STUDENTS from University Centre South Essex took an interesting trip to the Old Bailey, London’s central criminal court.
THREE Business students from USP College have won the Aspirations in Business challenge organised by the Institute of Directors (IoD). The annual Aspirations in Business event for post-16 students in Essex took place on the 13 November at Felsted School.
A NEW study conducted by Oxford Home Schooling has revealed the best and worst places in England for young families to live in order to secure a good education for their children. New research The study, ranked local authorities on a number of key factors: the percentage of schools that are rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ […]
PARENTS of children at a Thurrock primary school have praised members of staff who looked after their children caught up in the London Bridge terror attack on Friday, 29 November reports the Thurrock Nub News.
PUPILS at Purfleet Primary Academy are collecting food donations to support pupils and families who cannot afford to eat. During the recent Harvest Festival, families at the school raised a huge 143kg of food for local charities but since then, more and more families have been approaching the school requiring help to eat.
TALENTED Costume Construction graduates from University Centre South Essex have been working on the popular Netflix hit show, The Crown.
WOODSIDE Academy in Grays re-accredited with Full International School Award by British Council in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.
STAFF and students from Olive AP Academy – Thurrock are inviting the whole community to join in the festive fun at their first Christmas Bazaar being held in Tilbury.
THURROCK Adult Community College in Essex has had a refresh thanks to a volunteering programme between home improvement retailer, Wickes, and social enterprise, VIY (Volunteer It Yourself). Nineteen young people from The Prince’s Trust worked with VIY and Wickes to help redecorate parts of the college and build a new kitchenette for the students and […]
INSPIRED by BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing? Looking to learn a new skill? An exciting new range of Leisure Learning courses are now available to book at Thurrock Adult Community College including Ballroom, Latin American or Tap Dancing.
THIRD year BSc (Hons) Games Design students at University Centre South Essex spent the day at the organisation’s London offices.
An Orsett Heath nursery, in Essex, has been crowned winner of a national award for its work supporting children with epilepsy. ‘Mini forest school’, Willow Garden Day Nursery (WGDN) was presented with the Epilepsy Action early years education award by Torie Robinson, member of Epilepsy Action’s Council of Management, on Friday 22 November.
LAST Thursday saw the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock Youth Debate competition take place at the Thurrock Council Offices in Grays.
UNIVERSITY Centre South Essex students were given masterclasses in their field from guest speakers and professionals as part of Industry Week.
MUSIC students from South Essex College are set to host a night of live diverse music at The Railway Hotel in Southend.
TWO Thurrock schools have won top honours at a national awards ceremony, thanks to their collaborative work with Thurrock Council to promote sustainable travel.
ARTHUR Bugler Primary School in Stanford-le-Hope is currently celebrating after it was announced they have been shortlisted for the “Happiest School of the Year” Award!
EXPLORE your creativity on a new evening masterclass at Thurrock Adult Community College, learning techniques to write poetry, developing new skills in a fun, explorative and creative way.
ST Thomas of Canterbury Church will this year hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on Sunday 24 November with a lot of family fun and assorted food on offer.
IF you love the songs and hits from the musical film, The Greatest Showman, and you like singing, or want to try singing for the first time then Thurrock Adult Community College has a hugely enjoyable masterclass that is ideal for you!
THURROCK Labour Party’s ethnic minorities office Councillor Qaisar Abbas organised “Interfaith Roundtable Dialogue” session in Grays. The event was attended by British Council’s sponsored scholar Mr Hasan al Banna (Director of Modern Islamic School, General Secretary United Muslims Association and Director of Philosophy and Faiths Board of Central Java, Indonesia),
PRIMARY students at a South Ockendon school have benefited from an assembly dedicated to recycling plastics under Thurrock Council’s initiative to reduce plastic waste in the borough.
ORMISTON Park Academy has this week announced that its Principal, Mr Huw Derrick, is set to retire at the end of the academic year.
THE finalists shortlisted for this year’s Thurrock Education Awards have been announced following an array of nominations from young people, parents and colleagues across the borough.