Tag: Beeston Primary School

Local author publishes children’s poems collection

Local poet Yvonne Ugarte has published a book of children’s poems, beautifully illustrated by pupils from Beeston Primary School where she works. Yvonne has been writing poetry for fifty years starting aged 5 when she was in foster care. She lost her son, Emil, to Meningitis when he was just

Pupils, DePuy and In Bloom are greening grey Beeston

Earlier this year, Beeston in Bloom and Beeston Primary School were fortunate to be awarded a grant of £500 from the RHS as part of their Greening Grey Britain campaign. The money has been used to renovate the unloved space on Beeston Town Street in front of the school, with

Magic Breakfast for all at Beeston Primary

This week (11 February 2019), Beeston Primary School has joined the government’s National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast. The programme is designed to ensure all children have access to a healthy school breakfast enabling them be settled and ready

School poets shine at Cockburn slam

Just before the Easter holiday, teams from four South Leeds schools came together to compete in a Poetry Slam. The event was held in the theatre at Cockburn School and gave children from three primary schools an insight into life in ‘big school’. Middleton Primary School were back to defend

Beeston Bake-Off for new school playground

Beeston families got baking this last month to raise funds for a new school playground – with 50+ entries of cakes, buns, biscuits and snacks entered into a ‘Bake Off’ competition at Beeston Primary School on Monday (26 March 2018). The judging panel – which featured Sharon Swift from the Whistlestop Pub, Malcolm

Beeston Primary School is MindMate Friendly!

On Friday 23 February 2018, as part of the MindMate Champions Programme, Beeston Primary School was recognised as a MindMate Friendly school. MindMate Champions accreditation assesses schools on their wellbeing policies for children’s mental health, emotions and self-esteem. MindMate, run by the council, NHS and Leeds charities, is believed to