On Thursday 6 May 2021, Middleton Scout Group had their first in-person class in over a year. Taking place in socially distanced conditions in the outdoor area at Manorfield Hall in Middleton, there were smiles all round as the children and leaders were reunited once more after a challenging year.
After a rough year, the Co-op’s 2020 Christmas advert truly brought a smile to our faces. And the two young stars of this heartwarming advert are brothers Austin and Rocco, residents of South Leeds. Rocco attends Sharp Lane Primary School whilst Austin attends Royds High School, and it’s safe to
We all knew that Results Day this year would be completely different to previous years. After all, we were collecting results for exams that we didn’t even get to sit thanks to coronavirus. For the first year ever, we had no control over how well we did. The unpredictable nature
It’s safe to say that Results Day 2020 is going to be very different to previous years. As a year eleven student myself, I understand just how different things are going to be; the polar opposite of the day we expected to have. It’s going to be strange, but we’re
It’s safe to say that having to learn at home is completely different to learning in a school environment. Being surrounded by distractions isn’t particularly ideal, and it can be difficult to motivate yourself to actually complete the work that has been set for you. As a school student myself,
Sun shining, Rose and Henry embarked on their daily walk through Middleton Woods. They’d done the same walk since they retired twenty years ago; it had become a tradition. Their footsteps perfectly in sync, they strolled down the long, winding path. Henry’s voice swept through Rose’s hair, and she smiled
Here we are, in a position we never expected to find ourselves in. GCSE’s no longer going ahead, no school for the foreseeable future, and restrictions on how you can spend this large amount of free time you suddenly have. These strange times mean you’re probably feeling sad, worried and
Beginning on Friday 10 January 2020, the Hunslet Club stage came alive with three performances of Oliver! over three days. For each performance the hall was filled with people, all ready to see a fabulous rendition of an old favourite. And that is certainly what they got! This take on
2019 saw Cockburn School take on yet another amazing musical, and they certainly rose to the challenge! The final result was five incredible performances of the Addams Family enjoyed by teachers, fellow students, parents & carers, members of the local community, and even students from primary schools in the area.
The great Middleton Bonfire returned to Middleton Park on Tuesday 5 November at 7pm. Regardless of it being a rather muddy affair thanks to the prior wet weather, the crowds gathered in their masses to watch the event and celebrate bonfire night. This year there were around 7,000 attendees! The