Mascalls Academy students donate their hair to charity

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Pictured below is Mascalls Academy’s amazing Miss Johnson and the team of girls who recently donated their hair to charity. Thank you to the fantastic hairdressers who gave up their time and to students and staff for cheering them on! You can still donate here

Mock interviews by a Nice Guy at Milestone Academy

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Six Year 14 Milestone students recently participated in mock job interviews. The students are interested in potential careers in construction, catering, writing, retail and sports. During each twenty minute interview, students were given the opportunity to discuss their future aspirations with an experienced interviewer that is not a teacher or their parent. Rob Brack of […]

Chicken Wired visits Year 3 students at Hartley Primary Academy

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Year 3 pupils at Hartley Primary Academy had an amazing morning making sculptures with Mr Norman from Chicken Wired! The children started their day by seeing some of the incredible crafts Mr Norman has dedicated his life to creating. Teachers and children were inspired by his ability to produce almost anything from one simple material – […]

Rise and Shine mentoring breakfast at Mascalls Academy

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Mascalls Academy is pleased to be launching a business mentoring scheme. Following the success of schemes at other LAT academies, interested West Kent business people are invited to come along to inspire and encourage students. To find out more about this rewarding scheme, please RSVP to Lynn Bayliss to attend the academy’s mentoring breakfast on July […]

Mascalls Academy students perform at the Cascade Dance ‘Evolve’ Platform

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Well done to students Mascalls Academy students, Felicity Poulter, Kirsten Vallender, Danielle Shufflebotham, Bryony Betts and Emily and Lauren Fuller who performed at the Cascade Dance ‘Evolve’ Platform on Saturday. The students showed resilience and true commitment when at the last minute a student was unwell and Lauren stepped in, learning the whole dance in a […]

The Rodin Club at Longfield Academy

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Following on from a successful request for external facilitators, high achieving year 7 and 8 students at Longfield Academy have been working with engineer Phil Moffitt at their after school Rodin club. Phil inspired students to think creatively and solve real design problems, to be competitive both as individuals and working in teams. The programme […]

SCWA’s swimming star, Amelia Brian to represent Bexley in the London Youth Games

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Congratulations to Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy student and swimming super-star Amelia Brian who won medals in several events at the Newham & University of East London Meet recently and also swam for her club last weekend in the Kent Junior League and the Dartford Dash winning even more medals. Across the three competitions she achieved […]

Primary students visit Kidzania, London

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

On Monday 12th June, Year 4 and 5 pupils from Molehill, Oaks and Tree Tops Primary Academies visited Kidzania, London.  Leigh Academies Trust fully funded the visit as a way of exposing children to a range of potential career paths. The children had the chance to experience a choice of 60 different post-education activities ranging from […]

Leigh Academies Trust sponsors the Dartford Business Awards

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Leigh Academies Trust is delighted to sponsor the commitment to skills award and invite the many inspiring companies trading in Dartford to apply. Categories are dedicated to recognising, rewarding and celebrating achievements in the local business community. There are a number of different awards categories, all free to enter and designed to cater for every size […]