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.
THE Friends of Pioneer, the PTA for Tilbury Pioneer Academy, were unable to hold their Christmas event this year so to raise funds they are holding a Grand Christmas Raffle!
IT was a lot of hard work but a joy for all who attended the St Thomas of Canterbury, Grays, Christmas Bazaar on 24 November 2018.
AMAZON in Tilbury welcomed primary school pupils to a day of educational fun at the fulfilment centre’s Camp Amazon.
EARLY Years students at Warren Primary School were transported to the colourful world of Caribbean culture when story teller Olusola Oyeleye, from Kent based Lyrici Arts, visited the school to share traditional tales as part of the school’s Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer programme. Olusola led a work shop for 40 nursery pupils, telling tales […]
THURROCK’S Primary District Football Team were celebrating at the weekend after overcoming five other Essex District Teams to be crowned Essex 7-a-side Champions. The county competition, part of competition sponsored by Danone, was held at Shenfield High School and now means that Thurrock have qualified for the next round of the competition which is the south England finals in March involving qualified district teams from counties across the south of England.
THAMESIDE primary school has been rated as “Good” after a short inspection by government inspectors. Ofsted visited the school on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018. The full report is below. This school continues to be good. The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. The school has […]
Christmas market at Gateway Academy. Full details on poster.