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.
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.
THE LATEST set of exam results and performance data published by the Department for Education make more grim reading for Ortu Gable Hall school.
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.
WHEN I was growing up, I always saw Oxford and Cambridge as real-life Hogwarts – exclusive universities that only invited those born into excellence. Some people, I feel, still hold this view in a way; that if you are born into the ‘right’ family then you have an easy road to get in,
A LAUNCH event held yesterday, Wednesday 2 October, announced the local business and school partnerships for the 2019/20 Thurrock’s Next Top Boss programme.
PUPILS from Lansdowne Primary Academy were among the first in the UK to receive a free robotics workshop at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Tilbury, seeing how computer science works in the real world.
NEW students at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy in Stanford Le Hope, got a special welcome to secondary school after Councillor James Halden popped by to say hello and see how they were settling in last week (4 September).
THURROCK’S Labour parliamentary candidate John Kent has welcomed news that the borough is finally set to get at least part of one of its planned new secondary schools but has expressed concerns about Thurrock Council’s ‘disjointed and chaotic’ approach to delivering new school places.
STUDENTS from schools across Thurrock were celebrating after receiving their GCSE results last week, Thursday 22 August 2019.
STUDENTS at The Ockendon Academy have received their GCSE examinations with a fantastic overall result. Students have been celebrating their personal achievements in the company of parents and staff.
STUDENTS celebrated even greater success this year as standards rise again for a third year in a row. Subjects such as Science, Languages, Music and Drama have taken further steps on their improvement journey.
STUDENTS and staff at Ormiston Park Academy in Aveley are celebrating today after receiving their GCSE results – with increased attainment achieved in GCSE and vocational subjects.
THURROCK students are celebrating another successful year of A-Level and vocational results after the provisional results were announced on Thursday 15 August.
A FIFTH of these took place in August as young people receive their A-Level and GCSE results
AN OFSTED report which concludes that William Edwards school “Requires Improvement” has been published today (Thursday).
AN OFSTED inspection report, set to be published on Monday, is expected to grade William Edwards school as “Requires Improvement”.
ON the 11th and 12th of June 2019 The Gateway Academy invited Matt Johnson from the charity organisation “Hope not Hate Charitable Trust”.
The Ockendon Academy Football Team Wins Prestigious Essex Cup The Ockendon Academy’s Year 9 football team won the Under 14s Jubilee Cup for the first time, beating Brampton Manor 5-1. The Ockendon Academy’s Year 9 football team faced Brampton Manor Academy in the Essex Cup final at Aveley stadium on Tuesday 7th May. This was […]
THE Ockendon Academy has announced it is set to be absorbed into the Harris Federation.
STAFF at the Gateway Academy in Tilbury are celebrating a positive response to their latest Ofsted inspection. Inspectors visited the Academy in late March and judged it to be ‘good’ in every category. They have praised the strong leadership, saying that the school’s management team have worked together effectively to provide a clear direction for […]
A SCHOOL in Stanford-le-Hope could get a new three storey teaching block to help address a shortage of secondary places that have put a significant strain on the borough.
ORMISTON Park Academy in Aveley is working with the West Ham United Foundation to encourage more young girls to get involved in sporting activities.