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Library Assistant of the Year Award

In January, we shared the wonderful news that Destiny in year 9 was one of eight finalists nominated for the award, which is a joint venture between the School Library Association and the CILIP School Libraries Group.  Unfortunately, Destiny did not get the award but we are tremendously proud as a school for her nomination […]



Cub Scientist Activity Badge

The Science Department were thrilled to welcome Caister Cubs to the Academy. The Cubs completed six practical experiments in total, over two evening sessions. The activities involved chemistry, where the Cubs made a pH indicator and tested the alkalinity or acidity of some household liquids. They also grew crystal gardens. For the biology experiments they sowed cress seeds under various conditions and observed the different germination and […]



GoGo Hare

Selected students in years 8 and 9 have been painting a sculpture of a Hare which is to take its place among other Hares for the GoGo Hares trail in Norwich. The trail is part of the GoGo create design competition where Schools, and other artists decorate a sculpture which will form part of the […]



11th Annual Dance Revue

Our 11th annual Dance Revue took place on Friday 9 March and showcased the fantastic work that takes place in the dance department as well as the year 10 and 11 examinations. The pupils worked incredibly hard to prepare for performance, especially as there was snow to contend with so rehearsals went on much later then […]



Starlincs Planetarium

Starlincs visited with their mobile planetarium and helped reinforce pupils learning with their expert knowledge of gravity, red shift, blue shift, life cycle of stars & the wonderful experience of seeing the night sky in your mobile planetarium. This really helped bring to life the Solar System for our year 10 & 11’s taking Triple […]



G.C.S.E Art and Technology London Trip

GCSE Art and Technology pupils made a visit to The Design Museum and the Tate Modern in London on 20 February. The Design museum showcased an exhibition on the ‘Ferarri – Under the skin’ where pupils learnt about the design and structure of the Iconic vehicles and how they were modified throughout the years; pupils were […]



SμGRE-1 – Caister Academy in Space

Bletchley Park based science innovation company offered school children the opportunity to fly a sculpture into space on board a NASA rocket for free. SμGRE-1 (pronounced ‘sugar’- Schools micro-Gravity Rocket Experiment) is an exciting opportunity for pupils to design a sculpture to be part of a micro-gravity and 3D imaging experimental rocket payload, scheduled to […]



Future Science Day

On 25 January, our pupils attended the eighth annual ‘Future Science for Future Scientists’ event at The John Innes Centre, Norwich. The event was jointly organised by Derek Wright (Lynn Grove Academy) and Martin Knapp (Caister Academy) through the East Norfolk Triple Science Network. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the […]



Music Industry Day

On Friday 5 January, 40 pupils from Year 9 participated in a Music Industry workshop led by Sam Robinson and Connor Adams who are professional musicians in the Music Industry. Pupils wrote lyrics and composed music, which they performed at the end of the session. This was a very inspirational workshop. Connor Adams performed songs […]