LEIA Edwards, 15, from Grays, is the first person in the UK to be accepted into Sierra Canyon High School in Los Angeles, California, while still at school due to her talents in basketball and her academic ability.
SCHOOLS as large as Gable Hall – which is the largest in Thurrock by the way, casually boasting an impressive student population of around 1,600 students – aren’t just run and managed by great teachers, headteachers and Ofsted reports…
STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), had an exciting visit this week from some experts at the BBC, who taught them about storytelling.
HEARTFELT tributes have been paid to a “legendary” staff member at Ortu Gable Hall, Corringham, who has sadly died aged 65. Staff and colleagues have been fondly remembering Angela Allix, support assistant at the school, who passed away from a heart attack. School bosses said their deepest sympathies were with her son, Matthew, 38, his […]
CLLR James Halden paid an exciting visit to Ortu Corringham Pre-School to see its new £1million building last Thursday, which doubled their student intake.
THE quick thinking of four students may have saved a local man’s life after he collapsed outside the Co-op near to their school on Monday morning.
THE directors of Aveley Football Club and the Principal of Ormiston Park Academy have met to discuss a future partnership.
FORMER pupils at William Edwards School in Grays have launched a petition calling on the school to reverse its decision to change its four house names.
WILLIAM Edwards School are celebrating 12 students completing the prestigious Scholars Programme, run by award-winning charity, The Brilliant Club.
ORMISTON Park Academy are working closely with the Thurrock School Well-being Service to promote positive mental health across the Academy. On Tuesday 20th April The Thurrock School Well-being Service delivered a one-day workshop and training for students across all Year Groups.
READY, steady, go! Everyone at the Ortu Stanford & Corringham Sixth Form and Ortu Gable Hall have put on their running shoes to do some good this month.
ON a bright but very cold morning Ormiston Park Academy were very lucky to host the British Athletics ‘Street 2 Stadium’ event.
ONE of the country’s largest academy trusts has become the latest victim of a targeted ransomware cyber attack – with laptops used by pupils and email systems disabled reports Schools Week. Harris Federation, which runs 49 schools, detected the attack on Saturday, and has been working through the weekend to resolve the issues. A Schools Week investigation last […]
AMONGST the gloom and despair of the last 12 months, there has been an emerging light that has transformed schools and ways of learning forever. It has got schools through the multiple lockdowns and ‘bubble’ closures during the pandemic and has enabled young people to continue to progress and keep in touch with their teachers and classmates.
ORTU Hassenbrook Academy, based in Stanford le Hope, received a generous donation of £5,000 from the East Thurrock Rotary Club which enabled the school to purchase 15 laptops and four instruments for music students to use while studying at home.
LEVEL3 IT students at USP College Palmer’s Campus have been working with Tail to Tell, a doggy day care and home boarding service based in Billericay, to develop a website for them.
CHILDREN at a Corringham school have collected 1,000 empty crisp packets in an extraordinary festive effort to help the homeless.
TALENTED past and present pupils have been busily planning, recording and producing Ortu Gable Hall’s first EVER Christmas album.
YOUNGSTERS, and an assistant headteacher, at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy were given Jack Petchey awards this term for their outstanding work.
ORMISTON Park Academy honours past pupil in Remembrance Day ceremony.
AFTER years of funding setbacks and disappointments, the community of Tilbury finally welcomed the opening of Tilbury Pioneer Academy’s new building. Amidst the continuing gloom of the Covid pandemic, the excitement generated by the opening gave staff and pupils alike a moment to think positively about the future as they entered the gleaming corridors and […]
THE HEAD of Gable Hall school announced live on Facebook that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
THE HEAD of Gable Hall school has taken the decision to cancel half term revision sessions.
A STUDENT at Gable Hall school has contracted coronavirus.