THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC) recently hosted a special dinner for Senior Citizens living within the local community.
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
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.
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 […]