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Year 8 Update - 23 November 2020
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Young Writers Competition - KS1 & KS2
Year 7 & 8 Updates
Year 9 Updates
Eastbury Community School pupil Maliha Baig has been named in England's squad for the British Senior Schools' International in Guernsey later this month.
Read the latest Eastbury Newsletter - April 2019
UK Parliament Week took place nationally from the 12th of November till the 18th of November 2018.
School students turn Santa s little helpers
Pupils from Eastbury Community School have been spreading the Christmas spirit by sending presents to children in St. Lucia and Dominica.
On Tuesday 16 October 2018 we were visited by Neil Starling from the Falconer Trust.
On Wednesday 17th October, 10 Politics and R.E. students attended a ‘Question Time’ style event at Westminster Abbey where they got to engage in current affairs with other sixth form schools from around London.
As part of Black History Month we had a screening of Marvels Avengers Infinity War’.
The year 7 Character Education trip at Gilwell Park is now open for booking! All Year 7 students received a letter today inviting them to join our friends at Flooglebinder for another amazing adventure in the Summer of 2019.
Over the weekend of 22 September 2018, Myra won her 4th National tittle in Leicester, winning the British International National tittle on the way beating 2 competitors from Portugal's.
Eastbury Community School will be having an Open Evening for prospective Year 7 students of 2019.
Eastbury Community School celebrates another record breaking A Level results with 100% pass rate.
Latest Newsletter - Issue 15, July 18
WW1 Centenary Dance Project in Barking and Dagenham 21/06/18
Over the weekend Myra won the most prestigious Karate tournament in England, The English Nationals, winning Gold in style not only recognized my Sport England but also the Olympic committee.
Netball Rally March 2018
We are writing to inform you of the changes to the break time arrangements over the next half term.>
Get your child’s free flu vaccine now - don’t put it off
The flu vaccine is available for children aged two-to eight-years old, and for those over the age of six months with a long-term health condition such as asthma, diabetes, heart, kidney or liver disease.
Year 2 attend the 'Into Film ' Screening of 'Ballerina' 13th November
Year 10 boys from Eastbury Community School, over the next four months they will be blogging on Queen Mary University webpages about their experiences on the programme.
Do your thing!’
We had a wonderful day raising money for Children in Need
Year 2 have been learning about Oceans in Geography. Each group were designated a different ocean and the children had to design their oceans based on the fact sheet that they had in front of them.
Autumn Photography Competition - Love
The month of November gives us all the power to help save young men’s lives with two simple acts: growing a moustache throughout the month and/or donating to a vitally important cause.
Careers Speed Networking Event - Friday 8th December, Eastbury School – Main hall
Would you like to inspire students about your job?
A video montage of students visit to Greece in May 2017. During the visit students visited the historical sites in Athens but also worked as volunteers as part of a turtle conservation project. With the main aim of returning and reducing the amount of single-use plastics at the school.
On Wednesday 11th of October, Neil Starling of the Falconer Trust came to our assembly to collect the groceries we’d ‘Harvested for the Kabulamema Orphanage in Zambia.
Eastbury Community School, Barking, tells its story.
SCHOOL UNIFORM MEETING THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER – 6PM SCHOOL LIBRARY
I would like to thank parents and carers for ensuring your child arrives at school on time every day, smartly dressed in school uniform and ready to learn.
Bow school 1 v Eastbury 14!
This puts us through to the third round of the National, an amazing performance by all, but a special mention must go to Lateef Adeyemi who was Man of the Match with 7 goals! (Jon Zuquoli was donkey of the day for being the slowest organism on earth and scoring with his belly!)
A huge thank you again to all involved in the organisation of a wonderful awards evening, and all staff for supporting students to achieve the great things being celebrated.
The school is hosting an open evening for prospective students and parents on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Due to this school times on the Wednesday and Thursday will be affected. The details are as follows:
GCSE Success at Eastbury Community School
Eastbury Community School celebrates another set of excellent A level results with 99% pass rate
When planning schemes of work for Eastbury Art Department, developing visual literacy and confidence in drawing is a very important part of that process.
GCSE Results Day - Thursday 24th August 2017
The Big Draw have interviewed Ms Higginson for their website about our winning animation the other year to share our project, it’s great to have our ideas out promoting what we think is a valuable cause.
Eastbury's visit to Greece
Barking and Dagenham Youth Forum Update - Summer Term 2017
Year 8 Rounders Results
The governing body of Eastbury School has a vacancy for Parent Governor. The governing body works in partnership with the Executive Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to promote continuous improvement in the school’s performance.
Well done to Natasha Iqbal and Abdul Ishola who made the Regional Final for the French Spelling Bee.
On Thursday 27th April staff and parents came together at the Broadway Theatre to celebrate three of our students at the Jack Petchey Awards evening.
For the THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR our u16 futsal team have won the Southern Regional finals!
Year 1 And Reception had an exciting learning session with our Year 8 Science Ambassadors.
The Year 1 have been learning about the past and how our grandparents spent their childhood. We learnt about toys, schools and music
Students from year 10 and 11 took part in their final workshop on Monday 13th March for the HeadStart Challenge. They took part in a variety of activities including; English and maths skills tests, team building and developing employability skills.
Yet again, another fantastic season from the Year 9 Netball Team, scoring a total of 114 goals across 5 games.
ECS v BA = 30 – 4ECS v SR = 22 – 1ECS v E’Brook = 26 – 3ECS v All Saints = 9 – 5 (game reduced due to rain)ECS v Jo Rich = 27 – 6
Primary students raised £237.05 to support Red Nose Day 2017.
Yunus year 9 in his own words on his fantastic career so far in youth football for Arsenal and England.
This week has been another history making one for the Year 10 Netball team. Having won the Borough League and Borough Rally (again) the girls confidence was high going into the residential National Tournament at PGL in Swindon this weekend. This was an U16 tournament open to year 11 teams throughout the whole country including academies.
Video highlighting Good Practice in Sports at Eastbury
On Monday 20th March, 25 year 10 students were invited to attend the annual 'Livery Companies showcase event' at Guildhall. The livery companies of the City of London play a significant part in City life, by providing charitable-giving and networking opportunities.
Sixth Form students from Politics, Sociology and Science got the opportunity to meet Margaret Hodge MP and discuss how to bring about social change in Barking & Dagenham.
Spring Term Art and Photography Competition. Open to all year groups and staff.
Spring Term Art and Photography Competition!Open to ALL year groups & Staff!
A very comfortable victory at Jo Richardson School.
On 23 January 2017 the following amazing Y12 students blew me, and several members of the science community, away. Aylin, Daniel, Martynas, Jorgen and Dorjan were absolutely superb ambassadors of our school and indeed the state sector, as they represented us at the Royal Society Partnership Conference.
As you will be aware, we are a Healthy School and conform to the national school food st andards. We have noticed a small number of students are bringing high energy and sugary drinks into school.
As part of our careers education and guidance programme we held our annual careers fair on Wednesday 25th January 2017.
On Thursday 26th January, a selected group of students in year 9 took part in a careers workshop on ‘making informed decisions’ about their career pathway.
Latest newsletter available - January 2017 - Issue 8
I would like to remind you all that the French Spelling Bee is still running every Wednesday at 3:05 pm in RS08.
Year 11 GCSE groups had a four hour ceramics workshop on Saturday 21st January.
Over the weekend Myra competed at the National KYU Grade Championships in Sheffield and won Gold.
22 – 1Eastbury’s second Netball match was another explosive performance.
Dear Parent/Carers of Secondary Phase Students
SECONDARY PHASE BUILDINGCONFIRMATION OF CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 2016/2017
Eleven students from Art and 3D Design A Level courses visited The Institute of Education UCL in Euston to listen to talks by 4 world famous artists and makers.
Oh wow what a great week we had at Eastbury Community School for Children in Need starting from Monday 14th – Friday 18th November.
EASTBURY v BARKING ABBEY: 30 – 4Eastbury’s first Netball match saw a fantastic victory by an outstanding performance from the Year 9 Team.
On Tuesday, 8th November the KS3 girls badminton team were victorious winning gold at the Borough Badminton Tournament and will go onto represent Barking and Dagenham at the East London School Games.
Last night the KS4 girls team were victorious winning gold at the Borough Badminton Tournament and will go onto represent Barking and Dagenham at the East London School Games.
Multi-million pound primary building opens at Barking secondary school.
A huge thank you to all involved in the organisation of a wonderful awards evening, and all staff for supporting students to achieve the great things being celebrated. The evening was enjoyed by all attending students, family members, staff and Governors.
Eastbury Community School give Gaia astronomers a lesson in how to plot a Supernova lightcurve at the Royal Astronomical Society.
Eastbury Community School in Hulse Avenue, Barking helped 61 per cent of students get A* C grades in English and maths.
But headteacher David Dickson was most proud of another statistic.
Primary Information: The gates will open at 8.50. Parents will be able to wait in the playground and entry to Year 1 classes will be 8.55 - 9.00. The class room doors will shut and any late comers must enter via the Primary office entrance. Parents will be admitted onto the playground at 3.10 for 3.15 finish time.
Y13 start Thursday 8th Sep P.5 – Assembly
Y12 start Friday 9th Sep P.3 – Assembly
Teaching for both starts on Monday 12th.
Eastbury Community School celebrates another set of excellent A level results with 99% pass rate.
Another great year for GCSE results with a record number of the top A*/A Grades.
Last Day of term and first day of autumn term 2016 arrangements.
End of Term: Friday 15 July
Can I remind all parents that the school year ends of Friday 15 July at 12.30. Students are reminded that they must eat at first break. If the excellent behaviour continues we will have an option non-uniform day where students are requested to make a 1 donation to charity.
A final newsletter will be published on Wednesday 13 July 2016.
SCHOOL CLOSURE TUESDAY 5 JULY 2016 - We have been informed by the NUT that they will be taking industrial action in the form of a strike on Tuesday 5 July.
Yr 7 and 8- Monday 4th July
Yr 9 and 10- Wednesday 6th July
On a sunny Tuesday morning the Art, Science and English departments worked collaboratively with Eastbury Primary school to produce a dynamic and inspirational photography workshop.
Wednesday, 13th July 2016. Doors Open at 17:30
Sam Came to Choice in September 2014 from Eastbury Comprehensive school in Dagenham, he said he always wanted to do Plumbing as a career.
This year a group of year 8 students worked alongside spoken word poets and professional animators to create a poem and animation inspired by their own ideas and feelings.
Eastbury Community School is currently offering apprenticeships at the school as follows:
Primary TA, Secondary TA, Early Years Practitioner and IT Technician.
The Art Department would like to share some excellent news with you all; all of our current yr13 Fine Art students have been accepted into further education.
This week two groups of engineering students from Eastbury Community School visited the Weavers Quarter construction site next to Barking town centre.
Eastbury art department ran a design competition with art lessons focussed on mental health awareness, and also highlighted the work which the charity Sane undertakes.
Year 9 Sports Excellence students get the opportunity to watch some elite swimming in the European Aquatics Championships...
Our outstanding Year 9 Sports Leaders were in action again yesterday (Wednesday 8th June) helping at the Access Sport Ignite Multi Sport Event for deaf and disabled young people at the The Copperbox Arena in the Olympic Park.
On Sunday 5th June we travelled the short journey to Brunel University to compete in the regional tournament, having won the Essex tournament back in February.
Hundreds of primary age children are set to take up places at an expanding secondary school this autumn.
The Year 9 football team played Redden Court School at Dagenham and Redbridge football stadium on Friday 13th May.
This academic year, our school has been working with the mental health charity, SANE (www.sane.org.uk), to improve awareness of, and combat the stigma surrounding mental health.
?The Art department together with child protection and science teacher Megan Greet (a SANE ambassador) ran two competitions in the spring term.
On the 11th and 18th May 2016, yr10 GCSE Art students visited the ‘The National Gallery’ permanent collection and worked with practicing portraiture artist, Robin-Lee Hall.
Eastbury art department have a new TWITTER account – follow us to keep up to date with trips and competitions and to view all the fabulous artwork being created.
Sports Day: Field Events - 26 May 2016 & Track Events: 27 May 2016
At school, behaviour and learning are part of our children's responsibility. Remind them we all have a responsibility to learn in our classes as lots of children can't go to school.
Eastbury’s Year 8 rugby team had the opportunity to play in a rugby 7s tournament at the Allianz Stadium, home of Rugby Premiership Champions Saracens.
On Wednesday 11th May, 40 year 7 students attended Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) workshops at school in partnership with West Ham United Foundation.
On Friday 6th May 25 students in year 10 took part in a ‘building motivation’ workshop, which aims to increase students’ confidence and motivation by exploring the barriers that might be preventing them from fulfilling their potential and coming up with solutions.
At our parent coffee meeting this week, we had a 'stay and read'. It was a fun occasion and very well attended!
The BTEC year 13 group organised the House dodge ball tournament on Thursday 28th April. A fantastic turnout from all 10 form groups and every game was played with a great spirit and attitude.
Fifteen year 8 students assisted in the Trinity Youth Games on Thursday 28th April.
Confirmed cases of measles in London
We write to inform you that there have been cases of measles reported in children in London in the past three months.
Confirmed cases of measles in London
We write to inform you that there have been cases of measles reported in children in London in the past three months.
Two students, Sheikh and Katarzyna in year 10, performed fantastically during their work experience.
Myra Nasim in Year 7 completed at the most prestigious tournament in England – The EKF English National Karate Championships in Sheffield, where she won Gold.
Tuesday to Thursday – the 26th, 27th and 28th of April we would like to invite you to observe a short session of phonics teaching and the follow up activities from 9.00 to 9.30.
Learning to care for others, ourselves and our world are three of the most important things parents and schools will teach children .
Please take a moment to watch the short clip above from this Year’s World Cup in Croatia.
The boys conducted themselves in a manner fitting for an England squad and were exemplary on and off the court, amazing effort in the lead up to the event- 4 training sessions per week and determination throughout the event.
Many of you will know that last year we were once again the highest ranked school in the country and again qualified to represent England at the Futsal World Cup, this time being held in Croatia in April.
A teenage politico marked International Women’s Day with a trip to Parliament.
Year 8 won the Netball rally last night (8 March). They were absolutely awesome - I've never seen them play so well!
Here we are dressed as our favourite book characters! Some amazingly inventive costumes and a fun day ahead.
From start to finish the boys represented the school in their usual impeccable fashion both on and off the court.
Before and after matches the boys held themselves with dignity and sportsmanship...
A rising jazz star has spoken of the pride he has in his roots after returning from the Big Apple to play a homecoming show.
A comprehensive school serving one of the most deprived areas of the country has been officially designated the kindest school in the UK.
Former Arsenal striker and current Sky Academy ambassador Thierry Henry gives a masterclass on one of the most important aspects of the game, scoring a goal.
Eastbury are set to become the first school in England to represent the country at the Futsal World Cup twice when they travel to Croatia in April.
We have many students who have achieved the Bronze Award and some have achieved the Silver, but ALIYAH ASLAM is our FIRST student to have achieved the GOLD CREST AWARD from The British Science Association
Please congratulate the below on their first game for Eastbury. We beat Barking Abbey 5-4 in extra time in round 1 of the borough cup (24th September 2015).
Happy New Year to those of you I've not seen so far. We've all had a busy week back at school and we've been getting back into routines as well as establishing some new ones!
Teachers at a comprehensive in Barking are “ecstatic” after scooping a prestigious literacy prize for the third consecutive year.