News Archives - Leigh Academies Trust

Messages of thanks

Friday, January 15th, 2021

At LAT, we are always delighted to receive positive comments and messages of thanks from parents of our students.  Below is a collection of recent comments from parents of The Leigh Academy students. Thank you to those that have taken the time to get in touch. I’m a critical worker that has chosen to keep […]

Mascalls Academy outright winners in indoor athletics at Kent School Games

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

The Mascalls Academy PE department are celebrating some great work by students for the Kent School Games event. Some very pleasing results came through for the indoor rowers event. In the four person team event where individual scores are added Mascalls years 7, 8, 9 and 10 boys all came in 1st place! In Year […]

Wilmington Academy student success at Kent School Games Virtual Dance Competition

Monday, January 11th, 2021

We are delighted to share with you some exciting news regarding three Wilmington Academy students who entered the Kent School Games virtual Dance competition: Sophie, William and Younus (Mohammad). Sophie was entered into the KS3 Engage (beginner dancer)  category and was placed 2nd! Younus was entered into the KS3 Engage (beginner dancer)  category and was […]

The opening of The Leigh CTC, Dartford, 1990

Friday, December 18th, 2020

One from the LAT Archives! The opening of The Leigh CTC, Dartford, 1990 Just over 30 years ago, The Leigh City Technology College, became one of the first CTCs in the country. It was generously endowed by Sir Geoffrey Leigh and became a leading school in the region with a powerful ethos and curriculum rationale. […]

Nativity at Oaks Primary Academy

Friday, December 18th, 2020

The Nativity at Oaks, like everywhere else, is slightly different this year and the children embraced the changes and thoroughly enjoyed the filming experience. EYFS worked brilliantly and the whole Nativity was recorded in one morning with no retakes! Thankfully, this was recorded by EYFS in early December before our whole school had to move […]

The Leigh Academy’s HRVY in Strictly Final 2020

Friday, December 18th, 2020

We are delighted that former Leigh Academy student Harvey Cantwell (HRVY) has made it to the series finale this coming Saturday.  Let’s show him our support by voting and help him to lift that famous glitter ball! Click here to view information on how to vote. Here’s a message to The Leigh Academy from HRVY… […]

LAT Awards Evening

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Good afternoon It was such a shame that due to Covid-19 restrictions we were unable to come together for the annual LAT Awards Evening where we recognise the positive contribution that so many of our colleagues have made to our organisation. We received so many nominations that we couldn’t let this fall by the wayside […]

Skill development in team sports at Strood Academy

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

PE has been delivered in a slightly different manner since September at Strood Academy. Unfortunately, we have not been able to run our usual extensive extra-curricular programme of clubs and fixtures for sport, but once again, the students have shown effort, resilience, teamwork and progress in their PE lessons and while studying the Middle Years […]

Bearsted Primary Academy’s journey to Bethlehem

Monday, December 14th, 2020

At Bearsted Primary Academy, Covid-19 has not prevented us from doing what we love- learning alongside our friends in school! We have stayed safe following all the rules closely to ensure pupils and staff can come to school each day and receive face to face teaching. Christmas will obviously be very different for all this […]