Tag: Cockburn John Charles Academy

Reflecting excellence in photography

Megan Stockdale, from Cockburn John Charles Academy (CJCA) beat off competition from 80 students at six schools to win the Wakefield College schools photography competition. James Pennington from the college visited the academy recently to award the prize, a framed photograph, certificate and £50 voucher for photographic equipment, as well

Cockburn John Charles Academy supporting learning in the community

The start of a new term saw the introduction of a new initiative at Cockburn John Charles Academy which looks to support families in the local community with English as a second language. The EAL department at the academy is working closely with Path Yorkshire, a not-for-profit organisation who help

First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

Year 11 students at Cockburn John Charles Academy were recently invited to submit applications to join a new group of Student Ambassadors. All prospective candidates underwent a rigorous selection process, including interviews with the senior leadership team to outline their vision for the future of education within the Academy and

Inspirational start to the autumn term at CJCA

The new term at Cockburn John Charles Academy has got off to an inspirational start as Year 11 were treated to a highly motivational guest speaker Action Jackson. He inspired the group’s attention with his thought-provoking presentation, encouraging each individual to reflect on their own ability and potential as they

Middleton Primary School joins Cockburn Trust

Middleton Primary School became the first primary school to join Cockburn Multi-academy Trust this September. The trust is also responsible for Cockburn School in Beeston, which is consistently one of Leeds’ highest performing schools and also Cockburn John Charles Academy, currently undergoing a remarkable transformation reducing exclusions by 80% and

Positive progress at Cockburn John Charles Academy

Cockburn John Charles Academy has had a very exciting first term since its official opening April 2018. The Academy has undergone a rapid transformation since it joined Cockburn Multi Academy Trust and opened as Cockburn John Charles Academy, under the leadership of the Executive Headteacher David Gurney and Head of

Cockburn pupils face new tougher GCSEs

At Cockburn School and Cockburn John Charles Academy, this year’s GCSE candidates are the second year group to sit ‘tough’ new exams under a reformed curriculum. The dramatic reforms came as part of a government drive to improve schools’, pupils’ and employers’ confidence in the qualifications, ensuring that young people