Tag: Cottingley Primary Academy

Cottingley children show the way on social responsibility

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

Year 4 take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef

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

‘Dream Big’ is message of Cottingley video

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.

South Leeds Roundup: Chefs, Champs and Choirs

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

South Leeds Roundup: Sunrises, Samaritans and Section 106

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

Last call for comments on school expansion plans

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