Tag: Cockburn School

Fame, The Musical at Cockburn School

This year’s Christmas Show at Cockburn School: Fame The Musical,  opened tonight (11 December 2018). South Leeds Life went along to the dress rehearsal for a sneak peek and to interview some of the principal actors. The show runs until Friday (14 December) and some tickets are still available, contact

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

Cockburn team wins business challenge

Students from Cockburn School participated in the annual Big Deal Event. The Event, which is run by York University, requires students to produce a business plan, prototype and ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch which is then presented to a team of senior business people from a range of national businesses. Cockburn

Cockburn pupils face new tougher GCSEs

At Cockburn School and Cockburn John Charles Academy, this year’s GCSE candidates are the second year group to sit ‘tough’ new exams under a reformed curriculum. The dramatic reforms came as part of a government drive to improve schools’, pupils’ and employers’ confidence in the qualifications, ensuring that young people