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.…

It was a family affair when the results of the competitions were announced because sisters Emily and Nicole both claimed first prizes! There were some excellent entries for the ‘concrete poem’ but the judges chose Emily as winner for her ‘Ever-winding Path’ poem and Sophie a worthy runner-up for her ‘Monsters under the Bed’ poem.…

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…

On Wednesday 9th March, eight Tabor Academy students took part in a regional languages speaking competition at Alec Hunter Academy organised by the Association of Language Learners. Our students were among 150 others from schools in Colchester, Harlow, Gosfield, Coggeshall and Braintree who took part. The students were all given a dialogue to learn and…

On Wednesday 9th March, 100 pupils from years 7, 8 and 9 had the opportunity to take part in our inaugural Key Stage 3 Careers Fair. Students were able to meet representatives from a variety of Further and Higher Education institutes and from Industries linked to Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics. They were able to…

Thursday 3rd March 2016 was World Book Day and, as usual, the library celebrated it with lots of fun and competitions. It all started the day before when the Year 9 Photography students roamed the school taking photos of many members of staff who had been asked to bring in their favourite books. No-one was…

On Monday this week our Year 11 Art and Photography students spent the day at the Tate Modern on the Southbank. It was a brilliant opportunity to see one of the best collections of modern art in Europe. Artworks such as Pablo Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ and Mark Rothko’s ‘Seagram Murals’ to Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Wham’ and…