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.
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TRUST LAUNCHES TEACHING INTERNSHIPS FOR SUMMER 2019close
Posted at: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 11:13 AM
The University of Brighton Academies Trust in partnership with the University of Brighton has launched it’s 2019 teaching internships for high-calibre science, technology, engineering and mathematics undergraduates considering a career in mathematics or physics teaching.
The St Leonards Academy is delighted to be taking part in this scheme that will place ten interns in Sussex based secondary schools.
This week was the second session
of our newsroom project – the students were lucky enough to have a professional
journalist come in and work with them on their media literacy and journalism
skills. The students in year 9 and 10 are working on articles about issues
really important to our local community and it has been a fantastic opportunity
for them to show our visitors how engaged and motivated our students can be!
The journalists have commented on how confident and engaged our...
Year 11 GCSE drama students recently took to the stage
to perform their final pieces. All the performances were fantastic and students
worked incredibly hard! Pieces ranged from bleak monologues to side-splitting
group performances! After diligent rehearsals and meticulous line learning, students have now completed over 60% towards their final GCSE grade. We wish
them the best of luck in their final push - BREAK A LEG!
On Tuesday 19th March, Year 10 played outstanding to remain unbeaten in the District Netball Tournament hosted at The St Leonards Academy. It was a round robin tournament with our Year 10 team having wins over Bexhill Academy 2-1, St Richards 6-1, Claverham 6-3, Battle Abbey 3-1.
Year 11 also played well but just lost out to Claverham and Battle Abbey and it was great to see the team play their final matches together after a very successful 5 years !
In May 2019, The St Leonards Academy is delighted to welcome
Mr James Michie as Vice Principal. He joins our Academy after spending the last
sixteen years teaching English and media studies in Buckinghamshire. As Head of
English, James grew an exceptional team that continues to achieve outstanding
results. Most recently, as Assistant Principal he applied the same drive and
attention to detail to raise standards across the whole school. He is proud and
excited to be joining our Academy...