Lealands High School
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|Headteacher||John Burridge BA (Hons) PGCE, MA, NPQH|
|Chair of Governing Body||Paul Troughton|
|Location||Sundon Park Road
|DfE URN||109686 Tables|
|Motto||Aspire, Believe, Achieve|
Lealands High School is a foundation school for 11 to 16 year olds located in Sundon Park, Luton. The school attracts students from Sundon Park and various other surrounding areas. It was judged good with outstanding behaviour and safety by Ofsted in 2013. In 2014 the school was placed in the top 100 most improved secondary schools for GCSE results including English and maths over a sustained period. Feeder schools include Sundon Park Juniors School, Leagrave Primary and Pirton Hill.
The school has 3 stories and facilities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, sports hall, science laboratories, technology workshops and music studios.
As of September 2006, the school was awarded 'Specialist Sports College' status. This was part of a nationwide plan spearheaded by the Department of Education to raise standards in education. The school has seen various improvements in its facilities since being awarded the status. The specialist school programme has now ended, but Lealands High School continues to offer sport as a specialism.
Subjects offered in the first 3 years at the school are as follows:
English, Maths, Science, Drama, History, Geography, Religious Studies, a modern language (French, German or Spanish), Music, Physical Education and Dance, Art, Technology, ICT, Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE) and Citizenship.
In year 9, students can choose the subjects which they'd like to pursue for GCSE level; years 10 and 11.
The following subjects are compulsory:
Whilst students have a choice from the following:
- Drama & Theatre Arts
- English Literature
- Food Technology
- Resistant Materials
A range of vocational subjects are also available. The high school offers: Construction, Health & Social Care, Leisure & Tourism, Hospitality & Catering, ICT Diploma and Fashion.
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