Thank you so much to those who supported the pancake race today, either by the gift of a frying pan, nominating your biggest ‘flippers’, and coming out to support the event. The atmosphere was brilliant and the students were good sports. In the final we saw Freddie, who graciously flipped his pancake in the opposite…

Year 10 students visited the Braintree Campus of Colchester Institute on Thursday 13th February for an Apprenticeship Event. Students were exposed to a variety of opportunities and pathways available to them. Students were presented with details about career options, such as Electronics, Welding, Childcare, Beauty and many more. Apprenticeships were discussed, not only for school…

In preparation for their Mock Examinations Year 11 students took part in a “Rapid Revision” workshop on the 11th February led by James Sherwood from MADE Training.  The 1 hour sessions gave the students the knowledge, tools and strategies to ensure they are able to revise effectively.  Students found the “power hour” very useful and…

Coronavirus_advice_for_education_settings_poster Dear Parents/Carers We are continuing to keep you updated on the Government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low. Where to find the latest information: Public Health England blog: Coronavirus – what you need to know   Official guidance says to take proportionate…

The Dora Love prize is an annual prize awarded for the best Holocaust awareness project. The prize is named in honour of Dora Rabinowitz Love, a Jewish survivor of Stutthof concentration camp and a 2009 Essex Honorary Graduate. The prize is awarded to the project which expresses best what was most important to Dora: linking…

Within the month of January our students took part in the following activities:- Events:- Year 11 students attended an information session led by the National Citizen Service (NCS) encouraging them to meet new people, try new things and help the local community.  Many students signed up to the service after the event and have a…