Cornelius Vermuyden is a vibrant and distinctive learning community in which all students receive the support, challenge and encouragement that they need to become successful, confident and mature young people who are well-prepared for life beyond school. Located on a beautiful site on Canvey Island and easily accessible to all parts of Essex, Southend and London, the school provides a secure and happy environment for positive and exciting learning experiences.

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Master Chefs at Cornelius

Pupils in Food Technology have excelled this term, producing work above and beyond expectations. Outstanding chefs included Alyssa Duffield yr 7, who designed & made a fully personalised burger; presented in bespoke packaging. Luke Barnard yr 7, decided to experimented with ingredients for a beef burger.


Shakespeare Schools Festival

The cast of Macbeth performed their production at the Shakespeare Schools Festival held at The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch on November 9th. The project immersed pupils in the language of William Shakespeare, which was both inspiring and challenging.


Remembrance Service

The annual Remembrance Service is one of the key events in the life of Canvey Island which bring all sections of our community together in an act of remembrance. Students; Michaela Aubrey, Deputy Head Girl, Taylor Garner, Deputy Head Boy, Darcie Cleaver and William Whitehair from Year 7, represented the school at the Remembrance Service at the Canvey Island Paddocks.


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