Tag: Cockburn School

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

Cockburn moves to reassure parents over Coronavirus

Following stories in the national press about school students Self-isolating after returning from half term skiing trips to Italy, Cockburn School has put out the following statement: Please be aware the recent school Ski trip to Northern Italy was NOT in a coronavirus quarantined region and returned 16thFebruary. Public Health

You’re never too young to be an eco-warrior

As part of our Climate Crisis series, South Leeds Life asked local schools what they are doing around environmental education and action. Here are the responses from Cockburn school and Greenmount Primary School in Beeston, but first the members of Westwood Primary School‘s Eco Club in Middleton: We are a

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

Fans invited to join Sarah Lancashire and Sally Wainwright at exclusive TV screening

Fans of BBC drama Last Tango in Halifax are invited to join BAFTA winning actress Sarah Lancashire and TV writer Sally Wainwright at an exclusive private screening next month. Audiences will get a sneak peek of the next series of Sally Wainwright’s hit drama at The Square Chapel in Halifax