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LAT Apprenticeships, T Levels and EPQs at The Leigh UTC Business Breakfast

Monday, November 4th, 2019

The first Leigh UTC business breakfast of the new academic year took place on Friday 18th October. LAT COO, Neil Willis introduced the new CEO of LAT Apprenticeships, Olivia Couzins, to explain the developments within the Trust on apprenticeship provision. Steve Leahey, Principal of The Leigh UTC further explained to delegates about the forthcoming T-Levels […]

LAT represented at IB Global Conference, Abu Dhabi 2019

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Having won a Leigh Academies Trust competition to attend the conference, our colleagues shared LAT’s inspiring story within the IB community consisting of 2,000 members from 80 countries. Mr Gore, Principal of Wilmington Academy said “The IBCP and MYP journey continues to be transformational for the students and staff at Wilmington Academy. Networking at this […]

Mascalls students attend West Kent Skills Festival

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Year 11 students from Mascalls Academy attended the West Kent Skills Festival at the Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells recently. Students were able to meet a diverse range of local and national employers together with colleges, universities, training organisations and other providers. There was also an opportunity to speak to students who had attended […]

Longfield Academy Year 7 Humanities visit to Eynsford and Lullingstone Roman Villa

Monday, October 14th, 2019

On Friday 4th October over 130 Year 7 students from Longfield Academy visited Eynsford and Lullingstone Roman Villa to carry out their Humanities fieldwork in early October. Students enjoyed investigating the ruins at the villa and the castle at Eynsford. They also completed traffic surveys and field sketches in Eynsford. Work will be continued back […]

South East Coast Ambulance Service Careers Talk at Mascalls Academy

Friday, October 11th, 2019

On Thursday 10 October, Mascalls Academy welcomed Karl Basran from the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) to speak to students in Year 10 and above about career pathways into the profession. Students learnt about the different responsibilities within the job role and the different pathways including a new Apprenticeship route. Students and staff really […]

The British Army at Hundred of Hoo Academy

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

This morning The Hundred of Hoo Academy had great pleasure in welcoming Sergeant Paul Carter to talk to students about what it’s like to join the British Army and what roles are on offer post 16 and 18. Students heard about what the entry requirements are to join, salaries, apprenticeships and degrees that are on […]

Duke Of York Gold awards for technical excellence 2019

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Seven former Leigh UTC students attended a ceremony at St James’s Palace on 16th September 2019 in recognition of their outstanding achievements in STEM education at Post 16. Steve Leahey, Principal, Clive Barker, Vice Chair of Governors and Head of College Neil Arnould where also in attendance. The Duke of York has a keen interest […]

Success celebrated at the inaugural Kent and Medway Apprentice Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Leigh Academies Trust was delighted to be part of an extensive team responsible for the inaugural Kent and Medway Apprentice Graduation Ceremony. Hosted at the iconic Rochester Cathedral, the event took place on Friday, 4th October. Over 100 apprentices graduated on the day in sight of their families, friends and their employers and 120 VIP […]

LAT sponsors Commitment to Skills at Dartford Business Awards 2019

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Dartford Business Awards 2019 Category Winners For the third year running, Leigh Academies Trust has been delighted to sponsor the Commitment to Skills Award at the Dartford Business Awards. Working with a number of partners and sponsors, the event was ably managed by Dartford Borough Council. This year, the Trust co-sponsored the award with NatWest. […]