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STEM Awareness Day

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A key finding from data collected by government says that, “A well-qualified STEM workforce is crucial to business and industry in the UK”. There is a predicted growth in demand for jobs in the UK and specifically in Leeds using STEM knowledge and skills. STEM subjects are under a national focus…

Maths Challenge

On Wednesday 11th March 2014 Ibtehaj Khalid, Julia Szydlowska, Tise Olayinka and Arjun Renapurker competed as a team in the UK Maths Challenge at Lawnswood School. Throughout the day they had to complete four rounds of challenges against 26 other teams from around Leeds. They performed excellently and were fantastic representatives…

Year 8 Career Routes

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On Thursday 5th February, year 8 students took part in an employability routes workshop, which is a new addition to our Leeds Ahead career and aspiration programme. The event follows the career vocabulary session they received at the end of year 7. Students were brought to the hall in groups to…

The Smallpeice Trust

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On 7th November 'The Smallpeice Trust' (an independent educational charity that runs hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) activities and exciting engineering courses for pupils in years 6-12) came into our school to challenge a year 9 Maths class to solve some STEM problems for a fictional town. Firstly, students had to…

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…

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…

Maths Quiz

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On Saturday 16th March 12 of our students took part in this competition with other schools across West Yorkshire. On the day there were 14 teamsmet at Leeds University to compete for the winning trophy. On arrival the students were split into two teams of six and enjoyed taking part in some…