USP College celebrate student’s A-Level success

USP College celebrate student’s A-Level success

MORE students celebrating higher grades at USP College today despite Covid-19 challenges Students at USP College have plenty of reason to celebrate this morning after the College saw a 7% increase in students receiving higher grades in their A-Levels. Months of worry about how Covid-19 and the cancellation of the 2020 summer exam series would […]

Exam Results: Changes made for those unhappy with results

Exam Results: Changes made for those unhappy with results

THE Government’s exam grading body, Ofqual, has announced changes to the appeals process for pupils dissatisfied with their grades under this year’s exam arrangements, following pressure from the cross-party Education Committee, led by Robert Halfon MP. In their report, “Getting the grades they’ve earned – Covid-19: the cancellation of exams and ‘calculated grades’”, the House […]

Virtual degree showcase for University Centre

Virtual degree showcase for University Centre

Virtual degree showcase for University Centre UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex students have created a virtual exhibition to showcase their degree work. Third year students studying creative degrees would normally host live exhibitions in the summer term for their final major projects but this had to be cancelled this year because of COVID-19 so they came […]

1550 children step their cycling up a gear, Thanks to Bikeability

1550 children step their cycling up a gear, Thanks to Bikeability

NEW figures released by the Bikeability Trust show a positive picture of children being offered cycling training in Thurrock. 1550 children in Thurrock took part in Bikeability cycle training from April 2019 – April 2020. The Department for Transport funded programme has been delivered to over 3.5million children in England since 2007 and proven to […]

Trainee teacher applications surge by 65% in England

Trainee teacher applications surge by 65% in England

FEARS of a faltering jobs market has sparked an unprecedented rush of people signing up to become teachers, which could wipe out England’s deficit in classroom staff for the first time in eight years reports The Guardian. Figures released by Ucas, the university admissions network, showed more than 21,000 graduates had applied to teacher training […]

Tip-Toe Stage School set to return

Tip-Toe Stage School set to return

Tip – Toeing back to normality after lockdown A POPULAR borough theatre school have started to resume classes following the latest government covid-19 guidelines. TipToe Stage School, based in South Ockendon & Romford, have managed to keep classes going during the lockdown with online based learning. And this has been done by delivering classes in […]

Jack Petchey Winners For Hassenbrook

Jack Petchey Winners For Hassenbrook NINE Hassenbrook pupils have sparkled this academic year 6 becoming award winners during lockdown and have each proudly been nominated as Jack Petchey winners. Here’s who they are: Smith Bengo 16 – Y11 – from Dagenham Oliver Ford 12 – Y8 – from Stanford-le-Hope Josh Beckers 14 – Y9 – […]

UK Parliament launches free online workshops for community and youth groups in the East of England

UK Parliament launches free online workshops for community and youth groups in the East of England

UK Parliament’s local outreach officers have today taken their community and youth group workshops online. Their sessions are designed to show groups in the East of England how the House of Commons and House of Lords work, as well as offering first-hand expertise on how to influence decisions made in UK Parliament, get their voices […]

Fashion Promotion degree students working on a professional magazine

Fashion Promotion degree students working on a professional magazine

Fashion experience for students working with magazine FASHION Promotion students from University Centre South Essex have been contributing to professional publication, ASBO magazine. The BA (Hons) Fashion Media & Promotion students, who study at the Centre’s Southend Campus, write, photograph and style features for the magazine including street style pieces and articles about fashion trends. […]

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