London Academy of Excellence A GSG School
- London Academy of Excellence
Broadway House, 322 High Street
- Head: Mr John Weeks
- T 020 3301 1480
- E office@excelle…celondon.ac.uk
- W excellencelondon.ac.uk/
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 16 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Newham
- Pupils: 440
- Religion: None
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Founded in 2012, LAE was the brain child of Richard Cairns, head of Brighton College, and Joan Deslandes, head of Kingsford Community School in Newham. They met on a bus in Beijing and found they shared a passion for the...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysFounded in 2012, LAE was the brain child of Richard Cairns, head of Brighton College, and Joan Deslandes, head of Kingsford Community School in Newham. They met on a bus in Beijing and found they shared a passion for the teaching of Mandarin (they both introduced compulsory teaching of Mandarin in their schools) as well as rigorous academic learning and a desire for social justice. Students here develop an easy confidence accompanied by a sense that they can do anything they set their sights on.
Since June 2014, Mr John Weeks BA PGCE (late 30s). Previously deputy head at Brighton College. Married with two small boys, Mr Weeks is immediately engaging. He has a youthful energy and openness, as well as a boyish enthusiasm. Educated, as a boarder, at Cranbrook in Kent, he went on