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Enrichment

Allerton Grange arranges regular school trips and events to enrich every student's learning experience, enhance their learning and broaden their experiences, engage with the community and develop life skills.

We work closely with other schools in the local area, where our student ambassadors take part in projects and initiatives. 

This year’s events include:

  • A whole school rewards trip to Lightwater Valley
  • Outward Bound adventure trips to Ullswater and Ilkley (Duke of Edinburgh)
  • Year 7 educational visits to local places of worship, Saltaire and the National Media Museum
  • Languages trips to the German Christmas market
  • Year 7 and 8 history trips to Leeds Discovery Centre
  • Geography trips to Malham Cove
  • Art and photography trips to look at architecture in Leeds City Centre and The Tetley
  • Visits to Leeds Art College as part of World Book Day
  • Business Studies trips to Coca Cola and Shine
  • DJ and composer workshops for students interested in Music
  • National Youth Summit meeting for Student Council members
  • Regular theatre trips locally and nationally
  • Visits to other secondary schools in Leeds for workshops and competitions
  • Higher Education fairs and visits to university events and lectures
  • Author visits and writing workshops
  • Road Safety Week of Action with West Yorkshire Police and Talbot and Moor Allerton Hall primary schools
  • BAE/RAF Roadshow for Years 7 and 8
  • The Ministry of Sense show for More Able students and primary students/families
  • Visit from Leeds United Footballer with girls’ skills workshop
  • Sky Sports Academy workshops with Live for Sport
  • Debate club launch from MP Richard Burgon and Park Square Barristers
“Excellent feedback, we’re very happy with progress so far”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
"The reward and behaviour system is clear, well enforced and has positive results!"
- Parent
"An inclusive school that is focused on providing the best education for its students"
- Prospective Parent
“Excellent facilities, improving school”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Very impressed with the sports facilities"
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Impressed with the consistent enthusiasm of the teaching staff when discussing feedback”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
"Staff are passionate and committed to developing and improving"
- Parent
"Pupils look smart and are well engaged in their lessons"
- Prospective Parent
“I especially liked the Science and Maths departments”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Driven leadership, confident pupils. Staff friendly and open to discussing subjects and needs of my child”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Fantastic student ambassadors who are a credit to the school."
- Prospective Parent
"Strong leadership and motivation with an emphasis on progress"
- Parent
“Welcoming staff, friendly, confident students and excellent facilities”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Great facilities. Dedicated and enthusiastic staff”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Safe, Supportive, Diverse"
- Local Authority Representative
"A great learning environment; light, bright and spacious classrooms, clean and well organised."
- Prospective Parent
“Great opportunity to meet staff and gain greater depth of my child’s achievement”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
“Clean, bright, vibrant learning space”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"I am so pleased with the School Gateway app. Every day I can see any achievement and behaviour points my daughter gets and she knows that I’ll discuss it with her; it encourages her to do well."
- Year 8 Parent
"An open and welcoming atmosphere - very useful being allowed to look at teaching and learning"
- Prospective Parent
“It was good to speak to his form tutor and hear about what is happening in class”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
“Friendly staff, well-behaved kids”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"I applaud the focus on rewarding good behaviour. My son feels appreciated and recognised at Allerton Grange; we're all so proud."
- Year 8 Parent