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Leeds Rhinos Business

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On Monday 17th November 2014 business sixth form students visited the Leeds Rhino grounds to take part in an enterprise and business event.  The event loosely follow the Dragon’s Den format. Each team consisted of 5 members and each member took one of the following roles: Chairperson, Marketing Manager, Operations Manager,…

Progression Module ceremonies

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Some of our Sixth form students visited Leeds Becket University to celebrate their module success. Across two days and three award ceremonies held in the Great Hall at Headingley Campus, more than 900 Year 13 pupils attended. They were in Year 12 when they undertook the module. The Progression Module is a…

Year 8 ESFA Cup run continues...

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Monday 17th November 2014 This afternoon our Year 8 boy’s football team convincingly booked their place in the next round of the English schools football competition. This now places them in the last 32 schools in the entire country.  Fabulous individual and overall team performance saw the boys run out 8-0…

Sixth form Open Evening

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Please join us on Tuesday 25th November fo our Sixth Form Open Evening 1.45pm - 2.45pm Academy Year 11 students only 2.45pm - 5.00pm All external students and their parents 

December Bash

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UK Wrestling event. 4th December, 5pm at The Co-operative Academy of Leeds. £4 a ticket. Tickets must be bought in advance of the show. Profits being donated to MacMillan and Cystic Fibrosis

Into University Academic Support

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Click on the link for more information about the Into University academic support sessions. Sessions are free but require parental permission. Please contact Into University for more information

Guild Theme Day – Youth, Family & Media

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On Wednesday 22nd October, we had a collapsed timetable for another successful Guild Theme Day. The theme was ‘Youth, Family & Media’. Students were in their coaching groups for the day, paired with another group from the same guild. Each group followed a timetable, which included visiting different workshops and spending…

Grassington Trip

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On Friday 19th September, two classes of year 11 students went on a fieldwork day to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The trip was to focus on various aspects of tourism in the village. Once there, the students interviewed residents and visitors in the area. They conducted a land…

Restart Heart

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The Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charitable Fund received a donation from a member of the public, as a result of that the idea of their involvement with the Restart a Heart project came about, and without such donations, educational projects like this could simply not go ahead. The students took part in…

Enterprise Week - October

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During the week of the 13th October the academy invited various local businesses and education/training organisations to meet with our Year 10 and Year 11 students. Students were invited to attend the career focus sessions based on what they had expressed an interest in. On Monday Leeds City College ran two…

Tuesday Strike - Cancelled

We are pleased to announce that the strike action that was scheduled for Tuesday 14th October has been cancelled. This means that ALL students should attend the academy as normal

LEAP Launch

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On Thursday 18th September six of our year 9 and 10 students visited Allerton High School for the launch of this year's LEAP Enterprise programme. LEAP is a registered charity that enables students to set up their own companies for a school year, learning business skills, teamwork and problem solving, and…

Thackray History Trail

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Last academic year some of our History students took part in a WWII history trail in our local area. Some of the work has now been used in the trail lanch evening which compliments the Thackray Medical Museum’s current exhibition Recovery? From Flanders to Afghanistan, which provides a compelling insight into…

Public Open Day event

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To mark the opening of our Leeds District Headquarters to the public, partners, colleagues and our families, I would like to extend an invitation to you all to attend our Open Day to be held on Sunday 28th September at the Leeds District Headquarters on Elland Road, LS11 8TU.  We will…

2013_14 Enterprise Partnerships

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Click on the attachment to read our Partnership Booklet for 2013-14. This booklet summarises the businesses and organisations the Academy has worked with throughout the last year to help provide our students with career, enterprise and employability information and guidance. If you are a business, organisation or an individual professional wanting…

ARUP Summer Engineering Week

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Two of our former year 11 students took part in ARUP's Engineering week this summer taking part in a week-long live brief. Arup, a major international engineering and architecture consulting company, delivered the varied programme giving an insight into the different roles and responsibilities in engineering. During the week the students were split…

New Job Vacancies

Data and Exams Manager - SO1 - 37 hours all year round.  Actual salary £24,892 - £26,539 Learning Mentor Vunerable Groups - B3 - 30 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days.  Actual Salary £11,966 to £13,336

Parent ESOL classes

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Parent/carer and Communicty ESOL classes are due to start on Tuesday 9th September. Classes will then take place every Tuesday from 1pm -2.40pm See our community learning page (found on the Parent page) for more information

St Gemmas Fund Raising

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During Easter this year, Nadia Mahmood and Anisa Akhtar asked staff if they could organise an event to raise money for St Gemma's Hospice. Coaching groups were invited to take on a £10 Enterprise challenge to raise money for this local charity. Students used the £10 to create a mini-business that…

Year 11 Leavers Prom

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Our year 11 leavers prom took place at The Met Hotel in Leeds, where the students celebrated finishing their GCSE exams. The venue was beautifully decorated and all the students dressed to impress. Congratulations to Starr Squires  and Marcel Chigumira who were crowned Prom Queen and King. Thank you to all…