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Ali Sparkes visit at TTC

posted 3 Feb 2017, 06:52 by Amy Deamer   [ updated 3 Feb 2017, 06:58 ]

Ali Sparkes visited on Tuesday 24 January; she led a workshop and presented an assembly for Year 7. During the assembly, she didn’t just read some of her amazing book; she also interacted with the students and teachers with a quick Chase style quiz! All in all, it was an amazing experience for everyone! 

Interviewer: Isabel Curle.

Interviewee: Ali Sparkes.

Setting: TTC, Thorpe Campus LRC.

Questions and answers.

Q. Were you very smart in high school?
A. Well, I was actually in the average sets and funnily enough, I scored a D in my A levels.

Q. If you had a superpower, what would it be? 
A. I would be able to speak all languages!

Q. On a scale of 1-10 what would you rate your job?
A. I would rate it… 15! Ha-ha!

Q. Which genre of music is your favorite? 
A. Well, pop, but I do like classical as well.

Do you want to Teach?

posted 5 Jan 2017, 06:40 by Amy Deamer

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Remembrance Day

posted 28 Nov 2016, 00:57 by Amy Deamer

On Friday 11 November, at 11am the whole of Tendring Technology College observed two minutes silence to recognise the sacrifices made not just by the Armed Forces of the past, but by today’s generation too. At Thorpe Campus over 950 students assembled on the tennis courts and were joined by Commander Nesbitt - Area Commander for the Royal Navy Sea Cadets as well as members of the Royal British Legion. The TTC Sea Cadet Marching Band led a procession onto the tennis courts and all students who are part of the Sea Cadets, Scouts or Guides were invited to attend in their uniforms. The whole event provided a poignant reminder of those who have given their lives for our freedom and student body represented TTC impeccably.

Prince’s Teaching Institute Mark Awarded to Tendring Technology College

posted 8 Nov 2016, 10:21 by Amy Deamer   [ updated 9 Nov 2016, 03:36 ]

Tendring Technology College is pleased to receive The Prince’s Teaching Institute Mark for 2015/16.

The Prince’s Teaching Institute (PTI) launched the Schools Programme in 2007 to recognise and reward school departments that develop inspirational ideas and activities which enhance the teaching of English, Geography, History, Music and Science, regardless of their pupils’ backgrounds or abilities. It is run as a membership group for school departments that choose to commit to increasing the challenge of their subject provision. 

TeamUp’ Campaign to Transform Women’s Sport

posted 8 Nov 2016, 01:39 by Amy Deamer   [ updated 8 Nov 2016, 01:39 ]

Three Sports. Three World Cups. One Inspiring Vision.

Marking a unique moment in time for women’s sport, England Netball, The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and England Hockey today launch TeamUp, a three-year campaign to maximise the legacy of three home World Cups and build a fan base for women’s team sports.

Click here to view the full article

July 2016 UCAS News Letter

posted 18 Jul 2016, 03:10 by Amy Deamer   [ updated 8 Nov 2016, 01:40 ]

Parents can now access the July 2016 UCAS News Letter by visiting the UCAS page accessed by the Sixth form drop down menu or via the following link:

Year 11 Prom Photographs

posted 1 Jul 2016, 06:37 by   [ updated 1 Jul 2016, 06:37 ]

Photos are now available online to purchase at:

Click on “view and order prints” and type in the search bar: Tendring Technical College

Autistic Support Centre - Update

posted 1 Jul 2016, 06:34 by   [ updated 30 Nov 2016, 07:12 by Amy Deamer ]

I am delighted to say, that following a positive consultation with support from our staff and parents, the Head Teacher Board have approved an Autistic Support Centre for each campus.  The support centre will be for students who fulfill strict criteria that includes the ability to achieve successfully in an academic curriculum.  Admission will be through the local authority as this is a fully funded provision.  

Building works will begin with immediate effect and we look forward to providing a much needed resource for our young people.

Dr Caroline Haynes
Executive Principal

Arts Award Success!

posted 15 Jun 2016, 06:36 by   [ updated 30 Nov 2016, 07:13 by Amy Deamer ]


Congratulations to the BTec Music students who have successfully passed their Gold Level Arts Award!  

This is a fantastic achievement that awards UCAS points and has provided the students involved with evidence of project management, leadership and creativity.   

Well done!

Miss Pamment
Music Teacher


posted 26 Apr 2016, 07:59 by   [ updated 30 Nov 2016, 07:12 by Amy Deamer ]

Dear Parents/Guardians

It’s so nice to see the weather improving and as always at this time of year our students are starting to outgrow the uniform you bought last September. In particular our girls seem to have outgrown their skirts! Some have substituted College skirts for fashion skirts e.g. tight, lycra, body hugging skirts which, as soon as they move, become even shorter.

Please ensure that your daughters/wards have acceptable skirts which should be bought from the College supplier Anglia Sports and Schoolwear and that skirts are near to their knee. 

There will be a focus on this starting week commencing 25 April 2016 and those students who have unacceptable uniform (skirts) will be sanctioned. 

Mrs G Lewis
Senior Assistant Principal; Head of Thorpe Campus

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