News

Leigh Academy Blackheath ‘Meet the Team’ Event

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

On Saturday 12th May the entire Leigh Academy Blackheath (LAB) community came together for the first time. The ‘Meet the Team’ event was an opportunity for governors, staff, students and their families to meet each other and celebrate the opening of our new school in September 2018. Families received a progress update on the renovation […]

The Leigh UTC students qualify for the Bloodhound national finals

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Huge congratulations to Jacob Woodhouse, Tom Argent, Jake Whiteman and Yahya Furrukh who came in 2nd place at the recent Bloodhound regional finals.  They had 1.5hrs to build and complete their rocket car for the race. We will find out next week if they have qualified for the national finals in June… fingers crossed for […]

The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme with Leigh Aspire

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Leigh Aspire is a character enrichment programme, that inspires its students through transformative experiences, developing their cultural capital, whilst raising aspirations to progress to a prestigious university. The Brilliant Club is an award-winning non-profit organisation, that exists to widen access to top universities, for students who clearly display outstanding academic ability, demonstrated by consistent high […]

Longfield Academy is a Good School with an Outstanding Sixth Form

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Following an Ofsted inspection on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th April 2018, Longfield Academy is delighted to report that Ofsted has judged the school to be ‘good’ with an ‘outstanding’ sixth form. “I am thrilled to be able to share the results of our recent Ofsted inspection and the fact that they have recognised what […]

Longfield Academy World Silver Medallist

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Congratulations to Y10 Longfield Academy student, Phoebe Lovell for competing in the World Cheerleading Championships in America for Team England All Girls and Intensity Cheer Extreme. Phoebe came in second place whilst representing Team England, gaining herself a silver medal and she also finished 10th in the world with ICE, the first time that her […]

The Maths Challenge Competition 2018

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

This academic year The Leigh Academy has improved the level of participation by taking part in two of the challenges that are being held on an annual basis. This includes the Intermediate Maths Challenge and the Junior Maths Challenge. The Intermediate Maths Challenge On Thursday 1 February, 30 top performing students from the academy, which […]

New arrivals at Molehill Primary Academy

Friday, May 4th, 2018

On Monday 20th April, Molehill Primary Academy became temporary home to 5 Pekin ducklings. The fluffy, yellow visitors are making Molehill their home for the next two weeks and are helping children across the school to understand the life-cycle of a bird, to recognise that animals have offspring that turn into adults and to use […]

Leigh Academies Trust celebrates its first decade

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Leigh Academies Trust was founded in 2008 with the union of The Leigh and Longfield Academies in Dartford. It was one of the first ever multi-academy trusts in the UK. This year, it will be ten years old. The Trust will comprise eighteen academies from this September, with an even balance between primaries and secondaries. […]

The Halley Academy featured in SEnine

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The Halley Academy is featured in SEnine’s May edition.  Click on the link below to read the full story.   SENine The Halley Academy