Chafford nursery offers year’s worth of free childcare

Chafford nursery offers year’s worth of free childcare

A THURROCK nursery provider is surprising parents by offering a year’s worth of free childcare to one lucky family. Busy Bees Nurseries, which has a centre in Chafford Hundred, on Howard Road, has launched ‘Buzz’s Bonus’ to thank parents for their support, offering a variety of exciting bonuses for new enrolments, from annual National Trust […]

Colleges Week: South Essex College supporting people and communities

Colleges Week: South Essex College supporting people and communities

SOUTH Essex College is supporting Colleges Week this week. Today’s theme is supporting people and communities. The college has created a 2020 mental health strategy to support students and staff mental health by ensuring there is advice and guidance available to all who need it. The impact of Covid-19 has had a profound effect on […]

Treetops School closed due to Covid-19

Treetops School closed due to Covid-19

TREETOPS School is Grays has been closed down because of coronavirus issues. A number of staff members are believed to have tested positive and others are being forced into self-isolation, meaning that the school cannot be staffed properly and has to close. Parents of children at the highly-rated special school on Buxton Road, Grays, were […]

Hassenbrook Academy slams media over Covid-19 coverage

Hassenbrook Academy slams media over Covid-19 coverage

JOANNE Williams, head teacher at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy, has called for more positive press on schools re-opening this month after lockdown. She has spoken out after Ortu Hassenbrook Academy re-opened at the beginning of September, after being closed since March 21st. The school has introduced a number of new COVID regulations to keep staff and students safe. These include three different student bubbles, an emphasis […]

Five more libraries to reopen in Thurrock

Five more libraries to reopen in Thurrock

A further five libraries will open in Thurrock over the next two weeks, following the successful reopening of Grays, Belhus and Corringham in July. From the week commencing Monday 21 September, libraries in Tilbury, East Tilbury and Chadwell will open, with Aveley and Blackshots due to reopen from the week beginning Monday 28 September. All […]

Find out how to be a childminder in Thurrock

Find out how to be a childminder in Thurrock

RESIDENTS interested in starting a career as a childminder can access a free information session this October. Cllr Andrew Jefferies, Cabinet Member for Education, said: “Childminding is a career that provides rewarding opportunities to work with children and their families. As a childminder you will be supporting children in their important early years development and […]

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