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We held our first inter-school poetry competition!

As part of our work with local primary schools, our Year 7s organised our first ever poetry competition. They invited pupils from Bankside, Hovingham and Nightingale to learn their favourite…

Year 7

Poetry SLAM workshop with local poet Saju

Mrs Webb invited local spoken word poet Saju to the Academy to work with some of our aspiring students with a passion for spoken word, be that rap, poetry or…

All-years

We hit the stage for Leeds Got Talent 2018

Once again we got our best acts together for this year’s Leeds Got Talent. This year it was dance act AfroDivas and band All Nations chance to win the title….

All-years

Year 7 celebrate Chinese New Year

Some of our Year 7 students have been learning Mandarin, and they decided with Mrs Jamen that they wanted to do something special for Chinese New Year! Mrs Jamen and…

Year 7

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

This year, for the second time, our students were invited to Northern Powerhouse Briefings and Inclusive Employers International Women’s Day celebration at Park Plaza in Leeds. Mr Mitchell was also asked…

Year 10, Year 11

School Sleep Out for Centrepoint

Over 40 of our students slept out at Shine in Harehills to raise money and awareness for charity Centrepoint, who help young people who are homeless. Tens of thousands of…

All-years

Students Get A Science Lesson From Nobel Laureate

Students had a rather unusual physics lesson this week. They were taught about graphene by one of the Nobel Prize winners who first isolated the incredible material. Nobel Laureate Professor…

Year 10