RT @Emma_ECDL_SLA: Fantastic workshop @sl_academy KS3 using pictures to produce a creative writing masterpiece #creativewriting#literacy#b…

RT @TSLAscience: Some fun from the term 3 science mastery murder mystery! #scienceisfun #mastery https://t.co/X1V50RATPu

RT @TSLAscience: Year 8 mastery extracting DNA from berries! #scienceisfun #DNA #mastery https://t.co/qjPlEAfZSf

RT @TSLAscience: Year 7 microscope mastery. A sample of pear. #scienceisfun #mastery #Microscopy https://t.co/W9L9MwrHpy

RT @TSLAscience: Great for our topic this term year 7! #Space https://t.co/SppTQTiBap

RT @DaisyGlazeTSLA: A great start to the term for McKellen students today. No C4s at all! #proudheadofschool #pride @sl_academy 🦁

RT @KTinsley_HASLA: @MrLloyd_TSLA @sl_academy Some amazing skills both on and off the slopes . Brilliant @sl_academy staff and students !

RT @MrLloyd_TSLA: A great way to summarise this years @sl_academy Ski Trip. A big thank you to Mrs Jackson for putting this together. http…

RT @MrsCarlo_TSLA: @MissLower I can’t wait to get them back!!!!

RT @MissLower: We have bundles of letters and pictures coming your way @MrsCarlo_TSLA. The students thoroughly enjoyed writing them #conne

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

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Latest News
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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"Roll out the Conflict Coaches"close

Posted at: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 9:23 AM

Roll out the Conflict Coaches

The St 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 the coach...

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Zachary reaches the South East Regional Finals!close

Posted at: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 8:38 AM

Zachary 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...

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District Sports Hall Athletics - 3 Gold, 1 Bronzeclose

Posted at: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 11:47 AM

The St 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...

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Latest Information
Uniform Suppliersclose

Posted at: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 3:09 PM

Please note that The St Leonards Academy uniform can now be purchased from either  Superstitch86 or Sussex Uniforms

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Inset Days - 2nd & 3rd July 2018close

Posted at: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 10:41 AM

Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd July 2018 will be Inset Days.  The Academy will be closed to all students on these days. Read More
End of Term 3 / Start of Term 4close

Posted at: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 9:03 AM

Term 3 will end on Friday 9th February at 3.00pm

Term 4 will begin on Monday 19th February at 8.50am

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