What a jam packed week! It’s just over half way within the Year 10 assessment timetable and Year 10 engagement has been good. Mr Dunn started the assembly by discussing the importance of healthy lifestyle. As ever poignant, Mr Dunn related his research into healthy lifestyles to the current context of Year 10 assessments. As…

New school uniform for 2019-2020 year 7 cohort. What is the school uniform policy? Students will be expected to wear the correct uniform and be of smart and sensible appearance at all times.  Individual fashion statements such as extreme hair styles, unnatural hair colour, designer shirts, trainers and decorated footwear is not permitted.  No decorative…

On Tuesday 18th June, a group comprising of Year 9 and 10 Hospitality & Catering students visited the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus; their Hospitality department and the amazing facilities at Wivenhoe House, the hotel which is adjacent and home to the Edge Hotel School. The students enjoyed taking part in a range of activities,…

Due to his medal winning performance in the high jump at The Southend Borough Athletics Championships one of our talented year 7 pupils has been selected to represent The Borough of Southend in the County Athletics Championships on Wednesday 3rd July.

Its National sports week next week and as part of this the PE department will be running a series of sporting competitions. Some of the sporting competitions include: futsal, netball, badminton, table tennis, dodgeball and rounder’s. If you would like to enter a team collect a sign-up sheet from your tutor and get your team…

Friday 14th June saw the annual Borough Athletics Championships take place at The Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre. All schools in the local Borough were in attendance and as usual our students turned out in their droves! The weather was set fine and a fantastic days athletics ensued. A summary of the top performances on…

The Year 12 students recently took part in our Aim Higher programme by attending a Higher Education Exhibition at the University of Essex in Colchester.  Students were able to speak to any of the 150 exhibitors representing universities from across the UK, as well as staff from the Armed Forces, about the educational and training…

Although Monday started off wet and windy, it thankfully cleared up for the Year 10 activity with the Royal Marines! Seventeen Year 10 students participated in leadership building and teamwork activities with the Marines out on the field. What a day it was! Students had to complete running activities, push-ups, squats, and some gruelling peer…