Year 11 Open to Options careers day

Thursday 30th November
Nineteen different employers and educational providers attended City Academy’s Open to Options event for Year 11 students. The event is designed to help students explore potential career options, and gave them a chance to take part in speed interviews, asking visitors about their education and career path

Year 9 BIMA Digital Day with Torchbox

Thursday 30th November
Thirty Year 9 students from City Academy took part in the British Interactive Media Association BIMA digital day, led by local digital marketing company Torchbox. This is the second year the school has taken part in this initiative, which saw students given a mock business challenge where

Understanding COLOURISM among young people in the UK

Friday 24th November
Understanding COLOURISM among young people in the UK Staff from King’s College London, are running a project which explores how young people understand and experience colourism: skin shade prejudice in which people with dark skin experience disadvantages compared with those with lighter skin shades. It is a five-year project funded

Bristol Old Vic Visit to see Dugsi Dayz

Wednesday 8th November
Forty students from Year 8 – Year 10 from City Academy were invited by the Bristol Old Vic to see Dugsi Dayz.  

City Academy on ITV West Country News

Thursday 20th July
After winning the Euros last year England have already inspired many more girls to get into the game. ITV West Country News went to City Academy to find out more.

City Academy students treading the boards at The Bristol Old Vic

Friday 14th July
City Academy students honed their stage skills at numerous workshops every Wednesday after school for two months where a professional acting coach visited the academy and worked with the students on a piece of drama. The 15 students then performed their piece along with other students from

CAB students get an insight into campus life

Wednesday 12th July
A group of 8 Year 9 students from City Academy Bristol visited SGS College at their WISE campus. Students engaged in a realistic injuries cosmetics workshop, creating all kinds of fake injuries, just using the power of makeup. The Insight into Apprenticeship group, as they are known,

Students explore space with We The Curious scientists

Wednesday 28th June
 Photo credit: ‘Shamphat pro – Space exploration was the topic when staff from We The Curious spoke to Year 9 and 10 students at City Academy in Bristol. This talk was part of a series of sessions where We The Curious staff and space scientists visited to

City Academy students visit Airbus

Monday 19th June
Five students from Year 8 at City Academy were lucky enough to be invited to Airbus to look around the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) which held an Engineering Open House Week (EOHW) as part of its ‘Engineer a Better World’ campaign. The campaign aims to

Big drama at City Academy

Thursday 15th June
Students at City Academy in Bristol enjoyed a taste of what it would be like to tread the boards on stage, when they were given an inspirational drama workshop by directors and facilitators from the internationally-renowned Bristol Old Vic. The two-hour workshop, involving 20 Year