We opened our first alternative provision free school in September 2017. The Stephen Longfellow Academy has, as its central mission, a determination to engage with children across the Leeds city region who are not functioning effectively in mainstream education.
Currently based in temporary accommodation at the Bruntcliffe site, The Stephen Longfellow Academy will move into new state of the art facilities at Phoenix House (previously the temporary accommodation for Elliott Hudson College) in September 2018.
Under the exceptional leadership of Ben Mallinson the school is going from strength to strengthUnder the exceptional leadership of Ben Mallinson the school is going from strength to strength. We believe that under Ben’s leadership we are establishing a model for alternative provision which will become of national interest. Through our combination of intensive personal support and rigorous academic standards we are ensuring that young people are having their life chances truly restored.