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Leeds & Harrogate Partnership

Year of Formation:2015
Hub:The Grammar School at Leeds
Co-ordinator:Lee-ann Humphries
Email:harrogate@ogdentrust.com

Partnership schools:Allerton High School (HSBC); Ashville College; Batley Girls' High School; Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School; Corpus Christi Catholic College; David Young Community Academy; Fulneck School; Harrogate Grammar School; Horsforth School; Mount St Mary's Catholic High School; Prince Henry's Grammar School; St Aidain's CofE High School; St John Fisher Catholic High School

The Leeds & Harrogate Partnership is now in its second year of operation and is already one of the larger partnerships with 12 member schools. This year saw a range of activities, including CPD sessions and the annual Space Day workshop for Year 9s. The partnership also held its inaugural lecture utilising an alumnus of one of our schools, and ex-CERN employee, Dr Sam Gregson. Sam has continued to work in some of the schools following this. The highlight of the year has to be a Year 9 seismology workshop held at Fulneck School which included a competition to win a brand new plug-and-play TC1 seismometer. Plans for 2016 include a trip to the Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, attending the regional Big Bang! Fair and further workshops and lectures spread across all the schools in the partnership.