Students explore careers at the docks

Friday 10th May
A joint academy careers trip opened up a whole new world of amazing opportunities for two Bristol academies within the Cabot Learning Federation. A group of 11 Year Nine students from Bristol Brunel Academy and City Academy spent the day at the Bristol Port Company thanks to

Mentoring inspires City Academy students

Friday 3rd May
A group of 12 Year 8 students from City Academy took part in the Ablaze One Day Career Mentoring programme with a team of four trained business mentors from Clarke Willmott. The mentors described their own career journeys and imparted their knowledge of workplace skills and employability

Students shine on Bristol Old Vic Stage

Thursday 2nd May
Fourteen talented actors from Year 7 & 8 at City Academy spent the day at the internationally-renowned Bristol old Vic. These budding performers showcased their amazing talent by presenting a piece inspired by a zombie apocalypse on the iconic stage. Under the guidance of their dedicated teacher

Students seek partnership pledge on knife crime from PCC candidates at Youth Accountability Assembly

Thursday 2nd May
Students from across the Cabot Learning Federation were given a unique insight into the worlds of policing, politics and public safety in a community assembly attended by the four candidates to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset. Bristol’s City Academy played host to the

City Academy students ‘empowered and inspired’ by new police initiative

Monday 29th April
  A school in Bristol is supporting a groundbreaking police initiative aimed at fostering stronger relationships between law enforcement and young Black individuals in Bristol and beyond. Avon and Somerset Constabulary, in conjunction with Elevated Minds CIC, is working with City Academy students and students across the country, to

A glimpse of the West End at City Academy

Friday 26th April
The vibrant spirit of the West End descended upon Bristol as City Academy proudly presented the iconic blockbuster musical, The Lion King. Transporting audiences to the heart of Africa with stunning costumes and sets, this mesmerising production told the story of young lion prince Simba (a role shared by

World Book Day 2024

Tuesday 12th March
On Thursday the 7th of March, CAB celebrated World Book Day.  The mission of World Book Day is to promote reading for pleasure, which is the single biggest indicator of a child’s future success.  To help illustrate to the students how much we teachers like reading, we dressed as book

Old Vic inspiration for City Academy drama students

Tuesday 5th March
  A group of 20 enthusiastic City Academy students, from Years 7 and 8 were invited by the internationally-renowned Bristol Old Vic Theatre to watch the new musical Starter for Ten. 

CAB Students Performance at Bristol Beacon – Sunday, 28th January 2024

Friday 19th January
CAB Students Performance at Bristol Beacon – Sunday, 28th January 2024 Several of our students will be performing a devised piece of music as part of the Be Kind day to celebrate the cultural traditions within Bristol at the above event.  The daytime performances are free, so if you are available,

Airbus Aircraft challenge with Small Piece Trust

Thursday 30th November
Forty-five students from Years 7 and 8 at City Academy took part in the Airbus Aircraft Challenge. Students worked in small groups to design, develop and make a small aircraft out of wood. Students had a fantastic time designing three aeroplanes and testing them out before starting