Student achievement seems to be on the rise in Year 10. The number of students achieving subject nominations due to academic improvement, engagement and positivity is truly something else! Mrs Langdon led assembly this week, outlining the importance and need for diversity and tolerance in contemporary culture. She focused on how our modern society wouldn’t…

Instead of their normal Options class, Year 10 began their Monday morning with a difference. Students met Jay, Fix up speaker and public speaker extraordinaire, who captivated Year 10 with personal tales of success and motivation. This was after the extremely difficult (and very amusing) hand-eye coordination challenge: poor Liam, you’ll get there! After chanting…

This weekend saw Cecil Jones students rewarded for their various successes and excellent application in PE and school sport. A cohort of 20 pupils travelled to The famous O2 Arena to see Britain’s best men and women battle it out for the British Basketball Title. A great time was had by all and needless to…

Wednesday 15th May, 10 students from our choir performed at the Jack Petchey Awards ceremony at the Palace Theatre. The students were exceptional in every way and received many comments from people attending on how great they were. All students enjoyed the experience and are regular performers in events around Essex.

Thursday 9th May Cecil Jones hosted a successful year 10 parents evening. It was fantastic to see so many parents and carers there. Could we please remind students to bring the completed data collection documents back into school and hand them in to the school office.

Cecil Jones is excited to introduce Drop Everything And Read to our Tutor time programme every Thursday. Pupils and staff drop everything and read for 15 minutes. Students and staff alike enjoy the opportunity to read and then share recommendations with each other. Recommended reading book titles can be found in the student planner and…

This weekend saw Cecil Jones students take part in their practice Duke of Edinburgh Bronze expedition. Students hiked 25km over the weekend, navigating their route with all equipment needed carried in their rucksacks. Despite the torrential rain and at some points hail the students never moaned once. They cooked meals on trangias and slept in…

On Thursday 2nd of May 43 drama students from years 7-10 went on a trip to London to see the play that goes wrong. The Students had a fantastic time and really enjoyed the play and time spent in our capital despite the downpour on our walk to the theatre. Behaviour was outstanding, our students…