Welcome to the Cedars Academy

The Cedars Academy is part of the Lionheart Educational Trust. The Trust is led by Beauchamp College, which is steeped in traditions based on academic excellence and holistic development. These are both crucial ingredients in our recipe for success. The high standards and aspirations of our young people, coupled with inspirational teaching, means pupils at The Cedars Academy demonstrate exceptional achievement.

CEDARS MARTIN SIXTH FORM

Offering a range of courses taught by expert teachers in small groups, where students are supported and challenged to make rapid progress and meet exacting high standards.

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Branching Out - The Cedars' Podcast

Welcome to The Cedars Podcast. We are very keen on improving communications with home, and to try to give you a better idea of how we do things here at Cedars. Regular podcasts will cover what we've been doing and keep you up to date.

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Behaviour at The Cedars

We understand that teaching children how to behave is just as much a part of the curriculum as the subjects we teach . We've created a Behaviour video catalogue to help our parent community understand how we teach Behaviour.

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Hire our facilities

As part of Lionheart Venues, we are part of a group of contemporary multi-use facilities available for hire throughout Leicestershire. The Lionheart Educational Trust schools have successfully hosted many memorable occasions, events and activities over the years.

Facilities & Venue Hire

Our Philosophy

At the heart of our approach to education are the ‘4Rs’ which underpin everything we believe: Resilience, Reciprocity, Reflectiveness and Resourcefulness. Through promoting these core values we believe we can help equip our young people to not only succeed academically, but also socially, spiritually, and culturally.

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“I have really enjoyed my time so far at The Cedars Academy. I have had lots of opportunities, in particular a chance to take part in The Brilliant Club, visit Cambridge University and be a ‘disease detective’.”

“I have really enjoyed my time so far at The Cedars Academy. I have had lots of opportunities, in particular a chance to take part in The Brilliant Club, visit Cambridge University and be a ‘disease detective’.”

“The school is everything you would want a school to be. The teachers are thoughtful, the pupils are polite and lively. You are pushed to your potential and stretched and encouraged to thrive.”

“The school is everything you would want a school to be. The teachers are thoughtful, the pupils are polite and lively. You are pushed to your potential and stretched and encouraged to thrive.”

Our Pledge

At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives. We are aspirational, bold and ambitious for pupils’ futures.

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Latest News
Cedars Academy Music Ensemble

February 16, 2024

🎶 Unleash Your Musical Potential at The Cedars Academy Music Ensemble! 🎶 Are you passionate about music? Do you dream of creating beautiful harmonies and melodies with fellow musicians? Look no further than The Cedars Academy Music Ensemble! Join our vibrant community of talented individuals where creativity thrives and musical excellence is celebrated. Whether you're a seasoned musician or just starting your musical journey, our ensemble welcomes all skill levels and instruments. Here's wha…

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Cedars Academy Shines at Sportshall Athletics Competition

February 15, 2024

Battling against four other schools from North Leicestershire, the Cedars team – which was made up of boys and girls in Year 7 and Year 8 – participated in a wide range of sporting events designed to test various aspects of athletic ability. Their speed and agility were tested through various sprinting events which ranged from two to eight laps of the sports hall. Meanwhile, strength and power were under the microscope with field events such as vertical jump, standing long jump, standing triple…

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Year 11 Parents Evening Thursday 8 February 2024, 4:15pm-7:15pm

January 22, 2024

Year 11 Parents EveningThursday 8 February 2024, 4:15pm-7:15pmWe would like to invite you to attend our Year 11 Parents Evening on Thursday 8 February 2024from 4:15pm-7:15pm. Parents evenings are now face to face, in the PTC at The Cedars Academy.This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to speak with your child’steachers about their progress since the start of the year.The Cedars Academy operates an online appointment booking system which allows you to chooseyour own app…

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Cedars’ Christmas Generosity Soars

December 19, 2023

Every year at The Cedars Academy, staff and students host an annual Christmas appeal in which they accentuate the importance of supporting the local community.  Head of English Mr Rowe led an assembly highlighting how many individuals living in relative poverty are desperately in need of ‘common necessities’ this Christmas.  Suitably inspired, students then started working together in their tutor groups to collate important items for the Birstall Food Bank; over several days they brought in an i…

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Quantum Theatre Brings Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' to Life at The Cedars Academy

November 10, 2023

The Cedars Academy had the pleasure of hosting a spectacular visit by Quantum Theatre, who delivered an amazing rendition of Charles Dickens’ 'A Christmas Carol,' on Friday, November 3rd, 2023.  In a remarkable performance, a talented cast of three actors skillfully brought to life the iconic characters and themes that populate Dickens' celebrated work.  From Ebenezer Scrooge to the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, the audience was treated to a dynamic display of theatrical prowess…

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Upcoming Events

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School Of Rock - March 11th 2024

Our annual musical performance will take place on Monday 11th March - tickets will be available shortly on Beehive! We look forward to our pupils sharing their amazing talent!

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