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On Wednesday 9th January, AlterEgo Creative Solutions Theatre group presented a sketch to raise awareness around Child Criminal Exploitation; County Lines drug trafficking involving vulnerable adults and young people that are targeted by organised groups and gangs to groom, trick, trap and manipulate them into trafficking drugs and sometimes weapons.READ MORE
On Monday 14th January, Mr Walding and 10 lucky and hardworking Year 9 French students were given the free opportunity to spend the day at Cambridge University (Magdalene College)READ MORE
Last week saw the return of our yuletide celebrations as our talented students from the Performing Arts department stunned audiences with a truly eclectic and impressive display of musical and dramatic talent.READ MORE
Twenty-five intellectual gladiators entered the arena to fight for their house’s honour.READ MORE
Scarlet Mathieson from Canvey Junior School, scooped top prize in the 10th Grand Final of the ‘Your Shout’ Public Speaking Competition, held at the Cornelius Vermuyden School on Thursday the 6th of December 2018.READ MORE
Mirava Verkaria in Year 7 is an extremely talented Bollywood dancer. She recently auditioned along with 200 other people from all over the world to earn a place to compete at the recent Bollywood dancing world championships, which were held in Chicago during November.READ MORE
Ex student Daniel Gregory,17, returned earlier this month to share his new college experiences with our Year 9 catering students.READ MORE
Mrs Skewes funded the initial set up of the Canvey Children’s University scheme seven years ago. The aim of the scheme is to encourage all children aged 4 - 14 years on Canvey Island to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills through participation in imaginative and creative learning activities outside of the school day.READ MORE
We mark Remembrance each November and remember because civilisations and societies live by memory. What we forget, we can repeat. What we remember, we may be able to guard against.READ MORE
Last week our latest year 9 Brilliant Club visited the University of East Anglia for their launch trip and introduction to the latest Scholar’s Programme.READ MORE
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Cornelius Vermuyden are an official member of NACE (National association of Able Children in England).
Not only does this partnership support our development of our highest achieving pupils, it supports the development of every pupil in the school. We are committed to ensuring that a high level of challenge exists in the classroom in every lesson and to help potential convert to success and happiness for our pupils. We are firm believers that "rising tides lift all ships" and that if all students have a daily diet of challenging experiences at school and beyond, then this will help support their educational and personal development as learners and as people. Yet, as our 2016 GCSE results showed, those who come to us classed as more able achieve incredible results – for example, Callum Cuthbert leaving the school with 11 A* grades is an achievement that is not just well above the national average in terms of progress and achievement, but one that should be celebrated in terms of the school's work with its high achieving pupils.
However, here at Cornelius Vermuyden, we promote the ethos that all children must be given access to a positive mindset in terms of their learning. The message is clear; all young people are capable of reaching any goal they set their mind to if they are challenged and show a positive attitude to self - improvement . Cornelius Vermuyden places challenge and the importance of a 'growth mindset' at the heart of its teaching and learning vision for our pupils and our association with NACE is supporting this commitment to all pupils at the school.