On Thursday 5th December, 6th Form students from Cecil Jones  were invited to attend ‘A Capital Experience’ (ACE)   The event was organised by ‘Career Ready’, an organisation who connect young people with employers offering internships, master classes and employer led activities which prepare them for the world of work. Our students had the fantastic opportunity of attending a…

On Wednesday 4th December the Year 7 and 8 netball teams played against Belfairs Academy. In the year 7 game we lost but the girls put in some great efforts, especially our defense line up Fayth Burgess, Rebecca Peel and Shannon Tyler worked very hard in the semi-circle. The year 8 team won against Belfairs…

On Wednesday 20th November year 11 took part in an examination preparation workshop to support them in their upcoming internal assessments and summer external exams. Mr Andrews guided the students through the creation of a revision timetable, including suggestions for length of each revision sessions and how often students should revise and reinforced the idea…

On Wednesday, 27th November 2019, our KS3 pupils took part in our first ever Cecil Jones Spelling Bee. Our contestants fought tooth and nail, struggling to be the best speller in Year 7, 8 or 9. Our first rounds consisted of every student learning our 150 most commonly misspelt words.  Competitions were then held in…

At Cecil Jones academy we pride ourselves on our students and the place they hold in the community we serve; this is testament to the numbers of whom attended our sixth form open evening on the 28th November. There was a fevered buzz throughout the night as students began the next step of their formal…

Mikey Witney Mikey is a student that lacked focus and direction for long periods during his time at Cecil Jones. He found it difficult to engage and his timekeeping was also poor. He then discovered a drum kit during a music lesson and began learning to play them. This interest developed into a passion and…