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. We are the only school in the town judged good in all four categories 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
The students at The St
Leonards Academy had the great pleasure of meeting the popular author, Sue
Hampton. Sue has written over 32 books and is a patron of the charity Alopecia
UK. KS3 students have been reviewing her pre-release book in literacy lessons; The
Lucy Wilson Mysteries, which is due for publication in April. Sue spoke about
her life and what inspired her to become an author, with a very strong moral
message that we should all embrace who we are; we are all unique each with...
Leonards Academy has recently been at the centre of a new and exciting
initiative to allow the students to explore their own problems, and pitch their
own solutions to them.
The scheme involves 11 dedicated Year 10 volunteers who underwent extensive
training from a specialist trainer from the charity Conflict Resolution
Education Sheffield Schools Training (CRESST).
The students involved learned specialist methodology designed so that
Zachary reaches the South East Regional Finals!close
Posted at: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 8:38 AM
Allen has secured a place in the South East Regional Finals of the Rotary Club’s Young
Chef competition. He was runner up in the District Finals on Saturday 26th
January with his dishes of pan fried duck with plum jelly, followed by salmon
on a bed of root vegetables and mussels with a butter sauce. Dessert was a
golden chocolate ball filled with lemon mousse and raspberry coulis.Zachary was competing with 5 other students
ranging in age from 14 to 19 years from all over...
District Sports Hall Athletics - 3 Gold, 1 Bronzeclose
Posted at: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 11:47 AM
Leonards Academy performed superbly to take 3 of the 4 titles at the Year 7 and
8 Hastings and Rother Sports Hall athletics competitions on Tuesday 23rd
and Thursday 25th January. All other 8 secondary schools across the
area were present and it was fantastic to see our students so committed and
running, jumping and throwing with great energy! The Year 7 boys took the
bronze medal with St Richards Catholic College taking the top spot. The Year 7
girls won gold and were then...
order to further safeguard the students, we would like to inform you and your
child of some changes regarding access to the Academy from September 2017.
will now be a single point of entry via the front two doors either side of main
reception. The doors will open at 8.20am (with
the exception of breakfast club where a member of the team will meet and greet
from 7.30am). All students should leave
the school site by 3.20pm, unless at a club or completing a school...