Tag: Hugh Gaitskell Primary School

School books bus opened by boxer Amir Khan

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

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