Tag: Cockburn John Charles Academy

South Leeds students selected for National Youth Theatre

In March 2019 a group of students from Cockburn John Charles Academy and Cockburn School were invited to take part in auditions for the National Youth Theatre. The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is a world-leading youth arts organisation. They inspire, nurture and showcase exceptional performers from across the

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