RT @MrsBennett2: What an amazing venue for the Hastings & Rother secondary Cross Country, 253 runners, Thanks @BAbbeySchool @EnglishHeritag

RT @HastingsObs: The St Leonards Academy teacher and former pupil shortlisted for prestigious county awards... https://t.co/Pds5ABU2xh

RT @MrLloyd_TSLA: Year 7's fantastic remembrance display @sl_academy #Lestweforget #PoppyAppeal #Remembrance https://t.co/wVNfHZqXNK

RT @MrGreenall_TSLA: Thank you to all who attended tonight’s parents forum @sl_academy some really positive discussions, I look forward to…

RT @HastingsObs: This former St Leonards Academy student has a bright future ahead of him. Read more here. https://t.co/OrmxOxuwla

RT @MrsBennett2: I am always so grateful for the incredible support @sl_academy Table tennis members give back to the primary school player…

Parents' Voice: 6pm tonight @sl_academy. All welcome. Agenda: Results & strategies moving forward for Year 11 & mo… https://t.co/rHku9eBNye

RT @MrsBennett2: Great team spirit shown at the Collins Cup football match hosted @sl_academy tonight , fantastic to present the 2 teams wi…

RT @MrsBennett2: Guess what has arrived @sl_academy ? The 27 @YourSchoolGames Gold plaques! Super to present 3 last night at Sports Crew tr…

RT @MrsBennett2: What a fabulous bunch of children from across primary schools in Hastings & Rother for the @YourSchoolGames Sports Crew tr…

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

Stuart Smith
Interim Principal
Latest News
Year 7 Remembrance Day displayclose

Posted at: Mon, Nov 12, 2018 10:53 AM

This year, Year 7 pupils paid their respects for Remembrance Day by writing their own individual messages on poppies for those who had paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives during the war. All pupils showed a great level of maturity and there were some extremely heart-felt and poignant messages written. These will remain on display in the Year 7 school space until Friday 16th November.

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Table Tennis successesclose

Posted at: Mon, Nov 5, 2018 2:52 PM

The St Leonards Academy hosted two evenings of table tennis during the last week of October, with over 90 children involved from the Academy and the 7 other schools competing.

First it was the turn of the Under 16 boys’ and girls’ teams, with The St Leonards Academy entering 2 boys’ teams and one girls’ team. Our girls were triumphant taking the top spot and not dropping a game throughout! They will now go on to the East Sussex Schools Table Tennis finals to be held in...

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Hastings Apprenticeship and Jobs Fairclose

Posted at: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 3:49 PM

Year 10 and 11 students were given the opportunity to attend Amber Rudd’s Apprenticeship and Jobs Fair on Friday 28th September. Students were able to browse 35 stands from local businesses, colleges and apprenticeship providers and were given help, advice and practical hands on tips.  Year 11 students who attended this event also participated in a question and answer session from a Barclays Bank apprentice – who happened to be an alumni student!

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Cake Sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Supportclose

Posted at: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 2:19 PM

On Friday 28th September the Year 7 team held a cake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The event was fantastic, with a large number of pupils bringing in cakes that they had been busy preparing the evening before. From cupcakes to Victoria sponges, the cakes on offer were amazing, and were sold throughout both break times on Friday to both staff and pupils who helped us raise an amazing £195 for this fantastic charity. A special thank you should be made to all of the pupils...

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Latest Information
Reminder - Inset Days: 23rd & 26th November 2018close

Posted at: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 9:01 AM

Friday 23rd and Monday 26th November 2018 will be Inset Days.  The Academy will be closed to all students on these days. Read More
Parents' Voice - rescheduled dateclose

Posted at: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 9:46 AM

Parents' Voice will be taking place on Thursday 8th November: 6.00pm - 7.00pm

Meet in Main Reception – All welcome

Parents’ Voice meetings are an opportunity for parents of students to meet with representative staff from the Academy's senior leadership team to discuss those issues pertinent to parents.

1. Welcome
2. Results and strategies moving forward for Year 11
3. Mobile Phone Policy
4. AOB

If you have any queries, please email g.ferguson@hasla.org.uk
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Parent Evening dates 2018/2019close

Posted at: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 12:06 PM

29th November 2018        Year 11 Parent Evening

24th January 2019            Year 11 Parent Info Evening / Year 7 Parent Evening

5th February 2019             Year 8 Parent Evening

7th March 2019                 Year 9 Parent Evening

21st March 2019               Year 11 Parent Evening

25th April 2019                  Year 11 Parent Info Evening

2nd May 2019                    Year 10 Parent... Read More