Leeds West Academy


A school where I achieve


Excellence, Transformation, Community.

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Leeds West Academy, a transformational place of learning at the heart of its community. A community we are proud to be a part of and proud to represent. Our transformational journey is well on the way as confirmed by our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement in May 2019.

At Leeds West Academy, we hold the six core values of Resilience, Independence, Respect, Responsibility, Participation and Aspiration at the centre of all we do. These values alongside our three simple rules, Be Ready, Be Respectful, Be Safe are our architecture for success and underpin the ambition we have for our students and our community...

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Dan Whieldon Principal

Andrew Whitaker  WRAT CEO 


Welcome to Leeds West Academy!

To support maintaining the delivery of our ambitious curriculum through face-to-face teaching, we have created a contingency plan to prepare for potential staff absences. The status will indicate some of the options Senior Leaders may implement to ensure academy continuity.


Currently, the Staffing Contingency Status is GREEN.


Our contingency plan can be viewed here. 


Our Staffing Contingency Status will be updated on a daily basis.