Thousands of young people in Thurrock have gained a prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award since the Jack Petchey Foundation began

Thousands of young people in Thurrock  have gained a prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award since the Jack Petchey Foundation began

A NEW independent study into the difference the Jack Petchey Foundation has made since it first started in 1999 reveals that over 200,000 iconic Achievement Awards have been awarded to young people in London and Essex and over 2.5m people have attended a Jack Petchey Foundation event to celebrate young people. The study was conducted […]

Hackers hit Harris Federation in latest ‘highly sophisticated’ cyber attack

Hackers hit Harris Federation in latest ‘highly sophisticated’ cyber attack

ONE of the country’s largest academy trusts has become the latest victim of a targeted ransomware cyber attack – with laptops used by pupils and email systems disabled reports Schools Week. Harris Federation, which runs 49 schools, detected the attack on Saturday, and has been working through the weekend to resolve the issues. A Schools Week investigation last […]

South Essex College launch sharp partnership

South Essex College launch sharp partnership

SHARP UK today announced the new ‘Centre for Digital Technologies’ in partnership with South Essex College, Basildon. This significant design and install project is a ‘one-of-a-kind’ facility for the UK, providing students and staff with access to a highly integrated suite of the latest digital printing and audio visual presentation learning technologies.

South Essex College student tackles 11 hour walk for British Heart Foundation

South Essex College student tackles 11 hour walk for British Heart Foundation

A Level 3 Health and Social Care student at South Essex College has completed a difficult 11-hour charity walk for the British Heart Foundation.Last week, Katie Fuller-Sherman and her boyfriend Liam, tracked their journey from their hometown of Tilbury to Westminster Bridge. They tackled poor weather conditions and hill climbs to complete the 48.3km route to raise funds for the charity.

New technical university will benefit Thurrock

New technical university will benefit Thurrock

AN innovative new technical university in south Essex will help residents access highly skilled jobs and provide businesses with the workforce they need to help drive economic growth in the region, that is the finding of a new Association of South Essex Local Authorities’ (ASELA) report.

The Gateway Learning Community rolls out a laptop computer for every student.

The Gateway Learning Community rolls out a laptop computer for every student.

AMONGST the gloom and despair of the last 12 months, there has been an emerging light that has transformed schools and ways of learning forever. It has got schools through the multiple lockdowns and ‘bubble’ closures during the pandemic and has enabled young people to continue to progress and keep in touch with their teachers and classmates.

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