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  • Staff Training Day - Friday 2nd March

    22nd February 2018

    REMINDER - As per the letter sent home to parents at the start of the year, Cockburn John Charles Academy will be closed to students for staff training on Friday 2nd March 2018'

  • Y11 Subject Surgery 27th February 2018

    21st February 2018
    The academy will close at the earlier time of 13:55 on this day to accommodate subject surgery starting at 14:30.
    Please ensure that you are aware of this earlier finish.
    Y11 parents, we look forward to welcoming you to the academy, please check your child's appointment card which was issued to them on Wednesday 21st February.
  • 15th December final day arrangements

    8th December 2017

    A reminder to parents/carers that school closes to students at 12.30pm Friday 15th December and re opens at 8.25am to students Wednesday 3rd January 2018. Tuesday 2nd January is a training day for staff only.

    We wish you all a merry christmas and a happy new year.

  • Friday 24th November - Staff Training Day

    20th November 2017

    The academy will be closed to students this Friday, 24th November, due to staff training.

  • Notice For Parents

    4th September 2017

    All students will receive a free tie and one jumper when they start back to the Academy either Tuesday or Wednesday. There has been a delay in the supply of the PE kit, for this week students can wear their old PE kit or any appropriate active wear, e.g. tracksuit bottoms and a T-shirt.


    29th August 2017

    You will be aware of significant and exciting changes to the academy’s future in terms of its leadership, its identity and our strong commitment to improving standards which will provide opportunities for your child to succeed both in the near future and in the long term.

    You will now probably be aware that Cockburn Multi-academy Trust (MAT) and Delta Academies Trust have been in discussions with the Department for Education regarding The South Leeds Academy joining Cockburn MAT. We are working closely toget


    24th August 2017

    Congratulations to all our Year 11 students who collected their GCSE results today.  The Academy is relentlessly committed to raising standards and student aspirations and these outcomes this year show a 13% rise in students achieving a grade 4+ in both Maths and English and a 14% increase on combined. This will help our students to positively pursue their future ambitions.

    There are many success stories in the class of 2017, with significantly improved outcomes across various subjects, but there are some pa


    21st August 2017

    Details for the start of term, are as follows:

    Start of term in September:

    Monday 4th September school closed to students  - Professional Development Day 1

    Tuesday 5th September - Year 7 only from 10.00am

    Wednesday 6th September - All year groups to arrive at 8.25am 

    We cannot wait to welcome students, staff and parents back to our Academy!

  • Sixth Form Results Success!

    18th August 2017

    We are delighted that all of our students have achieved their first choice destination at University or Apprenticeship.  This year’s Post 16 performance shows a significant improvement on last year’s results and a positive, three-year trend in term of both academic and applied qualifications.     

    Whilst we would like to congratulate all of our students on their grades, there are three performances in particular that we would like to highlight due to the hard work and application they demonstrated.

    Shaneece M

  • Training Day - Thursday 20th and Friday 21st

    19th July 2017

    Just a reminder that today is the last day in the Academy for students. Thursday 20th and Friday 21st July are staff training days.

    Please check the Academy website for notification on students’ return in September.

  • TSLA's Art Exhibition

    16th June 2017

  • Ofsted Monitoring Visit

    26th May 2017

    Please read the letters below regarding the recent Ofsted monitoring visit.

  • Support for the Manchester Incident

    23rd May 2017

    Please read the letter below regarding support available for students concerned about the Manchester incident.

  • TSLA Student Sings For Leeds Rhinos!

    19th April 2017

    CONGRATULATIONS to one of our talented students, Jamie-Leigh, on delivering an amazing vocal performance prior to the Leeds Rhinos' Easter game at the weekend. 

    Performing in front of a crowd of over 15,000 is an incredible feat and everyone at The South Leeds Academy would like to express pride in this fantastic achievement. 

  • TSLA at PWC

    17th March 2017

    Please view the article with the link below to read about the amazing things our students are doing at Price Water House.

  • Recent Ofsted Visit

    30th January 2017

    Please see the documents below regarding the recent Ofsted Section 5 Inspection.

  • Staff Training Day - Tuesday 3rd January

    1st January 2017

    Polite Reminder to all Parents and Carers

    Please be aware that the Academy is closed to students on Tuesday 3rd January for staff training as outlined in the 2016/2017 calendar on our website.

    The Academy will be open to students from 08:00 on Wednesday 4th January as normal with students expected to be on site punctually at 08:15 in readiness for period one at 08:20.

  • Christmas Card Competition Winner!

    12th December 2016

    Congratulations to Chloe Picken in year 8 for winning the Christmas card competition this year. She produced a well thought out and eye catching design that was then produced as a professional card by Engaging Education. 

  • Ofsted Information

    12th December 2016

    Please see the information below about the Ofsted visit on the 13th Decenmber.