Lea Valley Academy

Part of the EdAct Trust

Target 24                

At Lea Valley we help our students aim for the 24 world-class Russell Group Universities. Every student in our Sixth Form receives: 

  • Access to an aspirations group for our top performing GCSE students, who receive access to leading universities around the world
  • Mentors from the Teach First Futures Programme
  • Personalised support in selecting degree programmes
  • Bespoke mentoring programme for every student
  • Visits to a wide range of universities (including Russell Group)
  • Opportunities to attend taster sessions, masterclasses and summer schools through our aspirations group such as;
    • London School of Economics Alison Wetherfield Law Programme
    • Queen Mary’s University Pathways to Law
    • UCL Target Medicine
    • Pathways to Property at Reading University
    • Uniq Summer School
    • Sutton Trust
  • Entrance exam preparation for the UKCAT and BMAT for students wanting to study medicine, and the LNAT for students wanting to study Law
  • Oxbridge interview preparation

In addition to this our students benfit from a range of unparalleled enrichment opportunities:

  • National Citizens Service
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • Future Learn: Free Online Courses
  • World Challenge Adventure Exhibitions
  • Pixl Edge
  • Freshfields law visit
  • Kier Group construction careers information day
  • EY Smart Futures
  • Investment 2020
  • The Brokerage City Link
  • Barclays Lifeskills
  • Coca Cola Youth Event Days
  • Safe Drive Stay Alive
  • Cultural Trips including museums, art galleries and landmarks
  • Pro:Direct Academy, click here for more information

To see where our 2016/17 A level students are now studying click here