STUDENTS keen on a career in media can get an insight into the industry by attending a creative media camp. A group of ambitious educational providers worked together to create an organisation, Make Happen, which encourages youths into higher education. The organisation is holding the stimulating camp for young people aged 14-18 at South Essex […]
More classrooms for Thurrock pupils The £4.5million capital funding has enabled two schools to open new buildings which will increase school places in Thurrock by 420 and improve facilities in schools. An additional form of entry, plus new facilities at Thameside Academy in Grays – part of the St Clere’s Trust – was opened on […]
SOUTH Essex College put on an amazing event at Adventure Island for applicants due to start in September 2017.
AN East Tilbury day nursery has received an outstanding report by education watchdog Ofsted. Little Angels Day Nursery was inspected in June 2017. The report states: The inspirational manager has very high expectations of herself and the staff. She leads her staff team exceptionally well to deliver the highest standards of practice, so that all […]
PORTFOLIO Holder for Education and Health, Cllr James Halden, spoke lastweek, (Tuesday 4 July): “Although the figures are still interim, provisional and all subject to final checks, we are all pleased.”
AS part of the national Festival of Learning campaign, Thurrock Council’s Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) hosted a Celebration of Learning where College Principal, Jaki Bradley, welcomed learners to share their achievements and experiences with their peers, friends and family. Individual learner awards were presented by friend of the college and advocate of adult learning […]
A talented Graphic Design student from University Centre Southend has received two industry accolades for his final major project.
A THURROCK youngster has proved himself to be a master of words after winning a poetry competition recently. Louie Sach, aged 8, submitted a poem called “Was It Real?” with the hope that it could be included in an anthology of verse. Not only was the entry by the Little Thurrock Primary student accepted, it […]
PUPILS from Thameside Primary School were ecstatic to receive gold medals at the Thurrock Schools Sports Partnership Dance competition that was held at the Thameside Theatre.
HARRIS Primary Academy Mayflower is celebrating after the school received an ‘outstanding’ rating across all categories in it’s first report from Ofsted.
HASSENBROOK students were delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Stephen Metcalfe MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock and Councillor Sue Little,
AN incredible 81 Girl Guides from across West Essex came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at the Queens Theatre on Friday 30th June.
THE Portfolio holder for education and health, cllr James Halden re-affirmed his commitment to bringing a grammar school in Thurrock.
THE Thurrock Education Awards, which celebrates and recognises the achievements of schools and early years settings in the borough is back once again – and promises to be the best yet.
THURROCK Lifestyle Solutions (TLS) celebrated their tenth anniversary at their Annual General Meeting on Friday night. The meeting took place at the High House Production Park in Purfleet. Film No 1. Here is our film of the meeting. Film No 2 Speeches by the directors of TLS Film No 3. This is a wonderful film […]
“Idling is fuelish” said children from Thurrock schools after they joined forces with Thurrock Council and encouraged people to take action to reduce air pollution.
WE hope you can make it to the Treetops Summer Fair.
THE Thurrock Primary Schools District Team concluded their season on Saturday with a total haul of four cups. The 11 boys representing Thurrock Primary schools have only been together this season
WE all know how unique Treetops school is but is is only right and fitting that the nation acknowledges that fact as well.
SCHOOLS around in the country are having a special day to raise money for the people affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. The campaign is asking pupils and staff to give £1 to charity and to wear something green for the day. The official Green for Grenfell Day is Friday 23 June, but some […]
HEAD teachers in England are keeping up the pressure on school funding, sending a letter warning about “cash-starved” schools to almost two million families reports the BBC. As the government prepares to set out its plans in the Queen’s Speech, school leaders across 17 councils are calling for urgent action over a funding gap. Claims […]
South Essex College remind students about littering as wardens are set to increase powers to snare teenagers
STUDENTS at the South Essex College campus in Grays have been reminded not to litter as environment wardens based across the road may be armed with new powers to fine them.
WOODSIDE Academy welcomed councillor Brian Little, Ferhan Khan of Thurrock Transport and members of Public Health and Road Safety on Clean Air Day to support children in spreading the message to switch off your engine when not moving.
Artists from along the Thames Estuary come together to learn Silk Painting in Purfleet! TWENTY artists and community groups from Southend to Kew have come together over the last 10 days to discover and celebrate their local identity and connections with India, through painting giant 6m long silk scrolls for the Silk River project. Attendees […]