Celebrations at Bonnygate Primary as they receive high praise from Ofsted

Celebrations at Bonnygate Primary as they receive high praise from Ofsted

BONNYGATE Primary school has been highly praised by government education watchdog Ofsted. The South Ockendon school was inspected on May 17th and 18th with the report published this week. Reacting to the report the headteacher Sarah McHugh and chair of governors, Spencer Carter said: “We are overjoyed to announce that Ofsted agreed with our own […]

Tilbury Pioneer Academy receives high praise from Ofsted

Tilbury Pioneer Academy receives high praise from Ofsted

OFSTED inspectors visited the Tilbury Pioneer Academy in late April and judged it to be ‘good’ in every category. This is the academy’s first inspection since it became Tilbury Pioneer as part of the Gateway Learning Community Trust. The predecessor school, Tilbury Manor, closed after being heavily criticised by Ofsted which placed it in ‘special […]

Woodside Academy students see Madam Butterfly at Royal Opera House

Woodside Academy students see Madam Butterfly at Royal Opera House

STUDENTS from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer school, Woodside Academy, visited Covent Garden recently to see an opera for the first time. The 30 students, all with a special interest in music, attended a Schools Matinee of Puccini’s beautiful opera Madama Butterfly. Immediately before the performance, the students took part in a music workshop in […]

Headteacher quits as Gateway Primary Free School told it “Requires Improvement” by Ofsted

Headteacher quits as Gateway Primary Free School told it “Requires Improvement” by Ofsted

OFSTED inspectors visited the Gateway Primary Free School on 21st and 22nd February. Whilst a number of strengths were identified in the report, overall, inspectors judged that the school ‘requires improvement’. The Gateway Learning Community CEO, Kevin Sadler said: ‘We are obviously disappointed with this judgment as we promised our young people better. Like many […]

Amazing art at Stanford-le-Hope primary school

Amazing art at Stanford-le-Hope primary school

STANFORD-Le-Hope Primary School have held their very own art exhibition on the 9th and 10th February, to showcase some of the superb artwork produced on a special themed day on the 19th January, dedicated to art. The children spent the whole day looking at various artists and techniques, they then produced some of their very […]

Aliens have landed at Lansdowne Primary!

Aliens have landed at Lansdowne Primary!

LANSDOWNE Primary Academy recently held a Year 1 Alien Day, designed to allow children to develop their phonic decoding in a fun and exciting way. As well as having the opportunity to dress up as an alien, children completed a number of activities including creating an alien and writing about it, and then using their […]

Herringham’s Year 2 win Attendance Challenge

Herringham’s Year 2 win Attendance Challenge

PUPILS from across the GLC were set an Autumn Attendance Challenge to ‘Improve Upon Your Best’, with the winners receiving £1,000 to spend on their year group however they wish. In total, 27 yeargroups took part in the challenge and the pupils, along with their teachers and Heads of School, were determined to be the […]

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