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…

During the summer holidays I worked in Braintree Library as a volunteer to encourage young children to read over the holidays. As 839,622 teenagers volunteered library_volunteerlast year, I thought I would give it a go and I must say, I thoroughly enjoyed it and will definitely be volunteering again next year. All the staff were…

Year 8 student Syd travelled to Moelfre, Wales last term for the National 4X Championships and came away with a Bronze medal in the Juvenile class. After some tough racing in the heats, Syd went on to win his semi final and took his place in the final against the older and experienced 4X riders.…

Tabor Academy students collected their GCSE examination results this morning. There were some outstanding individual achievements, including 22 students who gained 5 or more GCSEs at A*-A, with seven students gaining an impressive 10 or more A*-A grades. Overall, 50% of students gained 5A*-C including English and Maths, and almost 60% of students achieved 5A*-C…

The school day times will be as follows from September 2015: Registration            9.00am-9.05am Period 1                 9.05am-10.05am Period 2                 10.05am-11.05am Break                     11.05am-11.25am Period 3                 11.25am-12.25pm Period 4                 12.25pm-1.25pm Lunch                     1.25pm-2.10pm Period 5                  2.10pm-3.10pm Registration            3.10pm-3.25pm All students will begin the Autumn Term on Friday 4th September 2015 at the same time, at 9.00am.

Earlier this week our students who are taking the Skillforce BTEC qualification went on their final assessment at Bentley Copse campsite, Guilford for three days. When arriving at the site the students put their tents up ready for the very warm night ahead. After dinner they all took part in a climbing wall activity and…