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Our MFL students have been exploring different cultures through a cooking challenge! Why not take a look at the contributions via ?


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The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via


Today we’ve launched our Wellbeing First Aid service. More opportunities for students to express themselves can only be a good thing.


For any queries relating to admissions, please get in contact via for the right support.


Our Virtual Sixth Form open evening is now live on our website.


Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening will go live from 6pm!


We are pleased to announce that our Sixth Form’s virtual open evening and application process will be live from the 19th November


Interested in our Students’ Experience and Enrichment? Why not visit our Virtual Open Evening?


Interested in our Y6-Y7 transition? Visit our Virtual Open Evening to find out more


Interested in our curriculum? Visit our Virtual Open Evening for more information.


On this please remember that you matter, that you are not alone and that . Share your worries, we are stronger together.


Our Virtual Open Evening is now live! Join us via our website or this direct link.


Today is the day! Join us on our website (link in bio) from 4pm for our Virtual Open Evening. We can’t wait to share our Academy with you.


Looking forward to our Year 11 Futures Event today. Fantastic opportunity to discuss our 6th Form, A Levels, BTEC courses and apprenticeship routes with our students. Exciting to help them map out their pathways.


It’s tomorrow! We are really excited about our Virtual Open Evening. Join us from 4pm on Friday 9th October via our website for more information.


3 days to go until the launch of our Virtual Open Evening!


We’re incredibly proud of all our Year 13 students, congratulations to those who secured places at some fantastic universities today.


It’s our last day of what has been one of the most turbulent academic years in history. A huge thank you to our students, parents & staff for their relentless hard work and support. Have a well deserved break & we cannot wait to see you in September!

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Computing Hub Training

London and Essex Computing Hub are pleased to offer the following training:

Our Computing Hub provides quality CPD for teachers in primary and secondary schools across Southend, Essex, Thurrock and 8 North-East London Boroughs. We are part of a network of National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) Computing Hubs across the country.  The network is led by STEM Learning in conjunction with Raspberry Pi Foundation and BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

If you are looking for support with online or face to face training for next year, please get in touch.

Computing Hub Lead: David Struthers

Computing Hub Project Officer: Sarah Beresford-Cole


1) Representing Algorithms using Flowcharts & Pseudocode

Improve your knowledge of algorithms to the level appropriate for GCSE teaching. Become confident in using the key building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration, and learn to apply algorithmic thinking.

Audience: Secondary

13th January -  4-5pm, 18th January  4-4.45pm, 20th January 4-5.30pm

2) Teaching and Leading Key Stage 2 Computing - Module 1 & Module 2

This course aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy.

Module 1: 18th & 25th January 2-3.30pm

Module 2: 22nd February & 1st March 2-3.30pm

Audience: Primary and

3) Python Programming Constructs: Sequencing, Selection & Iteration 

Learn how to write code to input, process and output data, and how to manipulate data stored in variables. Using the building blocks of sequence, selection and iteration you’ll begin to understand how programmes are constructed to perform a multitude of simple and more complex tasks.

19th January 4-5pm plus 2 further sessions

Audience: Secondary

4) Higher Attainment in GCSE Computer Science - Meeting the Challenge of Exams

Explore how to improve attainment in GCSE Computer Science, look at how students should tackle exam questions and use key resources such as moderator reports, how retrieval and interleaving can be used and mapping progression from KS3 to KS4.

21st January  4-5pm plus 2 further sessions

Audience: Secondary

5) Primary Programming and Algorithms

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary computing. Be prepared to teach algorithms and programming to all ages of children, helping them develop their understanding through effective pedagogy.

2nd February  4-5pm plus 2 further sessions

Audience: Primary

Training at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred:

Python Programming Constructs: Sequencing, Selection and Iteration

Date: Wednesday 24th March 2021

Time: 9.30am to 3.30pm

Fee: Bursary available

Face to Face training at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.

Book at:Python Programming Information & Booking  

For more Computer Hub Training you can also visit


London and Essex Computer Hub December Update

We also encourage you to have a look at the London and Essex Hub December Update by clicking on the link below: 

In this issue:
  • Launch of new Computer Science Accelerator Support Programme - Launch Event 15 December 3.30pm with CS Champion Joe Arday

  • Connect with your local Subject Matter Expert Sarah Chell and guest speakers at Computer Science teacher Meet Up 10 December 4-5pm

  • New CPD Opportunities from Teach Computing including *NEW* Course 'Higher attainment in GCSE Computer Science'

  • STEM Ambassador case study: Meet Frazer Merrick

  • Video gaming careers fair 9 December

  • Be part of the biggest national research trial into gender balance in computing 

  • Networking opportunities with computer science teachers in your area: CAS (Computing at School) active in your region