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Together We Achieve

Welcome to Ely College

an 11-18 Academy located in the beautiful city of Ely.

Ely College has just over 1100 students and a very committed staff with a shared vision to deliver a truly great school of which our community can be proud. We want every student to receive an inspiring education, equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed beyond the classroom.

We are proud of the achievements of our students, and of the provision on offer. We hope that you find this website a useful source of information about our work, and look forward to welcoming you to the college.



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

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.

  • We're still looking for a Maths Curriculum Lead but also now need two PE teachers and a teacher of Psychology and Sociology - Post 16 (part time), for September next year due to the expansion of our Sixth Form - interested? Find full adverts on TES

  • Year 11 Matters: New revision session timetable is now available, looking forward to the Year 11 Meet the Tutor event this evening! Also make sure you pick up a revision guide or check it out on the website for some useful hints and tips.

  • RT @ElyCommEdu: We have one space available on our VTCT Level 2 in Beauty Services course that started last week! Call us on 01353 664853...

  • Powerful Words: The root words were so popular last week that we have some more this week - how could you use these roots today?

  • We were delighted to have Kate Ellmer from Maggies visit us today for Turing assembly. Ella-Mae and Brooke presented her with a cheque for £1,206 - Ms Branch and Mrs Burke expressed how very proud they were of students and tutors for their team spirit and leadership.

  • RT @ec_skills: Employers, we need your sponsorship to cover the cost of putting on this fantastic careers event in #Ely this November. Get...

  • Ely College students smash fundraising target yet again at third 'Charities Day'

  • RT @amy_wormald: Pleased to announce I've been awarded funding from @ace_national for project "Somewhere in Ely". Working with @BabylonArts...

  • Emily Jeffs, Jack Maltby and Alfie Bradley have had their work chosen to be published by 'Young Writers'. They entered a competition entitled 'SOS Sagas: Hunted' with a piece of work that could be no longer than 100 words. 'Hunted - Inside the Mind' will be published in March.

  • It's the time of year when our current Year 8s get to choose what they will study for their GCSEs! The key dates are as follows: 31st Jan Year 8 Assembly, 4th Feb Guided Choices Eve 6-8pm, 11th Feb Year 8 Parents Eve, 20th Mar deadline for choices. More info to follow...

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There are lots of great things going on at Ely College. Keep up-to-date with everything with our calender.

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