A Fantastic Result to Our Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

A Fantastic Result to Our Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

We would like to thank everybody who contributed to our shoe box appeal. Everybody in school played their part in donating items and money and in wrapping the shoe boxes. We filled 70 shoe boxes. That means 70 underprivileged children will now get a Christmas present,...
Breaking Boundaries Leadership Event

Breaking Boundaries Leadership Event

We’ve recently been working on a project funded by the ECB called “Breaking Boundaries”. The project aims to inspire young people through sport, using next years Cricket World Cup as a catalyst. The City of Bradford has been selected as one of 5...
Festive Winter Gift Programme 2018

Festive Winter Gift Programme 2018

As part of the Star Academies Festive Winter Gift Programme 2018, our pupils have chosen to support the following charities: We will be donating funds, reading books and toys to children at Bradford Royal Infirmary on 19th December. Our pupils wish to make children in...
Ex-Laisterdyke Student wins European Kickboxing Title

Ex-Laisterdyke Student wins European Kickboxing Title

Much touted Bradford Muay Thai fighter Harris Hussain finally delivered on his undoubted potential on Saturday night when he captured the European 53kg K1 kickboxing title in a thrilling contest with France’s Jean Gomis in Manchester. Hussain, who is a a protege...
Laisterdyke Pupils support Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

Laisterdyke Pupils support Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

As a school this year, we are supporting the Bradford Cathedral and Cinderella Club shoe box appeal. The idea of the appeal is to fill shoe boxes with inexpensive gift items, which can be given to children who otherwise will not receive a Christmas present. Every form...
Under 12’s Bradford School’s Rugby League Tournament

Under 12’s Bradford School’s Rugby League Tournament

   The Year 7 rugby team were branded “the team of the tournament” by the organiser of last night’s Bradford Schools event due to the massive amount of progress they’ve shown since the last set of matches! The lads were never going to go and...
Laisterdyke pupils debate with local MP at Westminster

Laisterdyke pupils debate with local MP at Westminster

Pupils from Laisterdyke Leadership Academy travelled to Westminster to take part in a debate and workshop at the Houses of Parliament. The discussions focused on the historical developments of the suffragette movement and how women came to gain a vote, before moving...