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.

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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
Awards Evening 2024

June 21, 2024

In front of over 200 attendees, the event was all about looking back on the academic year and celebrating the achievements of Cedars pupils – from Year 7 to Year 11. The awards were separated into a broad range of categories; from the ‘Yes I Can Award’ to the ‘Leadership Award,’ we celebrated a mixture of fantastic accomplishments. Every year a special guest attends the event to present the trophies; usually, this is a member of our alumni network and somebody high-profile in sport. This year Sh…

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Cedars Triumph at annual athletics competition

May 23, 2024

The event – an annual occurrence and one the school participates in every year – saw 42 Cedars pupils from Year 7 to Year 10 take on students from six other schools in a variety of traditional track and field events. Against stellar competition, the pupils certainly held their own and notched up some impressive results, with multiple athletes securing qualification for the County Championships. They were: Lucia (Year 10) – 100m Lucas (Year 10) – 200m Archie (Year 10) – 400m Zayd (Year 10) – 800…

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Exciting building work underway at The Cedars Academy

March 20, 2024

The project, which has been bubbling for 15 years, will be a fantastic resource for the students, supporting the delivery of PE lessons and further extracurricular opportunities. It will also benefit the wider community of Birstall and surrounding areas, who will be able to hire the facility for use outside of school hours. In addition, a service level agreement will see three local partner clubs, Birstall United Juniors FC, Mountsorrel Juniors FC and East Goscote United Girls and Women FC enjoy…

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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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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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Upcoming Events

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Year 7 Open Evening 2023

Join us on Thursday 19th September 2024 for our Year 7 Open Evening. This is a chance to explore the opportunities on offer, take a tour of our school and meet staff and students and get a feel for life at The Cedars Academy. If you have any queries about the event please contact the School office on [email protected] or 0116 267 7107. Book Now

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