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Selling samosas at Burmantofts Senior Action spring fair

As part of their work in the local community with The Archbishop of York’s Youth Trust award five of our Year 8s spent the afternoon at St Agnes’ Church hall….

Year 8

Art workshop with local artist Paul Digby

Local artist Paul Digby came to the Academy to show Year 9 some of the techniques he uses in his work. The students started off by sketching Ms Brown, trying…

Year 9

Year 11s receive a ‘Special Commendation’ from the Archbishop of York

As part of their work with the Archbishop of York Youth Trust Award, Year 11s Zina and Sabrina received a personal letter from Rev. John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York…

Year 11

#DaretoCare and help end the stigma around mental health

Our students Dare to Care! These fantastic students have been working together with Miss Baines, Miss Turnbull and Space2 Leeds to put together some activities and a presentation for Year 9. Their…

Year 9

Violet Night with Leeds ArtForms

Some of our talented musicians were invited to take part in ArtForms Leeds, Violet Night, a celebration of the raw, acoustic talent that the Leeds community has. The evening was held…

All-years, Music

Our first ‘Teach Meet’ went down a treat!

As part of her work as Teaching and Learning lead Mrs Webb organised a ‘Teach Meet’ at the Academy, inviting local teachers to present and learn from each other. To…

Mrs Kaur is shortlisted for a Northern Power Women Award

For all of her hard work in promoting Equality and Equity in our Academy, Mrs Kaur was shortlisted for Northern Power Women’s ‘Agent of Change’ award. Her nomination put special…

Year 10 graduate from the Ahead Partnership mentor programme

Our Year 10s have just graduated from the AheadPartnership Mentor Programme. The students have grown in confidence as they have worked with some inspiring mentors from Clarion Solicitors, Eversheds Sutherland, IBM,…

Year 10

Making chocolately treats with our top stamp earners

To reward our top stamp earners and students with 100% attendance Mrs Wray organised a day of chocolatey Easter fun! Students got to make Easter eggs and rice krispie cakes.  


Designing the logo for new £35m #LeedsPipes initiative

Some of our Year 9 girls worked with Leeds City Council and Vital Energi to design the new name and logo for LeedsPipes, a new £35m heat and hot water…

Year 9