WOW! Year 11 GCSE Catering Students Push the Boat Out I have been truly amazed and impressed by the attention to detail and the effort that has gone into producing the Year 11 Catering students’ final dishes for their practical exam. At the very end of last term, the Year 11 students prepared and presented,…

Just before half-term I asked all Tutor Groups if they would fill a Christmas wrapped shoe box with gifts for more unfortunate children overseas. The national operation is run by the charity organisation Samaritan’s Purse. Mrs Leeds, Year 10 Achievement Leader, decided to go one better and challenged her year to see how many boxes…

This week at school Year 10 students were very fortunate to have a production company visit them and perform their examination text – ‘A Christmas Carol’. The pupils behaved in an exemplary manner and thoroughly enjoyed themselves as well as gaining a valuable insight into the plot. The three actors from the company ‘Tiny Giants’…

During the Autumn term Year 8 students from Tabor Academy, Notley High School and Alec Hunter Academy were invited to take part in Science, English and Technology masterclasses as part of the three schools’ TANGO initiative. In the Science Department students were invited to participate in ‘A Birthday Cake Mix-Up’ where they enjoyed the experiments…

Tabor Academy once again hosted an inspiring Remembrance Day service for Braintree’s Royal British Legion. Students, staff and many distinguished guests gathered together in the school sports hall on the afternoon of Armistice Day for a moving ceremony that will live long in the memory. The sixth annual Festival of Remembrance included representatives from military…

On Saturday 7th November Tabor Academy students Matthew, Albert and Piotr attended a Quadcopter Challenge at Stow Maries Airfield Museum where they flew their home made quadcopter that they had built in an after school club. They were helped by experts from Harlow based company Raytheon. They put in a lot of effort and time…

Tabor Academy recently held several open events for the local community. Firstly, our annual Open Evening, opening our doors to existing and prospective families. It was a fantastic opportunity for the parents of our prospective Year 6 students to see the school in action and the amazing opportunities we have to offer. A number of…

On Thursday 17th September our Year 11 students visited the Braintree IAG Careers Fair at Cressing Temple Barns. Throughout the afternoon students were able to visit stands from a huge range of colleges in the local area including Braintree Sixth Form, Colchester Sixth Form, Braintree College and Writtle College to name but a few. Prospective…

Gosfield School hosted its first ever business competition recently. The day was organised for Year 11 pupils to encourage creativity and enable pupils to demonstrate their communication, teamwork and time management skills. Teams of students from Tabor Academy, Alec Hunter Academy, Gosfield School and St Mary’s School for Girls took part. Gosfield School provided Year…