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.
YEAR 9 students from Ormiston Park Academy (OPA) in Aveley have had a fantastic opportunity to visit the London Stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of an Enterprise Project they are doing with the West Ham United Foundation.
Travelling Players: Schools discover Shakespeare in a Suitcase Students from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school, Grays Convent travelled to the Victoria and Albert Museum recently to present their own short performances inspired by Shakespeare’s dramatic tragedy, Macbeth. The school took part in the V&A’s Shakespeare in a Suitcase project as part of their ROH […]
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.
ORMISTON Park Academy (OPA) in Aveley has teamed up with Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), a social enterprise which campaigns for better gender balance in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) sectors, to deliver a workshop for Year 9 and 10 female students to discuss qualifications and career routes into STEM-related industries.
STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy in Aveley had the exciting opportunity to participate in an interactive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workshop delivered by The Smallpeice Trust,
THE Gateway Learning Community Trust [GLC] has announced that, after a number of failed attempts, it has now secured just under £6m of funding from the Government, Thurrock Local Authority and from its own resources to replace the existing building at the Tilbury Pioneer Academy.
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.
A well-deserving Year 11 student at the Gateway Academy, Jodie, was recently presented with an iPad as a reward for her outstanding attendance and behaviour
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.
STAFF at Gable Hall school in Corringham have praised their star pupil, Ruti, after she won ITV’s The Voice.
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!
SAULE Piliponyte, a student at Hathaway Academy, has won the prestigious Royal Opera House Design Challenge in the Set Design category.
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).
MAGISTRATE, Dawn Roche, recently paid a visit to Ormiston Park Academy in Aveley to deliver two sessions for students about how the magistrates system works. This was part of the “Magistrates in the Community” programme which is run by the Magistrates Association.
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.