Parents of children in Year Six at Primary School have until the end of October to apply for a place at secondary school in Leeds. Ahead of that deadline two local academies are holding open days. The South Leeds Academy‘s open day runs on Wednesday (5 October 2016) from 3:30-6pm.
The decision by the Cockburn Multi-Academy Trust to name the proposed new free school after Laurence Calvert was one that came easily. Former Cockburn School pupil Sgt Laurence Calvert was awarded the Victoria Cross in September 1918 after he rushed a German machine gun post. That action was re-enacted on
The Cockburn Multi-academy Trust has submitted an application to open a new free school to address the need for more secondary school places in the inner south of Leeds. Many primary schools in South Leeds have seen expansion in recent years to accommodate the bulge in school age children. Now
I’ve always been quite keen on the idea of winning things. As previously mentioned, I am dogged by a level of inactivity that makes your average sloth look like a go-getter or a Supermum. This torpid passivity, this chronic lethargy, or, as my Dad would call it, this bone-bloody-idleness, is