South Essex College to merge with Prospects College

South Essex College to merge with Prospects College

AN FE college incorporated in 2014 has found a merger partner, after the FE commissioner decreed it would no longer be sustainable as a standalone institution reports FE Week. Prospects College of Advanced Technology plans to join forces with South Essex College of Further and Higher Education. It only converted from an independent training provider […]

Purfleet Pre-School rated as “Inadequate” by Ofsted

Purfleet Pre-School rated as “Inadequate” by Ofsted

A PRE-SCHOOL in Purfleet has been rated as “Inadequate” after an inspection by Ofsted. The government watchdog visited A Star Pre-School at Riverview Terrace, Purfleet on May 22nd. The report states: The provider has a poor understanding of her legal role and responsibility to ensure children’s safety, well-being, and learning and development. The provider has […]

It’s going to be great at the Friends of Tilbury Pioneer Summer Fete

It’s going to be great at the Friends of Tilbury Pioneer Summer Fete

A great family day out coming soon with a chance to win our £100 cash prize just for coming along! BIGGER and better than ever! Full details on poster above. A spokesperson said: “Thanks to Griffin Estate Agents in Grays once again for supporting our event and their boards advertising our event will be going […]

South Essex College to host charity fashion show

South Essex College to host charity fashion show

FASHION students from South Essex College are putting on an excellent end of year show to display their clothes creations.
Level 3 Fashion Design students, who all study at the College’s Southend Campus, will be holding the catwalk show at the Beecroft Gallery in Southend on Thursday 21 June.

Thurrock Adult Community College and Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions celebrate Internship Programme

Thurrock Adult Community College and Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions celebrate Internship Programme

ON Friday 25 May, Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) and Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions, held an event celebrating their MInt (My Internship) Supported Programme for learners aged 16-24 with High Needs, welcoming past, present and future Interns with their guests along with representatives from community groups.

South Essex College students sugar coat their success

South Essex College students sugar coat their success

PATTISSERIE students from South Essex College created amazing assignment work using sugar craft and chocolate. The Level 3 Patisserie and Confectionery students, who all study at the College’s Thurrock Campus, were tasked with creating a display for their assignment using chocolate, sugar craft and pastillage, a type of gum paste icing. Student Kelly Graham-Smallwood put […]

Gateway Academy students go outward bound to Wales

Gateway Academy students go outward bound to Wales

TWENTY-Three Year 10 students took advantage of the fantastic opportunity to challenge themselves and gain exciting experiences on a specialist Outward Bound trip to Aberdovey in Wales. They were split into groups along with three other schools from Essex where they had to complete team- building activities and share dorm rooms. On the second and […]

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