Anna prepares for dream career with Royal Opera House work experience. EIGHTEEN-year-old Anna Chapman from Aldborough Hatch has been getting some hands-on experience of working in the arts as she has been undertaking work experience with the Royal Opera House (ROH) at the High House Production Park in Purfleet. Former Oaks Park High School student […]
A THURROCK school for children who are “at risk of exclusion” is making progress having been placed in “special measures” earlier this year.
THE hard work and achievements of students from Palmer’s College was celebrated at the annual Prize Giving Ceremony held on Friday 3 November 2017 at the Civic Hall in Grays.
PUPILS from Tilbury Pioneer Academy’s choir recently joined 2,000 children and young people from schools across the country, to sing their favourite songs and raise money at Barnardo’s Young Supporters’ Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
A team made up students from across Thurrock won a sports charity title this week
GIFFARDS Primary School recently held their own Race for Life to raise money for Cancer Research.
PUPILS and students from across the Gateway Academy and the Gateway Primary Free School, marked the 11th day of the 11th hour of the 11th month by gathering together, showing unity and respect for the fallen. 1600 pupils and students along with 200 staff made for quite unifying and thought provoking commemoration in the Courtyard […]
THE fourth annual Thurrock Education Awards were held at the Civic Hall, Grays on Friday night (10 November).
ARE you wondering why colourful rocks are mysteriously appearing across the borough? Why not join in the latest ‘Love on the Rocks’ craze sweeping the UK at a free workshop for families in the Grays Adult Education Centre on Tuesday 28 November from 4pm to 5.30pm.
Alice In the Cuckoo’s Nest Professional theatre company ‘Librarian Theatre’ are returning to Thurrock in February with ‘Alice in the Cuckoo’s Nest’ which re-imagines Lewis Carroll’s classic story in the setting of a modern day mental institution. Although the show is family friendly, it is a far cry from the innocent adventure portrayed by Walt […]
PLANNING for a new 6-form secondary school has been agreed at Planning Committee last week (Thursday 2 November) making 1,150 new school places available in the Purfleet area.
THURROCK businesses and community groups can access affordable and quality training, on their doorstep, at the Thurrock Adult Community College in Grays.
THE Royal Opera House in Thurrock welcomed students from the Wilmington Grammar School for Girls recently. The students visited the ROH Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop and the Costume Centre to get some first-hand experience of stage set and costume construction to help them in their work for the Royal Opera House Design Challenge.
THE Gateway Academy have a brand-new Student Leadership Team, recently chosen after a rigorous interview process.
THE Gateway Academy were recently treated to a free visit from the wonderful Self Esteem Team to work with some of its female students. Teaming up with Bodyform, The Self Esteem Team
LANSDOWNE Academy pupils enjoyed a real treat recently, as they welcomed Mr Ken Dunn from Africa’s Gift, a charity recognizing and promoting its ability to transform lives in rural sub-Saharan Africa.
THE NOMINATIONS have been announced for the Thurrock Education Awards.
Innovative training scheme and bursary for veterans and their families launched at The Port of Tilbury
TILBURY on the Thames Trust, the Port of Tilbury Logistics Academy and the Royal British Legion, have launched an innovative training scheme and bursary to create tailored opportunities for veterans and their families to develop their skills and future employment potential.
Christmas fun activity day for families almost full! DON’T miss out on an opportunity to make the festive season a time for family fun. Discover (or rediscover) ideas for games, activities and crafts to create new traditions to last a lifetime on a Family Activity Day at Grays Adult Education Centre on Saturday 2nd December, […]
SOUTH Basildon and East Thurrock MP, Stephen Metcalfe is one of three Conservative MPs named as apprenticeship ambassadors by skills minister Anne Milton.
TREAT yourself for Christmas and learn something new at your friendly adult community college.
OFSTED has high praised a pre-school based at Grays Baptist Church after a recent inspection.
THE BOSS of the chain of Harris Academy schools that includes a number of schools in Thurrock has criticised the free school policy as too expensive and says extra money is needed to fund teachers’ pay rises reports The Guardian. Philip Harris, now Lord Harris of Peckham, said his schools had already made £12m of […]
CORRINGHAM Primary School – part of ORTU – has been awarded £3.5million from Thurrock Council’s capital programme to create 210 new spaces.