On Wednesday 12th February we took 16 students to the MOD in Shoebury for an educational visit. After an introduction including a presentation outlining the work that QinetiQ undertake at the MOD, careers and the testing of weapons we moved onto the first activity of the day which was the R Battery Football Challenge. The…

Career Ready, an organisation who connect young people with employers and help prepare them for the world of work, were back at Cecil Jones today, to continue with a sequential set of sessions focussing on skills for Career and University success. The Master class today was titled ‘Success at Interview’. Year 12 students were able to…

Coronavirus_advice_for_education_settings_poster Dear Parents/Carers We are continuing to keep you updated on the Government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low. Where to find the latest information: Public Health England blog: Coronavirus – what you need to know   Official guidance says to take proportionate…

Thank you to all the students and parents/carers who attended to the GCSE Options Fair on Monday 10th February 2020 at Cecil Jones Academy. The hall was a hive of activity where students/parents and carers were asking staff, current GCSE students and sixth form students about the choices they would be making for their future.…

MADE Happen were back for the second instalment of a two part programme delivered to our year 11 students. Danny introduced himself and spoke about his career in television production and some of the projects he had worked on. Day 2 was all about using strategies to help them with revision and how to prepare…