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…

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…