Tag: Cockburn School

Scrutiny Board approves decision to fund the expansion of Cockburn School

Backbench Councillors on the Children and Families Scrutiny Board have released the decision to spend almost £7 million on extending Cockburn School, which will now be implemented. The original decision was made by the Executive Board on 24 June 2020 by Conservative Councillors ‘called it in’ for scrutiny. The Board

Determined Dan reaches £20k with help from Cockburn School

We previously reported last year on Cockburn School student, nicknamed “Determined Dan” having gone through brain surgery four times. “I’m determined to fight cancer and I’m determined to help other people going through similar situations” he said. Daniel remains in good health and he has been extra resilient during these

Cockburn School plans to be scrutinised

Councillors approved the £6.8 million development of Cockburn School at the Executive Board meeting this afternoon, but Cllr Carter pledged to have the decision ‘called in’ for scrutiny. As we reported last week, the proposals will see a ten-classroom block built to accommodate a two form ‘bulge cohort’ over the

Expansion plans for Cockburn School

Councillors are set to approve spending almost £7 million at Cockburn School in Beeston to accommodate an additional 60 students from September. Next Wednesday (24 June 2020) Leeds City Council’s Executive Board will discuss a report which proposes creating the extra space at Cockburn School by building a modular block