Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out’ training is designed to boost confidence and self-esteem in young people and helps them become better communicators. Fiona Whytehead, from the Jack Petchey Foundation, came to Tabor Academy and coached our contestants for a full day. At the end of the session Olivia and Bethany were chosen to participate in the…

Driving up a sunny, tree-lined avenue and beholding a beautiful Tudor palace, which once belonged to Henry VIII, was the beginning of a fantastic day for myself, Mrs Russell and four very excited Tabor Academy students. New Hall School, Boreham hosted the INSPIRE Essex event in which the prestigious Diana Awards were delivered in a…

Over the past fortnight the Tabor Academy staff and students were involved in two sporting events in order to raise money for this year’s Sport Relief. The first was the Sport Relief mile, where over 50 students ran, walked and jogged around the Tabor athletic track in order to complete the distance. Earlier in the…

On Thursday 28th April the Performing Arts Faculty held their annual ‘Evening of Entertainment’ in the school hall. The Performing Arts faculty comprises Music, Drama and PE and there where examples on show from all three departments. The night opened with 4 songs from the Tabor Singers, a newly formed group this year who have…

The Tabor Year 8 and 10 students participated in their NWESSA district football semi-finals during the first week of the Summer term, and while the two teams experienced mixed fortunes, both year groups represented Tabor Academy in a superb manner. Wednesday 13th April 2016 – Year 8s Semi-Final – Notley 4-1 Tabor Academy (After extra…

On Wednesday 16th March Mr Wiles, the school’s Estates Manager, and I took a group of Tabor Academy students to Moulsham High School, Chelmsford to celebrate the 10th Essex Book Awards. This year there were four nominated authors attending and seventeen schools, more than we’ve ever had before. The event is run by the Essex…

Last Wednesday, Year 11 students who are studying ‘Of Mice and Men’ were privileged to participate in watching a theatre production of the play at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. This provided an exciting, entertaining and enlightening experience for our students. After arriving in Cambridge, we took lunch with a backdrop of the impressive King’s College.…

The next annual Performing Arts Evening will take place at Tabor Academy on Thursday 28th April from 7.00–9.00pm. Tabor students have been working alongside staff from the Physical Education, Music and Drama departments to produce a fantastic evening’s entertainment. The evening includes gymnastic and dance routines plus musical and dramatic performances from students across the…

Last Wednesday, Year 11 students who are studying ‘Of Mice and Men’ were privileged to participate in watching a theatre production of the play at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. This provided an exciting, entertaining and enlightening experience for our students. After arriving in Cambridge, we took lunch with a backdrop of the impressive King’s College.…