Headlines 72

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 71

What a week! 

On a purely selfish and personal level I'm going to start with reporting back on the Law group's performance in the local heat of the Smart Law Mock Magistrate Trial competition on Saturday. To be honest, I've run out of superlatives for this group, they were simply superb. Our…

Continue Reading

Headlines 70

This week sees the launch of a brand new learning platform for LECA, SAM Learning. SAM Learning currently carries over 100,000 tasks for students ranging from revision, tests, essay writing, spelling and many more, all organised by subject, topic and even exam board. Students have their own logins…

Continue Reading

Headlines 69

Much has happened since the last blog, back in February. Of course the Ski Trip to Austria is the highlight  - it being the first one for LECA and for our students. It was brilliant to watch the posts on social media come in over the week and seeing the progress on the slopes and the clear…

Continue Reading

Headlines 68

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 67

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 66

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 65

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 63

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 62

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…

Continue Reading

Headlines 61

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…

Continue Reading

© Copyright 2016–2019 Littleport and East Cambs Academy