Tong pupils learn how to Restart a Heart

Tong pupils learn how to Restart a Heart

Pupils at Tong Leadership Academy were among 200,000 across the country learning CPR as part of World Restart a Heart Day. Taking part in sessions teaching CPR is vital for helping people survive cardiac arrests. Students were taught how to recognise a cardiac arrest,...
Macmillan fundraising’s a piece of cake for Tong pupils!

Macmillan fundraising’s a piece of cake for Tong pupils!

Pupils and staff from Tong Leadership Academy put the kettle on this morning to raise £150 for Macmillan Cancer. Supporting the charity’s annual World’s Largest Coffee Morning event, sixth form pupils shared cakes that they had baked with staff and peers. Together...
Sport coaches of the future earn their badges at Tong

Sport coaches of the future earn their badges at Tong

Twelve pupils at Tong Leadership Academy displayed their leadership capabilities by completing the Sports Coach UK Level 1 Sports Leaders Certificate. Pupils learnt that there are many vital coaching roles within sport available to them through this qualification....
Scholarship helps Tong pupil Holly pursue medical career

Scholarship helps Tong pupil Holly pursue medical career

A student from Tong Leadership Academy’s Sixth Form is pursuing her dream of becoming a reconstructive surgeon in the Army, having secured the A-Level grades she needs to study Clinical Science with the support of a scholarship from Leeds business TPP. Holly...
Charitable donations from Tong pupils spring to Mind

Charitable donations from Tong pupils spring to Mind

Year 7 pupils at Tong Leadership Academy have raised over £750 for Mind, the mental health charity. The pupils, aged 11-12, approached their teachers in order to raise money for a good cause through a number of activities which they had thought of themselves. With the...
Helping Year 12 plan their progression

Helping Year 12 plan their progression

Year 12 have been planning their next steps for after they have completed their studies at Tong Leadership Academy this time next year. Last week Year 12 pupils took part in our annual Progression Week. The whole week was focused not only on preparing them for...
Luke gives 100% at Tong Leadership Academy

Luke gives 100% at Tong Leadership Academy

Determined Tong Leadership Academy pupil Luke Bacon completes Years 12 and 13 without a single day of absence. Maintaining 100% attendance and punctuality throughout the whole of his time during both of his Sixth Form years, Luke demonstrated his commitment to his...