To complement their topic on Churches, a small group of students visited St Peter’s Church in Bocking We were met at the Church by Father Tim Barnes who very kindly gave us a guided tour of the building, pointing out all the interesting features, from the stone font near the entrance to the stories depicted…

Hairspray A group of students from the sixth form, Yr 10 and members of staff attended a trip to the Mercury Theatre to see Hairspray performed by The Colchester Operatic Society. This group of performers provide an extremely high standard of performance at a professional theatre and participants ranged from school age up to seniors…

On Tuesday 13th March, 47 of our students travelled to the Southbank to experience first-hand the work of Picasso.  Tate Modern have curated the first exhibition of its kind, the works of one artist, from just one year of their life. 1932 was one of the most diverse and creative years for Picasso, and Tabor…

On Tuesday March 13th Essex Outdoors Danbury hosted the 12th Essex Book Awards (EBA) arranged by Essex Education Services. The Essex Book Awards aims to improve literacy among pupils at Key Stage 3, facilitating debate and discussion between pupils and encouraging reading for pleasure. There were five nominated authors who attended this year. ‘All the…

On Wednesday 7th March approximately 600 pupils aged between 6 and 10 years old, from sixteen different primary schools arrived at Tabor Academy for the annual primary district cross country championships. Miss S Patching from The Ramsey School co-ordinated the event, but this would not have been as successful as it was without the help…

On Tuesday March 13th Essex Outdoors Danbury hosted the 12th Essex Book Awards (EBA) arranged by Essex Education Services. The Essex Book Awards aims to improve literacy among pupils at Key Stage 3, facilitating debate and discussion between pupils and encouraging reading for pleasure. There were five nominated authors who attended this year. ‘All the…

Rethink Mental Illness’ main website – information on mental health for people with experience of mental illness and the people who care for them. Samaritans – offers a 24-hour helpline for anyone who is distressed or experiencing emotional problems. Telephone: 08457 90 90 90 Email: jo@samaritans.org Support Line offers confidential support and advice by telephone, email…

It was a dark, wet and windy January evening, but inside the Braintree Arts Theatre there was much applauding and happy faces, as students from Tabor Academy received their Jack Petchey Awards. This year’s Jack Petchey Awards ceremony was on the evening of Thursday 18th January. Mrs Robinson, Mr Jakens, Mrs Barrow, Mrs Aves and…