Tag: Hugh Gaitskell Primary School

Eight new pilot ‘School Streets’ started today across Leeds

Starting today (Monday 7 September 2020), eight new School Streets pilots began at primary schools across Leeds, including Hugh Gaitskell Primary School, Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s CE Primary School, Middleton. School Streets make roads outside schools into pedestrian and cyclist zones at the times displayed on the signs and

Two more South Leeds schools join School Streets scheme

Two more South Leeds primary schools have been included in the second phase of the School Streets programme, restricting traffic on designated roads around the start and end of the school day. Hugh Gaitskell in Beeston and Middleton St Mary’s are amongst eight schools in phase two and will join

South Leeds schools step up to help NHS staff

Schools in South Leeds have been doing their bit to support the NHS during the current Coronavirus outbreak, making and donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Design & Technology staff at both Cockburn School in Beeston and Cockburn John Charles Academy in Belle Isle have made 110 face shields (see main

Hugh Gaitskell footballers team up with Leeds United

Leeds United players Eddie Nketiah and Barry Douglas dropped in to Hugh Gaitskell Primary School recently to lend their support to a new after school football club. Under the banner ‘Football the common language’ Hugh Gaitskell has launched its club last month. The Lottery funded project will see Leeds United

Hugh Gaitskell superhero students spend day with children’s author Jason Beresford

Children’s author Jason Beresford spent the day with students at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to celebrate the launch of the Leeds Year of Reading in September.

Students transformed into superheroes for a whole school assembly before participating in interactive author-led reading and drama workshops.