Tag: Cockburn School

Determined Dan is fighting cancer and helping others

If you are looking for a definition of resilience you could do a lot worse that take a look at Cockburn School student Daniel Morton. Having gone through brain surgery four times in the last five years, he has more than earned his nickname ‘Determined Dan’. “I’m determined to fight

Six years on runners take another stride forward

Something very special started six years ago when a small group of runners decided to set up a ‘parkrun’ in Beeston. Having passed the 300 mark at the beginning of March, Cross Flatts parkrun is celebrating its sixth birthday on Saturday (30 March 2019). Fancy dress is encouraged and inevitably

Cockburn School: on the road to Outstanding

Next step Outstanding for Cockburn School on its journey of “Transformation to Excellence” On Wednesday 30 January 2019 Cockburn School received a Section 8 ‘one day inspection’ by Ofsted. The purpose of the inspection was to determine if the school is continuing to provide a ‘Good’ education. There were three

Middleton Primary School joins Cockburn Trust

Middleton Primary School became the first primary school to join Cockburn Multi-academy Trust this September. The trust is also responsible for Cockburn School in Beeston, which is consistently one of Leeds’ highest performing schools and also Cockburn John Charles Academy, currently undergoing a remarkable transformation reducing exclusions by 80% and

Cockburn’s call for creative primary pupils

Cockburn School are encouraging children with creative talents to make it their number one choice as they apply for secondary school places. Cockburn School are delivering a new specialist programme for pupils who display a talent within the Performing Arts. The training supports a vast and varied curriculum with over