RT @Carolin56457150: Well done .What a fantastic meal you produced @senlacrotary @sl_academy . What a great experience. https://t.co/90F6dX…

RT @Carolin56457150: So here we are at the regional final young chef competition @senlacrotary @sl_academy made it through the snow. https:…

RT @TSLAteaching: Fascinating to see year 7 science students @sl_academy using augmented reality apps to study the solar system #brighterfu

RT @MrGreenall_TSLA: The @sl_academy rewards auctions start next week with Year 11 on Wednesday! The bidding for the signed @Solly_March sh…

RT @MissTasker_TSLA: @MissLower @sl_academy #greenteam out in full force this afternoon! https://t.co/6FmTeQgtbi

RT @MrsBennett2: Immensely proud of our year 7/8 @sl_academy cricket team joint runners up at the district round of Sussex indoor cricket u…

RT @TSLAteaching: Visiting lessons @sl_academy to look for evidence informed practice and reward students for effort. Saw lots of fantastic…

RT @HAMusicDept: From the fabulous performances by @sl_academy students at TSLA Live to more fabulous performances from @hastingsacademy an…

RT @TSLAteaching: Using interleaving to teach hieroglyphics! @MissLower in action during personalised, evidence based CPD @sl_academy http…

RT @TSLAteaching: Mr Ashforth-Smith demonstrating how he uses low stakes, spaced and interleaved retrieval practice to encourage recall @s

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

Kay Tinsley

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

Latest News
Trust prepares for data protection changesclose

Posted at: Mon, Mar 5, 2018 3:13 PM

The St Leonards Academy is part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a network of 15 academies in Sussex all supporting each other, and their pupils, to excel.
The Trust is making good progress with preparing for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes law on 25 May 2018. 
The changes to the law will have a significant impact across the Trust, including its Academies and central teams. The three key concepts of GDPR are currently...
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World Book Dayclose

Posted at: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 3:10 PM

The St Leonards Academy is excited to be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 8th March. Staff are going to share extracts from their favourite books, some well-known classical characters will be teaching your lessons and there will be a book swap during both breaks in the Da Vinci school space – so remember to bring in a book which you can swap for a new and exciting read. 

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Ski Trip 2018close

Posted at: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 8:17 AM

36 students and 5 staff thoroughly enjoyed the Academy’s annual ski trip during half term.  This year, the destination was Matrei in Austria.  The skiing conditions were perfect and everyone made a fantastic amount of progress.  Look out for a full report in the newsletter that will be published towards the end of term.

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Visit by popular author Sue Hamptonclose

Posted at: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 8:57 AM

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...

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Latest Information
Parents' Voice - food sampling opportunityclose

Posted at: Mon, Mar 5, 2018 11:09 AM

At our Parents' Voice meeting to be held on Thursday 15th March, 6.00pm - 7.00pm, there will be an opportunity for parents to taste some samples of food that is available to your children. If you would like to come along, please reply to g.ferguson@hasla.org.uk by 3.00pm on Friday 9th March. We will also be consulting about the Academy's mobile phone policy.  We look forward to seeing you. Read More
Message from the Principalclose

Posted at: Fri, Mar 2, 2018 1:45 PM

I would like to thank the whole school community at The St Leonards Academy for pulling together in what has been a really challenging week.  I appreciate your patience during the adverse weather and the uncertainty this has caused.  It is times like this that I am reminded of the very special community spirit that we have in our school and I am so proud of the way our students have conducted themselves and the support they have shown, not only to each other, but to staff as well. 

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Saturday School on 3rd March - Cancelledclose

Posted at: Thu, Mar 1, 2018 11:25 AM

3rd March 2018 - Saturday School has been cancelled for this week. Read More