WE all know how unique Treetops school is but is is only right and fitting that the nation acknowledges that fact as well.
So, it was good to receive the news that Treetops made the final of the Times Education Supplement (TES) alternative-provision school of the year.
The winners were the Boxing Academy in Brixton (but only a narrow split decision we hear)
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Adelaide School, Crewe
Clare Mount Specialist Sports College, Wirral
Hospital and Outreach Education PRU, Northamptonshire
The Boxing Academy, London
The Limes College, Sutton
Treetops School, Grays
Victoria Education Centre, Poole
West Kirby Residential School, Wirral
Whether, they won or lost, the whole of Thurrock is still very proud of Paul Smith and his team.