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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. 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

Kay Tinsley

What’s it like to spend a day at our academy?

Latest News
Year 11 Celebration Eveningclose

Posted at: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 9:52 AM

A celebration evening was held at The St Leonards Academy, on Wednesday 29th November to recognise the achievements of the Academy's class of 2017. The former Year 11 students, who completed their GCSEs this summer, returned to receive their certificates and awards at the event, attended by hundreds of parents, carers and community representatives.

The St Leonards Academy singing club performed as everyone was arriving before Ms Tinsley opened the celebration.  She said that...

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Trip to General Dynamicsclose

Posted at: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 3:22 PM

Year 10 students from The St Leonards Academy were pleased to visit General Dynamics on Tuesday  22nd November.  General Dynamics is an international engineering business located a few miles from the Academy that employs 300 people locally.  Students were given a talk by two current apprentices about their roles and the careers that are available at General Dynamics. They were then treated to a tour of the facilities and shown first-hand the work of the company - including the...

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Trip to the Rathfinny Wine Estateclose

Posted at: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 3:05 PM

Visit to the Rathfinny Wine Estate

As part of the ‘Open Doors’ project, a group of Year 10 students had the opportunity to visit the Rathfinny Wine Estate in Alfriston on Friday 17th November.  The Open Doors project is run by East Sussex County Council where Sussex businesses open their doors to students during the month of November. This trip was careers focussed and students were given a tour of the estate and its facilities.  They had a talk about the different careers that are...
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Train to Teach on our School Direct training programmeclose

Posted at: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 12:00 AM

The St Leonards Academy is part of a growing number of schools leading the way for more school-led teacher training.  

We are offering places on the School Direct programme...

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Latest Information
End of Term 2close

Posted at: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 9:34 AM

Term 2 will end on Wednesday 20th December at 12.40pm Read More
Early closure - 18/1/18 - Year 8 Options/Parents' Meetingclose

Posted at: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 9:32 AM

Due to the Year 8 Options/Parents' meeting starting at 2pm, the Academy will be closing at 1.35pm on Thursday 18th January.  There will be no second break. Read More
Volunteers needed to support schools and their communityclose

Posted at: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 4:15 PM

Would you like to make a difference to the quality of education for children and young people?  

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is looking for volunteers to join their academy Local Boards in St Leonards. There are now opportunities at the following academies:  

         Churchwood Primary Academy

         Hollington Primary Academy  

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