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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Tickets are available for this event via the reward shop or box office. We look forward to welcoming you to a fantastic showcase of the performing and visual arts from across the Cockburn multi-academy trust.
Students within the Academy’s English as an Additional Language department have been working towards qualification as part of the Young Interpreters scheme. Young Interpreters undergo specific training to prepare for this role and are selected on the basis of different personal qualities they may have. The support they can offer to a newly-arrived pupil can […]
Tuesday saw a total of 8 primary schools attend the JESS Cluster Touch Rugby Festival held at Cockburn John Charles Academy. This was a fantastic event with some excellent rugby and teamwork skills on display. Another Music Federation Derby saw Windmill Primary emerge victorious in a play off final against Low Road to claim first spot. […]