Black History Month

30 October, 2020

October was Black History Month and while all our academies embrace Black history throughout the year, the month does provide a good opportunity to focus even further on the subject. For example, at Cedar Mount Academy, Black historian Linford Sweeney delivered workshops to Y10 called ‘Introducing Black History’, ‘Ancient African Cultures and ‘Enslavement, Resistance and […]

Black Lives Matter

26 June, 2020

Students at Cedar Mount Academy have created stunning artwork, poetry and performances as part of their humanities timetable which involves The Black Curriculum, a social enterprise founded in 2019 by young people to address the lack of Black British history in the UK Curriculum. By delivering arts focused Black history programmes, providing teacher training and campaigning through mobilising young people, they aim to facilitate social change. The lectures provided great insights and brought […]

Stephen Lawrence Day

24 April, 2020

Humanities staff and students at Cedar Mount Academy marked Stephen Lawrence Day this week. The day is held in honour of Stephen and asks people to commemorate him and remember his positive attitude towards making a difference, by showing what changes they will make to themselves or their communities. This was the second Stephen Lawrence […]

Sporting successes to kick off the new school year

26 September, 2019

  We’re not long into the new school year but have already seen a number of great sporting successes from our academies. South Shore’s Year 7 boys’ football team has won its first tournament, while Cedar Mount’s Year 10 girls’ team kicked off the new term brilliantly – and Melland FC has already completed in […]