RT @HastingsObs: Talented team from The St Leonards Academy is crowned Sussex champions... https://t.co/qoFrfXUwel

RT @MrsBennett2: Fabulous Hi 5 netball finals @YourSchoolGames hosted @sl_academy Standard of play was superb with some great School Games…

RT @MrsBennett2: Congratulations to Yr 10 @sl_academy winners of the district netball tournament today hosted @sl_academy and shout out to…

RT @DaisyGlazeTSLA: Y10 and Y11 @sl_academy revise for your English Literature GCSE exams using @GCSEPod and @memrise : https://t.co/E3d9Z…

RT @Emma_ECDL_SLA: Just l👀k at this amazing homework from 7L1 English @sl_academy. Picking their favourite war poet and then putting into p…

RT @kate_pilgrim: Love love love this! Years 7’s made this card for one of our teachers @Bigdazking @sl_academy @JToogood_TSLA @TrishDooley

RT @MrsBennett2: So proud of all 3 @sl_academy Badminton teams @Specsavers @SussexSchGames finals, but KS4 boys being crowned Sussex School…

RT @Hastingsinfocus: Great to be part of @CreativeCafes @CreativeCafeUK at @sl_academy this morning. Good to meet so many enthusiastic and…

RT @StuartBaillie2: Great to be part of @CreativeCafes @CreativeCafeUK at @sl_academy this morning. Great to meet so many enthusiastic and…

RT @zoonou: @CultureShiftCIC thanks for having us at the @CreativeCafes events at @sl_academy & @BexhillCollege. It’s been great talking to…

Pride Through Success
Welcome to the St Leonards Academy

It is with huge pride that I welcome you to The St Leonards Academy. We are an innovative school with dedicated and determined staff, united by our values. We have approximately 1450 students and have the highest expectations that each and every child will achieve personal and academic success. We also support every student to contribute actively and positively to the Academy and the community that we serve.

Students at our Academy experience a creative and dynamic approach to learning in all their lessons. In 2017 we secured our best ever GCSE results and were awarded recognition of 'exceptional results' by the SSAT. In February 2017, we were judged 'Good' by Ofsted and the inspection team recognised that we are on the journey to becoming outstanding.

I hope you find all the information you require on this website but please do contact us if you would like to know more or to arrange to visit us. If you would like to be kept up to date with developments at The St Leonards Academy then I recommend following us on twitter at @sl_academy

Latest News
Netball successclose

Posted at: Wed, Mar 20, 2019 10:17 AM

On Tuesday 19th March, Year 10 played outstanding to remain unbeaten in the District Netball Tournament hosted at The St Leonards Academy.  It was a round robin tournament with our Year 10 team having wins over Bexhill Academy 2-1, St Richards 6-1, Claverham 6-3, Battle Abbey 3-1.

Year 11 also played well but just lost out to Claverham and Battle Abbey and it was great to see the team play their final matches together after a very successful 5 years !

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The Hastings Half Marathon - Miss Kemp is raising money for the Y11 Prom!close

Posted at: Tue, Mar 19, 2019 9:47 AM

I am running the Hastings Half Marathon on Sunday 24th March to raise money to reward and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our Year 11 students. The money raised will fund a variety of rewards for students to enjoy at their prom this summer.

I am not a runner, I prefer a good book and an episode of Eastenders. However, when a fellow colleague suggested running the Hastings Half as a way of teaching this year group about preparing to meet their goals and to also raise money...

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Badminton Success - KS4 Boys Gold!close

Posted at: Mon, Mar 18, 2019 10:02 AM

Three St Leonards Academy teams qualified for the Sussex Schools Games Badminton finals held at the K2 in Crawley on Friday 15th March. The teams competed against winning schools from 8 other districts in Sussex.

Our KS3 boys performed really well, considering two of them were Year 7 students, and our number 1 boy remained unbeaten in his singles. They came 3rd in their group so just missed out on qualifying for the semi-finals.

The KS3 girls went one better and having won 2...

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A huge OLE! Flamenco Dancing at The St Leonards Academyclose

Posted at: Fri, Mar 15, 2019 2:51 PM


It has been a great pleasure to see our students thoroughly enjoying and becoming immersed in flamenco dancing, the heart and soul of Spain’s culture.

Since January, these students have been experiencing this culture by learning flamenco dancing in a workshop that is held every Thursday afternoon. This dance has not only widened their Spanish cultural knowledge, but has also boosted their motivation and self-confidence. They recently performed an amazing mini-show in an...

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Latest Information
Harry Potter trip - 20th March - Final detailsclose

Posted at: Mon, Mar 18, 2019 10:32 AM

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Inset Day - Friday 29th Marchclose

Posted at: Fri, Mar 8, 2019 2:35 PM

Friday 29th March is an Inset day.  The Academy will be closed to students on this day. Read More
Vice Principal appointmentclose

Posted at: Tue, Mar 5, 2019 10:30 AM

In May 2019, The St Leonards Academy is delighted to welcome Mr James Michie as Vice Principal. He joins our Academy after spending the last sixteen years teaching English and media studies in Buckinghamshire. As Head of English, James grew an exceptional team that continues to achieve outstanding results. Most recently, as Assistant Principal he applied the same drive and attention to detail to raise standards across the whole school. He is proud and excited to be joining our Academy...

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