Tag: Cockburn School

Cockburn School awarded Artsmark Platinum status

Cockburn School’s provision in the arts has been awarded Artsmark Platinum status in recognition of the school’s commitment to, and excellence in, arts education. Artsmark is Arts Council England’s award recognising excellence in cultural education. It celebrates schools’ commitment to embracing arts across the curriculum and bringing creative learning to

New members the target on South Leeds Archers open day

South Leeds Archers marked their 20th anniversary year with a free open day at Cockburn School. Adults and children beginners were invited to practice at short-distance targets with beginners’ bows while club members displayed their ability with shots from up to 100 yards. The event aimed to increase exposure for

Edward Woffenden – a Leeds Pal from Beeston

Edward Woffenden, Private 15/1003, 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment Leeds 11 was, and still is, essentially Holbeck and Beeston. It had been a prosperous area during the 19th Century, with a lot of manufacturing, including John Marshall’s Mill and Matthew Murray’s Foundry, but by the beginning of the 20th Century

Come and join the fun with Lakers Juniors

Since its formation in February 2015, when a group of like-minded friends at Cross Flatts parkrun decided to form a free running club, South Leeds Lakers has thrived. Providing free organised runs for over 14’s every Tuesday from Beeston Co-op, the club now regularly has between 80 and 100 attendees.