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.
A THURROCK parent was presented with an “Outstanding Achievement” award by the ADHD Foundation at the National Parents & Carers Conference held in Liverpool this month.
Orsett Heath Academy confirmed to open in September 2020 following ‘approval to open’ from Department for Education
ORSETT Heath Academy has received formal approval from the Department for Education (DfE) to open for year 7 students in September 2020.
GET a little help preparing for the festive season and enjoy learning something new on adult community learning courses running this Autumn.
THE LATEST set of exam results and performance data published by the Department for Education make more grim reading for Ortu Gable Hall school.
EMILY, 16, from Basildon, who is currently studying Sports & Exercise Science at the Palmer’s Campus of USP College, is flying up the ranks on the racing circuit.
THURROCK Adult Community College, in partnership with Thurrock Library Services, are giving FREE Community ESOL conversation and reading classes at Grays Library in the Thameside Complex, Orsett Road, RM17 5DX.
THURROCK could soon get a new school for children with special educational needs after planning officers recommended that a new school in Grays is granted planning permission.
MR Ceri Evans has been appointed Principal of Ortu Gable Hall School. The selection process involved students, staff at several levels, the Ortu Gable Hall Local Governing Body and the Ortu Federation Board.