Dedicated to raising achievement

Situated in the heart of 1066 Country, our Academy provides continuity of education for children aged 4–11. We provide a nurturing and stimulating environment in which each child can develop as an individual, academically and spiritually.

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We help children develop a fluent, clear and legible handwriting style.

Our school motto

A

Achieve

We aim to give children a sense of confidence and belief in their own unique abilities. That’s why we’ve designed our curriculum to be as practical, creative and inspiring as possible. Every achievement is celebrated, no matter how small.

B

Believe

We feel a deep responsibility to nurture happy, responsible and confident young people of faith and values.

C

Care

As a church Academy, we provide a Christian ethos that infuses the wider Academy community. Our teaching and reflection times focus on developing a strong culture of care, respect and empathy for one another.

What we’ve been getting up to

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Ancient Indus head dresses

Ancient Indus head dresses

In art year 5 children have been designing and making their own Ancient Indus head dresses.

News & events

News

  • Mightier than the Sword - Poet Day

    Mightier than the Sword

    Mightier than the sword

    Schools have been working with local artists to respond to one of the biggest events in British history, the Battle of Hastings. Our year 5 pupils worked with Poet Steve Tasane to compose poetry for a poetry ‘slam’ at The Source on Friday 15th July.

  • Hastings 'Thrives' Day

    Hastings ‘Thrives’ Day

    Hastings Thrive

    See the above link to find out about the new initiative in Hastings to help our children achieve.

  • St Leonards Festival 9 & 10th July

    St Leonards Festival festival kicks off at 12.30 pm with an opening ceremony performed by the Mayor of Hastings followed by a Grand Parade around Warrior Square and along the seafront. The Parade features majorettes, marching bands, local organisations and a vintage bus full of fish! There will be Schools marching in the opening parade too!

    Alongside the grown up stuff they will have family events and happenings throughout the two days, including music, poetry, art, performances, a food market and the regular monthly St Leonards market.

    Of special interest to you might be the events they are running for children:

    · Promenade performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream in St Leonard’s Gardens
    · Picture Hunt – with something to take home
    · Ragged Trousers competition (with prizes)
    · Puppetry performances throughout the two days
    · Street Circus

    On Sunday afternoon they will be having an interactive and boisterous reading of Lewis Carroll’s Hunting of the Snark, complete with prizes, aimed at children from 6 years upwards. (Carroll’s aunts lived in Hastings and he was a regular visitor).

    They guarantee a fun weekend for all, regardless of the weather!

    See Their Website in the link below:

    http://stleonardsfestival.org/