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The Leigh Academies Trust Secondary School Sports Day 2018

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

On Monday 9th July 2018, the Leigh Academies Trust secondary school sports day took place, attended for the first time by nine academies including The Halley Academy, which joined the Trust on 1st March 2018. This exciting event coincided fittingly with the tenth anniversary of Leigh Academies Trust. To celebrate, a Trust relay event for […]

Hartley Primary Academy and Dartford Primary LINK Together

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Over this academic year, Year 5  children from Hartley Primary have been ‘linking’ with Year 5 children in Dartford Primary Academy, thanks to the hard work of two teachers – Mrs Bransgrove from Hartley and Miss Morrison from Dartford. When the children from Chestnut visited Poseidon class at Dartford Primary in June; the children were […]

Leigh Academies Trust annual PCA England Masters event 2018

Monday, July 9th, 2018

On Friday 29 June Leigh Academies Trust once again hosted the PCA England Masters for a charity cricket match at Bexley Cricket Club. A fantastic charity lunch preceded the game with 400 guests enjoying a superb three course meal cooked by our own team of Cucina chefs. The guests were entertained by former England fast […]

Wear Blue for Greg Appeal

Friday, July 6th, 2018

In July, schools across the Trust will be taking part in fundraising activities to support Greg Keating, a Teacher of ICT  at our Mascalls Academy who earlier this year contracted meningococcal sepsis and Neisseria meningitis. Initially, doctors feared for his life as the sepsis caused total organ failure along with necrosis of the legs and fingers, […]

Year 11 Longfield Academy Students Visit to Buckmore Park Karting Circuit

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

On Wednesday 27th June a group of 12 Longfield Academy students from year 11 went to Buckmore Park Karting Circuit, spending an hour racing each other for the winner’s trophy. The boys loved it, showing their competitive spirit in amongst some awful driving. The Karting session was their reward for completing a 9 months’ motivational […]

Langley Park Primary Academy Summer Fayre

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Langley Park PTA raised a staggering £1400 at the Summer Fayre on Saturday 23rd June. They had face painting, welly throwing, hot dogs, bouncy castle, raffle, tin can throw, splat the teacher (!), ice cream, cakes and much, much more. A huge thank you to the PTA, children, friends, family and staff for all their […]

Leigh Academies Trust students attend Apprentice 18

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Groups of year 10 and year 12 students from Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy, The Halley Academy, The Leigh Academy, Longfield Academy and Mascalls Academy attended Apprentice 18 on Wednesday 27th June. Hosted by Ravensbourne University and organised by The Stationers’ Livery Company, the event boasted an extremely high calibre of business including the BBC, Capgemini […]

Japanese taster sessions for Wilmington Academy students

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

We are delighted to announce that this year Wilmington Academy was able to offer Japanese taster sessions thanks to the Dartford Grammar School who achieved ‘Sakura Network’ status a couple of years ago. Students have looked at: Module 2: Japanese Language and Culture Taster Module 4: Japanese ‘Kamishibai’ storytelling Module 6: Japanese Noh Theatre and mask […]