Pupil Premium

In 2019-2020 Leighton Academy will receive £88,440 in pupil premium funding.

As part of our provision for PP eligible pupils we implement a range of experiences, interventions and assessments to support their learning these include:

Speech and language specialist 1to1 and group sessions and assessments.
Talking partners/boost and narrative therapy

Play therapy
Specialist TA 1to1 and small group interventions
Nessy and Reading eggs software including literacy and numeracy

Meemo working memory intervention
Young writers project
Continuation with existing provisions including specialist teachers and therapists.
Music lessons. 
Commando Joe’s – to offer team building, resilience, confidence and enjoyment that the children can apply across their lives.
Reading recovery and O3 reading programmes
Play therapy
Animal assisted therapy
Staff training to deliver intervention programmes
Development of the green room and staffing to support pupils emotionally.

Please see pupil premium infomation below for impact of funding:

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Contact the School

Leighton Academy

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

Principal email address -

Head of School email address -

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

Senco -
Mr N Jones -
Mrs L Schofield -

Pastoral & Welfare Manager -
Mrs Z Dow - dowz@leighton.cheshire.sch.uk

Tel: 01270 814016