PUPILS from Tilbury Pioneer Academy’s choir recently joined 2,000 children and young people from schools across the country, to sing their favourite songs and raise money at Barnardo’s Young Supporters’ Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
GIFFARDS Primary School recently held their own Race for Life to raise money for Cancer Research.
LANSDOWNE Academy pupils enjoyed a real treat recently, as they welcomed Mr Ken Dunn from Africa’s Gift, a charity recognizing and promoting its ability to transform lives in rural sub-Saharan Africa.
CORRINGHAM Primary School – part of ORTU – has been awarded £3.5million from Thurrock Council’s capital programme to create 210 new spaces.
YEAR 3 pupils from Herringham Primary Academy, as well as the other primary schools within the GLC, recently took part in specialist dance classes as part of the Royal Opera House’s ‘Chance to Dance’ programme. Chance to Dance works with 24 primary schools in Thurrock and the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark to provide […]
POPULAR Stanford-le-Hope Primary School held it’s inaugural Co-operative Challenge Day.
PUPILS and staff from Herringham Primary Academy in Chadwell St Mary are celebrating after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars kit and equipment pack.
PUPILS at Tilbury Pioneer Academy were recently treated to a very generous donation of £500 from Griffin Estate Agents once again, to enable the Friends of Pioneer to take delivery of custom made tracksuits, this time for Year 4 & 5. The local business very kindly gave the same generous donation to the younger pupils […]
THE Gateway Academy played host to a glittering awards ceremony recently; rewarding pupils and staff within the GLC for their efforts and achievements. The event saw personal video nominations not only from staff to pupils, but from pupils to their favourite member of staff, along with the reason why they thought they were so special. […]
HERRINGHAM pupils took part in Water Aid Day recently to raise awareness of the plight of people without access to clean and safe water. They all dressed in blue for water, to celebrate the day.
HERRINGHAM pupils recently took part in the ‘Royal Opera House 10’ event, which celebrated 10 years of the Royal Opera House’s involvement in the Thurrock area since High House was built in Purfleet.
ON the last day of term, pupils at Thameside Primary School took off their schools shoes, placed them on their desks and left the school barefoot!
THURROCK Council’s Public Health team celebrated The Daily Mile project at a local school earlier this month during National Child Obesity Week (3-7 July) in a bid to get Thurrock’s children healthier. This simple idea seeks a commitment for schools to take a 15-minute break during the day to run or walk a mile. Cllr […]
More classrooms for Thurrock pupils The £4.5million capital funding has enabled two schools to open new buildings which will increase school places in Thurrock by 420 and improve facilities in schools. An additional form of entry, plus new facilities at Thameside Academy in Grays – part of the St Clere’s Trust – was opened on […]
A THURROCK youngster has proved himself to be a master of words after winning a poetry competition recently. Louie Sach, aged 8, submitted a poem called “Was It Real?” with the hope that it could be included in an anthology of verse. Not only was the entry by the Little Thurrock Primary student accepted, it […]
PUPILS from Thameside Primary School were ecstatic to receive gold medals at the Thurrock Schools Sports Partnership Dance competition that was held at the Thameside Theatre.
HARRIS Primary Academy Mayflower is celebrating after the school received an ‘outstanding’ rating across all categories in it’s first report from Ofsted.
THE Thurrock Primary Schools District Team concluded their season on Saturday with a total haul of four cups. The 11 boys representing Thurrock Primary schools have only been together this season
WOODSIDE Academy welcomed councillor Brian Little, Ferhan Khan of Thurrock Transport and members of Public Health and Road Safety on Clean Air Day to support children in spreading the message to switch off your engine when not moving.
THE winning design of the Thurrock Primary Schools’ “Artistry of the Estuary” crown was announced at a prize-giving event at Essex Wildlife Trust’s Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (TTNP),
THE Friends of the Gateway Primary Free School PTA (GPFS PTA) have recently purchased another £1700 of school books suitable for all ages, to add to their library in the Upper Heart Space.
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy recently launched a new reading scheme for Year 6 pupils, named My Book Blog. The scheme was introduced initially to this year group only, to gauge and monitor how it could be used effectively in class. The scheme was incredibly successful and was subsequently rolled out across all of the GLC primary […]
BONNYGATE Primary school has been highly praised by government education watchdog Ofsted. The South Ockendon school was inspected on May 17th and 18th with the report published this week. Reacting to the report the headteacher Sarah McHugh and chair of governors, Spencer Carter said: “We are overjoyed to announce that Ofsted agreed with our own […]
STAFF and pupils at a Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School and Nursery are ending this academic year on a high after they were rated “Outstanding” f