At the meeting of the council’s Executive Board on 19 April 2017, approval was given to spend capital funds to support a permanent expansion of Cockburn (Academy) School from a capacity of 1050 pupils to 1200 pupils, with an increase in the admission number from 210 to 240 with effect from September 2019.



Proposal to expand Cockburn Secondary Academy

The Cockburn Multi Academy Trust and governing body of Cockburn Secondary Academy, in partnership with Leeds City Council, are proposing to expand Cockburn Academy from a capacity of 210 pupils in year 7 to 270 pupils in year 7 and to increase the total admission limit from 1050 to 1350 pupils from September 2018.

The consultation period lasts for two weeks between Monday 6th March 2017 and Monday 20th March 2017.   During this period views on the proposal are being sought from parents, staff, residents and other local stakeholders.

The proposal will require an extension and improvements to the academy’s dining area.

You may comment on this proposal by clicking on ‘leave a comment’ at the bottom of the page.

You can contribute to this part of the discussion until Monday 20th March 2017 at 4pm.

If any of the information above is required in large print / braille / alternative language version please contact Leeds City Council.


Leeds City Council, PO Box 837, Capacity Planning and Sufficiency Team, Leeds, LS1 9PZ