On Thursday 20th April some of our Year 9 students, who may be interested in a career in the construction industry, attended an event at Braintree College where they took part in a series of workshops facilitated by construction companies, such as Tamdown and Morgan Sindall, to find out more about the variety of different…

On Tuesday March 14th King Edward’s Grammar School, Chelmsford hosted the 11th Essex Book Awards (EBA) arranged by Essex Education Services. Now in its eleventh year, the EBA is a well established county-wide scheme for schools in Essex. It aims to improve literacy among pupils at Key Stage 3, facilitating debate and discussion between pupils…

Thursday 2nd March was World Book Day and, as usual, the library celebrated it with lots of fun and competitions. Several staff members dressed up for the occasion and they proved to be a colourful addition to the day. Characters included Little Red Riding Hood, The Wolf (dressed in grandma’s nightie!), Bilbo Baggins and Mary…

It’s been a busy time for all things food related this term at Tabor Academy. The Year 11 GCSE Catering Students excelled themselves with their creations of a two course International meal, many of the practical outcomes were as good as restaurant quality and they have many reasons to be proud of themselves. Here is…

Singing, cheering, shouting and generally making encouraging noises were compulsory at the fantastic Jack Petchey Awards ceremony at Braintree Arts Theatre during the evening of Tuesday 17th January. Mrs Robinson, Mr Jakens, Mrs Barrow, Mrs Aves and the students’ parents and relatives watched as Cllr Frankie Ricci, Chairman of Braintree Council, presented medallions to students…

On Tuesday 10th January Tabor Sixth Form hosted its’ second annual open evening. Over 100 visitors from both Tabor and a number of local schools attended the event to learn about what our Sixth Form has to offer. Information stands for all subjects were on show as well as an opportunity to learn about some…

On Friday, 6th January, 60 lucky students were invited to attend our first reward trip of the academic year. The students’ behaviour and manners was impeccable and many members of the public commented on how smart and how well behaved the students were. We visited the Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, where students were given…