Tag: Cockburn High School

Hannah won!

It was Thursday 12 November 2015 on a winters evening. Twelve children and their families gathered together at the Civic Hall in the centre of Leeds to find out who was going to be the new Children’s Lord Mayor of Leeds. Hannah Begum from Hunslet Moor Primary school south Leeds

Beeston Primary School to become an academy?

Mystery surrounds Beeston Primary School’s plans to convert from being a local authority community school to becoming an academy. The school is currently undertaking a ‘consultation’ which closes on Wednesday (15 July 2015). However, South Leeds Life has spoken to parents, councillors and the Beeston Community Forum, none of whom

Pupils making excellent progress at Cockburn

Cockburn High School in Beeston has received national recognition for the value it adds to students’ achievements at GCSE. SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers Network, recently undertook its annual in-depth analysis of official Department for Education data on all state-funded schools in England and identified Cockburn’s success. The school

Golfing star from Middleton, Jen Conlon trains for the world!

The shutters roll upwards at the PGA Academy at Oulton Hall on the evening of Wednesday 18 March 2015. Suddenly, an expanse of green land dotted with small white golf balls opens up before me. I am here to meet 14 year old Middleton golfer and Cockburn High School pupil,

Community heroes are rewarded by White Rose

More than 25 community heroes were recognised and rewarded at an awards ceremony at White Rose Shopping Centre. The third annual White Rose Community Awards saw presentations to people involved in a wide range of activities that benefit others – from charitable, environmental, historical and educational projects to initiatives that

Neighbourhood Planning – the way forward for Beeston.

  Following leafleting of the area, consultation meetings about the Beeston Plan have been arranged. The details are: Tuesday 24 June, 7-9pm at Cockburn High School Thursday 26 June, 3-5pm at Beeston Village Community Centre Tuesday 1 July, 6:30-8:30pm at Beeston Village Community Centre These meetings are for all who