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 […]
THE Gateway Academy played host to a glittering awards ceremony recently; rewarding pupils and staff within the GLC for their efforts and achievements. The event saw personal video nominations not only from staff to pupils, but from pupils to their favourite member of staff, along with the reason why they thought they were so special. […]
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy recently participated in a ‘Spirited Arts’ National Art competition, organised by NATRE (National Association of RE Teachers).
THE Gateway Academy opened its doors to prospective Year 7 students for September 2018, at their most recent open event. Families were treated to an insight into Academy life, with current and former students giving the audience a glimpse into their views on their time at the Academy including former Year 11 students who left […]
GABLE Hall school has announced that it has changed it’s name.
THE wait is finally over for hundreds of students across Thurrock who have been opening their GCSE results this week (Thursday 24 August). Cllr James Halden, Portfolio Holder for Education and health visited four of our schools and joined students in celebrating their many successes. He said: “Early GCSE results* from our schools suggest that […]
STUDENTS, parents and staff at the Gateway Academy in Tilbury are celebrating a year in which the GCSE results held steady, despite the new style, more challenging, GCSE examinations.
OVER 600 Thurrock A-Level students are celebrating after 96.4% pass rate after receiving results yesterday (Thursday 17 August).
More classrooms for Thurrock pupils The £4.5million capital funding has enabled two schools to open new buildings which will increase school places in Thurrock by 420 and improve facilities in schools. An additional form of entry, plus new facilities at Thameside Academy in Grays – part of the St Clere’s Trust – was opened on […]
HASSENBROOK students were delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Stephen Metcalfe MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock and Councillor Sue Little,
AN incredible 81 Girl Guides from across West Essex came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at the Queens Theatre on Friday 30th June.
THE Portfolio holder for education and health, cllr James Halden re-affirmed his commitment to bringing a grammar school in Thurrock.
PUPILS from all four Gateway Learning Community academies (Herringham, Gateway Primary Free School, Lansdowne and Pioneer), recently took part in a workshop with Kinetika.
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.