Once again Cecil Jones’ Annual Art Competition has shown the amazing talent of our students. Winning our lower school competition is Alex McPherson in year 8 with his countryside landscape. The upper school winner is year 9’s Yasmine Warren with her amazing portrait tiger. Our finally recipient is, Stefani Marcinova, in Year 10, who won…

As part of the on-going Enrichment programme for Sixth Form, this week we hosted a visit from a member of the Outreach Team from the University of Essex who delivered a session on Study Skills to the Year 13 students in preparation for their upcoming A Level exams and for when they go to university;…

Thank you to all of the family and friends who attended our music evening on Tuesday. Over 35 students took part and performed with great confidence. Well done everyone.

Dear Parent/Carer, This is a reminder to all parents that the last day of this term is Friday 5th April 2019 and the school will be closed at 12.10pm. Food will be available for students to purchase at break time. The school will re-open as normal on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Please note that from…

As part of our recently launched French student program we welcomed a French student to spend 4 weeks at Cecil Jones to experience life at an English school/academy. The student was ‘buddied up’ with a fabulous year 8 student who wanted to improve and enhance her own language skills. Throughout the experience the French student…

Today Cecil Jones Academy hosted the Medical Mavericks with over 90 students taking part in the interactive workshops. The first part of each workshop focussed around careers within the healthcare field. Students discovered that there are over 350 different jobs they could possibly become interested in. They were also shown how to navigate the NHS…

Today Cecil Jones Academy hosted a Business Studies day with Essex Ford. 30 students from years 9 and 10 who currently take GCSE Business Studies were invited to take part in an enterprise day that focused on developing a presentation and financial analysis for launching a ‘new’ Ford car. As part of the event, Essex…

Cycling to school is a great way for children and teenagers to not only get to school quicker, but to help stay fit and healthy. As a school, we would like to update you with some tips to help keep our students safe. Remind them that the roads around Southend are very busy and they…

  I am delighted to say that Cecil Jones U13 girls have been crowned the Southend Borough basketball champions. The girls have been fantastic this year in their application towards their training and performances. Having previously beaten The Chase, Westcliff High, Eastwood and Thorpe Hall. The girls won 42-21 their game against Shoebury (Basketball Academy).…