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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Assistant Headteacher Vacancy

The Governors at Cornelius Vermuyden are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational leader to join the Senior Leadership Team from 1 January 2016 as an Assistant Headteacher.


Outstanding Achievements

Following the success at the Castle Point and Rochford District Trampolining Competition, the PE Department would like to highlight the outstanding achievement and contribution of our winners in the individual events.



At Cornelius we believe It is essential that pupils are provided with the opportunity to look back and understand the past in order to shape the future. Pupils have spent this year exploring design in the 20th century


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