YEAR 10 students at the Gateway Academy recently completed a day of mock interviews, delivered by industry professionals from across the borough.
PARENTS in Thurrock continue to be reluctant to put Hassenbrook Academy down as the first choice for their children.
STUDENTS and staff from the Food Technology department recently paid a visit to the renowned restaurant in London that serves all food in the dark – Dans Le Noir.
STUDENTS at the Gateway Academy recently put their Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) knowledge to the test by completing STEAM projects as part of their Deep Learning Day (DLD).
FIGURES released show that Harris Academy continues to be a school that is massively oversubscribed. Perhaps sit is no wonder that the Harris sFederation have been successful in opening a second school (Harris Riverside).
SCHOOLS within the Gateway Learning Community recently held a specialist Number Day, to raise funds for the NSPCC.
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 […]
Paul Griffiths, CEO of St Clere’s Co-operative Academy Trust – is thrilled to hear today’s announcement that its bid to build a new secondary school, Thameside Secondary School, has been successful.
THE GATEWAY Learning Community (GLC) has failed in its bid to build a second senior school in Tilbury.
ON Wednesday March 8th, women from all around England gathered at Southbank Centre in London for the Women of the World festival to mark International Women’s Day. This global event shows how women and girls
Women of the World Report Harris Academy Chafford Hundred. Report by Radost Milkova WOW: Inspiring Women Everywhere! The Women of the World (WOW) Festival at the Southbank Centre is a chance for women and girls to come together and share their thoughts on women in society. Girls from Harris Academy Chafford Hundred participated in a […]
CELEBRATING International Women’s Day with a trip to the Women of The World festival was an insightful and inspiring experience. We took part in two workshops: Life in 3D and Fat Girls Don’t Dance.
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 […]
THE PORTFOLIO holder for education in Thurrock, Cllr James Halden, has made it his personal mission to get a grammar school in the borough. That “dream” may now be a step closer with the news that the prime minister…
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 […]
STUDENTS within the Gateway Learning Community were recently in receipt of family edition Trivial Pursuit games, kindly donated by local supplier Proctor & Gamble (P & G).
PLANS for a new grammar school in Thurrock are well underway says the portfolio holder for education.
FRIENDS of Gateway Primary Free School (GPFS PTA) recently purchased a defibrillator which will be placed in the Lower Heart Space, adjacent to the main reception.
Year 11 students at the Gateway Academy have recently been working on their GCSE task two coursework which focusses on International cooking.
THE English Baccalaureate (EBacc) is a performance measure for schools, awarded when students secure a grade C or above at GCSE level across a core of five academic subjects
GOOD news as eight out of nine Thurrock schools pass new government standard but bottom of the table Hassenbrook Academy are marked as having failed.
YEAR 11 girls at Grays Convent High School have raised over £2800 for charity by fasting for 24 hours. From 8.30am on Friday 9th December to 8.30am on Saturday morning, pupils only drank tap water and abstained from food.
ORMISTON Park Academy is joining forces with the West Ham United Foundation and West Ham United Ladies to provide students who aspire to reach the top levels of football with a unique opportunity. Together, the Aveley school and West Ham are launching a programme that will allow students to combine exceptional academy style football coaching […]
THE Friends of the Gateway Primary Free School PTA (GPFS PTA) have recently purchased another £1500 of school books suitable for all ages to help create a Library in the Upper Heart Space.