Covid Catch-up Premium

The Government have announced additional funding to ‘catch-up’ any students detrimentally affected by Academy closures and the impact of Covid-19. The focus will be on catching up on lost teaching and ensuring students are in line with curriculum expectations and make progress in line with Academy targets.

The proposed Covid catch-up budget has been analysed and signed off by the Academy’s Governing body, its impact will be monitored and reviewed throughout the year by the Governing Body and the Academy Director.

Covid Catch-up Premium 2020_21

Covid Updates

We are continuing to keep up to date with any developments and we are checking with Public Health England and Department for Education guidelines at least daily.

Government guidance is being updated daily and this is being published online at the following website –

We have now launched an email hotline so that parents can ask any questions or raise any concerns directly with the Trust.

Email hotline:

We are also reminding students of the importance of good hygiene and washing hands thoroughly and regularly.

Important Communication

March 2020

Leigh Academies Trust Letter – COVID 19 – 16/3/2020

Primary Parents Events Update 

Letter from Principal – update 17.03.20


Letter to parents regarding partial into full closure – 18/3/20

Letter to parents regarding Year 11 and 13 students – 19/3/20

Letter to parents – closure – 20/3/20

Frequently Asked Questions – for parents

Am I a ‘key worker’ in the COVID-19 response?

Year 11 communication – 23/03/20

Year 13 communication – 23/03/20

Learning at Home – 25/03/20

Letter to parents – Hub Academies – 26/03/20

May 2020

Letter to parents – Schools reopening – 14/05/20

Year 11 and Year 13 letters to parents regarding Summer 2020 grades for examinations

Letter to parents Term 5 – 30/04/20

June 2020

Letter to Year 7 – 9 parents – 01/06/20

Letter to Year 10 and 12 parents – 01/06/20

Letter to Year 10 and 12 parents re. 15 June – 050620

FAQ for reopening – Year 10

Classcharts guidance

Please click here to view guidance on accessing Classcharts

Google Classroom guidance

Please click here for guidance on using and accessing google classroom

Online Resources

Please click here to view information on online resources

Please click here for online parental guidance for parents

Year 11 Google Classroom Codes – 27/03/20