Young Debaters Speak at Westminster FOUR Year 10 students from Passmores Academy were lucky enough to be selected to take part in a prestigious Youth Debate at Westminster, organised by the National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE) and the Religious Education Council (REC). The event was designed to highlight the importance of religious education […]
ON Friday (17th August) Cllr’s Chris Vince and Waida Forman as well as secretary of Harlow TUC David Forman, who provided all the gardening equipment, took part in a clean up of the Leah Manning Centre in the town park.
STUDENTS and staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School are today celebrating another great year, with students once again achieving excellent results, with many going on to universities, often the first in their family.
POSITIVE exam results released today are a sign of things to come at a brand-new school due to open in September, according to the head.
Red Hot Results for Harlow College A Level Students WHILE Britain has been basking in record-busting temperatures, Harlow College Sixth Form students kept their cool to record another sizzling set of A Level results. This is the only the second year that most A Levels have been assessed solely on end-of-second-year exams rather than coursework […]
A STAGGERING fifty-four Passmores Academy students are celebrating the amazing achievement of becoming published writers.
GOVERNMENT education watchdog, Ofsted has high praised Sunflower Day Nursery in Harlow. They visited the nursery, based on Broadley Road, in July. The report states: Staff have a good knowledge and understanding of how to promote learning and support the welfare and development of young children. Monitoring ensures that individual children or groups of children […]
Secondary school doesn’t seem so daunting now for the youngest students joining Burnt Mill Academy.
STUDENTS who collect their GCSE results in two weeks and plan to stay in full time education or unpaid training are still eligible for child benefit – but their parents must inform HMRC of their plans so it’s not automatically stopped on August 31.
A SCHOOL dedicated to STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects is waving students off to futures full of prospects.
Year 13 students at the new BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, have secured themselves high-level apprenticeships and offers of prestigious university places.
BACK in 2014, we reported that Harlow student Jack Bradbury had gained five A levels and was on his way to study Medicine at Cambridge University. http://www.yourharlow.com/2014/08/20/jack-bradbury-five-a-levels-cambridge-and-the-muamba-moment/ Last week, we caught up with Jack to see how things were going. A Level results are just around the corner and we wanted to hear what Jack’s […]
A STUNNING musical theatre production starring youngsters from Passmores Academy had the audience up on their feet three nights running when the school presented its end of year show, ‘Bugsy Malone’.
Passmores Academy Community Day ONE thousand students and staff members from Passmores Academy poured their energy and enthusiasm into helping others, when they took part in Passmores’ annual Community Day recently. Despite the sweltering heat, the young people, who are all aged between 11 and 15, got fully involved with putting others before themselves and […]
Passmores set to hold Open Events in September. Full details on poster.
ROBERT Halfon visited Harlow College to meet with apprentices from both the college itself and from the National Citizen Service (NCS). Mr Halfon discussed the benefits of apprenticeships and was thrilled to hear about the apprentices’ future plans for further education or work.
CHILDREN who start school behind their peers rarely catch up – “the gap just widens”, he will say in a speech.
CHILDREN and older people in Harlow are becoming firm friends by reviving the long-lost hobby of pen pal letter writing.
KIDDI Caru’s Harlow day nursery celebrated the achievements of its pre-school class with a graduation ceremony last week.
English School to host Open Evening in September. Full details on poster.
ESSEX County Council has said it will be reviewing its school transport scheme – including its provision for Special Education Need children – after overspending by £3.1 million even though the policy had predicted savings of almost £4 million.
MORE than 100 students pulled together a West End-quality production of School of Rock.
CHILDREN with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are enjoying a full physical education programme in Harlow.
THE pupils from Pemberley Academy had the chance to shine on Friday night when they took to the Playhouse stage for their end of year performance. No strangers to the venue, where the children had performed in last year although in the smaller Studio 2.
KIDDI Caru’s Harlow day nursery hosted a day of fun on Saturday 7th July in aid of Home-Start UK, raising over £500.