Before Christmas Year 6 children at Cottingley Primary Academy wrote to their MP and Councillors to express their concerns about the Cottingley Hall estate. The pupils raised a range of issues in their well crafted letters: “Residents are embarrassed of where they live because their environment is getting ruined and
Rugby legend Harry Jepson OBE’s grandson Phil was on hand at Cottingley Primary Academy on Friday (21 July 2017) to hand out prizes on behalf of the Harry Jepson Foundation. Harry, who died last year aged 96, taught at the school between 1954 and 1963. Pupils in year 6 were
It was a special day today (22 February 2017) at Cottingley Primary Academy as Google brought virtual reality headsets into school. I sat in with Year 4 as they spent 30 minutes exploring Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with their teacher. They had studied the reef in class, but now had
Cottingley Primary Academy has made a video to celebrate Christmas and everyone’s hard work through the year. Cottingley is part of the Academies Enterprise Trust, which operates 66 schools across the country. Each year the trust runs a Christmas video competition and this year staff at Cottingley decided to enter.
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Belle Isle where the Little Chefs programme at Belle Isle Family Centre teaches children aged 5-11 and their parents to cook simple nutritious meals. The centre’s
Children at Cottingley Primary Academy got to handle moon rocks and meteorites as part of the school’s Space Week last week (21-25 November 2016). The space theme ran right across classes with a Space Crafts competition – children from each year group creating a craft to do with space with
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Middleton where it’s been a mixed week. The Friends of Middleton Park have posted about beautiful sunrises, graphitised information boards and a successful prosecution for illegal
Consultation on the planned expansion of Cottingley Primary Academy and Low Road Primary in Hunslet closes tomorrow (Friday 5 February 2016). With the rising pressure on school places still being felt in South Leeds two more schools have been asked to expand their size. Schools that have expanded in recent