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Art Trip to Tate Gallery London

A group of year 9 and 10 art pupils visited the Tate Galleries in London. On the Millennium Bridge opposite the Tate Modern pupils were met by Ben Wilson The Chewing Gum Man Paints a Trail of 400 Mini-Artworks on the Millenium Bridge It’s not the sort of thing you expect

Year 10 Interview Day

As part of our PSHE programme, and in support of continued student development, our Year 10 pupils have recently created their first CV’s,  researched possible future job roles and created covering letters relating to the roles previously mentioned. In order to give this process some real meaning we hosted a Year

Oxbridge talk from former LPA pupil

Ashleigh Hemmings came back to LPA on Wednesday to speak to Year 12 pupils in the Higher Performance Academy. Ashleigh, who is in her second year of studying Biomedical Science at New College Oxford, gave pupils an insight into how to choose the right course, interviews at Oxford and some

Ann Hutchings Memorial Bench

A bench has been purchased in memory of Ann Hutchings, the teacher who was instrumental in setting up the centre for students with Autism Spectrum conditions here at LPA.  We commissioned it from a project in Swansea that employ people with autism and other difficulties as we thought that would

Consultation Day – 23rd March 2017

We are holding the second of our consultation days on Thursday 23rd March 2017. Previous consultations have proved to be popular and helpful in targeting the learning needs of individual pupils.  We are confident that this leads to the level of achievement of which the Academy is justifiably proud. To

UK Maths Team Challenge

On Thursday 3rd March a mixed team of four year 8’s and 9’s took part in the UK Maths Team Challenge. The regional heat was held at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy. We have been attending the challenge event for several years, but this year the team did exceptionally well and

LPA Ski Trip February 2017

During February half term 43 students and 5 members of staff headed to the sunny slopes of Grandvilara in Andorra. We set off from Swindon on the Saturday afternoon and after a long journey we arrived in the ski resort of Pas De La Casa on Sunday. On arrival, naturally