Thurrock schools set for their own olympic torch relay

ALL the Thurrock schools have got into Olympic spirit as all next week, they will be passing an olympic torch from school to school.

It begins on Monday and finishes at Blackshots on Friday.

Here is Mondays route.

YT will film each day and put the highlights on each evening.

 

Monday’s schedule

START WILLIAM EDWARDS SCHOOL Depart: Monday 9th July 9.15am

FINISH ORSETT PRIMARY SCHOOL Arrive: Monday 9th July 9.35am

RUNNING DISTANCE 0.9 miles

Start at main entrance at William Edwards School, students to be escorted by mini bus to Fen Lane. On left hand side of road on the pavement continue down High Road. Cross before Pound Lane/Rowley Road junction, taking path on the left hand side of the road. Continue down Rowley Road. Cross School Lane. Arrive at Orsett Primary School entrance.

START ORSETT PRIMARY SCHOOL Depart: Monday 9th July 9.40am

FINISH BULPHAN Arrive: Monday 9th July 10.00am

RUNNING DISTANCE 0.5 miles

Pupils will be mini bused to Church Lane where they will then proceed to run down Church Lane on the left hand side of the road on the pavement. At Church Road junction, cross the road when clear and turn left running on the pavement on the right hand side of the road. Follow the road round, arrive at Bulphan Primary School Entrance.

START BULPHAN PRIMARY SCHOOL Depart: Monday 9th July 10.05am

FINISH HORNDON ON THE HILL Arrive: Monday 9th July 10.25am

RUNNING DISTANCE 0.3 MILES

Pupils will be mini bused to Hilcrest Road where they will then proceed to run down Hilcrest Road on the pavement on the left hand side of the road. Pupils will then cross Hilcrest Road, arrive at entrance of Horndon on the Hill Primary School.

START HORNDON ON THE HILL Depart: Monday 9th July 10.30am
FINISH ABBOTTS HALL Arrive: Monday 9th July 10.50am

RUNNING DISTANCE 0.4 MILES

Pupils to be mini bused to Abbots Drive. Proceed to run on the pavement on the left hand side of the road taking part of crossing road at Stratford Gardens, Wills Hill, Nursery Road, Mountfield Close, Cornwell Crescent, arrive at Abbots Hall school entrance.

START ABBOTTS HALL Depart: Monday 9th July 10.55am

FINISH ARTHUR BUGLER INFANTS Arrive: Monday 9th July 11.15am

RUNNING DISTANCE 0.7 MILES

Leave school at main entrance, continue along Abbotts Drive on the pavement on the right hand side of the road. Turn right into Nursery Road, careful of crossing the road at Cornwell Crescent. At the end of the road turn right continue along southend road, careful of crossing the road at Golding Crescent. Turn right onto Balmoral Avenue. Continue straight. Arrive at Arthur Bugler Infants.

START ARTHUR BUGLER JUNIOR Depart: Monday 9th July 11.30am

FINISH GIFFARDS Arrive: Monday 9th July 12.00pm

RUNNING DISTANCE 0.9 MILES

Proceed along the right hand pavement along Balmoral Avenue towards the end of the road. Cross Southend Road and then continue right on the path on the left hand side of the road. Take care crossing Third Avenue and Central Avenue. Cross just after Mackley Drive, continue along Mackley Drive on the pavement on the left hand side of the road. Take care when crossing Gardner Avenue. At Lynshurst Road turn left, keeping to the pavement. Cross the road at Queen Elizabeth Drive, follow the road along on the left hand side. Arrive at Giffards.

START GIFFARDS Depart: Monday 9th July 12.05pm
FINISH GABLE HALL Arrive: Monday 9th July 12.30pm
RUNNING DISTANCE 0.7 MILES

Pupils proceed along Queen Elizabeth Drive on the right hand size, at the end of the road turn right and proceed along Gardner Avenue. Cross Gardner avenue at Buxton Close, continue along Gardner Avenue to Williamsons Way. Turn left down Williamsons way keeping to pavement on the left. Cross Williamsons way at the end of the road, turn right and proceed down Southend Road. Arrive at Gable Hall.

START GABLE HALL Depart: Monday 9th July 12.35pm
FINISH CORRINGHAM Arrive: Monday 9th July 13.05pm
RUNNING DISTANCE 1.5 MILES

At the School entrance turn right and proceed along Southend Road on the pavement on the right hand side of the road. Take care at entrance to the Village. Follow the road round. At the mini roundabout cross at the crossing bollards. Proceed right on the left hand side of the road along Lampits Hill. Water stop at Bus stop. Continue along Lampits Hill. Take care crossing at Woolifers avenue. Turn left into Fobbing Road, keep to pavement on the left and taking care at crossing Larkswood Road, cross the road at Moorbank Financial services and continue right down Herd Lane keeping to the pavement on the left hand side. Arrive at Corringham Primary School.

START CORRINGHAM Depart: Monday 9th July 13.10pm
FINISH GRAHAM JAMES Arrive: Monday 9th July 13.30pm
RUNNING DISTANCE 0.4 MILES

Pupils mini bused to Springhouse road bus stop. From here they will proceed along Springhouse road keeping to the pavement on the lefthand side. Take care crossing Goldsmiths Avenue. At mini roundabout at Gordon Road turn left keeping to the pavement on the left hand side. Proceed along Gordon Road, at mini roundabout turn left into The Sorrells, then carefully cross the road. Proceed along The Sorrells arrive at Graham James.

START GRAHAM JAMES Depart: Monday 9th July 13.35pm
FINISH HASSENBROOK Arrive: Monday 9th July 13.55pm
RUNNING DISTANCE 0.6 MILES

Pupils mini bused to Corringham Road. From here they will proceed along Corringham road on the right hand side keeping to the pavement, taking care of crossing the road at Whitfields and Abbots Hall Chase, Levett Road, at Hassenbrooke Road turn right, proceed to the end and turn right into the school entrance.

START HASSENBROOK Depart: Monday 9th July 14.00pm
FINISH ST JOSEPHS Arrive: Monday 9th July 14.15pm
RUNNING DISTANCE 0.6 MILES

Exit Hassenbrook School entrance, turn left down Hassenbrooke Road keeping to the pavement on the right hand side. Turn right at the end of the road onto Corringham Road. Take care crossing Barstable Road and Manor Road. Turn right down Scratton Road. Keep to the right hand side. Arrive at St Josephs.

START ST JOSEPHS Depart: Monday 9th July 14.20pm
FINISH STANFORD LE HOPE Arrrive: Monday 9th July 14.35pm
RUNNING DISTANCE 0.4 MILES

Cross Scratton road and run on the right hand side of the road on the pavement along Scratton road. At the end of the road turn right onto Corringham Road. At the zebra crossing cross the road. Turn left down Copland Road keeping to the left hand side of the road. Follow the road round to the left. Arrive at Stanford Le Hope.

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