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 […]
STAFF at Ormiston Park Academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), took part in a twilight wellbeing session, led by educational arts charity Trestle.
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. […]
Gateway Academy Recruitment Fair. Full details on poster. Click to enlarge.
THE start of a new year represents a fresh start for many. For us here at Grays Convent High School it means a different kind of fresh start as we launch our brand new website.
ORMISTON Park Academy in Aveley has today announced the appointment of a new Principal, Mr Mark Roessler.
A SCHOOL in Stanford-le-Hope is to get a major expansion that will boost pupil numbers by more than 200.
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’ […]
TWO Thurrock schools have won top honours at a national awards ceremony, thanks to their collaborative work with Thurrock Council to promote sustainable travel.
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.