Hassenbrook Academy slams media over Covid-19 coverage

Hassenbrook Academy slams media over Covid-19 coverage

JOANNE Williams, head teacher at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy, has called for more positive press on schools re-opening this month after lockdown. She has spoken out after Ortu Hassenbrook Academy re-opened at the beginning of September, after being closed since March 21st. The school has introduced a number of new COVID regulations to keep staff and students safe. These include three different student bubbles, an emphasis […]

Ortu Gable Hall celebrates GCSE results

Ortu Gable Hall celebrates GCSE results

Year 11 students at Ortu Gable Hall School have been celebrating some incredible GCSE results today. Despite the extraordinary circumstances disrupting studies, the staff at Ortu Gable Hall are incredibly proud of their pupil’s efforts, and more than 50% will now be joining Ortu 6th Form Centre at the school looking for further success. Ceri […]

GCSE Results: Covid did not lockdown success for St Clere’s students

GCSE Results: Covid did not lockdown success for St Clere’s students

DESPITE the difficult and unprecedented circumstances, there was laughter and happy tears at St Clere’s School today as GCSE students collected their results. Staff at the school were delighted to greet students under social distancing guidelines and congratulate them on their success. Some of the highlights were 77% of pupils achieving grade 4-9in maths with, […]

A Levels: Gable Hall students “pleased with their results”

A Levels: Gable Hall students “pleased with their results”

STUDENTS at Ortu 6th Form Centre are celebrating some amazing A-Level results today. Despite the challenging year many students have had due to the pandemic, those at the 6th Form Centre have pushed through and are looking to further their education, begin apprenticeships and even study abroad. Mr. Ceri Evans, headteacher, said: “I am truly […]

Jack Petchey Winners For Hassenbrook

Jack Petchey Winners For Hassenbrook NINE Hassenbrook pupils have sparkled this academic year 6 becoming award winners during lockdown and have each proudly been nominated as Jack Petchey winners. Here’s who they are: Smith Bengo 16 – Y11 – from Dagenham Oliver Ford 12 – Y8 – from Stanford-le-Hope Josh Beckers 14 – Y9 – […]

Tilbury woman qualifies as social mobility charity’s first female chartered accountant

Tilbury woman qualifies as social mobility charity’s first female chartered accountant

A TILBURY apprentice has become the first woman from social mobility charity, Leadership Through Sport and Business (LTSB), to qualify as a fully-fledged accountant. Bola Lawal, who studied at The Gateway Academy in Grays, joined LTSB’s apprenticeship programme in September 2015 and trained with Berg Kaprow Lewis LLP (BKL) before securing a role with Santander. […]

New data reveals England’s best and worst places to raise children (and Thurrock is on the list)

New data reveals England’s best and worst places to raise children (and Thurrock is on the list)

A NEW study conducted by Oxford Home Schooling has revealed the best and worst places in England for young families to live in order to secure a good education for their children. New research The study, ranked local authorities on a number of key factors: the percentage of schools that are rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ […]

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