1.8217
Local authorityBradford
TrustBeckfoot Trust
Department for Education URN143114 Tables
HeadteacherMr Richardson
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1,515 as of October 2015

Beckfoot Thornton[1] (Thornton Grammar School until 2016)[2] is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in Thornton, West Yorkshire, England.[3]

It is an Academy administered by Beckfoot Trust since 2016 and formerly a comprehensive foundation school administered by Bradford City Council and the Thornton Grammar and Queensbury School Learning Trust. It offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels and further BTECs.[4]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "EduBase – Beckfoot Thornton". Department for Education. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  2. ^ "EduBase – Thornton Grammar School". Department for Education. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Thornton Grammar School". Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Sixth Form". Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Profile – Amjad Bashir: Strength in diversity of city that inspired the man behind Zouk". Yorkshire Post. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Eric Bedford". Telegraph. 8 August 2001. Retrieved 22 January 2017.

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