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.

Finally! A New Building For Tilbury Pioneer Academy

Finally! A New Building For Tilbury Pioneer Academy

AFTER years of funding setbacks and disappointments, the community of Tilbury finally welcomed the opening of Tilbury Pioneer Academy’s new building.  Amidst the continuing gloom of the Covid pandemic, the excitement generated by the opening gave staff and pupils alike a moment to think positively about the future as they entered the gleaming corridors and […]

Tilbury woman qualifies as social mobility charity’s first female chartered accountant

Tilbury woman qualifies as social mobility charity’s first female chartered accountant

A TILBURY apprentice has become the first woman from social mobility charity, Leadership Through Sport and Business (LTSB), to qualify as a fully-fledged accountant. Bola Lawal, who studied at The Gateway Academy in Grays, joined LTSB’s apprenticeship programme in September 2015 and trained with Berg Kaprow Lewis LLP (BKL) before securing a role with Santander. […]

Herringham Primary Academy told to improve by Ofsted

Herringham Primary Academy told to improve by Ofsted

HERRINGHAM Primary Academy has been told that it “requires improvement” by government watchdog Ofsted. The inspectors came to the school in July. Although the report is seen as fair, there are many others who feel that the reduction in staff and struggles to attract teachers is impacting on not only schools such as Herringham but […]

Exam success cap fantastic year for Gateway academy

Exam success cap fantastic year for Gateway academy

THE Gateway Academy has announced a significant rise in the number of Year 11 students achieving GCSE passes as the GCSE results were released today. Despite the government imposing more challenging exams, students at Gateway smashed their previous record with a 17% increase in those achieving grade 4 or better in English with similar gains […]

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