YEAR 3 pupils from Herringham Primary Academy, as well as the other primary schools within the GLC, recently took part in specialist dance classes as part of the Royal Opera House’s ‘Chance to Dance’ programme. Chance to Dance works with 24 primary schools in Thurrock and the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark to provide […]
PUPILS and staff from Herringham Primary Academy in Chadwell St Mary are celebrating after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars kit and equipment pack.
STAFF, parents, pupils and students in the GLC joined together to raise in excess of £870 for Macmillan Cancer Care, as part of a trust-wide support for a worthwhile charity. Each GLC Academy held coffee sessions and sold homemade cakes, all accompanied by a nice cuppa! The Gateway Academy even welcomed visitors into their coffee […]
PUPILS at Tilbury Pioneer Academy were recently treated to a very generous donation of £500 from Griffin Estate Agents once again, to enable the Friends of Pioneer to take delivery of custom made tracksuits, this time for Year 4 & 5. The local business very kindly gave the same generous donation to the younger pupils […]
YEAR 11 students at the Gateway Academy recently took part in two weeks’ work experience during the last few weeks of their Year 10 term. Over 200 students completed a work placement, with some even travelling to London for placements in banks, solicitors and estate agents. Probably the most exciting placement this year was on […]
THE Gateway Academy played host to a glittering awards ceremony recently; rewarding pupils and staff within the GLC for their efforts and achievements. The event saw personal video nominations not only from staff to pupils, but from pupils to their favourite member of staff, along with the reason why they thought they were so special. […]
HERRINGHAM pupils took part in Water Aid Day recently to raise awareness of the plight of people without access to clean and safe water. They all dressed in blue for water, to celebrate the day.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy recently participated in a ‘Spirited Arts’ National Art competition, organised by NATRE (National Association of RE Teachers).
HERRINGHAM pupils recently took part in the ‘Royal Opera House 10’ event, which celebrated 10 years of the Royal Opera House’s involvement in the Thurrock area since High House was built in Purfleet.
STUDENTS, parents and staff at the Gateway Academy in Tilbury are celebrating a year in which the GCSE results held steady, despite the new style, more challenging, GCSE examinations.
THE Friends of the Gateway Primary Free School PTA (GPFS PTA) have recently purchased another £1700 of school books suitable for all ages, to add to their library in the Upper Heart Space.
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy recently launched a new reading scheme for Year 6 pupils, named My Book Blog. The scheme was introduced initially to this year group only, to gauge and monitor how it could be used effectively in class. The scheme was incredibly successful and was subsequently rolled out across all of the GLC primary […]
OFSTED inspectors visited the Tilbury Pioneer Academy in late April and judged it to be ‘good’ in every category. This is the academy’s first inspection since it became Tilbury Pioneer as part of the Gateway Learning Community Trust. The predecessor school, Tilbury Manor, closed after being heavily criticised by Ofsted which placed it in ‘special […]
PUPILS from all four Gateway Learning Community academies (Herringham, Gateway Primary Free School, Lansdowne and Pioneer), recently took part in a workshop with Kinetika.
TILBURY Pioneer Academy has nursery spaces available.
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy have been working alongside the Royal Opera House to recreate the operatic sounds of Carmen. After weeks of rehearsals, children from Year 4 were ready to perform ‘Toreador’
AVID ‘Masterchefs in the making’, Year 9 students from Curriculum Plus, recently cooked up some tasty treats as part of their Btec home skills cooking assessment.
CHILDREN from Year 4 at Herringham Primary Academy have been working alongside Metro Bank.
STUDENTS in Curriculum Plus 9 & 10 at Gateway Academy recently visited the Imperial War Museum at Duxford. The students visited the museum as part of our CoPE qualification, an ASDAN award.
STUDENTS in Year 9 & 10 from the Gateway Academy were recently treated to a day out in London, visiting Westminster Abbey, known as the ‘parish church of the world’.
PRIMARY pupils across the Gateway Learning Community were taken on a virtual reality expedition, courtesy of ‘Google Expeditions’.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy were recently entered into Thurrock’s Next Top Boss competition once again, with amazing results!
IN a recent Ofsted inspection of the Gateway Academy, Tilbury, inspectors praised the leaders for having ‘a palpable desire to improve the school and judged that the Academy’s leadership as ‘good’. They said that, as a result of this, pupils’ progress is accelerating,
YEAR 10 students at the Gateway Academy recently completed a day of mock interviews, delivered by industry professionals from across the borough.