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Leeds Junior Board; our Year 10s plan ahead

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We may just have some future leaders in our midst! Some of our Year 10 students took part in the first session of Ahead Partnership's Junior Board last week.    Ahead Partnership's  Junior Board is an opportunity for students to work with a range of businesses across the city, providing valuable…

Macmillan Enterprise Fair

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A group of students in the Academy are registered ambassadors for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity. The ambassadors joined their guilds during an assembly to talk about the positive work that Macmillan does to support people and their family and friends who are affected by cancer. The Academy ambassadors were joined…

STEM for Girls

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A selection of our year 8 girls took part in a STEM awareness event run through our Ahead partnership. The students took part in various activities throughout the day which were facilitated by local businesses. The day started with a question and answer session for students to understand the importance of…

Railway Engineering Day

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As a part of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) awareness week the ‘Smallpeice Trust’ visited the Academy to promote the different careers that are predicted to be available for our students once they leave education. The trust brought with them a colleague from HS2 - the company responsible for developing…

West Yorkshire Playhouse

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On Friday 13th February students from the academy attended a ‘Performance Career Focus Workshop’ at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. The students were involved in four different workshops where they discussed behind the scenes careers in theatre. They went to see the costume store and had to choose costumes which would fit…

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…

Leeds Hub Apprenticeships

Leeds Apprenticeship are currently offering impartial advice about apprenticeships  at Trinity Leeds Shopping centre. 3rd - 7th March 2014, 3pm

Year 8 & 11 Careers Event

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On 12th November over 12 businesses took part in a careers event run in partnership with Leeds Ahead. The event informed and inspired students about their future training and career options. Representatives came from businesses including Academic Appointments, AB Print Group, the Armed Forces, Aspire-i, Boots, Eversheds, Journey Group, Leeds Bradford…

Trinity Retail Project pt2

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This morning students were welcomed by a selection of senior business professionals, including management from Land Securities and Trinity Centre, Boots, Topshop, Giraffee, D&D London and Wilkinson. The morning started with an introduction to Leeds Trinity and then students rotated around a team work exercise with Topshop, a backstage tour of Trinity and…

Trinity Retail Project

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24 of The Co-operative Academy of Leeds Year 9 students were selected to take part in an employability skills workshop with mentors from Leeds trinity Centre. The first of the two-day project took part last week on the 26th June. This session, run through Leeds Ahead Partnership took place in the…

Careers Event

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The Co-operative Academy of Leeds in partnership with Leeds Ahead welcomed students and their parents/carers to take part in a careers and jobs fair on the 2nd May. The event was a huge success, providing careers guidance, job and apprenticeship opportunities, CV and application advice and guidance from local businesses. The…