We are very excited to welcome you and your child to the Cockburn community.
This page contains links to all of the relevant information needed to begin life at Cockburn School.

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Letters Home:

CLICK HERE to read our second Transition Letter from the Executive Headteacher and Head of School June 2022

CLICK HERE to read our first parent/carer Transition Letter March 2022


Submit your details:

Please read all of the information carefully before submitting your details via our online admissions site. All parents/carers will receive a password to log in.  The username and password will be emailed to the email address that we have on record as follows:

Congratulations on securing your place at Cockburn School.
Below you will find your login details to complete your child’s admission form. Could you please complete the online admissions form as soon as possible so that we can put your child on roll ready for September to support a smooth transition for your child. Please complete before Sunday 26th June 2022.
Thank you.

Please contact school directly via transition@cockburnschool.org or via phone on 0113 2719962 if you do not have internet access to complete this online form and require a paper copy.

CLICK HERE to go to the student admission site and submit your details.


Key Staff:

  • Mr J Stevens – Deputy Headteacher
  • Mr R Caldow – Assistant Headteacher – SLT Transition lead
  • Mrs R Ellerby – Director of Year 7
  • Mrs S Simpson – Head of Year 7
  • Miss H Devonshire – SENDCO

Key dates:

New Intake Parent/Carer Evening for parents/carers of  new Year 7 (2022-23):
Tuesday 5th July – Timing to be confirmed

Year 7 start date in September at Cockburn School:

Monday 5th September: Closed to all students – Professional Development Day.

Tuesday 6th September: Closed to all students – Professional Development Day.

Wednesday 7th September:
School will start for Year 7 only at 8:25am, students can access the building from 8:00am

Thursday 8th September:
Normal school resumes for ALL students arriving via the normal student entrance with the following arrival times:
Year 7 – 8:25am

Friday 9th September:
All students arrive for 8:25am. Students can access the building from 8:00am.


All of the specific information you need to prepare for life at Cockburn School can be found by clicking the pages below.

Click here to read a message to new parents/carers from the Executive Headteacher

Click here to view a range of transition home learning actvities. (Opens in a new tab) Any completed work should be emailed to transition@cockburnschool.org 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about starting at Cockburn School

Click here for E-Safety advice (Opens in a new tab)

Click here for Uniform Info. (Opens in a new tab)
UNIFORM SHOULD BE PURCHASED USING THE ONLINE SHOP – CLICK HERE TO VISIT THIS PAGE.
Please be aware if your child is staring with us in September you must purchase uniform via our online shop and not ParentPay.
Your child will be allocated a ParentPay account when they start with us in September for all future purchases.

All purchases should be made through this process and ‘click and collect’ slots will be emailed to parents/carers for collection.

CLICK HERE to view our school uniform sizing guide.

Click here for information about Lockers.
LOCKERS SHOULD BE PURCHASED USING THE ONLINE SHOP – CLICK HERE TO VISIT THIS PAGE AND PAY YOUR £10 LOCKER PAYMENT.

Click here for Catering Info – The menus showing are for the Summer Term 2021 – there will be a new menu for the Autumn Term.
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Click here for our Home/School Agreement
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CLICK HERE to view some of our school facilities including our dining and outdoor spaces, sports facilities and the entrance to the school.