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.
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 […]
A GRAPHIC Design student from University Centre South Essex won a logo design competition organised by Southend Children’s Centres, run by family support charity, Family Action.
THE NEW school held a stunning opening ceremony on Wednesday 16th September 2020.
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC): a partnership of local primary and secondary schools committed to working together to achieve the highest educational standards
HASSENBROOK School pupils are celebrating their phenomenal results today following another rise in standards from the year before. Undeterred by the difficult year many students have gone through, all staff members are extremely proud of all the Year 11 leaving class and their hard work. Many of the children will be going onto higher education […]
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 […]
STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy in Aveley have today received their GCSE results, enabling them to embark on the next chapter of their education. Staff and students joined together to celebrate the many achievements at the end of what has been an unprecedented end to the academic year for all schools across the country, in […]
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, […]
AFTER an extra-ordinary final term and a long anxious wait during the summer, the moment finally came today when Year 11 students at the Gateway Academy finally received their GCSE grades. There were shrieks of joy and relief as student after student opened their envelopes to see how well they have achieved. Senior leaders […]
A NUMBER of Thurrock sixth form colleges have expressed their delight that the government has made a u-turn over exam results. A-level and GCSE students downgraded by examiners in England will now be given the grade predicted for them by their teacher, the exam regulator has confirmed. The major u-turn comes after days of heartache […]
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 […]
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC) is no stranger to innovation and development. When it became apparent that PPE was in short supply at the start of the lockdown, they set about making their own. Not in a small way but on a production line that is making up to 300 protective visors a day. To […]
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 – […]
Home-schooling in the shutdown Advice from Jeff Pedley, Head of Year 7 at the Gateway Academy. I first started working in schools in 2003 and it’s fair to say in the last couple of decades I have seen some big challenges within education. Nothing compares to the past seven days. And it hasn’t even started […]