Welcome to the Cedars Academy! We are part of the Lionheart Academies Trust, a Leicestershire-based Multi Academies Trust steeped in traditions of academic excellence and holistic development. We are extremely proud of the high standards and aspirations of our young people which, coupled with inspirational teaching, means pupils show a positive attitude to their learning. Through working hard and aspiring to excellence, we achieve the best possible outcomes for our pupils. It is these high standards that have placed the Cedars Academy in the top third of schools in Leicestershire for Progress 8.
We want every pupil to feel challenged. We recognise that our brightest learners need opportunities to push them further. Whether this be through using our expertise of the GCSE and A-level curriculum or through working closely with our STEM partners on programmes which place a strong emphasis on exploring STEM career routes. We also work with the Brilliant Club, offering our most able pupils the opportunity to study with a University lecturer to complete a thesis, designed to inspire and prepare pupils to apply for Oxbridge and Russell Group universities.
We believe that the pupils at The Cedars Academy will make extensive progress. We will rigorously check that all pupils are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to achievement. We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.
We are committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from our staff and pupils. 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 a driven institution where pupils’ success lies at the core of all planning. We are aspirational, bold and ambitious for pupils’ futures.
Over recent years considerable improvements have been made to large sections of the academy campus. The academy now benefits from a new main entrance building, which also includes the administration and pupil support blocks. Numerous teaching spaces within the academy campus have also benefitted from significant renovation and improvement work. These include: new Music classrooms and practice spaces, the renovation and re-fitting of the Humanities and Maths blocks and refurbishment of the PE and Curriculum Support blocks.
Aimed at NQT's, PGCE students, Graduates, Career Changers and Qualified Teachers, the Lionheart Teaching Fair provides an ideal scenario to learn more about the opportunities available to you within eleven Leicester and Leicestershire based schools. Explore our School Direct Initial Teacher Training programme, 'Beauchamp Teach', hear from experienced Trust leaders and delve in to professional development and career progression opportunities. Begin your exciting journey in to teaching with Lionheart.