RECENTLY, Year 5 from Arthur Bugler Primary (ABP) took part in a fascinating Ancient Egyptian workshop because it was their topic for the term and they had an extraordinary day.
HERRINGHAM Primary Academy has been told that it “requires improvement” by government watchdog Ofsted. The inspectors came to the school in July. Although the report is seen as fair, there are many others who feel that the reduction in staff and struggles to attract teachers is impacting on not only schools such as Herringham but […]
ST.Joseph’s RC Primary School, Stanford Le Hope kicked off the PTA’s fundraising year with their ‘Funky Sock’ day challenge…
IN the very last week of the summer term busy staff at Woodside Academy, were just preparing for the afternoon and evening performances of the year 6 leavers’ concert when Ofsted rang to say they would be coming the next day, even though this was sports day, and both events had been advertised on the […]
ORTU Corringham Primary School on Herd lane in Old Corringham has been recognised nationally as a school which is “transforming educational practice”.
THAMESIDE Primary School, in Manor Road, Grays, demonstrated sporting excellence and their commitment to inclusive competitive sport by finishing top of the medal table in the Thurrock School Games by more than 500 points.
A VIDEO showcasing the success of the Thurrock Schools Sports Partnership has been published.
THANKS to all the people in the UK who play the National Lottery, Stanford le Hope Primary now has an amazing sensory room!
OFSTED has conducted an inspection of Kenningtons Primary in Aveley after they had received complaints regarding “behaviour and standards in the provision of social needs”. The government education watchdog came to the school based in Tamar Drove, Aveley in June 2018 and have reported their findings to headteacher, Jo Sawtell-Haynes. The report states: “My first […]
Gateway Learning Community host Teacher Training Recruitment Event. Full details on poster.
CHILDREN, staff and parents at Stanford Le Hope Primary all enjoyed celebrating the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the sunshine on Friday. Throughout the day the children completed Royal wedding related activities and then in the afternoon the parents joined the children and staff on the school field for a picnic. The […]
BUDDING designer Oliver Kempster from Little Thurrock Primary School is the primary school winner of the Royal Opera House Design Challenge which has this year been opened up to primary schools.
FOURTEEN students from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school Chadwell St Mary Primary visited the Kinetika studios at the High House Production Park in Purfleet on Wednesday 9 May to take part in a print workshop.
PUPILS at Herringham Primary Academy recently enjoyed a special craft day with the Essex Wildlife Trust, learning how to create bird sculptures which will be displayed at the Thurrock Thameside Nature Park in Stanford le Hope. The project was designed especially for gifted and talented art students across the school and was linked to our […]
YEAR 4 pupils from the Gateway Primary Free School were celebrating recently after winning the Spring Term attendance challenge across all four GLC primary schools, with an attendance of 97.2%, gaining themselves five brand new iPads to use in class.
AVELEY Primary School has been downgraded from a “Good” to a “Requires Improvement” by government watchdog Ofsted.
CHILDREN and staff at Stanford-le-Hope Primary School have been busy raising a massive £1340 for Allergy Awareness UK.
DENEHOLM Primary was described as “Outstanding” for the school’s approach to “personal development, behaviour and welfare” by government inspector’s Ofsted. The high praise was part of a report that graded the Blackshots school, “Good”. The school has been transformed under the management of headteacher, Cristina Pumphrey. Ofsted said: 1. Leaders, including governors, have high expectations […]
Year 5 children from both Tilbury Pioneer Academy and the Gateway Free Primary School recently visited SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) for the launch trip of The Scholars Programme, organised by The Brilliant Club. The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from […]
FOR the second year in a row 94% of children in Thurrock have been offered a place at their preferred primary school. 99% of parents in the borough have been given one of their top three choices, with 4.3% of pupils securing their second preference and 0.52% their third preference. A spokesperson for Thurrock Council […]
STANFORD-le-Hope Primary School Nursery are celebrating being awarded the nationally recognised Portage Stamp of Approval.
TWENTY primary schools from across Thurrock recently participated in the fifth annual Mathletics competition, hosted by the Gateway Academy and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock.
HARRIS Primary Academy Chafford Hundred in Mayflower Road has been recognised nationally for its excellent results in 2017 based on data from the Department of Education and Ofsted, analysed by SSAT (the Schools, Students and Teachers network).
IN spite of the snow, Woodside Academy had an amazing World Book Day on 1st March, with a David Walliams theme ensuring plenty of “Gangster Grannies” and “Demon Dentists” from staff and children.