On the 18th and 19th of July our annual musical took place. This year our musical was based on the music of Queen and followed the inspirational story of Freddie Mercury. Over 50 students, ranging from year 7 to year 11, took part in our musical and entertained our audiences with a range of singing,…

On the 4th of July the science department took 45 students from years 9 & 10 to the Body World’s exhibition in London Piccadilly Circus.  The students had a fantastic time seeing real life specimens of human and animals body’s done in such a way to enhance and educate about the body systems and functions.…

Tuesday 16th July, Cecil Jones Academy hosted a presentation based around extremism and radicalisation from an organisation called ‘Me and You Education’. All year groups participated in the presentation and we had some great feedback from the visitors that were here. They said that our students were very engaged in the activity. The workshop tackled…

On the 8th of July we took some year 10 students to a careers conference at the National Space Center in Leicester. During the conference the students participated in a CV writing workshop, attended talks by various people working in the space sector and heard about all the different careers and career pathways that are…

On Friday 12th July over 140 students from years 7-12 found themselves at Thorpe Park for a day of fun and rides. This rewards trip was a great success with our students enjoying themselves. One year 8 student said “It was really hot so I loved the water ride title wave. We were soaked but…

Wednesday 10th July saw Cecil Jones host our annual open evening for students wishing to join the academy in September 2020. The evening was a huge success seeing 100s of parents and prospective students coming through our doors to enjoy a variety of activities. The Headteacher’s speech was a highlight, started off by the choir…

The breaking dawn of Friday, 5th July saw 35 students and 3 members of staff assemble to make the journey to Ypres in Belgium. The students were from Years 8, 9 and 12. The channel was crossed in good weather and we very soon found ourselves at our first stop, Bayernwald. This small section of…

  We would like to congratulate our Year 7 student who is the first millennial. Since April 2019, she has read more than one million words as part of our Accelerated Reading Programme.  Her favourite authors are Jacqueline Wilson and JK Rowling, with her favourite book being Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  She has…

Has your child lost anything in school? If yes, then can you please encourage them to visit the main school office as we have accumulated a large amount of lost property.  All items that have been marked with a child’s name will be/have been returned and any items not claimed/collected by the end of July…