Tag: Cockburn John Charles Academy

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

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