Springwell Leeds Academy

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Education Today

19th April 2018

Education Today cover Springwell Leeds Academy, Wellspring Trust and Leeds City Council story as it opens another of its trio of new schools for children with special educational needs.   Springwell Leeds South at Middleton will serve 100 youngsters aged 11-16. In January, a sister site Springwell Leeds East opened at Seacroft and in September, a further… read more

Springwell Leeds in the News !

18th April 2018

We are delighted that the opening of the new Springwell Leeds Academy South site has received great coverage in the media. Education today reported in here. The Yorkshire Evening Post reported it here as well as in their printed edition tonight (18th April).    

Start of the Summer Term

16th April 2018

We would like to remind parents, carers and students that the new South Site is closed to students on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th to allow the completion of the move from our temporary sites. The first day for students at the South is therefore Wednesday. Our East site has a review day on Monday… read more

March Newsletter

29th March 2018

We hope that you will enjoy reading our latest March newsletter here! It is packed with lots of information and updates on whats been going on across the academy. The Executive Principal covers how proud he is of achievements and experiences whilst also covering Burley Park closing. Our sites feature news on how they overcame… read more

Burley Park and Stonegate Site Closure

21st March 2018

We would like to remind parents and carers that the Burley Park and Stonegate sites will be closed to students on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th of March to allow staff to pack these buildings up in preparation for the move to our new sites after the Easter holiday. The last day for students at Burley Park… read more

February Newsletter

15th March 2018

Did you catch the February Newsletter. Here is is ! View PDF          View On Issuu  

Guardian Newspaper Covers Springwell

08th March 2018

Here is a link that may interest you as it very much reflects our approach to dealing with our children and young people. We refer to it as “Unconditional Positive Regard”. The link is to an article posted recently in the Guardian about our Springwell Academy in Barnsley and explains what Unconditional Positive Regard is… read more


08th March 2018

The Academy is closed to staff and students today due snow.


01st March 2018

Due to adverse weather conditions the Academy will be closed on Friday, 2nd March 2018 to all staff and students.


28th February 2018

Due to adverse weather conditions the Academy will be closed on Thursday 1st March 2018 to all staff and students.