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 Primary School in Beeston had a very special visitor yesterday (17 October 2019) when boxing champion Amir Khan called in to officially open the school’s library bus. With space at a premium and wanting to do something special to promote reading, Headteacher Kate McNulty came up with the
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
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.
What an amazing day Tuesday 18 June 2019 proved to be – all thanks to the children, staff and families at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School. Following weeks of rain, a break in the weather paved the way for children, staff and family to remember our treasured Mrs Cook (‘Cookie’), who
DePuy Synthes has an active CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programs which continually seeks ways to engage with the local community in which we are privileged to exist alongside. The allotment project came about after the company acquired a plot at Old Lane Allotments at the beginning of 2018. Initially just
DePuy Synthes acted as Father Christmas on Thursday (13 December 2018) bringing the generations together for Christmas dinner and carol singing. One hundred members and volunteers from the South Leeds Live At Home scheme in Beeston visited the DePuy Synthes factory on St Anthony’s Road and were greeted by pupils
Staff from Leeds-based airline Jet2 flew into Beeston’s Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to help Year 2 pupils with their current topic ‘Come Fly With Me.’ The children have been learning about the history of flight and how aeroplanes have developed over the decades. Two pilots: Captain Stephen Wakeham and Senior
Children in Key Stage Two at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School are taking part in the Google led ‘Be Internet Legends’ programme. Through the programme, children will be helped to be safe and confident explorers of the online world. The launch took the form of an interactive assembly promoting the values
Just before the Easter holiday, teams from four South Leeds schools came together to compete in a Poetry Slam. The event was held in the theatre at Cockburn School and gave children from three primary schools an insight into life in ‘big school’. Middleton Primary School were back to defend