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.
ORMISTON Park Academy (OPA) in Aveley, Essex, will next week be hosting qualifier matches for 10 local primary schools hoping to get the chance to represent West Ham United at the Premier League Primary Stars Tournament.
STAFF and students from the Gateway Academy have donned their aprons again for the yearly Staff Bake Off competition. This year for the first time, students also have their own competition too!
THE Art department at the Gateway Academy have been searching for a special designer as part of the Royal Opera House Design Challenge 2017-18. Since September, and after a visit to the Victoria & Albert Opera Exhibition in November, the students have had several visits from Royal Opera House staff and designers to help and […]
STUDENTS at the Gateway Academy recently had a full day of ‘Deep Learning’, involving outside agencies who visited to share their knowledge of careers, health, wealth and fitness.
PUPILS at Gateway Primary Free School in Tilbury can now enjoy their favourite books on brand new Kindle devices after the team from Amazon in Tilbury
THE Trust that runs St Clere’s School in Stanford-le-Hope has been celebrating its new name and honouring those who have worked locally in education for more than 30 years.
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 and students from across the Gateway Academy and the Gateway Primary Free School, marked the 11th day of the 11th hour of the 11th month by gathering together, showing unity and respect for the fallen. 1600 pupils and students along with 200 staff made for quite unifying and thought provoking commemoration in the Courtyard […]
PLANNING for a new 6-form secondary school has been agreed at Planning Committee last week (Thursday 2 November) making 1,150 new school places available in the Purfleet area.
THE Gateway Academy have a brand-new Student Leadership Team, recently chosen after a rigorous interview process.
THE Gateway Academy were recently treated to a free visit from the wonderful Self Esteem Team to work with some of its female students. Teaming up with Bodyform, The Self Esteem Team
A Year 8 student from the Gateway Academy, Tommy, has recently made it through to the live auditions for The Voice Kids UK.
THE LATEST set of exam results published by the government appear to make grim reading for Gable Hall School in Corringham. Since 2016, schools have been judged on what is called Progress 8, which marks a pupil’s progress from the end of Key Stage 2 (Year 6) to the end of Key Stage 4 (Year […]
STAFF, parents, pupils and students in the GLC joined together to raise in excess of £870 for Macmillan Cancer Care, as part of a trust-wide support for a worthwhile charity. Each GLC Academy held coffee sessions and sold homemade cakes, all accompanied by a nice cuppa! The Gateway Academy even welcomed visitors into their coffee […]
YEAR 11 students at the Gateway Academy recently took part in two weeks’ work experience during the last few weeks of their Year 10 term. Over 200 students completed a work placement, with some even travelling to London for placements in banks, solicitors and estate agents. Probably the most exciting placement this year was on […]