Hathaway Academy “owners” need bailout from taxpayer after reporting £2.5 million deficit

Hathaway Academy “owners” need bailout from taxpayer after reporting £2.5 million deficit

THE COMPANY that runs Hathaway Academy has posted a £2.5 million deficit, its accounts have revealed. Birmingham-based The Academy Transformation Trust (ATT) runs 21 schools across the country. The trust was the subject of an Education and Skills Funding Agency investigation (ESFA) late last year, when it was discovered that there was “insufficient financial expertise […]

Royal Opera House Design Challenge

Royal Opera House Design Challenge

Royal Opera House Design Challenge STUDENTS spent a creative and interactive day at South Essex College as part of the Royal Opera House’s Design Challenge. The College’s Thurrock Campus in Grays town centre hosted the prestigious workshop day for local schools who entered the competition. Schools including Hathaway Academy, Gateway Academy and Wilmington Grammar School […]

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Thurrock Adult Community College

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Thurrock Adult Community College

A rainbow of Oz-themed activities for families at TACC. Whisk your family away to an “Emerald City” for a fun day exploring Wizard of Oz inspired craft activities, songs and drama games with Thurrock’s Family Learning team, based at Grays Adult Education Centre in Richmond Road, RM17 6DN. Activities are recommended for families with children […]

Three Thurrock secondary schools marked “below average” in new government league tables

Three Thurrock secondary schools marked “below average” in new government league tables

THREE Thurrock secondary schools have been marked below average according to the latest government league tables. The secondary school league tables have just been published, featuring the results of the first pupils to sit new, tougher GCSEs in English and maths. Three Thurrock schools: Hassenbrook Academy, Gable Hall Academy and Ockendon Academy are marked “below […]

Gateway Academy student Katie praised in Royal Opera House competition

Gateway Academy student Katie praised in Royal Opera House competition

THE Art department at the Gateway Academy have been searching for a special designer as part of the Royal Opera House Design Challenge 2017-18. Since September, and after a visit to the Victoria & Albert Opera Exhibition in November, the students have had several visits from Royal Opera House staff and designers to help and […]

Come and support Thurrock’s Enterprise Advisor Network

Come and support Thurrock’s Enterprise Advisor Network

THE Careers and Enterprise Company programme was introduced two years ago. It is an employer-led organisation set up to inspire and prepare young people for the fast-changing world of work. Business Leaders are working as Enterprise Advisors, on a voluntary basis, to provide strategic support to schools, help extend their business network and much more. […]

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