Hathaway Academy student praised at awards ceremony

Hathaway Academy student praised at awards ceremony

PUPILS from four Essex academies have been recognised for their achievements at Academy Transformation Trust’s Pupil Awards 2016. Pupils from Kingsmoor Academy, Mark Hall Academy, Ravens Academy and The Hathaway Academy, which are part of Academy Transformation Trust (ATT), received their awards at a ceremony on Thursday 8th December 2016. Academy Transformation Trust is a […]

Building futures at Gateway Academy

Building futures at Gateway Academy

STUDENTS from ‘Building Futures’, an alternative education provider based at the Gateway Academy, recently took pride in receiving their end of year examination results with 100% success. Building Futures has seen the students engage in Life Skills and Construction alongside their English (Entry Level 1) and Maths (Entry Level 1 and 2). The programme helps […]

Hundreds raised by Rotary and Gable Hall

THE evening’s formalities were closed by Dr Sophina Asong addressing the gathering and praising the splendid work of this caring group of students who have already raised hundreds of pounds for various charities including St Lukes Hospice, The Karis May Darling foundation and Internationally a WaterAid Project.

St Clere’s student set for court to face “threats to kill and offensive weapon charges

A ST CLERE’S school pupil has been charged with taking a knife into school and threatening to kill two fellow pupils. An Essex police spokesman said: “We were contacted shortly before 9am on Wednesday, July 2nd, and asked to attend St Clere’s School, Butts Lane, Stanford-le-Hope due to reports of a boy threatening two 12-year-old children via BlackBerry Messenger.

Polly goes back to the Convent to encourage girls to chase “hopes and dreams”.

Polly led a whole school assembly encouraging girls to think about the hopes and dreams that they have for their futures and how to plan the steps that will make these hopes and dreams a reality. Pupils listened with interest to Polly’s story of how she made the decision to become a Parliamentary candidate and the route she had taken to get to this point in her career, including working for the BBC as a reporter on Radio 1’s Newsbeat.

Accolades to students at Duke of Edinburgh awards

THE deputy mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Sue Gray, presented gold, silver and gold awards to over 90 young people from seven Duke of Edinburgh groups at the council’s annual awards presentation evening. The groups included Grangewaters, OAKs, Thurrock Duke of Edinburgh Club, Grays Convent, Stanford Open Duke of Edinburgh centre, William Edwards school and a […]

Is it all going wrong for Dr Asong?

TO MANY Gable Hall observers the relationship between the headteacher Dr Sophina Asong and staff, parents, governors and students has never been a totally harmonious one. Then again, following John King MBE has never been an easy act to follow. And it cannot have been easy when it was believed that you were not Mr King’s number one choice to succeed him.

Music with distinction at Palmer’s College

MUSIC students have been busy creating and producing tracks to be launched on the College’s very own record label – Distinction Records. This year’s Level 3 BTEC Music Technology students have had the brilliant opportunity to release their own music across all popular digital download websites, thanks to the College’s Music department setting up the College’s very own record label.