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The Leigh Academy Y12 football team in Kent Cup Final

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

On Saturday 2nd March, the Leigh Academy year 12 football team did themselves proud in the Kent Cup final at Maidstone United. They couldn’t quite get the ball in the net to win outright, but played well and shared the trophy with a 0-0 draw vs Tunbridge Wells Grammar after extra time.  

Construction at Oaks Primary Academy

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Construction workers at Oaks Primary Academy, as part of their Pupil Employment Scheme, have spent weeks deconstructing wooden pallets during their lunch times. Today, they have successfully built their first planter box, ready for the gardeners to plant flowers and vegetables in.

International Women’s Day 2019

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Leigh Academies Trust are delighted to share the news that Charlton Athletic Community Trust are showcasing Leigh Academy Blackheath students as part of their campaign for International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019.  Isobel Bradnam, Y7 student is featured in CACT’s video and you can watch this by clicking here.

World Book Day 2019

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Academies across LAT have been celebrating World Book Day.  Staff and students went all out this year and arrived at school in some amazing costumes! Click here to see a selection of those that took part.

CV advice for year 13 at the Leigh Academy

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Year 13 students at The Leigh Academy who are looking to enter into employment or an apprenticeship when they leave this summer took part in a number of activities to hone their CV understanding and application. Facilitated by Daniel Goodwin of Pearson Whiffin Recruitment, students first took part in an interactive workshop where working in […]

Appointment of Primary Executive Principals

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Following the recent appointment of Academies Directors, we are now delighted to announce the appointment of two new Executive Primary Principal positions. These two additional appointments strengthen the Trust further as we grow to 23 open academies, nearly half of which are primaries. The first is in North-West Kent with responsibility for Dartford Primary, Hartley […]

Appointment of Academies Directors

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) is delighted to announce the appointment of two Academies Directors to join the central team from June 2019. The two new posts will strengthen the Trust following the Williamson merger and growth to 23 open academies. Tracey Trusler will take responsibility for academies in South-East London and North-West Kent, with the […]

Business Breakfast at The Leigh UTC: Friday 15th March 2019

Monday, February 25th, 2019

For businesses in engineering, manufacturing and ICT, please RSVP to Louisa Felstead, louisa.felstead@latrust.org.uk to secure your free place. A light breakfast will be provided and topics for this event are: T Levels Latest updates from The Leigh UTC Extended Project Qualifications Working with Industry