Tag: Cockburn School

Inspiring arts project sees pupils bring the whole world to Leeds

Creative young people from schools across Leeds have seen a series of stunning globes they crafted in the classroom go on display to the public. As part of a spectacular cultural education project, pupils from 13 schools around the city, including Cockburn School and Cockburn John Charles Academy, designed and

Cockburn sports pitches set for approval by Councillors

The planning application to provide new sports pitches at Cockburn School in Beeston looks set to be approved, albeit with strict conditions, as it returns to Plans Panel for a third time on Thursday (29 September 2022). The controversial proposal to build a new full size 3G rugby / football

Schools’ artwork explores the transatlantic slave trade

In recent months, the art departments at Cockburn John Charles Academy and Cockburn School have been working alongside Year 8 and Year 7 to design and decorate sculptures exploring Transatlantic Trade in Enslaved Africa. The World Reimagined is a UK-wide art education project featuring globally-recognised artists which aims to transform

Sporting achievements at Cockburn and Cockburn John Charles

Cockburn John Charles Academy (CJCA) Year 10 Boys competed in the Leeds School’s Athletics Final earlier this month, finishing Runner’s-up in the school’s best-ever performance at the championship. After finishing among the top 8 of 32 to qualify for the final, the boys then produced an outstanding performance to win

Debate continues over new Cockburn sports pitches

Last Thursday (7 July 2022) Councillors on the South & West Plans Panel considered the application to create a new 3G rugby pitch and three tennis courts at Cockburn School and it is far from clear that the application will eventually be approved, at least in its current form. The

Councillors to debate Cockburn sports pitches

The controversial planning application to build new sports pitches on land that formerly part of South Leeds Golf Club will be debated by Councillors on the South & West Plans Panel on Thursday (7 July 2022). The application has been referred to the panel by Cllr Sharon Burke (Labour, Middleton