Within the month of March our students took part in the following activities: – Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of: Year 7 – National Careers Week, Money, CSE, Easter Year 8 – National Careers Week, The Media, Self-harm, Easter Year 9 – National Careers Week, Knife Crime, Making Decisions Year…

The year 11 football lost 1.0 in their county cup semi against St Thomas More from Southend. It was a spirited performance which improved after the break but in a tight game, one goal was the difference. The boys can be proud of a great run in the cup which has included some great performances…

On 21st and 22nd March, the year 10 geographers travelled to Stratford to undertake a day of urban fieldwork. We explored the Olympic Park, looking at sustainability of the sports facilities, environment and East Village. We conducted pedestrian counts and land use surveys in Westfield, the data from which is being analysed back in school.…

This is a reminder to all parents that the last day of this term is Thursday 29th March 2018 and the school will be closed at 12.10pm. Food will be available at break time. The school will re-open on Monday 16th April 2018. Have a peaceful break.

On Wednesday 21st March 2018, the eleventh performance of Battle of the Bands took to the Abbs Cross Academy stage! The two hosts, Jessica Porter and Lauren Sutton kept the audience entertained and informed, in-between the 11 contestants.  The contestants ranged from year 7 to 11, who performed live, in front of over 120 audience…

On Wednesday 13th March 2018, AX Jnrs and AX Dance Company, boarded the coach (along with Miss Monaghan and Mr Ricketts) to start their journey to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s stadium – The Copper Box Arena. AX Jnrs and AX Dance Company won the regional dance competition, held at Abbs Cross Academy in January,…

In the early hours of a cold, dark Thursday morning in February a group of teachers and students from Loxford and Abbs Cross began an exciting trip to India. After an eight-hour flight we arrived in Delhi. The warmth of the evening air hit us as soon as we left the terminal. We were met…

On Monday 12th February twenty two year 11 students set off for a week in Russia. The group landed at Sheremetevo airport with a balmy temperature of -15 to be met by Tatiana, the Moscow tour guide. Tatiana was a hit with the students with her ironic wit and willingness to accept gentle ribbing from…