On Wednesday 4th March Cecil Jones competed in the Southend Schools Swimming Gala with one of our very talented swimmers. Jasmine Axcell competed in her age group for the breaststroke, finishing a brilliant second and receiving the silver medal. Jasmine also competed in the Open Girls Butterfly (5th) and Open Girls Champion (6th), in both of these events…

Year 12 Careers Visit On Friday 28th February, Year 12 students from Cecil Jones, were delighted to be invited back to the Spring UK University & Apprenticeship Fair, at Arsenal’s, Emirates Stadium. This event was an  exciting and informative way for students to speak with Universities and Apprenticeship Representatives, to gain first-hand knowledge from students…

On Thursday 27th February a selected number of year 10 dance students took part in a dance competition at the University of East London. The girls worked extremely hard preparing for this and did the academy proud whilst performing at the competition in front of many other schools even when many of the girls were…

In English year 7 students have been studying the life and poems of Benjamin Zephaniah and Thomas Newman Hooper, aged 12, found him such an inspiration that he has written this poem. Being Rastafarian is absolutely fine, It only changes praying and the way you dine, Four colours on a flag, you will see, And…