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 […]
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 […]
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.
THE fantastic community that supports the Gateway Academy recently visited the Ellis Theatre at the Marshfoot Road site, to see a spectacular performance of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.
ENGLISH students were recently given a fantastic opportunity to meet local author, Sue Wilsher, as part of their World Book Day celebrations.
AS an IQM (Inclusion Quality Mark) awarded school, the Gateway Academy are focussed on promoting well-being amongst its students with a school environment that understands and cares for each individual.
YEAR 4 pupils from the Gateway Primary Free School were celebrating recently after winning the Spring Term attendance challenge across all four GLC primary schools, with an attendance of 97.2%, gaining themselves five brand new iPads to use in class.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy have been avidly collecting used batteries as part of a college- wide competition to see who can collect and recycle the most. The campaign has been part of The Big Battery Hunt, a national competition open to all schools.
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.