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Year 10 Leigh Aspire students visit The Houses of Parliament

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

On Tuesday 14th May, eighteen students from Longfield, Mascalls, Strood and Wilmington Academies participated in a trip to The Houses of Parliament. During this transformative experience, students were given a guided tour of The Palace Westminster; they got to sit in The House of Lords; and were able to view and listen to a live […]

Students from Tunbridge Wells’ twin-town Wiesbaden visit Mascalls Academy

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

On Tuesday 14 May, Mascalls Academy welcomed 30 students and staff from the Hermann-Ehlers Schule in Wiesbaden, Germany. The students spent the morning accompanying some of our year 10 students to their lessons, while staff were given a tour of our school and facilities. An excellent morning was had comparing schools and cultures before the […]

Tallow Chandlers Education Awards Luncheon

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Following their visit to the Tallow Chandlers’ Great Hall earlier this year, on 9 May 2019 Mr Dixon, Ms Williamson, The Halley Academy Social Action Group and one of the Halley’s Lead Heroes were invited to the Tallow Chandlers Education Awards Luncheon. The Awards Luncheon is held in the Tallow Chandlers’ Great Hall every year […]

BAE Systems Education Programme Roadshow at Mascalls Academy

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

The BAE Systems Education Programme Roadshow – delivered in partnership with the RAF and the Royal Navy Mascalls Academy students in years 7 and 8 had the opportunity of taking part in a science roadshow on 8th May with the aim of promoting STEM activities in KS3. BAE systems have been celebrating more than 10 […]

Congratulations to LAT’s Marathon runners!

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Leigh Academies Trust is delighted to congratulate four members of staff who finished the 26.2 mile London Marathon on 28 April 2019. Marc Powell, PE teacher from Longfield Academy completed the run in an amazing 3 hours 44 mins. Dartford Primary Academy’s  Harriet Carter completed the course in 6 hours 40 minutes.  Children at the […]

Oaks Primary Academy pupil raises over £600 for Cancer Research

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Oaks pupil, Christopher Ponte has raised over £600 for Cancer Research after walking 10,000 steps every day throughout March.  He even made local news! Click here to read the full story. Congratulations Christopher on your achievement!  

Apprenticeship support for year 13 at Wilmington Academy

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Sincere thanks to Peter Cobrin, who was associated for many years with the website  Not going to Uni for coming to Wilmington Academy to run an apprenticeship workshop for year 13’s who have yet to secure a placement. Within a wide range of aspects, Peter gave students an intensive run through of his considerable knowledge […]

Eastcote Primary Academy is Outstanding!

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Leigh Academies Trust are delighted to announce that Eastcote Primary Academy has been judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted following a Section 5 inspection. David Ball, Principal had this to say: “On Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th March Eastcote Primary Academy received its awaited section 5 inspection. Those who have been through a section […]

Considerate Contractor Scheme Award for Phase 2 at Langley Park Primary Academy

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Leigh Academies Trust were delighted to join Baxall Construction at the prestigious Considerate Contractor Scheme Site Awards 2019 in recognition of the success of the Langley Park Primary Academy Phase 2 expansion. Representatives from the team were pleased to receive a Bronze Award (one of four awards collected by Baxall Construction on the day) for […]