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.
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.
CONSULTATION on the expansion of the Gateway Primary Free School to include nursery provision.
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 […]
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC): a partnership of local primary and secondary schools committed to working together to achieve the highest educational standards
AFTER an extra-ordinary final term and a long anxious wait during the summer, the moment finally came today when Year 11 students at the Gateway Academy finally received their GCSE grades. There were shrieks of joy and relief as student after student opened their envelopes to see how well they have achieved. Senior leaders […]
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC) is no stranger to innovation and development. When it became apparent that PPE was in short supply at the start of the lockdown, they set about making their own. Not in a small way but on a production line that is making up to 300 protective visors a day. To […]
THE Gateway Academy is part of the Gateway Learning Community in Thurrock. It is a Secondary School with over 1,000 students and plays a fundamental role within the community it serves.
Home-schooling in the shutdown Advice from Jeff Pedley, Head of Year 7 at the Gateway Academy. I first started working in schools in 2003 and it’s fair to say in the last couple of decades I have seen some big challenges within education. Nothing compares to the past seven days. And it hasn’t even started […]
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. […]
AT The Gateway Academy we are passionate about learning. Our highest priority is to provide an environment to our students that excites, motivates and challenges them and encourages lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them.
Gateway Academy Recruitment Fair. Full details on poster. Click to enlarge.
BOYS and girls from Tilbury and across Essex had a special Christmas surprise this week when they made a visit to Amazon in Tilbury to take part in a Christmas-themed day of STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) fun with Barnardo’s.
PUPILS from Lansdowne Primary Academy were among the first in the UK to receive a free robotics workshop at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Tilbury, seeing how computer science works in the real world.
OFSTED inspectors have heaped praise on the Head of School, Dan George and his team for the transformation that has taken place at the Gateway Primary Free School [Tilbury]. In an overwhelmingly positive report.
ON the 11th and 12th of June 2019 The Gateway Academy invited Matt Johnson from the charity organisation “Hope not Hate Charitable Trust”.
STAFF and pupils at the Tilbury Pioneer Academy were stunned to return from the bank holiday to find that, only two weeks after opening their new building, thieves had broken into it to steal the copper piping from the heating system.
THE Friends of Pioneer, the PTA for Tilbury Pioneer Academy, were unable to hold their Christmas event this year so to raise funds they are holding a Grand Christmas Raffle!
AMAZON in Tilbury welcomed primary school pupils to a day of educational fun at the fulfilment centre’s Camp Amazon.
Christmas market at Gateway Academy. Full details on poster.
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 […]
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 […]
OVER 2000 pupils from the Gateway Learning Community gathered together to attempt breaking the World Record for the number of people dancing to the 90’s ht record Saturday Night by Whigfield.
Gateway Learning Community host Teacher Training Recruitment Event. Full details on poster.