LEIA Edwards, 15, from Grays, is the first person in the UK to be accepted into Sierra Canyon High School in Los Angeles, California, while still at school due to her talents in basketball and her academic ability.
SOUTH Essex College main enrolment for new students starts soon on Thursday 12 August 2021.
MORRISONS is giving customers the opportunity to support children and their families who may struggle with the cost of going back to school by creating stationery Pick Up Packs in store which can be bought and donated in time for the new school year.
THURROCK Adult Community College is delighted to report that eight adults from Thurrock Adult Community College’s part-time Counselling Level 3 Diploma course have now accepted places to continue their studies at University in September.
SCHOOLS as large as Gable Hall – which is the largest in Thurrock by the way, casually boasting an impressive student population of around 1,600 students – aren’t just run and managed by great teachers, headteachers and Ofsted reports…
RESULTS from the recently released National Student Survey (NSS) reveal that USP College ranked the No.1 face-to-face provider in Essex for student satisfaction.
STANFORD and Corringham secondary schools, Gable Hall School and Hassenbrook Academy, are offering a huge range of exciting activities throughout the summer with Essex ActivAte.
SIR Jack Petchey, founder of one of the UKs most successful business empires and of youth charity the Jack Petchey Foundation, turns 96 years on 19th July 2021.
Six talented young artists have been announced as winners of the Thurrock SACRE Spirited Arts Competition which asked primary school pupils in years one to six to create art around themes inspired by their learning in Religious Education which illustrate the relationship between God, Earth and all the people that live on it. The six […]
STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), had an exciting visit this week from some experts at the BBC, who taught them about storytelling.
PUPILS at Purfleet Primary Academy have been recognised for showing their exceptional behaviour and attitude to learning by attending a Golden Tea Party.
THURROCK Adult Community College (TACC) has begun its relocation from Richmond Road in Grays to a number of venues and community hubs across Thurrock as it offers new education opportunities for residents. TACC will move its main premises to a dedicated adult learning area within South Essex College, Grays from July with lessons moving to […]
University Centre South Essex students have created a virtual exhibition to showcase their degree work.
UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex students have created a virtual exhibition to showcase their degree work.
MORE than 200 children with special educational needs are sent outside Thurrock if they need residential accommodation, a report has revealed.
USP College is set to open its new, state-of-the-art XTEND Digital campus in Canvey and become the first academic institution in the UK with an on-campus volumetric capture studio and Teslasuits for creating and experiencing content in virtual and augmented reality.
TALENTED Michael Onilogbo, 16 from Stanford-le-Hope, made his exciting Team GB debut in the 100m guest race and 4×100 relay team in the Under-20 Loughborough International competition…coming third and second respectively.
THE Foundation Learning Department at USP College recently welcomed potential new students to the College during a fantastic onsite transition week.
SOUTH Essex College have been working in partnership with FITKRU to deliver work experience for fitness and sport students’ at South Essex College, with a competition to feature the best workouts on their YouTube channel.
THURROCK’S recently-elected mayor has paid a visit to two schools in Stanford-le-Hope and Corringham to see how the students are settling in after half-term.
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port welcomed hundreds of people from the local area to their recruitment day on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at the London Cruise Terminal.
HUNDREDS of thousands of pupils will no longer have to automatically isolate after contact with a positive Covid case when schools return in September in England, ministers are expected to announce.
MOBILE phone bans and other ways to create “calm classrooms” are to be considered to help improve discipline in England’s schools reports the BBC.
SELECTED from thousands of nominations, Lisa Kelly and Ute Steenkamp, teachers at The Gateway Academy have been honoured as two of 102 Pearson National Teaching Silver Award winners across the country.
HEARTFELT tributes have been paid to a “legendary” staff member at Ortu Gable Hall, Corringham, who has sadly died aged 65. Staff and colleagues have been fondly remembering Angela Allix, support assistant at the school, who passed away from a heart attack. School bosses said their deepest sympathies were with her son, Matthew, 38, his […]