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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
WOODSIDE Academy has been working as an “Eco School” for some time and, following assessment this summer, has just been awarded the prestigious Green Flag, the highest Eco School award.
CONGRATULATIONS to a group of ground-breaking schoolgirls from Thurrock who are the first in the country to complete a pilot project to boost their confidence.
PRIMARY schools from across the South West Essex Community Education Trust have all achieved SATs results above the national average.
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.
OVER 350 school children across Essex have been visited by intu Lakeside to learn about and experience the exciting 250,000 sq ft development – The Quay, taking shape on their doorsteps.
Chadwell St Mary Primary School receives Good Ofsted rating Staff and pupils at Chadwell St Mary Primary School, part of the South West Essex Community Education Trust (SWECET), are celebrating after receiving a Good Ofsted rating. In its first inspection since joining the multi-academy trust, the school has been rated “Good” in all areas of […]
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.
PURFLEET Primary School and three of its pupils were presented with top prizes yesterday after entering Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited’s art competition drawing what they think the town will look like following the £1billion regeneration called Purfleet on Thames.
SCHOOLS across Thurrock are being praised for their commitment to creating a safe environment for staff and pupils, school support staff union UNISON says today (Tuesday).
WOODSIDE Academy has been fighting its own battle against climate change by competing in the Sustrans Big Pedal competition organized by school Bike It Champion Rick Doye.
FIGURES released this week show that 95% of Thurrock children have been offered their first or second choice of primary school for the new September 2019 academic year.
CHILDREN at Woodside Academy delighted parents with their own versions of three Shakespearean plays: Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet which they performed at the Thameside Theatre this month in the school’s very own Shakespeare Festival.
A CAMPAIGN led by the British Science Association (BSA) to inspire pupils to embrace STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects in the classroom was given a major boost by Amazon during British Science Week when 180 school children took part in the latest Camp Amazon STEM workshops at Amazon in Tilbury.
ROYAL Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools have welcomed a variety of artists from Colchester’s Firstsite gallery over the past months to teach students about different art forms and techniques.
THE ADHD foundation travelled from Liverpool to deliver the full day intensive training course to Thameside teachers, which covered:
TWELVE lucky pupils from Corringham Primary School have taken part in the popular annual ‘Sleeps until Santa’ campaign being run by radio Station – Heart Essex.