A student from Ormiston Park Academy has successfully qualified for the UK Championships for Microsoft Office Specialist and will now compete for a chance to represent the UK at the Microsoft Office World Championships in California.
AVID ‘Masterchefs in the making’, Year 9 students from Curriculum Plus, recently cooked up some tasty treats as part of their Btec home skills cooking assessment.
STUDENTS in Curriculum Plus 9 & 10 at Gateway Academy recently visited the Imperial War Museum at Duxford. The students visited the museum as part of our CoPE qualification, an ASDAN award.
STUDENTS and staff at Ormiston Park Academy in Thurrock are celebrating their success after it was today rated ‘Good’ across all categories by Ofsted.
STUDENTS in Year 9 & 10 from the Gateway Academy were recently treated to a day out in London, visiting Westminster Abbey, known as the ‘parish church of the world’.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy were recently entered into Thurrock’s Next Top Boss competition once again, with amazing results!
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 […]
IN a recent Ofsted inspection of the Gateway Academy, Tilbury, inspectors praised the leaders for having ‘a palpable desire to improve the school and judged that the Academy’s leadership as ‘good’. They said that, as a result of this, pupils’ progress is accelerating,
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).