Further to our previous letter, I would like to advise you that the academy will be closing at 1.30pm on Tuesday 28th April 2015 due to our Year 7 Parent/Carers’ Consultation Event. We are making this change as we believe it is vital that all students attend the session to discuss their learning and how…

Dear Students, Parents & Carers The Sixth Form College application process has now closed. Applications for Further Education College are accepted throughout year but popular courses fill up quickly so the sooner you apply the more chance you have of gaining a place on the course you want. Applications can be made by filling in…

As we approach the end of the cross country season, I am pleased to say cross country performances have become increasingly strong at Tabor. We are particularly proud of Connor Page and Freddie Martin who qualified to represent Essex in their respective age groups. The first event on the calendar has become the prestigious Felsted…

On Tuesday 9th March the school was invited to attend the raising of the Commonwealth flag by the Chairman of Braintree District Council, Mrs Sue Wilson. The event was also attended by representatives from The Royal British Legion Braintree and Bocking branch with their standard bearer, Mr Gordon Roach, who is also the Essex Youth…

On Friday 6th March, 28 pupils ranging from years 7-11 took part in a two hour gifted and talented dance workshop. The workshop was led by a professional dancer from Dance East, who took students through a vigorous, fast paced session of warm up, stretch techniques, contemporary dance moves and routines. Both the workshop leader…

Thursday 5th March was quite a busy day at Tabor Academy as it was World Book Day. English staff read out extracts from books, such as The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe and Rumplestiltskin, during lessons and many students said they hadn’t been read to since they were in primary school! The Library had…

We had a fantastic night at the Jack Petchey Awards ceremony at Braintree Arts Theatre during the evening of Tuesday 27th January. Miss Bollington, myself and the students’ parents watched as Sue Wilson, Chairman of Braintree District Council, and Brooks Newmark MP presented the awards to eleven senior schools and colleges in our area. Our…