Useful Links

Cheshire East Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)

This is a site for anyone who is caring for a child or is worried about a child. There is news, information and advice, as well as details of services and people who can help.

Family Information Service

This site offers a free, impartial one-stop-shop service for parents/carers, providing accurate and detailed information on services in Cheshire East, regionally and nationally.

Think U Know

A site to help you manage your own and your child's internet safety.

Bullying UK

This site allows every member of the family to get advice direct from an expert team to support you with a wide range of bullying problems.

Reading Recovery

This site provides guidance on what a Reading Recovery lesson involves as well as reading, writing and choosing books with your child.


This website provides guidance on speech and language.

Worried about Autism?

The Cheshire East Autism Team (known as CEAT) have open contact on a Tuesday from 12.30 until 16.30 (term time only) which parents can ring as a helpline. The number is 01625 378003.  

They also have a Resource Library currently based at Sandbach library, which has a wide range of current literature about autism and related conditions and a variety of games, activities and resources which can be loaned to schools or individuals for a moderate annual fee. The annual fee is £10 for an individual, £30 for a LEA school and £50 for other school/organisations. All the monies raised are put towards replacing and buying new stock.

Please note that library visits are an appointment ONLY basis as it is only available Tuesday mornings and Thursday at 9-12.

Appointment number 01270 685960

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 -

Tel: 01270 814016