THURROCK could soon get a new school for children with special educational needs after planning officers recommended that a new school in Grays is granted planning permission.
MR Ceri Evans has been appointed Principal of Ortu Gable Hall School. The selection process involved students, staff at several levels, the Ortu Gable Hall Local Governing Body and the Ortu Federation Board.
THURROCK Council has launched a new scheme to support all young people with their mental health.
STUDENTS from USP College in Benfleet took a two week trip to South Africa in July this year as part of their Animal Management course at College.
WHEN I was growing up, I always saw Oxford and Cambridge as real-life Hogwarts – exclusive universities that only invited those born into excellence. Some people, I feel, still hold this view in a way; that if you are born into the ‘right’ family then you have an easy road to get in,
USP College, Benfleet, will be hosting their first ever Higher Education (HE) Event at their Seevic Campus on Thursday 17 October 2019, 6-8.30pm.
TWELVE members of staff at South Essex College have qualified as mental health first aiders.
NOMINATIONS for this year’s Thurrock Education Awards will now be accepted until midnight on Sunday 13 October.
GET creative at Thurrock Adult Community College this Autumn with new art masterclasses in Grays now booking, daytime and evening. No experience is required for six separate sessions where you can to learn new techniques in your area of interest or, develop your existing skills, with qualified, specialist tutors.
Adult learners from across Thurrock recognised at Thurrock Adult Community College Education Awards.
TAKING place at the local Thameside Theatre, Grays on Saturday 21 September, the awards ceremony was filled with praise and commendation for adult learners across vocational and community learning courses.
A LAUNCH event held yesterday, Wednesday 2 October, announced the local business and school partnerships for the 2019/20 Thurrock’s Next Top Boss programme.
PUPILS from Lansdowne Primary Academy were among the first in the UK to receive a free robotics workshop at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Tilbury, seeing how computer science works in the real world.
THURROCK Adult Community College has three low-cost beauty masterclasses for adults at the college this Autumn.
WOODSIDE Academy has been working as an “Eco School” for some time and, following assessment this summer, has just been awarded the prestigious Green Flag, the highest Eco School award.
Students unsure about course choice encouraged to swap SOUTH Essex College is holding a series of events to help those who are having second thoughts about what they are studying and where. The Swap Don’t Drop events are open to all and are ideal for those who may have stayed on at sixth form but […]
IT IS not too late to enrol on qualification courses at Thurrock Adult Community College to get qualified and achieve employment in the care industry, making a difference to someone’s life.
NEW students at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy in Stanford Le Hope, got a special welcome to secondary school after Councillor James Halden popped by to say hello and see how they were settling in last week (4 September).
AS schools across the UK go back, it’s time for them to enter Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards. By entering they could be in with a chance of winning £1,000.
WHETHER your goal is to find a job, improve your career or support your children/grandchildren with their school work, improving your English skills can help. Learn at a pace and level that is right for you at Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) in Grays.
THURROCK’S Labour parliamentary candidate John Kent has welcomed news that the borough is finally set to get at least part of one of its planned new secondary schools but has expressed concerns about Thurrock Council’s ‘disjointed and chaotic’ approach to delivering new school places.
SCHOOLS rated outstanding will no longer be exempt from inspections by Ofsted, under new plans announced by the Department for Education (DfE).
OUTSTANDING staff at South Essex College have been recognised at an awards ceremony.
THE next round of applications for secondary school places in Thurrock opens on Monday 2 September 2019.
THURROCK Adult Community College (TACC) reopens its doors to learners in September with three events where you can visit the college and find out about the wide range of adult learning courses on offer and the support you can get (eg. childcare, financial and learning).