Tag: Cockburn John Charles Academy

South Leeds schools step up to help NHS staff

Schools in South Leeds have been doing their bit to support the NHS during the current Coronavirus outbreak, making and donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Design & Technology staff at both Cockburn School in Beeston and Cockburn John Charles Academy in Belle Isle have made 110 face shields (see main

Cockburn John Charles and Elliott Hudson amongst engineering winners

Teams from Cockburn John Charles Academy and Elliott Hudson College were amongst the winners at a recent schools engineering competition organised by Rotary. This year’s event, held at the John Charles Centre For Sport in South Leeds hosted a record number of students from 20 schools. Over 200 students participated

Extra school places created for South Leeds students

Following our report that children in South Leeds were facing journeys to high schools across the city, Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and David Gurney, Executive Headteacher of Cockburn School, have issued a joint statement: “We would firstly like to thank families across south Leeds for their

Huge improvements at Cockburn John Charles Academy

The Yorkshire Evening Post last week published its annual article highlighting the worst performing schools in the Leeds area and for the first time in its history, and further to the former South Leeds Academy in Belle Isle being officially closed and re-opened by the Cockburn Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), Cockburn

On The Beat: Tackling knife crime

As many will have seen this week, knife crime and violent crime have again hit the national headlines. Figures released last week show that West Yorkshire Police have managed to reduce crimes involving a knife or sharp instrument by 8% for the period up to the end of September. This