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.  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers   The survey asks you to identify if […]


Careers Focus on Construction, Engineering and Design with Balfour Beatty at Wilmington Academy

By WebDesk Admin on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 in LAT News, News. No Comments

Wilmington Academy students from years 11, 12 and 13 recently benefited from a careers presentation by Kosar Akram and Tom Rackham of Balfour Beatty. As graduate engineers, Kosar and Tom began by charting their own career progressions. Secondly, explaining that Balfour Beatty are currently working locally on the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 project on […]


Leigh UTC Students’ Success at Duke of York Awards 2018

By WebDesk Admin on Monday, February 11th, 2019 in LAT News, News. No Comments

Recently, The Leigh UTC proudly attended, for the third consecutive year, the Duke of York Awards, at which seven Year 13 leavers achieved gold awards. The students attended the event at St James Palace and were presented with their awards by His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York. This award reflects the unique specialist […]


Apprenticeship support at The Leigh Academy

By WebDesk Admin on Friday, February 8th, 2019 in LAT News, News. No Comments

Year 13 students from The Leigh Academy who are looking to secure an apprenticeship when they leave school benefitted recently from a visit by Victoria Lawrence of the Education People. The group began by taking part in a workshop where Victoria ran over many important aspects of apprenticeships: Myth busting Where are apprenticeships available and […]


Project Hoot STEM planning Day at The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy

By WebDesk Admin on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 in LAT News, News. No Comments

On Thursday 31st January Inspiration Academy’s Year 7 digital ambassadors took part in a Project Hoot STEM planning day. A range digital ambassadors took year 5 and 6 Hartley Primary Academy students on a tour around The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy buildings. All students then were lucky enough to have a range of presentations […]