Longfield Academy students visit Barcelona

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Despite the best efforts of the Beast of the East, three members of staff (Miss Roman-Blencoe, Mr Gevaert and Miss Smith) together with a group of 21 Year 9 and 10 pupils, braved the cold and set off for Gatwick airport at 6am on Thursday March 1st, destination Barcelona. After a 2-hour delay, they said goodbye to […]

Strood Academy student competes in British Swimming Championships

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Year 11 Hercules student Chloe Eastwood qualified for the British Championships of the women’s adult 50m breastroke in Edinburgh, which took place on Sunday. Chloe won her heat and finished 30th out of 65 overall. Chloe is pictured here with Olympic and world record holder Adam Peaty at the event!

Dartford Primary Academy judged Good in all categories by Ofsted

Monday, March 12th, 2018

We are very proud to report that Dartford Primary is officially a GOOD school. Dartford Primary joined Leigh Academies Trust in special measures as York Road Juniors and it was LAT’s first ever primary-age academy. February 2015 saw the official merger with St Albans Infants and the creation of Dartford Primary Academy. All of the staff […]

Molehill Primary Academy judged Good in all categories by Ofsted

Monday, March 12th, 2018

We are delighted to report Ofsted has judged Molehill Primary Academy to be a Good school following a Section 5 Inspection on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st January 2018. We are thrilled that the inspectors agreed with our own self-evaluations and we were graded as ‘good’ in all categories, which represents the continuing tireless work […]

Langley Park Primary Academy celebrates Mother’s Day

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Langley Park Reception mums we’re treated to a tea party (with their children) to celebrate Mother’s Day. The PTA worked extremely hard to make the hall look amazing with a fun photo booth for everyone to enjoy. The rest of the school accessed the Secret Present Room so special gifts could be bought for their […]

Wilmington Academy celebrate World Book Day

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Post 16 students and the technology department at Wilmington Academy celebrated World Book Day a little later this year following the snow days. Watch their amazing video here.

Leigh Prize Launch

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Leigh Academies Trust is today launching our inaugural Leigh Prize to help foster innovation and tackle some of the biggest issues facing the education sector. Please find attached a full press release along with a flyer outlining the competition. We are especially proud to be supported by TES […]

Inventions and Inventors at Molehill Primary Academy

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Forming the beginning of their topic on inventors and inventions, years 3 and 4 at Molehill Primary Academy were given an informative presentation from Huw Prosser, CEO of Bloorware Technology,, on Friday 23rd February. Huw is an alumni of The Leigh UTC in Dartford and left school last year. Huw explained that he became […]

Routes into Training at Longfield Academy

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Year 12 students from Longfield Academy attended Routes into Training on Wednesday 7th February. Routes into Training was first hosted at the academy back in November 2016 and has since been held at other academies within the Trust. Selected business guests attend to deliver short presentations explaining what their organisations do, what the career progression […]

Year 9 LAT students visit Oxford University with Leigh Aspire

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

On Wednesday 21st February, 23 students from The Leigh, Longfield, Mascalls, Stationers’ Crown Woods, Strood and Wilmington Academies, participated in a visit to two of Oxford University’s colleges: Mansfield and St Hugh’s. Mansfield College Mansfield College is one of the Universities smaller colleges, admitting around 75 undergraduate students per year, accommodating approximately two hundred students in […]