Business Breakfast at Longfield Academy

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Rise and Shine to attend this free breakfast briefing on Longfield Academy’s business mentoring scheme. Please RSVP to

Wilmington Academy awarded the Artsmark Gold Award

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Leigh Academies Trust are delighted to announce that Wilmington Academy has been awarded the Artsmark Gold Award. See the excerpts below from the letter received by Principal, Tracey Trusler. As a Gold Artsmark school Arts Council England celebrates your commitment to arts and cultural education at a leadership level and the opportunities embedded across your provision. Your children […]

Inspiration Academy students’ residential trip to Kingswood, Ashford

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The newly opened Inspiration Academy at the Leigh UTC took its first cohort of students to a five day STEM residential at Kingswood, Ashford. Students spent the week completing a wide range of exciting team building activities with a science technology engineering and mathematics edge, designed to introduce the students to the academy’s specialisms. Highlights included a […]

Mascalls Academy students in Sorrento

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Day 1 in Sorrento! Staff and students arrived at their hotel after a pleasant flight, having set off from Mascalls Academy at 2.45am!! They were spoiled with incredible views from the coach of Vesuvius, Pompeii and the bay of Naples. Their hotel restaurant overlooks the sea and is spectacular! Having explored the local area, the group treated themselves to some pizza and gelato in […]

Strood Academy’s Big Event

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Strood Academy’s third annual “Big Event” took place on Wednesday 11th October. Run at the same time as Post 16 parents evening, all student groups from year 8 upwards were invited to attend with their parents and carers. During a busy evening, up to 250 pupils and their parents took the opportunity to speak with […]

Harry Hill visits Wilmington Academy

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

On Monday 9th October Wilmington Academy had a visit from Harry Hill, author, comedian and television presenter. The students were given the opportunity to buy Harry’s new book Matt Millz and Harry Hill’s Joke Book. A great time was had by all. Please  click here to read about it in the Kent Messenger.       […]

UTCHub launch at the Leigh UTC

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Wednesday 4th October saw the latest business breakfast held at The Leigh UTC. With Clive Barker, Vice-Chair of Governors acting as Master of Ceremonies, the event gave local business people from a wide range of STEM based industries the opportunity to network and learn more about working together with The Leigh UTC. Student Services Manager, […]

Wilmington student district winner of the Good Friends and Young Carers Award

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Wilmington student, Tessa Villiers is a Scout Helper at a Beaver Colony in Kent. She has been awarded the District Winner of the Good Friends and Young Carers in the Kent Try Angle Awards. Tessa has been supporting Elliot, one of the group’s Beavers who is has autism. Wilmington Academy is very fortunate to have […]