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Hello  - I hope you're all keeping safe and well.

This weekend should have been The Glastonbury Festival - a totally unique event in the global music calendar that has attracted millions of music-lovers in its 50 year history. This, like so many other public events however, had to be cancelled…

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I hope you're all keeping well.

In the past few months the world has changed and some people think that it will never quite return to how it was before; we have entered the 'new normal'. As I wandered around Ely Market on Saturday morning - the first time I had ventured to the shops since we…

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Good morning and I hope you're all well. It's another beautiful day so I'm sure you will be out and about and hopefully making the most of the slight lifting of restrictions to reconnect with loved ones you haven't seen for a long time. For those people, in singular isolation for weeks and weeks,…

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LECA Website

Good Afternoon All! 

Welcome to my 'one-off 'blog as part of my website training!  It is in fact extremely useful because it gives me a great opportunity to tell you about all the positive changes that have been made.  We have been working really hard putting things in the right places for you…

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Headlines 115

I hope you are all keeping well.

Firstly I'd like to metaphorically high five all of my primary school friends and colleagues in Littleport, The Active Learning Trust and beyond who opened their schools last week and gave their pupils a fantastic experience. I have heard so many positive…

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Headlines 114

Firstly - Happy Bank Holiday. It's a beautiful day and I'm guessing that most of you will be out in your gardens or in the park and certainly not reading this! I will, therefore, keep it short.

Some tough decisions are being made by school leaders across the country as we speak. How do they…

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I hope you are all keeping safe and well.

There has been a huge amount of news coverage and speculation around schools re-opening in the last seven days. At LECA we are in a slightly odd position of having none of the year groups on roll  that the Government would like to return in June. I say…

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Headlines 112 - Jason Wing

In a break from the norm, I'd like to use this platform to pay tribute to a man who I've had the privilege of working with for 14 years - Jason Wing. Jason has retired from front line education and leaves his post with the Active Learning Trust at the end of the academic year. Many of you know him…

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Headlines 111

Firstly I hope you are all keeping well and staying safe at home. It has been great to hear from students and parents over the last few weeks and, in the main, you have steered clear of the virus and doing your best to cope with these strange times. If you or your family has been affected,…

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Headlines 110: Teamwork

Since the lockdown started and the school was closed it's not only been important to stay in touch with students and parents but also keeping in touch with our school colleagues. We are used to seeing each other every day, sharing lesson anecdotes, comparing ideas, letting off steam, having lunch…

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Headlines 109 - Bank Holiday Lockdown

I hope you have all had a lovely Easter.

Schools should be the rock of any community. A place of safety and trust and belonging. A place where people turn to if and when they need it whether it be for an education or a venue or a refuge. In the past two weeks that is exactly what LECA has…

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Headlines 108 - Back to Basics

In our busy lives, most us complain about not having enough time. We rush around and work hard and react to challenges and find time for each other somewhere in between. Suddenly though, most of us have a load of time. So much, in fact, that the challenge we are now faced with is how to fill it.…

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