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.
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The whole of our year 11 cohort and their English teachers recently
had the privilege of watching three fantastic actors from Ginificent perform a
true-to-text rendition of Sevenson’s murderous tale, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, in preparation for their English Literature
For one hour, the front of the main hall was transformed into a
scene from Victorian London and the clever set enabled students to visualise some
of the more complex aspects of the novel. The name and number of...
The St Leonards Academy played host to 2 awesome afternoons
of Sports Hall Athletics with 8 secondary schools attending the Year 7 and 8
It was the Year 7 turn first and incredibly the boys and girls took
Gold making it an amazing double! There was a fantastic atmosphere and team
spirit with all the schools cheering on their teams in the track and field
events. It was then the turn of the Year 8, with the boys taking a respectable
4th and the girls another superb Gold for the...
The Quantum Theatre group visited the Academy on Thursday 17th January to give a performance of A Christmas Carol to Year 7 students. It was
a great performance and the actors said it was
the best behaved Year 7 group they had ever performed to. The only shame was
that it is no longer Christmas!
This year the Year 7 students
have been busy bringing in donations to support the local charity Surviving
Christmas. This fantastic charity offers support to families in need over the
festive period by providing food hampers throughout Hastings. With many
donations brought in from all tutor groups, the charity was thrilled that the
Academy was once again able to offer its support. A special thank you to all those pupils and families that
made donations this year.