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A new year and a new title for the blog from now on.

Another week of progress on lots of fronts. After some debate with Jason Wing, I chose the final design for the school tie. A small but significant task as I'm acutely aware how important the uniform is to our students. I'm sure they will…

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Happy New Year

Happy new year.

2017 started with an exciting visit to the LECA campus site and my first walk round the building with representatives from the Active Learning Trust and Morgan Sindall. Pictured above is front aspect of the main building and there are more pictures on the LECA Twitter feed. I'm…

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Christmas Invitations

This week myself and Jason Wing have made some final tweaks to the LECA uniform meaning that colours from both of our partner primary schools are fully incorporated. With this done we can now confirm that the webshop for the uniform will be online in January and I will post a link for it here and…

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Moving Forward

Sometimes projects of this magnitude have a habit of stalling for long periods with little progress. They can be frustrating and energy sapping and can often make you question why you started in the first place.

The opposite is the case with our new campus in Littleport. I have never worked on…

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Building Partnerships

With my previous blog - Outstanding from Day 1 -  making it into the Ely Standard this week both online and in print, it's important for us to follow words with actions. This week we have done just that. We said that we would visit primaries to meet the students and this week, Mrs Copeland, our…

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Outstanding from Day 1

IT is a great pleasure and privilege to be writing my first blog as Head of School of Littleport and East Cambs Academy. As soon as the Active Learning Trust secured the school, I was determined to play a key role in its development. Little did I know I would be appointed Head and, with the help…

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Principal Blog 6

Mrs Copeland (Head of Transition) will attending both Littleport and Millfield Primary schools next week to discuss our transition arrangements with both the pupils and the staff. She will be able to outline the theree day programme that  we have arranged for the summer term along with the science…

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Principal Blog 5

I am delighted to announce that Mr Scott Gaskins, current vice principal for teaching and learning at Neale-Wade was appointed to the role of Head of School at LECA. I have worked with Mr Gaskins for over 10 years both at Neale-Wade and Witchford Village College and I have complete confidence in…

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Principal Blog 4

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Principal Blog 3

As the building work continues for the new school we are working on others aspects that will enable the Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy (LECA) to hit the ground running in September 2017. The uniform for the secondary school is confirmed and full details are contained in the first…

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Principal Blog 2

It was great to see so many parents and children from both Littleport and Millfield primary schools at the Year 6 Open Evening that was held at Neale-Wade Academy. The evening presented us with an opportunity to explain the ethos and culture that exists within The Active Learning Trust family of…

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Introduction

Introduction

Hello my name in Jason Wing and I am the Executive Principal for Neale-Wade Academy  and Burrowmoor Primary school in March and Littleport and East Cambs Academy in Littleport (LECA). From January 2017 I will have completed my tenure at Burrowmoor Primary so that I am able to…

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