HATHAWAY Academy have given Thurrock Council assurances over their financial situation after the company that runs the school posted a £2.7 million deficit.
CHILDREN at Woodside Academy have been learning Mandarin now for four years, and Chinese New Year is always a special event in the calendar.
TAKE the opportunity to join a part-time adult learning qualification course at Thurrock’s Adult Community College in Grays and kick-start a fulfilling career in the caring professions.
PRIMARY schools emerge victorious in qualifiers for Premier League football tournament, hosted by Ormiston Park Academy
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A TILBURY nursery has been highly praised by Ofsted.
THURROCK Council will shortly receive 28 new bin lorries to replace its current ageing fleet. Thurrock primary school children were invited to enter a competition to name the new vehicles.
A former dog grooming student at South Essex College is a cut above the rest after winning a national competition.
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC) recently hosted a special dinner for Senior Citizens living within the local community.
STAFF and students found time to talk recently, as part of a Nationwide mental health initiative named Time to Talk Day.
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 […]
THE Student Leadership Team recently made an extra special visit to a residential care home, Centenary Place in Southend-on-Sea, all in aid of a nationwide charity event called ’Donate 1 Million Minutes’ on Age UK day.
THURROCK Family Learning team are offering fun craft workshops at community hubs in Thurrock. Pre-book to secure your place and celebrate Chinese New Year of the Dog with a free card-making workshop at Tilbury Community Hub, Civic Square, RM18 8AD on Wednesday 14 February, 10.30am to 12noon.
HARRIS Academy in Chafford Hundred has been singled out for praise for the progress of its poorest pupils in exams. The poorest pupils have made more progress than their better-off peers at just three per cent of secondary schools, new analysis shows. About 100 schools posted a positive Progress 8 score for their pupils on […]
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 […]
ORMISTON Park Academy (OPA) in Aveley, Essex, will next week be hosting qualifier matches for 10 local primary schools hoping to get the chance to represent West Ham United at the Premier League Primary Stars Tournament.
EAST Tilbury Primary School has been handed £1,000 by Persimmon Homes Essex to help fund a new AstroTurf court.
A PRE-SCHOOL in Grays has been highly praised by education watchdog, Ofsted.
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 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 […]
STAFF and students from the Gateway Academy have donned their aprons again for the yearly Staff Bake Off competition. This year for the first time, students also have their own competition too!
THURROCK Council continue to chase down parents who fail to ensure their children go to school.
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 […]
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. […]