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15/12/2017

Thanks for joining us!

The cast and crew would like to thank everyone who came and watched them this week in Caister Academy’s  first ever Pantomime. Rehearsals for Beauty and the Beast began back in September and pupils from across the different year groups have worked exceptionally hard since them rehearsing after school and at weekends. Their hard work […]

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11/12/2017

Caister Pupils Re-imagine Shakespeare Classic

Caister pupils treaded the boards with their own interpretation of The Bard’s classic ‘As You Like It’, as part of Creative Education Trust’s Days of Performance. The project, devised by HMDT Music saw pupils from seven Creative Education Trust schools across the country, including Caister Academy, work with prominent theatre professionals to develop their productions. […]

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06/12/2017

Flatford Mill Trip

Some pupils in Year 10 had an amazing geography residential trip to Flatford Mill (the location of the famous painting ‘The Hay Wain’ by John Constable) to take part in a research project on rivers in the beautiful Dedham Vale. We looked at the river Brett and River Stour to determine how the river system […]

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30/11/2017

Celebrating Success at Caister Academy: 2017 Leavers’ Awards

Ex-pupils returned to Caister Academy for an evening of celebration at the recent Awards Evening. The event saw young people rewarded for their academic excellence and their contributions to the school and the community. This year, Caister achieved some of the best results in the school’s history, including: • 60% of pupils achieving the new […]

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30/11/2017

Norfolk High Schools’ Choir Festival

Members of the Caister Choir had a fantastic day when they attended an all-day rehearsal for the High Schools’ Choir Festival at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. The event was organised by the Norfolk Music Hub and in the evening there was a performance which included the Hallelujah Chorus, along with songs from Wicked and Coldplay. […]

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22/11/2017

National Schools Netball Tournament

Our Year 11 girls competed at the final round of the National Schools Netball Tournament, Saturday 11th Nov 2017. Our team experienced extraordinary success in beating Springfield by 15 -1 and a narrow loss by just one goal to Gresham’s. All in all the girls did Caister Academy proud with their achievements, gained through sheer […]

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21/11/2017

Caister London Debate

On Friday 3 November, four pupils from Caister Academy had the opportunity to visit the Supreme Court and the Houses of Parliament in London. The trip was part of the Great Yarmouth big debate competition and was organised by ex-pupil Heather Pontin. The day was a huge success and pupils got a great deal out […]

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21/11/2017

Caister Saves Lives

East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) has been working with pupils from local secondary schools to teach them how to save lives in an emergency. Caister Academy is the first school in the area to take part in a free session aimed at training young people to help if they witness someone having a heart attack […]

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21/11/2017

Lyric Workshop

Twenty year 8 pupils were selected to work with writer Shey Hargreaves as part of the CET Knowledge Connected song writing project. They attended 3 sessions: 1. Introduction to lyric writing 2. Exploring the key concepts as ideas and themes for a new song(s) 3. Writing new lyrics We now have some fantastic lyrics for […]

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20/11/2017

Children in Need 2017

Pupils and staff entered in to the spirit of Children in Need 2017 last week and raised an amazing £829.01. Pupils enjoyed wearing non uniform for the day, with many attending in fancy dress and the cake sale proved as popular as ever. The highlight of the day, however, had to be the staff lip-sync battle, which saw two teams of […]

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