Hackers hit Harris Federation in latest ‘highly sophisticated’ cyber attack

Hackers hit Harris Federation in latest ‘highly sophisticated’ cyber attack

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 […]

The Gateway Learning Community rolls out a laptop computer for every student.

The Gateway Learning Community rolls out a laptop computer for every student.

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.

Finally! A New Building For Tilbury Pioneer Academy

Finally! A New Building For Tilbury Pioneer Academy

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 […]

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, […]

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