The Government’s Department for Education (DfE) has today (12 April 2017) given the go ahead for two new Free Schools in South Leeds. As we reported back in October 2016 that the Cockburn Multi Academy Trust plan to open a new secondary school, to be called the Laurence Calvert Academy.
A new post-16 academic sixth form college is set to open in South Leeds in September 2015. The Elliott Hudson College will be located close to the White Rose Centre with provision for 500 students per year. Parents and students at an information morning at Cockburn School on Saturday (15
The largest Free School in the country has been approved by the government in the city centre to the south of the river, in what promoters hope will become a truly sustainable community. It is hoped the new school will be a significant catalyst for the transformation of this area,
A consultation is progressing about plans to open a new high school in “City Centre South” – the area between the River Aire and the motorways. As previously reported, the Leeds Sustainable Development Group (LSDG) have teamed up with Gorse Academies Trust and are proposing the school as a way