SIXTEEN young women from four Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) academies across the country set sail alongside six female business leaders on two voyages, as part of a unique project to inspire and engage the next generation of female leaders.
COSTUME Construction students from South Essex College University Centre held their final end of year show at High House Production Park in Purfleet.
A BID to postpone the sale of a successful arms-length trading organisation providing services to schools across England and 20 countries overseas has been defeated.
RESEARCH shows that learning new skills can be more than useful, it can also improve our mental wellbeing. As well as a new Learning for Wellbeing programme and complimentary therapies such as meditation,
AN FE college incorporated in 2014 has found a merger partner, after the FE commissioner decreed it would no longer be sustainable as a standalone institution reports FE Week. Prospects College of Advanced Technology plans to join forces with South Essex College of Further and Higher Education. It only converted from an independent training provider […]
A PRE-SCHOOL in Purfleet has been rated as “Inadequate” after an inspection by Ofsted. The government watchdog visited A Star Pre-School at Riverview Terrace, Purfleet on May 22nd. The report states: The provider has a poor understanding of her legal role and responsibility to ensure children’s safety, well-being, and learning and development. The provider has […]
A great family day out coming soon with a chance to win our £100 cash prize just for coming along! BIGGER and better than ever! Full details on poster above. A spokesperson said: “Thanks to Griffin Estate Agents in Grays once again for supporting our event and their boards advertising our event will be going […]
FASHION students from South Essex College are putting on an excellent end of year show to display their clothes creations.
Level 3 Fashion Design students, who all study at the College’s Southend Campus, will be holding the catwalk show at the Beecroft Gallery in Southend on Thursday 21 June.
PLANS to create 1,340 new school places in Thurrock are expected to take another significant step forward, with sites set to be confirmed for two new schools next week.
THE event, held at the College’s Thurrock Campus, saw more than 20 students receive Student of the Year awards from the College’s different departments including Construction and Engineering, Hair and Beauty and Sport and Public Services.
THURROCK Council has celebrated national Volunteers Week by recognising the wide range of opportunities available across the borough.
THURROCK Adult Community College (TACC) is inviting local carers to come together during Carers Week to celebrate the vital contribution made by carers in Thurrock and learn new skills in a friendly and encouraging adult environment.
ON Friday 25 May, Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) and Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions, held an event celebrating their MInt (My Internship) Supported Programme for learners aged 16-24 with High Needs, welcoming past, present and future Interns with their guests along with representatives from community groups.
THURROCK’S students have stepped into the spotlight this week having created a new video promoting sexual health services available for young people.
DANCE students from South Essex College are putting on a dynamic end of year show.
PATTISSERIE students from South Essex College created amazing assignment work using sugar craft and chocolate. The Level 3 Patisserie and Confectionery students, who all study at the College’s Thurrock Campus, were tasked with creating a display for their assignment using chocolate, sugar craft and pastillage, a type of gum paste icing. Student Kelly Graham-Smallwood put […]
TWENTY-Three Year 10 students took advantage of the fantastic opportunity to challenge themselves and gain exciting experiences on a specialist Outward Bound trip to Aberdovey in Wales. They were split into groups along with three other schools from Essex where they had to complete team- building activities and share dorm rooms. On the second and […]
SOUTH Essex College is launching a new course for aspiring police officers, budding crime scene investigators and potential forensic psychologists.
DUE to popular demand, an additional BSL evening course is now booking at the Grays Adult Education Centre for adults wanting to learn the basic foundations of British Sign Language.
CHILDREN, staff and parents at Stanford Le Hope Primary all enjoyed celebrating the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the sunshine on Friday. Throughout the day the children completed Royal wedding related activities and then in the afternoon the parents joined the children and staff on the school field for a picnic. The […]
BUDDING designer Oliver Kempster from Little Thurrock Primary School is the primary school winner of the Royal Opera House Design Challenge which has this year been opened up to primary schools.
SAMARITANS is calling on parents, teachers, students and employers to put wellbeing ahead of grades this exam season. By keeping results in perspective, it says young people are more likely to do themselves justice than if they face intolerable levels of pressure and stress.
FOURTEEN students from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school Chadwell St Mary Primary visited the Kinetika studios at the High House Production Park in Purfleet on Wednesday 9 May to take part in a print workshop.
A SMALL selection of students from the Gateway Academy recently attended a leading customer relationship management company, Salesforce, in London as part of their Career Ready mentoring programme.