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Youth mentorship celebration at The Leigh UTC

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Thursday 14th June saw The Leigh UTC host a celebration of this years youth mentorship scheme. 16 of the academy’s current mentors attended along with 30 of the students who have benefitted from this years scheme. Facilitated by the Student Services team, mentors were shown a video of students’ evaluation as well as having the […]

Leigh Academies Trust Sponsors Commitment to Skills Award

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Leigh Academies Trust are delighted to again sponsor the Commitment to Skills Award at the Dartford Business Awards. For the second year of the newly relaunched awards, the Trust looks forward to recognising outstanding businesses in the Borough. For details of all the awards on offer this year, please see http://dartfordbusinessawards.com/ The Commitment to Skills […]

Wilmington Academy wins THREE awards at Kent Literacy Awards

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Wilmington Academy were proud winners of THREE awards at last night’s Kent Literacy Awards. Congratulations to Nadia Ward for winning two awards; the District award for ‘Best Current Affairs Topic to Develop Writing’ and the overall Kent award for ‘Best Topic to Develop Writing Skills.’ Wilmington also collected the award for ‘Best Book Week Theme’ […]

The Leigh UTC, IBCP business breakfast

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

The latest Leigh UTC business breakfast was hosted by Year 12 IBCP students on Wednesday 23rd May. Held in the boardroom of the newly built Inspiration Academy, guests from a variety of sectors were ably guided through the attributes of IBCP students. The International Baccalaureate has long been recognised for its value in giving a […]

Longfield Academy Cricket Win

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Year 7 students at Longfield Academy took part in their first ever mixed pairs cricket match against The Leigh Academy on Tuesday 13th June. It was an extremely close fought game where Longfield Academy came out on top and won by 10 runs. Students from both schools have enjoyed the fixture so much so that […]

Prof. Dame Sally Davies, UK’s Chief Medical Officer inspires SCWA students

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

SCWA students in Years 10 and 12 who are interested in following a medical career were enthralled to listen to talk by Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer of Great Britain last week. There have been sixteen Chief Medical Officers since the role was created 168 years ago and Dame Sally is proud to […]

Speakers for Schools talk with Matthew Bird at Longfield Academy

Monday, June 11th, 2018

On June 6th, media, film and drama students from year 9 and 12 at Longfield Academy were lucky enough to meet film and television producer Matthew Bird. Matthew has produced a number of films and TV shows, including ‘Fortitude,’ ‘The Musketeers,’ and ‘Death in Paradise.’ He delivered a knowledgeable and thorough talk about the industry […]

Leigh Academies Trust and The Stationers’ Company sign new Memorandum of Understanding

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) and The Stationers’ Company (SC), signed their first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in March 2013. As a consequence, Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy (SCWA) in Greenwich joined LAT in September 2014 with SC as its strategic partner. Considerable progress has been made since, notably the opening of the brand new Stationers’ Digital […]