A L.E.A.D. Academy


  • February 1, 2017

    Y3 trip to Western Park

    On our first school trip as a year group, we went to Weston Park Museum to take part in a rock workshop. We completed several different experiments that gave us background knowledge that we could later use in our Science lessons.   “I had an awesome time at the museum. It was a lot of […]

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  • A group of Y4s and Y5s recently attended a gymnastics competition at the EIS. They carried out a floor and vault routine. Everyone put in 100% and did the school proud.   ‘We did tricks and flicks and had fun!’ ‘We wore a team leotard of black, pink and gold’.

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  • January 28, 2017

    Radio 2 500 word story

    If your child would like to enter the Radio 2 story writing competition, 500 words, we would be very glad to help them. Check out the 500 words 2017 website for details here. All entries need to be emailed by an adult, which can be a parent, carer or teacher. If you want me to […]

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  • We know how great you are all at writing, so get entering this competition to  win £500 for our school. Click here to find out more. Click here for the entry form.

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  • January 10, 2017

    George McDonald Library

    On Friday 6th January we had the Lord Mayor, Councillor Denise Fox, in school to dedicate our Junior library to the memory of George McDonald. Louisa Hazlehurst, our Chair of Governors, invited The Star along to the celebrations. Our Y4, Y5 and Y6 children were in attendance at the unveiling of the commemorative plaque as they […]

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  • On Friday, 10 of the schools Peer Mediators visited the Sheffield University for the Annual Peer Mediators’ Conference. The children were mixed up into groups with children from other schools to carry out workshops and circle games. The children were also able to share experiences in the ‘Conversation Cafe’. ‘I enjoyed it the most when […]

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  • January 3, 2017

    Happy New Year

    Welcome back to the Spring term. We hope you all had a restful break and are ready to start enjoying the learning we have ready for you in the new term.

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  • December 14, 2016

    Children’s University

    Well done to the following children, who were invited to attend the Gold Award ceremony at the City Hall: Cerys, Thomas, Lily, Jessica, Ryan and Lois.

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  • We hope you all enjoyed the Christmas concerts over the last two weeks. The children really enjoyed performing them for you. Thank you for helping them learn their lines and providing the costumes.

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  • November 16, 2016

    Anti-Bullying Week

    In school this week we are celebrating Anti-Bullying Week by discussing what bullying is and how we can use our ‘Power of Good’ to help beat it. Here are some websites and links that you may find useful. http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/anti-bullying-week/info-for-parents-and-carers/ An advice page from the Anti-Bullying Alliance for parents and carers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYTrIcn4rjg A video clip from Pixar that […]

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