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The week began with Year 7 in the Main Hall with the Skills Service taking part in their first careers event of the year. The year group was split into groups of 8 and each student in the group had a different role to play in running and managing their own 'business' for the day. It really is a…

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It's been a tough week of baseline testing for our new Year 7s but they have coped extremely well and are settling brilliantly. Soon, there will be a full set of baseline tests on Go4Schools and a some challenging targets set for them. A new feature in Go is the clearly marked progress levels of…

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Headlines 51 - September 2018

It was a short week at LECA but an exciting one as our new Year 7s joined us for their first day on Thursday. Suddenly the Academy looked a lot more like a 'normal' school as the hall was full for our first assembly and the dining room was at capacity for break and lunch. 

The key message, as…

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Looking back over this year, it's hard to think of busier week than the one just past. Two days of Transition, followed by the pop-up shop, followed by Transition Evening, followed by the LECA YPA camp at West Row. It was a fantastic week and one that I must thank all of my staff, old and new, for…

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As we head towards the end of term, we continue to pride ourselves on giving the students opportunities to extend their learning beyond the classroom in different contexts. Being part of the Active Learning Trust is also a key strength of LECA and this week proved how. 

On Tuesday, Miss…

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It was always part of the vision of LECA to be a community school that was outward facing and welcoming to the people of Littleport and beyond. This has certainly come to fruition over the past few months. This weekend the Academy was proud to be able to help with the organisation and…

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Monday proved to be an exciting start to the week as we interviewed for Vice Principal at LECA and were very happy to appoint James Tatham to the post. James has more than proved over the year that he has the knowledge and skill required to maintain our high standards and he is a superb addition…

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Another busy week started with the visit of the Skills Service to carry out an ‘attitude survey’ with the students regarding careers. What was most gratifying from the answers was that the students recognised the range of opportunities they have had to engage or have contact with potential…

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With half term over, the final push to the end of term has begun. New intervention groups have been formed to plug the gaps from the last assessments and we are doing everything we can to ensure all students will make the progress we have mapped for them on their flightpath.

Our vision for the…

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Since the last blog assessments have finished and the Academy has taken a break for Whitsun. I hope that our students and their families are enjoying their holidays, whatever they are doing, and I'm sure the staff at LECA are making the most of their break after what was a very busy half…

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This week began with some more guests at the Academy leading the assembly on Tuesday.This week it was the turn of Shona Macenzie and Sarah Burton from East Cambs District Council sharing the fantastic news that they are launching a Youth Hub at the Leisure Centre on Thursday June 21st from 5pm -…

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This week the focus has been simple and straightforward: prepare and revise for the final assessments of the year. For this, the students were asked in assembly to reflect on one of our core values and to focus on it for the week. All of our values are based on our central ethos of having a Growth…

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