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Action Jackson visits Year 11

On Tuesday 18th September 2018 Year 11 were treated to a highly engaging motivational assembly delivered by visiting guest speaker Action Jackson. He held the entire year group’s attention with his effervescent and thought-provoking presentation, encouraging each individual to reflect on their own ability and potential as they embark on the most important year of […]

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100% Attendance Prize Winners

At Cockburn John Charles Academy we know that the key to academic success lies in excellent attendance and punctuality, something that the vast majority of our students have demonstrated throughout this academic year. To recognise this achievement we entered all students with 100% attendance into a prize draw to win an Amazon Fire tablet. Congratulations […]

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Y10 Tough Mudder – 13th July 2018

On Friday 13th July 2018 a group of year 10 BTEC Sport students completed the Fitness Success Obstacle Course. During their BTEC Sport lessons students have been studying fitness training methods and the activity provided a thrilling end to the school year with high impact learning linking the classroom to the real life setting. Everyone had a sense […]

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EAL Poetry Workshop – 11th July 2018

On Wednesday, 11th July 2018 the EAL department had a visitor, Miss Lake, who is an inspiring poet from Slough. A group of students from Y9 and Y10 took part in two fascinating poetry workshops led by the guest. Miss Lake motivated the students to think about their heritage and identity. The students listened to […]

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London Residential 25th – 27th June

Students from the academy joined forces with their peers from Cockburn Academy to experience a residential visit to the capital on the 25th June. The visit included a number of exciting opportunities that a lot of our students were experiencing for the first time. These included attending two west end theatre performances, visits to art […]

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Young Interpreters Support Transition Evening

On Wednesday 11th July 2018 the academy welcomed our new year 7 students and their parents for an evening of important activities to allow them to prepare effectively for starting with us in September. Following their accreditation earlier this term our Young Interpreters were on hand to speak to families who don’t speak English as […]

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MADD Fest

On Thursday 5th July, Cockburn John Charles Academy hosted a hugely successful MAT event which incorporated Dance, Drama and Music performances as well as an Art and Photography exhibit. Staff and students from Cockburn John Charles Academy and Cockburn School collaborated in this fantastic celebration of the Arts.

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Yorkshire Schools Bike Tour

Students representing Cockburn John Charles Academy participated in the launch of the final leg of this year’s Yorkshire Schools Bike Tour on Monday 2nd July. The tour has involved carrying a baton between schools and other educational establishments around North, South and West Yorkshire and culminated on Tuesday 3rd July with a presentation at the […]

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Year 11 Graduation and Prom

Thursday 20th June 2018 was the day we said goodbye to our  Year 11 students, the class of 2018. The day started with year 11 arriving at the academy for the Graduation ceremony. This was a fantastic event in which all staff and parents/carers packed out the theatre, along with Year 11, to celebrate their time […]

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