Deneholm Primary praised as “Outstanding” by Ofsted

Deneholm Primary praised as “Outstanding” by Ofsted

DENEHOLM Primary was described as “Outstanding” for the school’s approach to “personal development, behaviour and welfare” by government inspector’s Ofsted. The high praise was part of a report that graded the Blackshots school, “Good”. The school has been transformed under the management of headteacher, Cristina Pumphrey. Ofsted said: 1. Leaders, including governors, have high expectations […]

Brilliant Tilbury students visits School of Oriental and African Studies

Brilliant Tilbury students visits School of Oriental and African Studies

Year 5 children from both Tilbury Pioneer Academy and the Gateway Free Primary School recently visited SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) for the launch trip of The Scholars Programme, organised by The Brilliant Club. The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from […]

Harris Primary Academy highly praised by Ofsted

Harris Primary Academy highly praised by Ofsted

STAFF and pupils at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred are celebrating after receiving the outcome of a short Ofsted inspection. Ofsted’s report recognises the progress made by the academy since its last inspection and suggests that it is ‘improving towards becoming Outstanding’.

Gateway Academy and William Edwards students blaze a trail at the Barbican

Gateway Academy and William Edwards students blaze a trail at the Barbican

TWENTY-TWO Year 7 and 8 William Edwards and 30 Gateway Academy students attended the Barbican Box event as part of their ROH Thurrock Trailblazer programme. The Barbican Box is a portable box filled with the ingredients for student to create original theatre, visual art or music inspired by the Barbican’s world class arts programme. Leading […]

Achievements of Thurrock students celebrated at Jack Petchey awards

Achievements of Thurrock students celebrated at Jack Petchey awards

AN incredible 86 young people from schools across Thurrock came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at the Civic Hall on March 14th. The audience were treated to various performances throughout the evening including a song from The Voice UK contestant, and fellow Achievement Award winner, Ruti Olajugbagbe. The event honoured […]

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