The National Citizen Service came in for special assembly with year 11 students on 6th and 13th February 2019. They run a fantastic programme that students can take part in during the summer holidays.  They have some brilliant facilities, activities and learning about themselves. The students really enjoyed learning about the NCS experience and 6…

Colchester Institute and the Braintree IAG Cluster Group, comprising 7 schools are holding an Apprenticeship Information Event on Thursday 7th March 2019 at The STEM Innovation Centre, Braintree College, CM7 5SN from 9.00am – 3.00pm. The event will host representatives from a range of public and private sector employers, as well as universities, local colleges…

Tabor Academy students of history had a rather special but disturbing trip to London. A group of students went on a Jack the Ripper walking tour that followed a truly atmospheric route. It went straight into the old, narrow alleyways of London. Within the cramped veins and thorough-fares of old London students felt like they’d…

On Tuesday 5th February 2019 54 year 11, 12 and 13 GCSE and A-Level Art and Photography students spent the day exploring the many fascinating artefacts at the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington, London – the world’s leading museum of art and design. Students took photographs to inspire further developments within their course…

Students in year attended in their masses to find out about the courses on offer for them to study for their GCSEs. They asked questions and found out about subjects and courses for subjects that were familiar to them such as Geography, History and Art. They also explored new subjects such as Photography, GCSE PE…

Year Y9 students watch a drama performance that was commissioned by Essex Youth Service and Essex Police. AlterEgo Creative Solutions developed an Applied Theatre play to raise awareness around Child Criminal Exploitation – specifically the strand of the County Lines drug trafficking model that sees vulnerable adults and young people targeted by organised groups and…

On Tuesday 15th January, a group of years 10-13 went to the Body Worlds London Exhibition in Piccadilly Circus – a display of real human bodies. The students were amazed with all of the exhibits displayed although not all of them were convinced they were real human bodies on display! Particular highlights of the exhibit…