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Somehow we have arrived at the halfway point of the academic year. I don't mean that we've limped here - far from it - I mean how quickly it has come around. It reminds me of the very first assembly we had in front of Year 7 in September 2017. We said:

Welcome to your brand new school

Take…

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Sometimes things just don't go to plan. Like when Mr Tatham decided he would boil water over a bunsen burner using plastic beakers (with obvious results), and when we opened in September 2017 and the Internet wasn't working. This week the weather did enough to stop our visitor from Corpus Christi…

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Since the very beginning, LECA has been built on partnerships. Sharing the campus with Highfield Littleport, Littleport Leisure and Stepping Stoners means that we naturally share our resources and facilities and over the years to come this will become more and more integrated. We host the weekly…

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This week, with the draft of the new Ofsted Inspection Framework being published and our first ever Ofsted inspection due this calendar year, it was time for LECA to evaluate its position against the proposed new judgements. The new areas are:

1) Quality of Education

2) Behaviour and…

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Headlines 64 - Stepping forward in 2019

First of all - Happy New Year. 2018 was a great year at LECA and we're confident 2019 will be even better.

This week was a week of launches and opportunities. In our very first assembly, back in September 2017, I spoke about taking opportunities when they come. Opportunities present themselves…

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As Christmas draws near and the term comes to an end this, the last blog of 2018, will begin with some thank yous. The first thank you is to all of the staff at LECA. We are a small team here but a team that works tirelessly both in the classroom and around the site to ensure the students get a…

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For those who follow our social media updates, you will see on a daily basis all the work we doing at LECA to ensure no day is ever the same.

On Tuesday, for the second year running, Mrs Way took a small group of girls from the LECA choir to Kings College Chapel for the annual Christmas Carol…

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After a relatively quiet week, we are about to embark on last two full weeks before the Christmas break and there is lots going. 

On Tuesday we are being visited again by Darryl Garner from the Ely Detachment of the Army Cadets to speak to all of our students. Year 8s are now at the age where…

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It was another week of assessments at LECA and this time it was the turn of Year 7 to be tested in the Main Hall. Once again, the students did us proud showing us all of the attributes we are nurturing through our ethos of being INSPIRED: independent, never giving up, solution focused, progress…

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That was a busy week! Year 8 showed Year 7 how we do exams in their first ever full week of assessments in the Main Hall. Exam desks were out and full exam conditions were in play and the Year 8s showed us what a determined and resilient group they are sitting between 3 and 4 exams a day and…

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Headlines 58 - Remembrance 2018

It was a week of reflection, remembrance and thanks at LECA to mark the centenary of the Armistice of World War One.

On Tuesday Mrs Eastham conducted a moving whole school assembly using images from the Great War, music and a thoughtful reminder to our students of the servicemen of Littleport…

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With the half term break behind us we begin our preparations for the first assessments of the year. The November assessment series gives us our first look at the progress our students have made since the beginning of the year. For Year 7, it's also a taste of what assessments 'look like' at LECA.…

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