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.
GATEWAY Academy students were recently treated to a new ‘Reflection Room’ to give them the chance in their busy school day to stop, think and reflect. The multi-functional room is available for those with a faith to pray as well as those facing any concerns or worries to take time to think things through. Students […]
GATEWAY Academy students took part in ‘Inter Faith Week’ recently, with a variety of activities held both within and outside of school. Inter Faith Week, established in 2009 has three main aims: • To strengthen good inter faith relations at all levels; • To increase awareness of the different and distinct faith communities in the […]
THE Gateway Academy pride themselves on running inspiring, fun and different events for students, such as WOW Day, DLD and now for the second year running, Year 11 Fright Nights.
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 […]
STUDENTS and staff from the Gateway Academy dug deep into their pockets and donated shoe boxes filled with lots of lovely items for children less fortunate than themselves, just in time for Christmas.
PUPILS and teachers from schools as well as individuals from businesses across Essex had a unique insight into a local children’s hospice at a festive themed open day this week.
THE Gateway Academy were recently awarded the Inclusion Quality Mark after a two-day assessment. The level of inclusion assessed was judged to such a high standard that the Academy gained ‘Centre of Excellence’ status.
THE PE department at the Gateway Academy recently had the pleasure of welcoming Theo McIntosh, former Judo British Champion, to the Academy.
MORE than 200 students, parents, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2016 at the Annual Presentation Evening held at The Hathaway Academy
PUPILS and students from across the Gateway Academy and the Gateway Primary Free School, marked the 11th day of the 11th hour of the 11th month