Schools and Learning news

  • Southend services for children with special needs and disabilities inspected

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    Published on Wednesday, 12th December 2018

    A report into the quality of the services supplied to children in Southend with special educational needs and disabilities has been published.

  • GCSE results improve once again

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    Published on Friday, 19th October 2018

    GCSE statistics published this week show that the borough’s pupils have performed above the national average in all headline performance measures once again, improving on 2017’s impressive results.

  • Council congratulates key stage two pupils

    Cllr Helen Boyd, cabinet member for children and learning, Chirs McClay, Head of School at Porters Grange Primary School and Nursery and members of the Porters Grange Primary School Council

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018

    Southend-on-Sea’s leading councillor for education has praised local pupils, parents, teachers and officers for excellent provisional key stage two results.

  • Awards for extra healthy schools!

    Photo of representatives from each of the winning schools with their awards, with The Worshipful The Mayor, Cllr Fay Evans.

    Published on Monday, 20th November 2017

    A special ceremony was held on Friday 10th November that celebrated Southend-on-Sea schools that have made major strides in boosting the health and wellbeing of pupils.

  • Apply now for September 2017 secondary school places

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    Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016

    Local parents and carers can apply now for secondary school places for September 2017.

  • Southend schools SATS success

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    Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016

    Southend-on-Sea pupils have received a welcome boost with the news that the area is in line with or above the national average for Key Stage 2 SATS.

  • Rise in local pupils gaining top GCSE grades

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    Published on Friday, 16th October 2015

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is congratulating schools after provisional figures released nationally showed a rise in the number of pupils achieving 5 or more A* - C GCSE grades.

  • Help for young people to find the best way forward

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    Published on Tuesday, 21st July 2015

    Whatever your GCSE results turn out to be, helpful advice is at hand at a special event on Friday 21 August.

  • Statement regarding Martin Goldberg of Thorpe Hall School

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    Published on Tuesday, 30th September 2014

    Tuesday 30th September 2014 Councillor Anne Jones, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Executive Councillor for Children and Learning, says: