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Mascalls Academy host West Kent ISSP event

Monday, June 17th, 2019

The West Kent Independent State School Partnership (WKISSP) is a partnership of eight secondary schools – Beechwood Sacred Heart School, The Judd School, Kent College Pembury, The Malling School, Mascalls Academy, Oakley School, The Skinners’ School and The Skinners’ Kent Academy. The partnership was set up with the aim of sharing resources and together, provide […]

Allhallows Primary Academy judged Good by Ofsted

Friday, June 14th, 2019

On Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th May Allhallows Primary Academy were visited by OFSTED under a section 5 inspection. Lucie Wilson has been Principal of the academy since September and her first priority had been to stabilise the school, as over the past few years, the school had seen a high turnover of staff.  The […]

SCWA CCF Cadets formed the ‘Carpet Guard’ at the Charter Dinner at Stationers’ Hall on 1 May.

Friday, June 7th, 2019

The Charter Dinner is a very formal occasion celebrating the granting of the Stationers’ Company’s Royal Charter by Queen Mary Tudor on 4 May 1557. Invited guests included CEOs of The Stationers’ Company Corporate Members, Presidents/Chairmen of affiliated Trade Associations, with their Chief Executives, and senior executives from supplier companies. The guest speaker was Christian […]

The Leigh UTC Business Breakfast

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Friday 17th May saw another successful and inspiring Business Breakfast. Key business partners, trainers, recruiters and KATO/ASK Apprentices managers all attended. Year 12 and 13 students attended to network with industry professionals as they would do in real life Business environment. Clive Barker Vice Chair of The Leigh UTC Board of Governors presided, introducing Dominic […]

Business mentoring at Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

On Thursday 23rd May, a small group of students at The Maths School met their mentors for the first time. Running alongside the existing mentoring facilitated by Governor Mr Brightman, the group of year 12 students began their journey by meeting their mentors who are experienced mentors at Leigh Academies Trust. Within the hour long […]

Halley’s Heroes HARmony Summer Transition Camp

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

This year, The Halley Academy are delighted to announce that for the first time we will be running a fully-funded HARmony Summer Transition Camp from 29-31 July 2019 for up to 80 of our new Year 7 students joining us in September 2019. During the three days, 22 of our Year 9 and Year 10 […]

Certificate of Appreciation for Longfield Academy

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Alex O’Donnell, Principal, and Michaela Head from Longfield Academy’s Telescope Bistro were pleased to welcome the Mayor and Mayoress of Dartford to receive a certificate of appreciation for the support the academy has given them throughout their term of office. Longfield has hosted the Mayor’s fundraiser dinner for the last few years and supports the […]

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 […]