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Students receive GCSE results after extraordinary year

20 August 2020
Year 11 students across Thurrock are receiving their GCSE results today, Thursday 20 August, following months of disruption to their usual classes and end of year exam process due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cllr Andrew Jefferies, Cabinet member for education, said: "I would like to personally congratulate all our young people who are receiving their GCSE grades today and who received their A-Level results last week, I wish you all every success for the future.

Students receive A-level results after challenging year

13 August 2020
Year 13 students across Thurrock are receiving their A-level results this week. Published by the Department for Education on Thursday 13 August, the results follow months of disruption to the usual end of year and exam process due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cllr Shane Hebb, Deputy Leader of the Council, said: "I would like to pass on my many congratulations to our students who, after months of uncertainty, have either received their A-level results this week or are due to receive them by post soon.

South Essex Skills Roadshow coming to Grays

19 February 2019
Residents looking for work or considering a career change are being encouraged to attend a free skills event next month.
The latest South Essex Skills Roadshow event, organised by Thurrock Council, is taking place at South Essex College in High Street, Grays, from 3pm until 7pm on Thursday 7 March.
There will be more than 20 stalls, with local and national businesses across sectors including:

Council spearheads drive to help parents find work

11 December 2018
Thurrock Council is aiming to support and inspire parents in Thurrock to find work with the launch of a new initiative.
According to government data, 6,360 children (14.5%) in Thurrock live in an out-of-work benefit household – a higher proportion per population than the majority of local authority areas in the east region.

VR, simulators and careers showcased at Opportunity Thurrock

8 October 2018
Thousands of students from schools and colleges across Thurrock took part in the region's largest careers and further education expo on Wednesday (3 October).
Students who attended Opportunity Thurrock at the London Cruise Terminal, Tilbury learned about a more than 80 different career opportunities available across the borough, and even managed to experience some of them via Virtual Reality (VR), simulators, activities and demonstrations.