CMA and the Multilingual Museum

29 April, 2021

In collaboration with The University of Manchester, Manchester Museum has partnered with Multilingual Manchester to promote inclusion and accessibility – and mobilise pride in the city’s linguistic diversity. This online project invites people to join in by submitting translations in any language or dialect as well as providing commentary on others. Submissions can be a […]

Read With Us

29 January, 2021

Books have certainly been a huge help for us all during the last 12 months, and this is being recognised at Cedar Mount Academy, where the ‘Read With Us’ initiative has just been launched. Every day, a member of staff will post a video of themselves reading aloud for around 15 mins, with a wide […]

Black History Month

30 October, 2020

October was Black History Month and while all our academies embrace Black history throughout the year, the month does provide a good opportunity to focus even further on the subject. For example, at Cedar Mount Academy, Black historian Linford Sweeney delivered workshops to Y10 called ‘Introducing Black History’, ‘Ancient African Cultures and ‘Enslavement, Resistance and […]

Black Lives Matter

26 June, 2020

Students at Cedar Mount Academy have created stunning artwork, poetry and performances as part of their humanities timetable which involves The Black Curriculum, a social enterprise founded in 2019 by young people to address the lack of Black British history in the UK Curriculum. By delivering arts focused Black history programmes, providing teacher training and campaigning through mobilising young people, they aim to facilitate social change. The lectures provided great insights and brought […]

Stephen Lawrence Day

24 April, 2020

Humanities staff and students at Cedar Mount Academy marked Stephen Lawrence Day this week. The day is held in honour of Stephen and asks people to commemorate him and remember his positive attitude towards making a difference, by showing what changes they will make to themselves or their communities. This was the second Stephen Lawrence […]