THE Friends of Pioneer, the PTA for Tilbury Pioneer Academy, were unable to hold their Christmas event this year so to raise funds they are holding a Grand Christmas Raffle!
OFELIA, aged 11, from St. Thomas of Canterbury School, Grays has been chosen as the winner of Euro MP Alex Mayer’s Christmas Card competition.
DEVELOP better relationships with people and colleagues through Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) to make an impression with anyone, in an instant! Learn the tools and skills to feel energised with new possibility on an inspiring workshop at Thurrock Adult Community College, Wednesday 23 January, 9.30am to 12.30pm.
NOT a single student from Thurrock has gone up to Oxford or Cambridge in the last three years, according to a report by the Sutton Trust. The report accuses Oxford and Cambridge of being so socially exclusive that they recruit more students from eight top schools than almost 3,000 other English state schools put together. […]
ORTU Gable Hall are still celebrating following their double win at last week’s 2018 Thurrock Education Awards.
Icon radio station launched by students THREE students from South Essex College have launched a student radio station. Jack Burke, Jordan Kennedy and Jake Medland, all Level 3 Broadcast Media students at the College’s Southend Campus, created Icon radio to give students a chance to gain valuable and practical work experience. Alongside a dedicated team […]
THE Thurrock Young Musician of the Year 2018 is clarinettist Ewan Ward. Ewan saw off fierce competition to win the coveted award at the competition held at the Gateway Academy on Saturday 1st December.
ORMISTON Park Academy, in Aveley, was delighted to host the hugely successful Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) ‘People Like Me’ workshop for the second year in a row this month.
MEMBERS of the Woodside Academy family have expressed their anger after the school’s grounds were broken into and vandalised.
THOUSANDS of children missing out on key support for diagnosed special educational needs in England is a “national scandal”, Ofsted has said.
DEFICIT levels among schools managed and maintained by Essex County Council (ECC) could rocket by more than fivefold in five years – if the same pressures facing one school in Chelmsford are felt across the county.
Students in Thurrock encouraged to apply for new fintech scholarship…provided they aren’t studying ‘fin’ or ‘tech’
STUDENTS in Thurrock encouraged to apply for new fintech scholarship…provided they aren’t studying ‘fin’ or ‘tech’ A British technology company is encouraging higher education students at South Essex College to apply for its new fintech scholarship…provided they are studying something other than finance or computer science. The fintech firm’s contrarian approach to addressing a looming […]
IT was a lot of hard work but a joy for all who attended the St Thomas of Canterbury, Grays, Christmas Bazaar on 24 November 2018.
EXCITED pupils got a closer look at the progress made with their new school in Purfleet as investment in new schools in Thurrock continues.
Achievement award for Hairdressing student A Hairdressing student from South Essex College is being praised after winning a Jack Petchey award. Chanai Lewis, 18, from Tilbury, studies Level 3 Hairdressing at the College’s Thurrock Campus. She won a Jack Petchey award and £250 prize after being nominated for improving every aspect of her attitude to […]
Blum Director delivers talk to Interior Design students Interior Design students from South Essex College University Centre were treated to a talk from David Sanders, one of the directors at Blum. Blum is a well-known furniture fittings company, creating high-tech interior solutions especially for kitchens. David’s background is in retail psychology and he has been […]
EDUCATION superstars from across Thurrock were recognised this week at the Thurrock Education Awards.
CUTS to school support staff could leave vulnerable children at risk, says UNISON Eastern
THURROCK Adult Community College is now taking enrolments for a new Dyspraxia Awareness Level 2 qualification evening course, developed to enable a wide range of learners
OCKENDON Academy has been branded “Inadequate” after a recent inspection by government education watchdog, Ofsted.
MUSIC students from South Essex College learnt about the industry they hope to work in during their recent trip to BBC Music Introducing LIVE.
AMAZON in Tilbury welcomed primary school pupils to a day of educational fun at the fulfilment centre’s Camp Amazon.
TRY a gentle yoga from a chair rather than the floor on a new ‘Seated Yoga’ course that starts on Wednesday 21 November at the Thurrock Adult Community College, Richmond Road, Grays – 2pm to 3.30pm for four weeks.
EARLY Years students at Warren Primary School were transported to the colourful world of Caribbean culture when story teller Olusola Oyeleye, from Kent based Lyrici Arts, visited the school to share traditional tales as part of the school’s Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer programme. Olusola led a work shop for 40 nursery pupils, telling tales […]