We welcomed pupils and teachers from Salwan Public School (Delhi, India) as part of the international exchange programme. Pupils were delighted to engage in a range of subjects, including English, Maths, Food Technology, Art, Textiles and Economics. It also provided an opportunity for pupils from both schools to learn about eachothers’ cultures and values. “Our…

On Tuesday, the 9th of October 2018, 54 Year 10 students visited Kew Gardens to gain first-hand inspiration for their project on ‘Natural & Mechanical Forms’. Students explored the Princess of Wales Conservatory and Palm House where they had the opportunity to photograph tropical rain-forests and draw various plants including cacti, ferns, orchids and waterlilies. This correlates…

I have just competed in the England Boxing 2018 National Championships 54kg category.  I was crowned as the London Boxing Champion on 29th April, when I won the bout with a split decision win.  The London Championships were held in Feltham.  My bout was scheduled the last fight of the night, which in one way was…

Over half term a group of pupils and teachers from Loxford School and Abbs Cross School visited India for eight days.  They spent two days at Salwan Public School (Delhi), which we have collaborated work since 2012 via the British School Council’s Connecting Classroom Programe. Pupils took part in a range of workshops, delivered presentations on British…

On Monday 22nd January 2018, Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College held the Secondary Dance Competition in the Thornton Hall.  Lauren Meck, Amy Ross and Dinah, professional dancers from the industry, joined the event as judges and score performances of the Havering schools and academies. AX Jnrs (KS3 Dance) performed the ‘Magic’ choreography on stage…

On Tuesday 9th January, the Year 7 netball team played a match against Mayfield School. The game started slow however, in the second quarter the girls came into their own. At half time they were drawing 2-2, both teams played exceptionally well, with some good shots from both goal shooter’s and goal attack’s. The girls…

Kim Henry, a Design and Technology Teacher who had been at Loxford School since 2003, unfortunately passed away on Christmas Eve after four and half years of cancer treatment . She leaves behind her husband Shaun and two children. Kim did not want any flowers or wreaths.  Instead Kim would like donations to be made…