Apprentice at Busy Bees nursery in Harlow wins national storytelling competition

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.

Stewards Academy students visit Imperial War Museum

FIFTY year 9 students from Stewards Academy found a recent trip to the Imperial War Museum in London an engaging and thoughtful experience.

Holy Cross Primary praised highly by Ofsted

OFSTED has praised Holy Cross Primary after conducting a short inspection at the Tracyes Road school.

GlaxoSmithKline increase mentoring support at Sir Charles Kao UTC, after success of first mentor.

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 Academy take on Glee Club Challenge

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!

Famous author opens new Cooks Spinney Library

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.

Mulan at Passmores Academy – Not Just Another Fairytale Princess!

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.

A Week Of Tall Tales At Kiddi Caru Harlow

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.

St Mark’s Year 7 join the world’s largest choir

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.

Church Langley Primary show their Olympic values

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 achieves school’s best ever Ofsted rating.

LITTLE Parndon Primary Academy has been rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted following an inspection on 10th & 11th January 2017.

Pearson, GSK and Raytheon deliver unique employment workshops at Harlow UTC

STUDENTS at Sir Charles Kao UTC treated to workshops from staff at GlaxoSmithKline, Raytheon and Pearson as part of their activity week celebrations.

Harlow teachers lauded at Essex Teaching Awards

OUTSTANDING teachers and school support staff have been recognised at the 2017 Essex Teaching Awards.

Mock interviews at Stewards Academy

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.

Pear Tree Mead Academy open new wing in booming school

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.

Paramedic praises Passmores student

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.

Latton Green voices raised high at O2

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.

St Mark’s pupils: Engineers of the future?

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 Council respond to Katherines Ofsted report

ESSEX County Council has issued a response to the Ofsted report that placed Katherines Primary school in special measures.

Outstanding: Three St Marks students offered places at Oxbridge

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.

Burnt Mill: ” I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday!”

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Stewards praised in Well-Being Awards

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.

Harlow students go in search of Higgs Boson

STUDENTS from Sir Charles Kao UTC have been inspired by a visit to CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider.

Longwood Primary School is building for the future

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.


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