Tuesday saw an excellent interschool rugby fixture with the year 7 boys. It was a great turnout and we would love to invite any more students interested in taking part to attend rugby practise every Thursday. The PE Department

On Wednesday 23rd October, students from Cecil Jones Academy attended an Anti-Bullying Training Day facilitated by The Diana Trust. 9 students travelled to Tabor Academy, also part of The Loxford School Trust, in Braintree and worked collaboratively with 5 other schools in the area to design and implement the ambassador program in our schools. Congratulations…

Posters up. Rosettes adorned. Handshakes all round. Election fever is sweeping Cecil Jones Academy. As the candidates weighed in with pledges and anecdotes, the Cecil faithful have clung to every word and discussed who would secure their vote. With just a few days remaining, the candidates for Head Boy and Girl have been out at…

The students in year 7 have been learning in their English lessons how to use the technique of personification, which is when an inanimate object is given human emotions. Here is an excellent contribution by Kitty Callan, aged 11, who imagines herself as a tree and describes how it would feel to see the planet…

On the 15th October a selected group of year 9 and 10 students took a part in a dance workshop with the English National Ballet. The workshop was joint with Abbs Cross Academy, also part of the Loxford Trust. The students were a credit to the school all showing off their dance skills and working…

On Tuesday 15th October Year 7 and Year 8 girls competed in a football match against Chase High School.  It started off with Chase scoring an early goal and then Cecil started defending more and getting the ball to the other end.  We were lucky to get in one goal, scored by Destiny.  In the…

Tensions mount as the Cecil Jones Sixth Form students prepare for their Head Boy and Head Girl speeches in the next two week’s assemblies. So far 9 students have put themselves forward for this prestigious role of Head Boy and Head Girl. The candidates will spend the next two weeks making speeches in every year…