“Relationships between staff and pupils are strong. Staff offer excellent care, guidance and support to vulnerable pupils and their families.”

“There are few recorded incidents of bullying. Pupils agree that incidents of poor behaviour are rare and when they do occur, staff address the issues quickly and effectively. Pupils have complete confidence in the staff, especially the welfare team. In discussions, pupils stated that bullying is ‘disappearing’.”

“Pupils appreciate each other’s differences and have a good awareness of equality. They are respectful of each other’s views. A typical comment was, ‘Everyone is different in some way, but we need to be the same in kindness’ “

“The head teacher has the support of staff to make the necessary improvements. She and her dedicated senior team have been successful in improving outcomes in mathematics and reading, in maintaining pupils’ good personal development, behaviour and welfare and in improving overall attendance.”

“Quality leadership, teaching and a stimulating curriculum underpin good outcomes in the early years.”


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Leighton Academy

Principal - Mrs Joanna Young
Head of School - Mrs Samantha Thompson
Leighton Academy
Minshull New Road, Crewe

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Mrs T German - Business Manager
Ms J Morris - Bursar
Mrs H Holding - Clerical Officer
Mrs D O'Reilly - Admin Assistant

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Mrs Z Dow - dowz@leighton.cheshire.sch.uk

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