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.

This website will be developed and updated over the next few months.
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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


  • Post-16 Progression

    Post-16 Progression

    October 10, 2016

    Last week saw the focus turned very squarely onto Year 11 with Parents’ Evening followed by the 16-19 Progression Evening the next day.  A huge thank you goes out to everyone involved in both evenings.

    We received some great feedback Read more >



    October 10, 2016

    Open Evening will be followed by Open Morning 9am til 11am on Friday 14th October

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  • Session 6 Launch

    Session 6 Launch

    October 1, 2016

    Did you see that we have launched Session 6 and our updated extra curricular timetable is now on the website? FIND IT HERE! 

    Fantastic array of clubs and activities which we will continue to add to over the year. Look

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  • Innovative learning in and out of lessons

    Innovative learning in and o...

    October 1, 2016

    Students at Ely College embrace exciting opportunities for innovative learning.

    This month Ely College has supported learning schemes and workshops in order to teach students essential skills and prepare them for the world of work.

    As the new school term

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  • 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 >

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