GATEWAY Academy students were recently given the fantastic opportunity be part of a project to design and build their very own large-scale carnival style puppets. The long-term plan of the project is to re-start the Tilbury Carnival, with the help of Kinetica and the Tilbury on Thames Trust (TTT).
AS part of the Thurrock Art Trail 2018, the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Ojetola, invited local artists to have their work displayed in the council parlour, and to have a change-over of artwork for each council meeting.
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC) recently hosted a special dinner for Senior Citizens living within the local community.
STAFF and students found time to talk recently, as part of a Nationwide mental health initiative named Time to Talk Day.
THE Student Leadership Team recently made an extra special visit to a residential care home, Centenary Place in Southend-on-Sea, all in aid of a nationwide charity event called ’Donate 1 Million Minutes’ on Age UK day.
STAFF and students from the Gateway Academy have donned their aprons again for the yearly Staff Bake Off competition. This year for the first time, students also have their own competition too!
THE Art department at the Gateway Academy have been searching for a special designer as part of the Royal Opera House Design Challenge 2017-18. Since September, and after a visit to the Victoria & Albert Opera Exhibition in November, the students have had several visits from Royal Opera House staff and designers to help and […]
PUPILS at Tilbury Pioneer Academy have been treated to more play equipment, donated once again by the school’s PTA, Friends of Pioneer (FOP).
STAFF and pupils from Lansdowne Primary Academy have been working closely with the Premier League Stars Programme over the past year. The programme provides free lesson plans, activities and video content for boys and girls aged 5-11, and is designed to inspire learning in Maths, English, PE and PSHE. They have taken part in various […]
YEAR 4 Sycamore class recently read ‘Mr Stink’ during the first half-term. They loved the book so much that they decided to each write a letter to the author, David Walliams, telling him what they had been learning in class. They told him how inspired they were by his book and how funny they thought it was.
TILBURY Pioneer Academy hosted their annual Christmas Market recently, complete with Santa, his reindeers and helper, a Disney Princess and Spiderman no less!
THE staff at Herringham Primary Academy recently got into the Christmas spirit and put on a comical performance of Snow White and the seven Gnomes, in true panto style!
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy recently hosted their Rocksteady Music Concert. The concert saw performances from pupils who had been given the opportunity to learn
STUDENTS at the Gateway Academy recently had a full day of ‘Deep Learning’, involving outside agencies who visited to share their knowledge of careers, health, wealth and fitness.
PUPILS at Gateway Primary Free School in Tilbury can now enjoy their favourite books on brand new Kindle devices after the team from Amazon in Tilbury
YEAR 3 pupils from Herringham Primary Academy recently had a fun interactive day, dressing and acting as Romans.
TILBURY Pioneer Academy’s choir were delighted to accept a repeat invitation for them to perform their Christmas songs to the residents and staff at Willows Lodge Care Home, for the third year running.
PUPILS and staff across the GLC Primaries joined in the ‘Children in Need’ spirit for a ‘Spotacular’ day of fundraising. They dressed in their Onesies and PJs to celebrate and raise funds for the yearly event.
PUPILS from Tilbury Pioneer Academy’s choir recently joined 2,000 children and young people from schools across the country, to sing their favourite songs and raise money at Barnardo’s Young Supporters’ Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
PUPILS and students from across the Gateway Academy and the Gateway Primary Free School, marked the 11th day of the 11th hour of the 11th month by gathering together, showing unity and respect for the fallen. 1600 pupils and students along with 200 staff made for quite unifying and thought provoking commemoration in the Courtyard […]
THE Gateway Academy have a brand-new Student Leadership Team, recently chosen after a rigorous interview process.
THE Gateway Academy were recently treated to a free visit from the wonderful Self Esteem Team to work with some of its female students. Teaming up with Bodyform, The Self Esteem Team
LANSDOWNE Academy pupils enjoyed a real treat recently, as they welcomed Mr Ken Dunn from Africa’s Gift, a charity recognizing and promoting its ability to transform lives in rural sub-Saharan Africa.
A Year 8 student from the Gateway Academy, Tommy, has recently made it through to the live auditions for The Voice Kids UK.