Tag: Hugh Gaitskell Primary School

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.

School poets shine at Cockburn slam

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