William Edwards students work with Royal Opera House artists

William Edwards students work with Royal Opera House artists

ROYAL Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school William Edwards in Stifford Clays is beginning to make its mark as a dance hub for the area with students studying Resident Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, Wayne McGregor’s, work for GCSE and taking part in the Royal Opera House’s Chance to Dance programme. Thurrock schools working on the […]

East Thurrock United cash helps fund Treetops PE teacher

East Thurrock United cash helps fund Treetops PE teacher

CASH from the Premier League, National League Trust and the professional Footballers Association is helping make a big difference to the lives of disadvantaged youngsters at a Thurrock special school. Following their promotion to the Vanarama National Football League South last season, East Thurrock United FC became eligible to apply for a grant from the […]

Ormiston Park Academy wins top prize for robotics design

Ormiston Park Academy wins top prize for robotics design

Ormiston Park Academy wins top prize for robotics design ON Thursday 23 February, Ormiston Park Academy’s Robotics Challenge Team competed in the London regional heat of the Tomorrow’s Engineers Robotics Challenge, which took place at Queen Mary, University of London. Ormiston Park’s amazing team was awarded the prize for the best robot design, and came […]

Ockendon Academy Head goes part-time

THE HEADTEACHER at Ockendon Academy has gone part time. Mrs Barbara King has been working on a temporary basis at the Eriff Drive school since September. The school has two Heads of School: Lee Aitken and Christian Berry as well as Deputy Head Teacher, an acting Deputy Head Teacher and three assistant headteachers. A spokesperson […]