A Music concert led by Mr Lovell was held on 7th December 2017 which showcased the talents of a number of students from across all year groups.  This was a concert open to all students in the school, it was an opportunity to allow our talented musicians a chance to perform to friends and family. …

Braintree IAG Apprenticeship Event. On the 5th March 179 of our fantastic year 10 students travelled to the Stem Centre at the College at Braintree to attend the Braintree IAG Apprenticeship event. Over 30 employers and colleges were on hand to give advice regarding the many new Apprenticeship opportunities available in our local area. Student…

The School Pantomime took place on Thursday 14 December, and we welcomed Year 5 students from two of our feeder primary schools to a day time performance.  The play was a classic mixture of pantomime drama skills revolving around Shrek and his Family Troubles.  Shrek took us on a journey to find his missing babies who had…

Event: Yr 10 masterclass – Thursday, 18th January Our Year 10 Food and Nutrition students enjoyed a Masterclass with a visiting chef as part of their programme of study. Martin Fordham of the CH&Fs course at Colchester institute came along to Tabor to deliver his popular roadshow, which involved learning new food preparation techniques and…

Year 10 make County Cup Semi Finals. Tabor Academy 43 – 7 De la Salle. On Thursday 22nd March our year 10 Rugby team played their ¼ final Essex Rugby Cup match against De La Salle School. The group of boys have already become one of the most successful teams at school and were looking…

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…