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LEAP Presentation

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The Academy has been working with LEAP Enterprise, which 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 gaining confidence and ‘employability’ skills. A group of year 9 students who formed a company called ‘Faceit…

2030 Engineering for Girls Competition

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Two students from the academy: Esther Nansubuga and Aiman Zaidi entered the Talent 2030 National Engineering Competition for Girls. They designed a website about overpopulation and focused on the problems that are posed by it. They came up with several solutions that can be implemented in the future. Successfully, they were…

Under 16 Basketball

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The Under 16 Basketball team played at Carnegie Arena last night against the Carnegie Allerton High squad. It was a great opportunity for the players to compete with professional referees and officials. They played a great game and even though they really enjoyed the game they unfortunately didn't win on this occasion. One upside, the…

Chess tournament

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Every Tuesday and Wednesday after the Academy lessons finish for the day Mr Charles opens his doors and welcomes students form Year 7-12 to play chess. There are 24 members who have recently been battling it out in the annual chess tournament. The last 8 are still in competition to win…

Junior Maths Challenge Success

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Pupils at The Co-operative Academy of Leeds achieved 3 silvers and 6 bronzes in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 240000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze. The…

Dragon's Den Success

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Well done to all of the students involved in the 'Dragon's Den' styled event which took place at The University of Leeds yesterday the 8th May. The academy entered 5 different business teams who all gave confident presentations to a set of judges. A speical congratulations goes to ‘The Price of Beauty’ who…

UK Team Maths Challenge

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Four students represented The Co-operative Academy at the regional final of the Team Maths Challenge in April run by the UK Mathematics Trust. The team consisted of two students from Year 8, Aiman Zaidi and Amy-Leigh King, and two from Year 9, Shuhaan Miah and Emran Habibi. The event was held…