Heath Lane Academy

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Heath Lane Academy
Type Academy
Location Heath Lane
Earl Shilton
Coordinates: 52°34′32″N 1°20′02″W / 52.57559°N 1.33395°W / 52.57559; -1.33395
Local authority Leicestershire
DfE number 855/4009
DfE URN 141129 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 300
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Website School website

Heath Lane Academy is a co-educational secondary school and academy located in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England. It has been previously known as William Bradford Academy, William Bradford Community College and, before this, as Earl Shilton Community College. In summer 2016, the nearby Heathfield Academy closed and merged with William Bradford Academy at their site with the new academy rebranded as Heath Lane Academy, also known in abbreviated form as HLA.[1]

Overseas links[edit]

The college has links in China, as of 1998. The college has links to Mianyang Nanshan Bilingual School in the Sichuan province of the People's Republic of China. There have been many visits between schools; the most recent in July 2009. Twelve students and two teachers from Earl Shilton visited Mianyang to embark on various scientific studies with students from the School.

Academic performance[edit]

100% of students passed five GCSEs at grade C or above for the academic year 2010/11

4% of students passed A-level examinations( A-E grades) in the academic year 2010/11


  1. ^ "Merger of two Earl Shilton schools is approved by Whitehall". Hinckley Times. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 

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