Education collaboration reaches new heights as Gateway Academy students lead teaching programme

Education collaboration reaches new heights as Gateway Academy students lead  teaching programme

TWENTY-three Year 10 students from the Gateway Academy are mentoring some of the Gateway Learning Community’s Year 6 students in mathematics. The Year 10 students, many of whom are re-visiting the primary schools they previously attended, are showing great professionalism and commitment in supporting the younger students with their learning.

University Centre South Essex announces winners of 2021 Rubbish Costume Competition

University Centre South Essex announces winners of 2021 Rubbish Costume Competition

UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex has announced the winners of its 2021 Rubbish Costume Competition. The challenge, set by the BA (Hons) Costume Construction team based at the Thurrock and Purfleet campuses, gave entrants a chance to show off their innovation skills by creating a garment out of everyday household objects or rubbish. The winner of […]

Ortu Gable Hall teacher suspended and investigation launched following alleged abusive comments to pupils in assembly

Ortu Gable Hall teacher suspended and investigation launched following alleged abusive comments to pupils in assembly

A SECONDARY school teacher has been suspended after allegedly making “derogatory” comments in the middle of a school assembly. Senior management at Ortu Gable Hall in Corringham will carry out a formal investigation into the comments made, which are alleged to have called students “retards” and “cowards”, according to a social media post. Headteacher Ceri […]

Ormiston Park Academy recruits professional basketball player coach

Ormiston Park Academy recruits professional basketball player coach

ORMISTON Park Academy, which is part of Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), has hired professional basketball player and European Championship finalist Diana Naydenova as the new basketball coach.   Ms Naydenova brings with her a wealth of experience, including over 25 years playing for professional teams in Italy and Croatia, as well as for the Bulgarian National […]

Grays Athletic forge partnership with Hathaway Academy

Grays Athletic forge partnership with Hathaway Academy

GRAYS Athletic Community Football Club and the Hathaway Academy have announced a partnership that will help to improve sports provision across the Academy and local community.  The partnership will give students the opportunity to participate in club events such as mascot and match reporter days. They will also have the opportunity to represent the club […]

Letter to Editor: Nacro reflect on exam results

Letter to Editor: Nacro reflect on exam results

Dear Editor, Yesterday’s GCSE results highlight the resilience and determination of our country’s young people, who on average have missed 14 weeks of learning. At Nacro, our Further Education and Skills Centres teach some of the most disadvantaged 16–19-year-olds. Around 50% of our students started the pandemic without a digital device or Wi-Fi to study […]

Ortu Gable Hall students celebrate incredible GCSE results

Ortu Gable Hall students celebrate incredible GCSE results

YEAR 11 students at Ortu Gable Hall School have been celebrating some incredible GCSE results today. Despite the extraordinary circumstances disrupting studies, the staff at Ortu Gable Hall are incredibly proud of their pupils’ efforts. The school said the results have opened up a range of pathways for the pupils, with more than 50% heading to Ortu Sixth Form Centre in September looking for further success. 

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