Welcome to Ely College

Welcome to Ely College – the only state secondary school in Ely. We have high expectations of our students and provide a high-quality education based on the principle of excellence and opportunity for all. The College aims to deliver students from our care as responsible, cultured and employable young people.

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Our Values

The academy is sponsored and supported by the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT), which was founded at the ‘Outstanding’ Swavesey Village College, Cambridgeshire.

Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) exists to provide, support, and champion high-quality education at the heart of local communities.

  • Achievement for all
  • Valuing People
  • A high quality learning environment
  • The pursuit of excellence
  • Extending the boundaries of learning


  • STEM Day

    STEM Day

    September 21, 2016

    We are running a STEM event (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) on Thursday, September 22nd, at Ely College for our year 8 students.

    The event is completely free and will run for the entire day, which means some Read more >

  • Principal Tours and Opportunities to Meet

    Principal Tours and Opportun...

    September 13, 2016

    Open Evening will be held on Thursday 13th October at 5:30-8pm. This will be followed by an Open Morning the next day on Friday 14th October 9:00-11am. All families are invited to attend to hear about plans for the development

    Read more >
  • Old School Uniform Collection

    Old School Uniform Collectio...

    September 9, 2016

    Donating unwanted old College uniform

    In conjunction with one of our parents, Ely College will be collecting old, unwanted College uniform and then donating these to children in Africa.  We will work with Re-Imagine at the Witchford Recycling Centre to Read more >

  • Welcome Back

    Welcome Back

    September 5, 2016

    Dear Parents and Carers,

    It is a pleasure to welcome you to a new academic year and an exciting new chapter for Ely College.

    The summer has been a very busy one at the College. The students will arrive back Read more >

  • Homework Planners

    Homework Planners

    September 5, 2016

    Unfortunately, there has been a slight delay in the delivery of student planners. We expect to be able to distribute these on Monday 12 September.

    In the meantime, students will all have a paper copy of their timetables that they Read more >

Our House System

The Houses provide crucial support and guidance, and the needs of every student are acknowledged and understood by their tutor and senior tutor. The system enables individual progress to be monitored much more closely and the House is the key focus of the relationship between the academy and families, with siblings joining the same House.

House System


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Where to find us

Downham Road, Ely, CB6 2SH