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…

The school day times will be as follows from September 2015: Registration            9.00am-9.05am Period 1                 9.05am-10.05am Period 2                 10.05am-11.05am Break                     11.05am-11.25am Period 3                 11.25am-12.25pm Period 4                 12.25pm-1.25pm Lunch                     1.25pm-2.10pm Period 5                  2.10pm-3.10pm Registration            3.10pm-3.25pm All students will begin the Autumn Term on Friday 4th September 2015 at the same time, at 9.00am.

Earlier this week our students who are taking the Skillforce BTEC qualification went on their final assessment at Bentley Copse campsite, Guilford for three days. When arriving at the site the students put their tents up ready for the very warm night ahead. After dinner they all took part in a climbing wall activity and…

Over the past few weeks the year nine GCSE/BTEC PE theory groups have been working very hard, to create an amazing sporting event. Different groups had different tasks either sports day, or in more extravagant circumstances, an Olympic style occasion. The sporting event could be whatever we wanted; it made our imaginations run wild! In…

Our year 11 football team are a group of boys who have been a delight to teach and interact with throughout their time at Tabor. I joined Tabor in the same year as this cohort, I watched them lose in a Year 7 final on penalties, as well as missing out on the knockout rounds…