Tag: Cockburn School

South Leeds students selected for National Youth Theatre

In March 2019 a group of students from Cockburn John Charles Academy and Cockburn School were invited to take part in auditions for the National Youth Theatre. The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is a world-leading youth arts organisation. They inspire, nurture and showcase exceptional performers from across the

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