Leeds West Academy

Leeds, United Kingdom

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Leeds West Academy

Leeds West is a co-educational, non-denominational 11-16 secondary in the city’s district of Bramley. The school is a member of the White Rose Academies Trust. There are currently approximately 1,300 students on the school roll. The school is located near Summerfield Primary School and Stanningley Park. The school offers an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities from martial arts to chess. The school is also sponsored by Leeds City College.


Dan Whieldon

Values and vision

The Academy has Six Core Values that are at the centre of everything that they do. These are resilience, independence, respect, responsibility, participation and aspiration. The academy has three rules; be ready, be respectful, be safe. The academy upholds these values and rules every day. There is a belief that students are the best representatives of these values and expectations as they display an enthusiasm for learning, a thirst for knowledge and a genuine sense of community.

The vision is that Leeds West Academy in an Academy renowned for excellence. It is a seat of transformation and pride in its community. In order to ensure this, staff are passionate that each individual has a clear pathway to success. The Academy wishes to maximise each individual’s chances of success in life and support students in being the best that they can be.


“Teachers receive high-quality training to improve their knowledge, skills and practice… pupils work hard and conduct themselves well… the curriculum supports pupils’ academic learning in a wide range of subjects as well as their personal development, behaviour and welfare.”

View Leeds West Academy’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Intake Lane, Rodley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS13 1DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2295454
Positions available at Leeds West Academy