Representing Abbs Cross in the Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out Challenge’, Alex delivered an incredibly powerful and thought provoking speech about his experiences of the difficulties and prejudices facing those identifying as transgender. The audience responded with great warmth to Alex throughout the speech and thunderous applause erupted at its conclusion in recognition of the emotional…

On Friday 12th May, 28 AX dancers traveled on the 252 bus, into Romford Market to promote awareness for Mental Health as part of the ‘BIG event’, outside of Romford Shopping Hall. The aim of the ‘big event’ was to learn about ways to improve your mental well being and discover different services available in…

GCSE Dance Anthology 4: Artificial Things Year 10 GCSE Dance students have been researching, work shopping and analysing their forth anthology from the new GCSE specification – ‘Artificial Things By Lucy Bennett and The Stopgap Dance Company. Over the last three weeks, students have explored the use of senses and the strengths and weakness that…

Within the month of April our students took part in the following activities:- Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of ‘Cyber bullying’ and ‘Autism’. Parents of Year 10 students were welcomed into school to discuss progress and attainment at Parents’ Evening Yr 8 girls received their HPV 2nd dose vaccinations Yr…

The season ended with a 3 – 1 semi final defeat to Marshalls Park. The squad have worked very hard to get into a position where the final was within reach, but it wasn’t to be against a strong team and in difficult weather conditions. Luke Sherlock scored our reply. Well done to all boys who represented the school this season. Mr…

A number of trips and visits have been arranged to take place during summer term. Year 8/9 have been given the opportunity by the Trust to attend Thorpe Park on Thursday 13th July. Students in Year 9 will also be visiting the Isle of Wight for an exciting residential weekend from 14th – 16th July. Year 8…

On the last day of spring term, Year 11 students received an excellent presentation from school’s liason officer from Cambridge University. Students were exposed to University life, course grade requirements as well as future careers advice based on degree choice. This followed on from two separate visits to LSE which included tours / guest lectures…