RT @HastingsObs: Zach is Young Chef of the Year https://t.co/ZvPtfncctu

RT @UOBAcademies: Proud to announce four of our senior teachers @R_SWood & @sl_academy have now been accredited as Specialist Leaders of E…

RT @MissTasker_TSLA: Reminder we have our parent information evening for our year 7&8 trip to @BowlesRocks tomorrow evening (tuesday) 5.30…

RT @DaisyGlazeTSLA: Really looking forward to Poetry Live this week @brightdome - @sl_academy students are so excited to hear from the poet…

RT @GuytonColin: Look at this wonderful house complete by #Year7 for #Latin #homework @sl_academy What room is the #cubiculum in Latin? Tha…

RT @DaisyGlazeTSLA: So impressed by 11S1's resilience and attitude towards their exams this week. Lesson was cancelled due to parents' even…

RT @KTinsley_HASLA: Wonderful to see so many Year 11 students at Saturday school @sl_academy many thanks to our committed and dedicated sta…

RT @MissTasker_TSLA: Well done to my fabulous year 11’s coming in to @sl_academy for Saturday school extra maths this morning! #brighterfut

RT @MrsBennett2: Amazing @YourSchoolGames teamwork demonstrated at the cluster Quick sticks Hockey hosted @sl_academy, so many great qualit…

RT @TSLAteaching: Fantastic, evidence informed briefing from @MissD1452 this week on the advantages of multiple choice questions. Inspired…

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
Newsletter - December 2017close

Posted at: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 11:04 AM

The December 2017 newsletter is now available.  Please click the following link to view.


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Surviving Christmasclose

Posted at: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 9:32 AM

The students and staff at The St Leonards Academy have been collecting food and gifts to support the local charity Surviving Christmas.  We have had a great response from this year. The Academy is very pleased to be part of a great charity that supports people in Hastings at Christmas time.  Mrs C Oliver


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Elf The Musical JRclose

Posted at: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 11:15 AM

This year’s Christmas show was Elf The Musical JR which was performed on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th December to sell out audiences. We were so proud of our students – it really is amazing what they can achieve.  They all put in an extraordinary amount of effort and gave wonderful professional performances which were thoroughly enjoyed by all.   We look forward to working with you all again next year.

Mrs C Jackson

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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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Latest Information
Reminder - Early closure - 01/02/18 - Year 11 Parent Information Eveningclose

Posted at: Tue, Jan 9, 2018 8:34 AM

Due to the Year 11 Parent Information Evening starting at 2pm, the Academy will be closing at 1.35pm on Thursday 1st February.  There will be no second break. Read More
Uniform/lost property sale - postponedclose

Posted at: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 8:17 AM

Due to staff shortages, the Second Hand Uniform/Lost Property sale has been postponed until the new year. 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