With many households struggling with the cost-of-living crisis and energy bills likely to rise again before the end of the year, is there any way to keep the cost of sending your child back to school to a minimum? Jodie Lockwood, Branch Coordinator at Leeds Credit Union, takes a look.
Here we are, in a position we never expected to find ourselves in. GCSE’s no longer going ahead, no school for the foreseeable future, and restrictions on how you can spend this large amount of free time you suddenly have. These strange times mean you’re probably feeling sad, worried and
People in Leeds will be able to share their views on Leeds City Council’s proposals to change the admissions policy for applications for community and voluntary controlled schools for the academic year 2020/21, as part of a new consultation launching this week. The consultation seeks views on the proposed admissions
Yanks Sawo is a well-known member of the community in Beeston Hill, and a long-standing member of staff in the RAF. He describes here his former primary school in his homeland of The Gambia, and his new campaign to raise funds to support the new generations of children coming through
Trio of new schools for children with Special Educational Needs nears completion The second of three purpose-built schools which will transform education for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs opened this week in Belle Isle. Springwell Leeds South on Belle Isle Road will serve 100 youngsters aged 11-16.
Over 500 Year 6 pupils in 11 primary schools in South Leeds have been given a boost as they get ready for secondary education in local high schools next month. They have all received a 64-page booklet entitled “It’s Your Move” which contains a variety of advice, hints and tips,
The Ruth Gorse Academy, the new high school to be built near the Royal Armouries in Hunslet has revealed plans for its new buildings. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the school which will provide education for 11-18 year olds will be built on the former Yorkshire Chemicals site
The first, pilot, edition of our South Leeds Life newspaper is now available at community venues throughout South Leeds. The papers have been distributed to libraries, schools and community centres – please check the list below to find your nearest pick up point. We would very much like your
Industrial action by teachers means that many of our schools are affected by partial closures today (Wednesday 26 March 2014). The information below is taken from the Leeds City Council website and was up to date at 8am. Beeston Hill St Luke’s Church of England Primary School Year 2
Lane End Primary, the new school to be built on the site of South Leeds Sports Centre, will receive its first intake of Reception children in September this year with the new building being completed by September 2015. The two form entry school will grow gradually with new