Pupils support homeless this winter

Pupils support homeless this winter

Kind-hearted pupils and staff have been busy during December collecting donations to support homeless young people in Bradford. The charitable students and their parents have been filling shoeboxes with donations of items to help make winter more comfortable for local...
Pupils prepare for world of work

Pupils prepare for world of work

Sweaty palms, a dry mouth and nervous laughter are all familiar pitfalls when people have their first job interview but our pupils have learned to take that all in their stride after taking part in a series of mock job interviews to prepare them for their future world...
Tong Pupils Pitch TV Ideas to Gogglebox Star

Tong Pupils Pitch TV Ideas to Gogglebox Star

Pupils at Tong Leadership Academy took part in an innovative three-day educational workshop on pitching ideas for a new television show, devised and delivered by former teacher and Gogglebox star Baasit Siddiqui. Mr Siddiqui has regularly appeared with his brother and...
Tong pupils learn how to Restart a Heart

Tong pupils learn how to Restart a Heart

Pupils at Tong Leadership Academy were among 200,000 across the country learning CPR as part of World Restart a Heart Day. Taking part in sessions teaching CPR is vital for helping people survive cardiac arrests. Students were taught how to recognise a cardiac arrest,...
Macmillan fundraising’s a piece of cake for Tong pupils!

Macmillan fundraising’s a piece of cake for Tong pupils!

Pupils and staff from Tong Leadership Academy put the kettle on this morning to raise £150 for Macmillan Cancer. Supporting the charity’s annual World’s Largest Coffee Morning event, sixth form pupils shared cakes that they had baked with staff and peers. Together...
Sport coaches of the future earn their badges at Tong

Sport coaches of the future earn their badges at Tong

Twelve pupils at Tong Leadership Academy displayed their leadership capabilities by completing the Sports Coach UK Level 1 Sports Leaders Certificate. Pupils learnt that there are many vital coaching roles within sport available to them through this qualification....
Scholarship helps Tong pupil Holly pursue medical career

Scholarship helps Tong pupil Holly pursue medical career

A student from Tong Leadership Academy’s Sixth Form is pursuing her dream of becoming a reconstructive surgeon in the Army, having secured the A-Level grades she needs to study Clinical Science with the support of a scholarship from Leeds business TPP. Holly...
Charitable donations from Tong pupils spring to Mind

Charitable donations from Tong pupils spring to Mind

Year 7 pupils at Tong Leadership Academy have raised over £750 for Mind, the mental health charity. The pupils, aged 11-12, approached their teachers in order to raise money for a good cause through a number of activities which they had thought of themselves. With the...