MP Jackie Doyle-Price joins colourful Eid celebration in South Ockendon

MP Jackie Doyle-Price joins colourful Eid celebration in South Ockendon

Colourful Eid Celebration MUSLIMS in South Ockendon came together to celebrate their EID festival which is the celebration to mark the end of their fasting month Ramadan. This event took place in Holy Cross community centre. It was an open community event where everyone was welcomed. In attendance was: Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price; Qaisar Abbas, Thurrock […]

Celebrations at Bonnygate Primary as they receive high praise from Ofsted

Celebrations at Bonnygate Primary as they receive high praise from Ofsted

BONNYGATE Primary school has been highly praised by government education watchdog Ofsted. The South Ockendon school was inspected on May 17th and 18th with the report published this week. Reacting to the report the headteacher Sarah McHugh and chair of governors, Spencer Carter said: “We are overjoyed to announce that Ofsted agreed with our own […]

Tip-Toeing for Comic Relief!

Tip-Toeing for Comic Relief!

POPULAR Thurrock group, the TipToe Stage School based in South Ockendon, once again took part in Comic Relief this year. However, things were a bit different this time round and rather than the pupils taking part in the fund raising – some of the mum’s and dad’s became pupils for the day! They took part […]

South Ockendon nursery rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted

South Ockendon nursery rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted

A SOUTH Ockendon nursery has been highly praised by government watchdog Ofsted after a recent inspection. Headstart Nursery in Afton Drive, South Ockendon was inspected in early March. The inspectors said: 1.The exceptional manager leads her staff team extremely well to deliver the highest standards of practice, so that all children make the best possible […]

Benyon Primary welcomes Scrambles the Chick

FOLLOWING an agonising 21 days of eager anticipation, the Benyon Nursery are pleased to welcome Scrambles the Chick into their classroom. The children have learnt about the incubation and hatching process. They were extremely delighted when they saw the first cracks appear on Thursday morning and had to wait until the following morning to meet their new friend.

Clampdown on anti-social behaviour in South Ockendon

FOLLOWING the success of a campaign targeting anti-social behaviour and irresponsible use of alcohol in Corringham last year, a second scheme is set to be launched in South Ockendon. The Corringham Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) involves various Thurrock Council departments – including trading standards and licensing – Essex Police, and local off-licence retailers.

1 2 3 14