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Charity work has always been part of the DNA at LECA from the very beginning. Since September 2017, our students have raised over £3000 for local and national charities and donated well over a ton of food to Littleport Food Bank. This week 35 of our students joined forces with Witchford Village…

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What a week! We begun with Transition and half of our feeder schools joining us on Monday with full day of lessons. Some nervous faces walked across the campus with our students to the rear playground leaving (equally nervous in many cases) parents to wave them off. Those faces changed very…

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With assessments over, we turn our attention to Transition this week and look forward to welcoming our rising Year 7s to LECA for 2 packed days of activities. On  Monday we welcome half of our new cohort to join us for special lessons all day and this is followed at 3pm by the Pop Up Uniform Shop…

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Assessment weeks are tough. There's no easy way around them and the exams come thick and fast.Then, in between, there are revision sessions where that focus needs to remain to ensure the knowledge is retained. So when Year 7 completed their last assessment on Friday there was a palpable sense of…

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Literacy drives everything we do in life. So often though, as we grow up, the pull of the screen outweighs the pull of the page. At LECA we're doing lots to promote literacy and the spoken word and this week demonstrated that in abundance. From Monday to Thursday we were visited by bestselling…

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One thing we pride ourselves on at LECA is our sense of community cohesion. Little did we know back in 2017 that our community would grow in the way that it has. On Thursday evening we opened our doors to welcome children from Year 5 and their parents and they came from far and wide! In…

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Headlines 77 - Taking Steps

As the saying goes: 'A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step'. Never has this been more true with the journey of students through secondary school. Each step on their journey brings them closer to those final exams and the beginning of a new journey when they leave. But exams are…

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Unusually for us it was a quiet week, with teachers and students concentrating firmly on our core business: teaching and learning. As ever though, in the background, we're working harder than ever to improve all aspects of Academy life. In the main recreation area outside, for example, we have…

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This term we make our final preparations for an important year for LECA. All the work we have done in the last 2 years and all the work we are doing now is heading towards our first Ofsted inspection, due from September 2019 onwards. It's one of those double-edged swords: in some ways we welcome…

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Following the Easter break and the fantastic weather for the bank holiday, it was back to work at LECA to begin our final term of the year and as usual we have lots to look forward to including Transition, Sports Day, the LECA YPA camp, the Dorset Walk and much more.

Last week we had the…

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Following a really busy term with lots of enrichment, last week was a little quieter and we returned to classes as normal.

Of course, we like to think that we do things a little differently at LECA, finding imaginative ways to engage the students and help them make progress. It wasn't a massive…

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Last week the Arts enrichment continued as did our strengthening relationship with Kings School, Ely. On Tuesday, we welcomed Kings into our Main Hall together with our students to watch an hours performance of Oresteia by Aeschylus. Aeschylus is often described by scholars as 'the father of Greek…

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