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.
A great family day out coming soon with a chance to win our £100 cash prize just for coming along! BIGGER and better than ever! Full details on poster above. A spokesperson said: “Thanks to Griffin Estate Agents in Grays once again for supporting our event and their boards advertising our event will be going […]
TWENTY-Three Year 10 students took advantage of the fantastic opportunity to challenge themselves and gain exciting experiences on a specialist Outward Bound trip to Aberdovey in Wales. They were split into groups along with three other schools from Essex where they had to complete team- building activities and share dorm rooms. On the second and […]
A SMALL selection of students from the Gateway Academy recently attended a leading customer relationship management company, Salesforce, in London as part of their Career Ready mentoring programme.
THE fantastic community that supports the Gateway Academy recently visited the Ellis Theatre at the Marshfoot Road site, to see a spectacular performance of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.
ENGLISH students were recently given a fantastic opportunity to meet local author, Sue Wilsher, as part of their World Book Day celebrations.
AS an IQM (Inclusion Quality Mark) awarded school, the Gateway Academy are focussed on promoting well-being amongst its students with a school environment that understands and cares for each individual.
YEAR 4 pupils from the Gateway Primary Free School were celebrating recently after winning the Spring Term attendance challenge across all four GLC primary schools, with an attendance of 97.2%, gaining themselves five brand new iPads to use in class.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy have been avidly collecting used batteries as part of a college- wide competition to see who can collect and recycle the most. The campaign has been part of The Big Battery Hunt, a national competition open to all schools.
Year 5 children from both Tilbury Pioneer Academy and the Gateway Free Primary School recently visited SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) for the launch trip of The Scholars Programme, organised by The Brilliant Club. The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from […]
AMAZON’S drive to encourage Tilbury pupils to embrace a future career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) continued last week when the local fulfilment centre made a donation to The Gateway Academy to support British Science Week.
THE GLC are proud to announce that they have sponsored a second drinking well (the first was in 2006), with the help of AquAid Water Coolers and the Africa Trust.
TWENTY-TWO Year 7 and 8 William Edwards and 30 Gateway Academy students attended the Barbican Box event as part of their ROH Thurrock Trailblazer programme. The Barbican Box is a portable box filled with the ingredients for student to create original theatre, visual art or music inspired by the Barbican’s world class arts programme. Leading […]