Tag: Cockburn School

Cockburn students engage in immersive WWI workshop

Year 10 students at Cockburn John Charles Academy and Year 9 students at Cockburn School and Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy recently participated in interactive World War I workshops organised by Frontline Living History. The event provided a hands-on educational experience, allowing students to delve into the historical impact of the

Success for the classes of 2023

The young people of south Leeds are achieving excellent exam results and attending schools that have been judged by Ofsted to be some of the best in the country. According to government progress data for the academic year 2022-2023, these secondary schools rank as “above average” for pupils achieving over

Cockburn School names new sports facility after Kyle Asquith

Cockburn School officially named its new outdoor sports facility in memory of Kyle Asquith yesterday (24 April 2024). Kyle was a former student of Cockburn School who passed away in 2013. His organs saved the lives of 5 people and since then, The Kyle Asquith Foundation has gone on to

Council at fault over hedgehog habitat at Cockburn pitch site

The Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman has found Leeds City Council at fault for not considering their own nature team’s advice on hedgehog protection measures. Hedgehogs are a red listed mammal threatened with extinction. On 15 February 2023 Leeds City Council’s and Cockburn School’s contractors mechanically flailed a historic

Culture Week across Cockburn secondary schools

The Cockburn Multi-academy Trust secondary schools in south Leeds recently transformed into a melting pot of cultural diversity as students and staff came together to celebrate Culture Week. The event showcased a rich tapestry of traditions, customs, and arts from around the globe, reflecting the commitment to embracing multiculturalism and

Cockburn School student to appear in Macbeth at Leeds Playhouse

Four Leeds school students, including Jayden Jhermaine Candala Seidi Dias from Cockburn School in Beeston, have been cast in a major re-staging of Macbeth alongside Hamilton and Bridgerton star Ash Hunter at Leeds Playhouse. All four are members of the Playhouse’s Youth Theatre and auditioned for the roles in front

Charity begins at Cockburn

The Cockburn Multi-academy Trust schools in South Leeds have worked wonders to raise almost £4,000 for a number of extremely worthy causes over recent months. This work plays a big part in developing the character of the young people in the community and all of the schools pay great importance