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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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Headlines 60

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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Headlines 59

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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Headlines 57

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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Headlines 56

At LECA we have always been completely transparent about our ambition to be Outstanding. We said it from the first blog - one that was picked up and published by the Ely Standard  - and we have set about putting the foundation work in over the last twelve months. This year we aim to do even more…

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Headlines 55

We love opening our doors at LECA and this week was no exception. Over 300 parents and children visited us on Year 6 Open Evening on Thursday and what a positive evening it was. Rooms were open with a myriad of activities for children (and parents in some cases) to try. Books were on show and some…

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Headlines 54

With the field marked out for rugby and practices for netball and rugby done on Monday, it was great to see some action on the MUGA and the field with our first fixtures of the season against Neale Wade. Both sets of Year 7 and 8 teams performed brilliantly for their first outing and the Year 7…

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Headlines 53

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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Headlines 52

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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Headlines 50

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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