At the beginning of December one of our 6th form students took part in the English Schools Diving finals at the Olympic pool, Stratford, representing Cecil Jones Academy. Despite diving in a competition where over two thirds of the entries were GB and elite divers she put in some strong dives and finished a…

It is  the season for giving and generosity and Cecil Jones students came together in an act of creativity. As tutor groups students competitively came together to design Christmas hampers with the theme, The Spirit of Christmas. Competition was fierce but there could only be one winner in school however all students got the winning…

Yet another reward goes to 6th form students for achieving 100 attendance.  The students were provided with a celebratory lunch of their choosing and enjoyed a festive gathering in the 6th area at lunch time today. Students commented on the exciting reward system within the 6th form and the continual acknowledgement of their efforts and…

Wednesday 18th December saw our girls take on Shoebury basketball academy at Cecil Jones. We want to congratulate the following girls on their resounding 53-10 win. Ope Adewole Lily Sue Franklin Lily Jo Nightingale Swain Georgia Gerenta Jamie Ivens Natalia Mikonowicz Gracie Cole Chloe Dennis

Monday 16th December saw 30 year 8 pupils off to the Cliffs Pavilion to watch the Christmas Pantomime Robin Hood staring dance troop Diversity. The pupils represented the school in an exemplary way and all had a fantastic time. Pupils said a highlight was getting to meet diversity after the performance although Mrs Compton may…

On Friday the 13th our choir visited Kathryn Court Care Home. They sung Christmas carols to the residents there. The residents were very happy and some even cried reminiscing on some of the older songs. Our students were fantastic and did the academy proud.