Statement from Leigh Academies Trust (Friday 20th March)

By Brandon Baily on Friday, March 20th, 2020 in COVID-19, LAT News, News. No Comments

Dear Parent and Carers A survey will be made available this morning via a link on your child’s academy’s website to identify whether you are a ‘key worker’ as recently provided in the government document.  We will need this information urgently to help us to plan effectively.   The survey asks you to identify if […]


By Brandon Baily on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 in COVID-19, News. No Comments

Dear Parents/Carers, Further to the announcement that was made by Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, this afternoon we regret to inform you that it will be necessary to close our academies with effect from the end of the day this Friday.  This is a necessary decision to protect our pupils and staff at […]

LAT 5-a-side competition – Year 7

By Brandon Baily on Friday, January 31st, 2020 in News. No Comments

On Thursday 23rd January 2020 the inaugural Leigh Academies Trust 5-a-side football competition took place at the Goals soccer centre adjacent to The Leigh Academy. Overall from the girls and boys competitions there were 19 teams that took part. Throughout the afternoon there were many very close, competitive matches in the group stages of the […]

Topping out ceremony at Leigh Academy Blackheath

By Brandon Baily on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 in News. No Comments

To celebrate the structural completion of their new building, students from Leigh Academy Blackheath (LAB) joined representatives from Bouygues UK, the Department for Education and Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) at a Topping Out Ceremony held in the library of the new building. The students addressed those invited to mark the occasion and spoke about how […]

New Mentor Training at The Hundred of Hoo Academy

By Brandon Baily on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 in News. No Comments

The Hundred of Hoo Academy was delighted to hold its first Business Mentor Training on Friday 24th January. Having had a superb response to a request for suitably interested volunteers, the group met to learn more about how the scheme will work and completed safeguarding and DBS checks. Our volunteers, many of whom have an […]

CV workshops for year 12 students at Longfield Academy

By Brandon Baily on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 in News. No Comments

Year 12 students at Longfield Academy were recently put through their paces by professional recruiter, Daniel Goodwin of Pearson Whiffin Education. In a series of highly interactive workshops, students looked at a number of CVs to assess their effectiveness. In considering what makes a good CV, students looked at a variety of areas including format, […]