It is with the deepest sadness and regret that we must inform you that Helen Roberts (Geography and Careers) passed away
on Saturday 4th March having been diagnosed with terminal cancer just a few weeks earlier.

The funeral service will take place at St. Andrew’s Church, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5ET on 28th March at 1pm.

The funeral cortège will pass the school at 12.30pm

BAFB staff and pupils will line the inside and outside of the perimeters along Burnage Lane to pay their respects.

Any former students, Parents and Carers wishing to join us in paying their respects at this time
are invited to do so by standing on the opposite side of the road.

Please do not park your vehicle near school or on Burnage Lane. 

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Recommended Books - MFL

Here are some of the recommended books you can read to help you in MFL. You can also see your teacher for more information:


These books are from a series of French reading books called "Bibliobus" aimed specifically for students learning French as a foreign language. The booklets are by a range of different authors and come as a set. They are produced by Mary Glasgow publications and come in a range of levels according to ability. We have a full range of booklets in school which students are free to borrow at any time:

Coco et Bobo by Elaine Grainger

Le Pique-Nique

Chez la famille Moreau by Richard Townsend

Visite à la ferme

Le Gangster et le chat by Helen Doughty

Le château

Le problem

Bob et Ben à Boulogne

Monsieur Equinox by Hilary Stanyer

Le Coucou et la pendula

Danger de mort

Le Parachutage

La moto … la passion

L’heure de pointe

L’autre mousquetaire

Pierre-Yves et son secret

Le désastre

La vie de Julien leJeune

Mystére à Locnaven


GCSE Textbook One and Two by R Q Hasan

GCSE Workbook One and Two by R Q Hasan

Urdu Ki Ibtidaee Kitab by S Kanwar

A Complete Guide for GCSE Urdu by Z Khand

Key to GCSE Key Stage 3 and 4 by S S Kazmi

Key Stage 3 Urdu by P Malik

"Giara Unwaan" GCSE by S Mubashar

Key Stage 3 and 4 GCSE Urdu Revision Guide by M A Qari

Comprehensive Urdu Course for GCSE Part 1 & 2 by N Jaffer

Speak, Read and Write Urdu by R Rizvi

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