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 […]
AMAZON’S drive to encourage Tilbury pupils to embrace a future career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) continued last week when the local fulfilment centre made a donation to The Gateway Academy to support British Science Week.
THE GLC are proud to announce that they have sponsored a second drinking well (the first was in 2006), with the help of AquAid Water Coolers and the Africa Trust.
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 […]
TWENTY primary schools from across Thurrock recently participated in the fifth annual Mathletics competition, hosted by the Gateway Academy and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock.
STAFF and students from the Gateway Academy have now hung up their aprons after competing in the hotly contested annual Bake-Off competition. This year for the first time, students had their own section too!
GATEWAY Academy students were recently given the fantastic opportunity be part of a project to design and build their very own large-scale carnival style puppets. The long-term plan of the project is to re-start the Tilbury Carnival, with the help of Kinetica and the Tilbury on Thames Trust (TTT).
AS part of the Thurrock Art Trail 2018, the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Ojetola, invited local artists to have their work displayed in the council parlour, and to have a change-over of artwork for each council meeting.
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 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.
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!
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 […]
PUPILS at Tilbury Pioneer Academy have been treated to more play equipment, donated once again by the school’s PTA, Friends of Pioneer (FOP).
STAFF and pupils from Lansdowne Primary Academy have been working closely with the Premier League Stars Programme over the past year. The programme provides free lesson plans, activities and video content for boys and girls aged 5-11, and is designed to inspire learning in Maths, English, PE and PSHE. They have taken part in various […]
YEAR 4 Sycamore class recently read ‘Mr Stink’ during the first half-term. They loved the book so much that they decided to each write a letter to the author, David Walliams, telling him what they had been learning in class. They told him how inspired they were by his book and how funny they thought it was.
TILBURY Pioneer Academy hosted their annual Christmas Market recently, complete with Santa, his reindeers and helper, a Disney Princess and Spiderman no less!
THE staff at Herringham Primary Academy recently got into the Christmas spirit and put on a comical performance of Snow White and the seven Gnomes, in true panto style!
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy recently hosted their Rocksteady Music Concert. The concert saw performances from pupils who had been given the opportunity to learn
STUDENTS at the Gateway Academy recently had a full day of ‘Deep Learning’, involving outside agencies who visited to share their knowledge of careers, health, wealth and fitness.
PUPILS at Gateway Primary Free School in Tilbury can now enjoy their favourite books on brand new Kindle devices after the team from Amazon in Tilbury
YEAR 3 pupils from Herringham Primary Academy recently had a fun interactive day, dressing and acting as Romans.
TILBURY Pioneer Academy’s choir were delighted to accept a repeat invitation for them to perform their Christmas songs to the residents and staff at Willows Lodge Care Home, for the third year running.
PUPILS and staff across the GLC Primaries joined in the ‘Children in Need’ spirit for a ‘Spotacular’ day of fundraising. They dressed in their Onesies and PJs to celebrate and raise funds for the yearly event.