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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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 !
The Hastings Half Marathon - Miss Kemp is raising money for the Y11 Prom!close
Posted at: Tue, Mar 19, 2019 9:47 AM
I am running the Hastings Half Marathon on Sunday 24th March
to raise money to reward and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our Year
11 students. The money raised will fund a variety of rewards for students to
enjoy at their prom this summer.
I am not a runner, I prefer a
good book and an episode of Eastenders. However, when a fellow colleague
suggested running the Hastings Half as a way of teaching this year group about
preparing to meet their goals and to also raise money...
Leonards Academy teams qualified for the Sussex Schools Games Badminton finals
held at the K2 in Crawley on Friday 15th March. The teams competed
against winning schools from 8 other districts in Sussex.
boys performed really well, considering two of them were Year 7 students, and
our number 1 boy remained unbeaten in his singles. They came 3rd in their group
so just missed out on qualifying for the semi-finals.
A huge OLE! Flamenco Dancing at The St Leonards Academyclose
Posted at: Fri, Mar 15, 2019 2:51 PM
It has been a great pleasure to see our
students thoroughly enjoying and becoming immersed in flamenco dancing, the
heart and soul of Spain’s culture.
Since January, these students have been
experiencing this culture by learning flamenco dancing in a workshop that is
held every Thursday afternoon. This dance has not only widened their Spanish
cultural knowledge, but has also boosted their motivation and self-confidence.
They recently performed an amazing mini-show in an...
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...