Gable Hall School told to improve in highly critical Ofsted report

Gable Hall School told to improve in highly critical Ofsted report

GABLE Hall school in Corringham has been graded as “Requires Improvement” in a highly critical report by government watchdog Ofsted. The education watchdog came to the school over two days in late May. yourthurrock.com/wp-content/uploads/136854__6.pdf The main criticisms levelled at the school are: Leaders, governors and the trust have not maintained the good standards identified in […]

Gable Hall name new head boy and girl

Gable Hall name new head boy and girl

Ms Amy Finch and Master Michael Pearn named Head Girl and Head Boy of Ortu Gable Hall AMY Finch, 14 of Stanford le Hope and Michael Pearn, 15, of Stanford le Hope have been appointed Head Girl and Head Boy of Ortu Gable Hall School for the academic year beginning September 2018. They are replacing […]

It’s going to be great at the Friends of Tilbury Pioneer Summer Fete

It’s going to be great at the Friends of Tilbury Pioneer Summer Fete

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 […]

Gateway Academy students go outward bound to Wales

Gateway Academy students go outward bound to Wales

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 […]

Travelling Players: Grays Convent discover Shakespeare in a Suitcase

Travelling Players: Grays Convent discover Shakespeare in a Suitcase

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 […]

Ormiston Park Academy hosts inspiring careers event for Year 9 & 10 girls

Ormiston Park Academy hosts inspiring careers event for Year 9 & 10 girls

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.

Gateway Academy and William Edwards students blaze a trail at the Barbican

Gateway Academy and William Edwards students blaze a trail at the Barbican

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 […]

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