2019 saw Cockburn School take on yet another amazing musical, and they certainly rose to the challenge! The final result was five incredible performances of the Addams Family enjoyed by teachers, fellow students, parents & carers, members of the local community, and even students from primary schools in the area.
Everyone’s favourite kooky family, The Addams Family, will take to the Cockburn stage for this spectacular musical comedy. From the writers of multi award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominated Andrew Lippa. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and
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
If your child is currently in Year 6, you need to make sure you have applied for a place in a secondary school by 31 October 2019. To help you make your choice our three local secondary schools are holding open day events for students, parents and carers to look
Leeds LDM basketball team’s first game in South Leeds will take place on Saturday 17 August 2019 against Barnsley Leaders at Cockburn School. Tip-off is due to be at 10.15am. The side, put together by Let’s Do More CIC, is made up of players from local team the Beeston Ballers
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, 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
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.
Leeds students showed their bottle last week as they took part in an enterprise competition to create a brand new design for reusable water bottles – with the winning team’s design going on sale later this summer. On Friday (14 June 2019), four schools from the local area took part