As part of a National Storytelling Week competition, learners from Busy Bees Training Academy were asked to host an interactive story time session which encouraged the children to engage with stories and enjoy the process of reading. In a bid to win the competition, apprentices used their creative talents to narrate the stories and also used story sacks and interactive activities.
FIFTY year 9 students from Stewards Academy found a recent trip to the Imperial War Museum in London an engaging and thoughtful experience.
OFSTED has praised Holy Cross Primary after conducting a short inspection at the Tracyes Road school.
STUDENTS in Sir Charles Kao UTC’s sixth form have been receiving expert mentoring from engineers at GlaxoSmithKline to ensure they are well informed about their future career paths and options.
STEWARDS Sound participated in the Glee Club Challenge for the first time this year and made it through to the Regional Finals, as one of 12 groups selected in the local area, a fantastic achievement!
Mr Trelawny then joined some pupils and head of school, Mr Stirrat, for the grand opening of the newly refurbished library. Before ending his visit, Mr Trelawny took time to sign some books for pupils and presented the school with some copies for the new library.
AUDIENCES were transported back in time to Ancient China last night when students from Passmores, Purford Green and Potter Street unveiled their stage adaptation of the classic Chinese folk tale, Mulan.
THE tradition of story telling was the centre of attention at Kiddi Caru’s Harlow day nursery, when the children celebrated National Story Telling Week recently.
YEAR 7 pupils from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School travelled to the O2 Arena this week to be part of the world’s largest children’s choir at the Young Voices event.
ACTIVE Essex, the county’s sports and physical activity partnership, is celebrating the success of 64 schools who took part in the 5th annual winter games event.
LITTLE Parndon Primary Academy has been rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted following an inspection on 10th & 11th January 2017.
STUDENTS at Sir Charles Kao UTC treated to workshops from staff at GlaxoSmithKline, Raytheon and Pearson as part of their activity week celebrations.
OUTSTANDING teachers and school support staff have been recognised at the 2017 Essex Teaching Awards.
STEWARDS Academy recently welcomed members of our governing body and colleagues from local businesses and the community to assist in the annual Mock Interviews for our Year 11 students.
The new wing comes after the school has made tremendous strides not only in education but also a a focus for the community and so a great deal of
praise must go to headteacher, Christine Peden and her team whilst not forgetting th teleagacy of past teachers including former head, Christine Thurgood, who passed away in 2010 but whose legacy was commemorated with a newly planted tree.
A paramedic has written to the head of Passmores Academy praising the kindness of student who came to the aide of an elderly lady who suffered a fall.
CHILDREN’S voices from Harlow’s Latton Green Primary School rang out at London’s 02 Arena last night (19th January) as part of a performance by the world’s largest children’s choir.
PUPILS at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School took part in a special STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) activity day this week sponsored by the Engineering Development Trust. It was a hands-on day designed to excite and enlighten students on how STEM is fun, interesting and results in a rewarding career. It particularly focused on raising awareness of Engineering, especially with female pupils.
ESSEX County Council has issued a response to the Ofsted report that placed Katherines Primary school in special measures.
LAST term, students in the Sixth Form completed their UCAS applications. St Marks are pleased to record their congratulations to those who have received offers.
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STEWARDS Academy was delighted to have been named as a finalist in the National Place2Be Well-being in Schools Awards, in the School Community Section.
STUDENTS from Sir Charles Kao UTC have been inspired by a visit to CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider.
LONGWOOD Primary Academy has started their multi-million-pound extension works. They will have four new modern classrooms, reprographics room and library ready for their new intake in September 2017.