Parents should encourage their children to walk with friends on the way home. To ensure their safety, can you ask your child to keep expensive items in their pockets or out of sight, particularly mobile phones. We are conducting assemblies and PSCHE programmes on Road safety and hope you will encourage them to be aware…

On Tuesday 19th March 2019 Mrs Barrow Tabor Academy’s Librarian, Ms Culham and Mr Wiles, who drove the minibus, took us to Brentwood County High school to celebrate the 13th Essex Book Awards. This year there were three nominated authors attending and more than twenty four schools were involved, more than ever before. The event…

The year 8 boys played against Ramsey Academy on Friday 8th March. Despite having numerous players out injured and absent from school, the boys managed to get a team together for the game and illustrated excellent levels of effort and spirit throughout. The boys competed well in the first half with Harry B-H making some…

The year 9s secured a semi-final place in the North West Essex District Schools Football Cup with a hard-fought victory over Ramsey. The first half saw the wind dominate things in terms of carrying the ball all over the pitch, and it was no surprise that it was still 0-0 at half time. Ramsey took…

Students that had been selected from day 1, in Year 9, went on the Respect project day 2. They took part in a variety of challenges that encouraged them to  not only to work as a team but to push themselves beyond their comfort zones. The Respect project had students from a range of local…

Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to inform you of the Tabor Academy’s Lockdown Drill which took place on Friday 15th March 2019 at 9.40am. Lockdown Procedures are similar to fire drill procedures, which we also practice. It is essential we carry out this drill, so that in the case of a real emergency situation, staff…

The Year 9 Options process is now underway and your son/daughter has been given the Option Booklet which details all of the courses they are able to choose from to study in Years 10 and 11. It is very important that you look at this booklet and discuss the courses available. The GCSE curriculum at…

Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge. As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger…   As a part of our…

  Last term some of our students entered a Young Writers’ Stranger Sagas competition. The competition is aimed at 11-16 year olds whereby they write a 100 word story based on a sentence starter stimuli. To encourage students to enjoy creative writing, during an English lesson they were inspired by a range of catastrophic disasters…