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U15’s National Grand Prix Success

May 10, 2022 10:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I just wanted to share some very exciting news. On Saturday 09/04, Volleyball England hosted the third and final round of the 2022 Grand Prix National Junior Championship series at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering. We are pleased to share the U15s boys Leeds Gorse Volleyball team placed third…


More sparring fixtures!

March 31, 2022 12:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the last week, we have seen two more sparring fixtures take place. In both of these fixtures, we saw all students show great ability, control and respect throughout the events. On Thursday the 24th, we had Bruntcliffe Academy travelling to The Morley Academy. A standout for myself and I…


Karate grading March 2022

March 21, 2022 10:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On Monday the 14th we held our second grading event of the year at The Stephen Longfellow Academy. In the event we saw a total of 60 students from across all 6 secondary academies come together to grade for their next belt in Karate. At the grading we saw a…


The Gorse Volleyball Club ‘Can you dig it?’

February 27, 2022 9:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Volleyball is rapidly growing across The GORSE Academies Trust! We’ve record numbers in terms of participation during extracurricular clubs, a high-performance extracurricular club has launched across secondaries and we’ve even started The GORSE Volleyball League (TGVL)! This is the first youth volleyball league to exist in Yorkshire, and is offering…


Karate grading December 2021

February 21, 2022 12:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On Tuesday 7th of December, we held the first trust karate grading in over a year. This was an amazing event which saw Brutncliffe Academy, The Boston Spa Academy, John Smeaton Academy and The Ruth Gorse Academy come together and try to achieve their next belt. Both The Morley Academy…


West Yorkshire Championship 21st November 2021

February 21, 2022 12:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On Sunday 21st of November, 17 students from across the Trust competed at the West Yorkshire Karate Championships in Wakefield. This was the first competition in nearly two years for our Karate club and for many of the students, their first experience of a Karate competition. All 17 students showed amazing sportsmanship both on and…


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