Cultural twists brought to the table

On Friday Buckswood students and parents took part in a bake off to raise money for Macmillan Cancer research. The previous week, students took a lesson out of their busy timetable to take part in the traditional apple pick, collecting apples from the school’s extensive orchards ready to turn into a variety of treats  and,... Continue Reading →

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Acting now – before it’s too late!

Around 400 people gathered in Hastings town centre on Friday as part of the Strike4Climate protest before marching to the pier. Students from St Leonards Academy, Rye College, Robertsbridge Community College and Hastings Academy among those taking part carrying placards prepared for the day. Peter Chowney, Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Hastings said; "I was... Continue Reading →

Academy’s six-in-a-row Town Sports success

Students from The St Leonards Academy continued their recent Town Sports success by winning the overall competition for a sixth straight year – and they even managed to beat their own record for individual medals in the process. It was a day of impressive performances, with the Academy winning a total of 65 medals, comprising 26... Continue Reading →

Rudd announces cash boost for town’s schools

Schools in Hastings will benefit from a £450,000 cash boost as part of Opportunity Area funding coming to Hastings and Rye. Today MP Amber Rudd will visit schools across her constituency following the announcement that Hastings will receive £450,000 to boost attendance. Ms Rudd said: “People in Hastings and Rye should know I will always fight for... Continue Reading →

Football boss inspires ‘Parker’ students

Former Arsenal Vice-Chairman David Dein was in town this week and stopped off at ARK William Parker where he delivered an inspirational speech to the school's Year ten pupils. were invited by Speakers for Schools to attend the motivational talk at the academy. Mr Dein is a businessman and football entrepreneur, he was Vice-Chairman of... Continue Reading →

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