News and Achievement Assemblies

Week 13

With so many students achieving their Bronze I am hoping to see the first Silver Awards being presented before we break for the Christmas holidays.

Within school, the students continue to work hard with the following students clocking up a significant number of achievement points last week and receiving Student of the Week awards:

  • Golden Passes:  Ahad Youins, Dev Parmar
  • Students of the Week: Conner Andrews, John Hallett
  • Mathematician of the Week: Chloe Dennis
  • Scientist of the Week: Katie Payne
  • English Student: Leyla Hossein
  • Historian of the Week: Ellis Doyle
  • Musician of the week: Megan Andrews
  • Technology Students of the Week: Mia Cundy, Alex McPherson

Well done to all these students.

I am really pleased that we will be honoring National Christmas Jumper Day on 13th December, students can wear Christmas jumpers with their school uniform for a donation to the charity.

A reminder to students that their Christmas Box competition in their tutor groups starts next week, good luck with your decorating.

Week 12

The number of students achieving the bronze award continues to climb. This award is issued to students who have managed to be awarded 100 achievement points from across their lessons.

Within school the students continue to work hard with the following students clocking up a significant number of achievement points last week and receiving Student of the Week awards:

  • Golden Passes: Ellis Doyle, Gracie Cole
  • Students of the Week: Hugo Jones, Eliza Newton
  • Scientist of the Week: Joseph Mason
  • English Student: Vinnie Rowley, Lewis Knight, Hugo Jones
  • Historian of the Week: Amy Turner
  • Geographer of the Week: Ocean Willoughby, Amberley Taylor
  • Dancer of the Week: Molly Thomson
  • PE Student of Week: Hugo Jones, Riley Hallett, Ben Clarke, Cameron Plummer Downing, John Hallett, Jack Corney
  • Musician of the week: Peter Parnham

Well done to all these students.

The focus of assembly this week was on Random Acts of Kindness, year 9 were set the task of carrying out a random act of kindness every day to help someone they know.

The Sixth Form announced the Christmas Box Competition with each tutor group decorating a box in a Christmas theme of their choice. Students have also been given the choice to donate food in the boxes to help the local food bank, although this is not compulsory. Judges will make their decision on 12th December.

Week 10

I am pleased to announce more year 9 students achieving their Bronze Award.

This award is issued to students who have managed to be awarded 100 achievement points from across their lessons. To date, over 40% of the year group have been recognised with this award with many of these students working their way to achieving the Silver Award, well done.

Within school the students continue to work hard with the following students clocking up a significant number of achievement points last week and receiving Student of the Week awards:

Students of the Week: Madison Pendry, Leon Ferizi

Mathematician of the week: Vinney Rowley

Scientist of the Week: Jasmine Axcell

English Student: Ben Clarke

Historian of the Week: Tyler Moring

Geographer of the Week: Megan Andrews, Stan Patrick

Dancer of the Week: Amberley Taylor, Ocean Willoughby

Tech students of the week: Eliza Newton, Maddison Pendry

Alfie Corry

Artist of the Week: Fabia Khan, Elis Doyle, Klaudie Muchova

PE Student of Week: Peter Parnham

Musician of the Week: Annuary Kassanda

 

Well done to all these students.

The focus of assembly this week was on Anti-Bullying in line with National Anti-Bullying Week. Our year 9 Anti-Bullying Ambassadors, Callum Brand and Ella Carr, put together a presentation informing the students of their role as ambassadors and how they will support them within the school along with their plans for a drop in session should the students feel they need to talk to them about any issues.

The school nurse visited the assembly and will be available for drop ins every other Tuesday lunch time, with the next session being on 26th November 2019.

We also recognised the efforts of the students in the year group who had represented the academy earlier that day in the Borough Cross Country event with special recognition for Hugo Jones who gained a medal for finishing in the top three within an extremely competitive field.

Week 9

With the start of the new half term I am pleased to announce more year 9 students achieving their Bronze Award.

This award is issued to students who have managed to be awarded 100 achievement points from across their lessons. To date, over 40% of the year group have been recognised with this award with many of these students working their way to achieving the Silver Award, well done.

Within school, the students continue to work hard with the following students clocking up a significant number of achievement points last week and receiving the Golden Pass and Student of the Week awards:

  • Golden Passes:  Georgia Gerenta, Shahd Elsayed
  • Students of the Week: Maria Andrea, Megan Andrews
  • Mathematician of the week: Sophie Dresner
  • Scientist of the Week: Hugo Jones
  • English Student: Molly Thomson, Crystal Killcullen, Kieran Yeoman, Chloe Dennis, Riley Hallett, Gabby Kazlauskaite, Elyn Soon, Mia Cundy
  • Historian of the Week: Gracie Cole
  • Geographer of the Week: Jasmine Axcell, Harley McAllister
  • Dancer of the Week: Crystal Kilcullen
  • Tech students of the week: Megan Andrews, Mia Cundy, Riley Hallett

Well done to all these students.

Next week the students will be observing Remembrance Day having spent time during PSHE learning about its history and meaning within society. Students will observe a 1-minute silence on Monday to honor those who have fought and fallen.

In addition, students will be focusing on Anti-Bullying Week during their PSHE lessons and their assembly. The task of the week for all students is to perform a random act of kindness each day to help someone other than themselves.

Week 7

The year 9 students continue to work hard across their subjects and I am pleased to recognise their efforts with the weekly rewards.

The Golden Pass awards went to Callum Brand and Megan Andrews who will benefit from a pass to go to the front of the lunch queue for the week as a reward for all their achievement points gained.

Students of the Week awards went to, Carly Marquis and Harry Verney, well done for all your hard work.

Teachers were happy to nominate a number of students for going above and beyond in their subjects and certificates were awarded to:

  • Mathematician of the week: Frankie Vernalls
  • Scientist of the Week: Oliver Blogg
  • English Student: Riley Hallet
  • Historian of the Week: John Hallet
  • Geographer of the Week: Fabia Khan, Leon Ferizi, Robbie Locke, Star Gravely
  • Tutees of the Week: Zak Grindall,

The year 9 boys football team played at home against Belfairs. It was great to see support from parents and staff. The team played well and showed great resilience and team work.

I look forward to seeing the students continuing to thrive and achieve.

Week 6:

The year 9 students  continue to work hard across their subjects and I am pleased to recognise their efforts with the weekly rewards.

The Golden Pass awards went to Pearl Kilcullen and Chloe Dennis who will benefit from a pass to go to the front of the lunch queue for the week as a reward for all their achievement points gained.

Student of the Week award went to Ellis Doyle for his kindness and support towards other students within the year.

Teachers were happy to nominate a number of students for going above and beyond in their subjects and certificates were awarded to:

Mathematician of the week: Cameron Plummer-Dowling, Madison Pendry

Scientist of the Week: Leo Lovett-Alberici

English Student: Lewis Knight

Historian of the Week: John Hallet, Alicia Rout

Geographer of the Week: Lucie Clarkson, Tyler Gullidge

Musician of the Week: Chloe Dennis

Dance Student of the Week: Leon Ferizi, Jack Osbourne

The year 9 boys football team played away at FItzwimarc putting in a sterling effort despite the score. The whole team were gallant in defeat and still motivated to come back stronger.

I look forward to seeing the students continuing to thrive and achieve.

Week 2:

It has been so pleasing to see such fantastic attitudes to learning on the year groups return to Cecil Jones for year 9. Staff have been quick to recognise all their efforts and reward them with positive points for both behaviour and achievement. Those with the greatest number of positive points will receive recognition through student of the week.

Students who excelled within subject areas have been nominated by staff for subject certificates and Golden Passes to recognise students who have gone above and beyond either their own effort or achievement or through contribution to the school community.

  • Golden Passes: Georgia Green, Klaudie Muchova
  • Students of the Week: Maria Andrea, Ellis Doyle
  •                                          Maddison Pendry, Shahd Elsayed
  • Mathematician of the week: Riley Hallet, Fabia Khan
  • Scientist of the Week: Lewis Knight
  • English Student of Week: Kieran Yeoman

Students were awarded certificates during assembly, the focus of which for this week was on Time Management and led by Mrs Chapman. Students were encouraged to focus on the bigger goals they have and to be aware of how they manage their time in order to work towards and achieve these.

I’m really looking forward to witness the continued efforts from all students in the year group and supporting them throughout their year 9 journey.

17th June

Its National sports week next week and as part of this the PE department will be running a series of sporting competitions. Some of the sporting competitions include: futsal, netball, badminton, table tennis, dodgeball and rounder’s. If you would like to enter a team collect a sign-up sheet from your tutor and get your team declaration in to Mr Compton by Friday 21st June! I want to see as many year 9’s competing as possible!

This week in assembly we had Mr Dunn speak to year 9 about healthy lifestyles both physically and mentally. We had a surprise visit from Mr Seward who presented the last Jack Petchey award of this academic to our own Louise Slater, she was nominated by the Performing Art department for her contribution to showcase events put on by the academy.

Year 9 as a whole are making steady improvements in their achievements; we have now begun to take nominations from all subject areas. Our student of the week was Ella Groves for her excellent achievements around the academy last week, our two golden passes went to Harrison Moore and Sarah Millis for their effort and achievement in lessons.

We had a further twelve subject areas nominate students of the week: Ashikko Majors - English students of the week, Levi Clutterbuck - Mathematician of the week, Jordan Mckagan - Scientist of the week, Toby Hoyle - technology student of the week, Marley Dempsey - Musician of the week, Georgia Lane - Computing student of the week, Kia Thorpe - Chef of the week, Sonny Boreham - Actor of the week, Victoria Gregg - Geographer of the week, Mia Winters - Historian of the week, Amelia Bush - Artist of the week and Vladislavs Strekers - Sports person of the week. These students were all nominated for their excellent effort and progress within the specific subject areas. Excellent effort everyone!

A final reminder that all students will need to bring correct kit and participate in all their PE lessons. For more information regarding PE kit please go to: http://www.ceciljonesacademy.net/secondary/curriculum/physical-education/

Keep working hard Year 9!