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  • Thackray Museum Trip

    1st May 2013

    A group of  thirteen Year 12  Health & Social Care students visited the Thackray Medical Museum as part of their social development and to gain an insight into the progress of the National Health Service and the improvements they have made since the 19th Century.

  • Peace Jam 2013

    29th April 2013

    A group of students attended the yearly Peace Jam event at Graham College in Scarborough. They took part in lots of activities to explore the importance of peace and learnt how they can make a difference in their local community and at school by promoting peace. The students’ behaviour was outstanding and a great time was had by all.

  • A Day to Remember

    18th March 2013

    Press Release from Leeds Rhinos:

    Leeds Rhinos and Hunslet Hawks have recently teamed up with The South Leeds Academy as part of the school ambassador scheme ran by the Leeds Rhinos and forms part of an ongoing partnership between the clubs and the academy. 

    The South Leeds Academy has been given an amazing opportunity which has been embraced by students and staff at the academy and five of its feeder primary schools – Low Road, Windmill Primary, Sharp Lane Primary Park View Academy and Hunslet Carr. 


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  • The Sky Sports Project Comes to TSLA

    23rd November 2012

    On Monday the 19th of November two sports stars visited the academy to work with some of our students as part of the Sky Sports Living for Sport Project. Paul Broadbent, who captained Sheffield Eagles to a challenge cup triumph and represented Great Britain rugby league and Rachel Mackenzie former World Thai-Boxing champion, came into school to pass on their expertise and knowledge.

    The Sky Sports Living for Sport project is aimed at showing young people how sport can help people think, listen, speak up and

  • Harry Millard, Amanda Nuttall and Maysha Nori

    The Skills Show Big Conversation

    20th November 2012

    27 Year 9 students were chosen to attend The Skills Show Big Conversation, at The NEC in Birmingham, organised by Business in the Community. The students had chance to have a one-to-one conversation with some of the busiest and most powerful people in the UK. The conversation was on the jobs of the future, apprenticeships and how to get the most out of work experience.

    3 lucky students were chosen to sit at HRH Princess Anne's table and have the "Conversation" with her.


    The photograph shows Harry Millard, Am

  • KS4 Art Exhibition

    19th November 2012

    On Friday 9th November 2012, the Key Stage 4 Engage group exhibited some of their BTEC Art work at the Derek Fatchett Centre in Woodhouse.

    The group displayed work on still life, art deco and pop art and the use of several different materials and techniques.

    Many of the group have both shown a natural flair in this subject with some now aspiring to progress to Leeds Art College. This was the first of three art exhibitions the group will show by the end of the year.


  • Lord Woolmer Visits Students at TSLA

    18th November 2012

    Lord Woolmer chose The South Leeds Academy 6th Form to visit on Friday 16th November 2012. He wanted to meet the future young voters and talk to them about his role in The House of Lords. He gave students an interesting insight into the history of The House of Lords and a working day there.

    Students were keen to ask questions and due to the general interest the visit over ran! This first visit was so successful that the students have asked that Lord Woolmer comes back to work with a small group of students w

  • Thank You to South Leeds and Hunslet Cars

    11th November 2012

    Not only do South Leeds and Hunslet Cars answer the telephone if you need to be somewhere, but they also answer the telephone if you need any help at The South Leeds Academy!

    Twice this term they have willingly supported our requests for help. Firstly, we needed some work boots for 10 students working on courses off site, they provided boots for all the students, secondly, we asked for donations for raffle prices for the Christmas Party that we are having for the elderly at The Academy, and again we receive

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    India Exchange Visit: Feb 2012

    13th March 2012

    India Partnership Project – The Sahibzada Ajit Singh Academy (SASA-India) invited three schools, The South Leeds Academy, Garforth Academy and Priesthorpe High School to develop our international work together. Four students from each school and a member of staff were invited. Mrs Chauhan and our 6th Form students, Helen Longbottom, Jade Hargreaves, Jodie Hallam and Ellie Robinson took this opportunity of a lifetime experience.