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The Pillars of Excellence Newsletter – Term 6 July 2020

Dear parents and carers, I write to you all this evening, on what is our last day of term 6, not entirely sure how I can best sum up what has happened this academic year. The word “unprecedented” has been used way too often and I don’t think that it really accurately...

National School Sport Week 2020

The Canterbury Academy are one of 800 schools and sports organisations who have signed up for National School Sport Week which is due to take place from Saturday 20 June through to Friday 26 June. The event is being run by The Youth Sport Trust and will feature on Sky...

Regional Gold Medal for Under 13 Gymnastics Boys

Some of our gymnasts competed in The National Milano Gymnastics competition on Saturday 14th March in Stoke. They competed against nine other schools from around the country and came second in their category which contributed to The South East Region winning this...

Canterbury Academy Sixth Form Rugby Sevens Success

A team of rugby players from The Canterbury Academy won their county sevens competition on Wednesday 11th March. The side were entered into the emerging schools event due to the relative inexperience of our school rugby compared to more established rugby playing...

Sports Report – 27 January 2020

Ten-Pin Bowling Success for Lewis Wall Year 11 student, Lewis Wall represents The Whitstable YBC and they recently competed in the South of England Championships at Dunstable. Lewis bowled amazingly well and collected a first place in the singles competition. He also...

Sports Report – 13 January 2020

Fran Kirby Confirmed as 2020 Sports Awards Guest  The Canterbury Academy Trust Sports Awards Evening takes place this term on Tuesday 11th February and a record number of our students will be recognised for their hard work and commitment to sport.  Our guest...

Sports Report – 16 December 2019

Lewis Marsh Claims Kent Table Tennis Championship Lewis played in the Kent Championships recently in Canterbury and won the junior event. He won his three group matches and had a bye in the second round before beating the UK number 3 under 13 player. Lewis won his...

The Canterbury Academy Named in National Top 100 Schools for Cricket

After a successful summer which saw our under 13 cricket team become county champions and our Sixth Form East Kent Cricket Academy compete in the prestigious Tonbridge Festival, The Canterbury Academy has been named in The Cricketer Magazine’s top 100 senior schools...

Sports Report – 11 November 2019

Patrick O’Keeffe in International Success During half term, Year 9 student, Patrick O’Keeffe competed as part of the National Team in the 2019 World Kickboxing Union World Championships which were held in Bregenze, Austria. Patrick did amazingly well in the 13 and...

Sports Report – 14 October 2019

The Canterbury Academy Sports Partnership Handball Festival 18 primary school teams participated in the Kent School Games Handball qualifier that took place at The Cantebury Academy on Tuesday 8th October. A total of 76 games took place with some very close scores....