FIGURES released this week show that 95% of Thurrock children have been offered their first or second choice of primary school for the new September 2019 academic year.
CHILDREN at Woodside Academy delighted parents with their own versions of three Shakespearean plays: Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet which they performed at the Thameside Theatre this month in the school’s very own Shakespeare Festival.
A CAMPAIGN led by the British Science Association (BSA) to inspire pupils to embrace STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects in the classroom was given a major boost by Amazon during British Science Week when 180 school children took part in the latest Camp Amazon STEM workshops at Amazon in Tilbury.
ROYAL Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools have welcomed a variety of artists from Colchester’s Firstsite gallery over the past months to teach students about different art forms and techniques.
THE ADHD foundation travelled from Liverpool to deliver the full day intensive training course to Thameside teachers, which covered:
TWELVE lucky pupils from Corringham Primary School have taken part in the popular annual ‘Sleeps until Santa’ campaign being run by radio Station – Heart Essex.
THE Friends of Pioneer, the PTA for Tilbury Pioneer Academy, were unable to hold their Christmas event this year so to raise funds they are holding a Grand Christmas Raffle!
IT was a lot of hard work but a joy for all who attended the St Thomas of Canterbury, Grays, Christmas Bazaar on 24 November 2018.
AMAZON in Tilbury welcomed primary school pupils to a day of educational fun at the fulfilment centre’s Camp Amazon.
EARLY Years students at Warren Primary School were transported to the colourful world of Caribbean culture when story teller Olusola Oyeleye, from Kent based Lyrici Arts, visited the school to share traditional tales as part of the school’s Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer programme. Olusola led a work shop for 40 nursery pupils, telling tales […]
THURROCK’S Primary District Football Team were celebrating at the weekend after overcoming five other Essex District Teams to be crowned Essex 7-a-side Champions. The county competition, part of competition sponsored by Danone, was held at Shenfield High School and now means that Thurrock have qualified for the next round of the competition which is the south England finals in March involving qualified district teams from counties across the south of England.
THAMESIDE primary school has been rated as “Good” after a short inspection by government inspectors. Ofsted visited the school on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018. The full report is below. This school continues to be good. The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. The school has […]
Christmas market at Gateway Academy. Full details on poster.
RECENTLY, Year 5 from Arthur Bugler Primary (ABP) took part in a fascinating Ancient Egyptian workshop because it was their topic for the term and they had an extraordinary day.
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy has been told that it “requires improvement” by government watchdog Ofsted. The inspectors came to the school in July. Although the report is seen as fair, there are many others who feel that the reduction in staff and struggles to attract teachers is impacting on not only schools such as Herringham but […]
ST.Joseph’s RC Primary School, Stanford Le Hope kicked off the PTA’s fundraising year with their ‘Funky Sock’ day challenge…
IN the very last week of the summer term busy staff at Woodside Academy, were just preparing for the afternoon and evening performances of the year 6 leavers’ concert when Ofsted rang to say they would be coming the next day, even though this was sports day, and both events had been advertised on the […]
ORTU Corringham Primary School on Herd lane in Old Corringham has been recognised nationally as a school which is “transforming educational practice”.
THAMESIDE Primary School, in Manor Road, Grays, demonstrated sporting excellence and their commitment to inclusive competitive sport by finishing top of the medal table in the Thurrock School Games by more than 500 points.
A VIDEO showcasing the success of the Thurrock Schools Sports Partnership has been published.
THANKS to all the people in the UK who play the National Lottery, Stanford le Hope Primary now has an amazing sensory room!
OFSTED has conducted an inspection of Kenningtons Primary in Aveley after they had received complaints regarding “behaviour and standards in the provision of social needs”. The government education watchdog came to the school based in Tamar Drove, Aveley in June 2018 and have reported their findings to headteacher, Jo Sawtell-Haynes. The report states: “My first […]
Gateway Learning Community host Teacher Training Recruitment Event. Full details on poster.
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 […]