WE HOPE you have followed the journey that Burnt Mill assistant headteacher Shawki Bakkar has been on as he has trained to run the London Marathon.
INSPIRED by former St Mark’s pupil Jo Harten’s success in the Commonwealth Games, St Mark’s U16’s Netball team beat Davenant Foundation School 38-7 in the Final of the West Essex Championships to take the title.
PASSMORES U-14 girls capped their amazing run to the final of this year’s Essex Cup in the best possible way: by bringing home the silverware. Making their debut in the final against a seasoned Eastwood team, the girls knew that the challenge would be intense. But, showing the self-belief and self-sacrificing teamwork that has got them this far, they managed their ultimate test.
YEAR 10 and 11 students at Burnt Mill Academy are pulling out the stops to ensure they give their GCSE exams the best shot.
MORE than 14,000 pupils who are due to start primary school in Essex for the first time from September have been offered their parents’ top preference of school.
BMAT STEM Academy – formerly Sir Charles Kao UTC – works closely with businesses in and around Harlow to prepare young people for the actual career paths open to them.
Working with a careers advisor.
A UNIVERSITY of Surrey student is a finalist in Future Legal Mind, National Accident Helpline’s award to find the brightest young legal talent in the country.
AT the end of March, it was announced that seven schools in Harlow had succeeded in acquiring Condition Improvement Fund money.
OLD Meadow, a therapeutic children’s home based in Harlow, has been rated as ‘Good’ by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted).
REPORTS of UFOs and alien crash landings were the inspiration of the extraterrestrial-themed ‘Everybody Writes’ day, held at Purford Green Primary and Potter Street Academy recently.
A TRIP to Spain gave young students an opportunity to try out their language.
HALF a million skips were achieved by youngsters in Harlow doing their bit for Sport Relief.
ESSEX County Council’s community learning and skills provision has been awarded an overall rating of Good in its recent OFSTED inspection.
THE national final of Futurechef, the prestigious competition for aspiring chefs aged between 12 and 16, took place recently at Westminster Kingsway College, London.
YOUNG people from Harlow and Epping found their own genius as they began building their futures.
St Mark’s Pupils Win Local Schools’ Faraday Challenge Day PUPILS from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School, who competed in a local schools’ challenge against Stewards and Passmores, were thrilled to win the Faraday Challenge Day this month, scooping a prize for themselves and a trophy for the school. It was organised, and run, by […]
COCKROACHES, snakes and lizards were found in a primary school – much to the delight of pupils.
Harlow College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2018 with a series of events, both at the main Harlow College campus and at venues across the region. Here’s how the week unfolded. MONDAY The week began with a highly successful event at Braintree’s STEM Innovation Centre, where College staff were on hand to answer questions from 1,300 […]
PUBLIC Health England (PHE) came to Passmores Academy recently for a day of applying science.
A TEENAGER has devoted the last six years to fundraising in support of various causes close to the hearts of his friends and family. Matthew Hart was just nine when he took on his first charity mission and got the bug for helping those in need. The 15-year-old Year 10 student at Burnt Mill Academy, […]
OVER 1,100 year 6 pupils from Harlow have just completed a series of personal safety scenarios as part of the annual crucial crew event.
ARTISTIC students from Harlow are among the few to be invited to contribute their work to a prestigious exhibition.
A WWII evacuee helped pupils to understand their history lessons.
Passmores’ students perform in Macbeth PASSMORES students took to the stage to deliver their own production of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Macbeth. This eminent play about ambition, power and supernatural shenanigans is an integral part of the new English Literature GCSE curriculum which focuses on literary classics by British writers. The undertaking was not only a first […]