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Careers Focus on Digital Marketing at Wilmington Academy

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Sincere thanks to Charlie May, former student at The Leigh UTC for presenting at a drop down careers assembly for post 16 students at Wilmington Academy. Charlie ably charted his journey from leaving The Leigh UTC intending to begin a career in accountancy and how his first career aspiration was not where he ended up. […]

Warburtons Bread visits Langley Park Primary Academy

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Langley Park Primary Academy pupils in years 3 and 4 were visited this week by Warburtons Bread and took part in a sandwich making workshop. The children learnt about hygiene and why we need to wear protective clothing when we prepare food. During the session the children were collaborating to ensure they were applying appropriate […]

Longfield Academy Post 16 students visit Parliament

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

On Thursday 8th November the Longfield Academy Post 16 Politics group visited Parliament for a guided tour of the grounds which was followed by an interactive workshop on elections. The students had a very interesting time listening to the stories about the House of Commons and House of Lords. They then put forward their policies […]

LAT academies featured in ITN documentary on IB Programmes

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

As part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations, the International Baccalaureate Organisation commissioned ITN (Independent Television News) to produce a documentary about IB Programmes in the UK. Leigh Academies Trust were of particular interest due to the implementation of the IB Career-related Programme in five secondary academies, as well as the groundbreaking initiative to introduce the […]

We remembered them

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Students, staff and governors of academies within Leigh Academies Trust, together with members of the Royal British Legion, the Stationers’ Livery Company and other distinguished guests came together on Friday morning to remember the fallen service men and women of the two World Wars and the 12,000 killed or injured since 1945. Students across the […]

Dartford Primary Academy wins a top prize with Busters Book Club

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Dartford Primary Academy were extremely proud to win a top prize in a recent competition with Busters book club. All pupils at DPA really enjoy taking part in busters book club and it is really helping to develop their love for reading and their literacy skills. In celebration assembly every week class winners for Busters […]

Official Opening of Inspiration Academy @ The Leigh UTC

Friday, October 19th, 2018

The official opening of Inspiration Academy @ The Leigh UTC took place this week and students and staff were delighted to welcome over 50 guests to the occasion including Charles Parker, Chief Executive of The Baker Dearing Educational Trust, The Mayor and Lady Mayor of Dartford, Jeremy Kite, Leader of Dartford Borough Council, Ash Merchant […]

Eastcote Primary Academy student wins gold medal at British Minors Judo Championships

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Eastcote Primary Academy, year 5 pupil Hamza Nuritdinov has competed regularly in Judo for many years, winning several competitions. On Sunday 14th October, Hamza competed in the British Minors Championship for his age group and weight category. Despite being one of the youngest, he won all his fights and so was awarded the gold medal […]

Student Question time at Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy was delighted to host its first Careers Student Question time on Wednesday 10th October in partnership with the Stationers’ Livery Company. Based upon the popular TV show, a panel of diverse business people were invited to the academy to answer students questions on their career paths. Ably Chaired by Stationer, Rupert […]