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Cooks Spinney is ready for Ofsted!

A Harlow primary school is eagerly awaiting a visit from Ofsted, having gained high praise from a variety of education leaders.

Burnt Mill staff take on 24 hour cycling challenge

STAFF at Burnt Mill Academy took part in a 24 hour cycling challenge through Friday and Saturday (March 10th and 11th).

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.

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.

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

WE don’t think there is anything we can add to this.

Cooks Spinney hold their Christmas Carol Concert

IT WAS a Christmas carol concert with a difference at Cooks Spinney.

Burnt Mills did deep for archaeology award

STUDENTS from Burnt Mill have been awarded brilliant results for GCSE Archaeology from the University of Cambridge.

Burnt Mill primaries host first triathlon

ON Thursday 24th November Burnt Mill Academy hosted the first BMAT Primary Sports Mini Triathlon. Pupils from Cooks Spinney, Freshwaters and Little Parndon primaries competed in the event assisted by Burnt Mill Academy Sports Leader students.

Harlow students lauded at Education Awards

THE outstanding educational progress of 84 young people was recognised at the annual Harlow Educational Progress Awards held last Thursday (24 November 2016) at the Civic Centre.

Burnt Mill star at Shakespeare Festival

On Wednesday 16th November 16 students from Burnt Mill took part in the 2016 Shakespeare Schools Festival.

Fright night at Burnt Mill’s Halloween party!

BURNT Mill Academy held a Halloween Disco for the Year 7 & 8 pupils. The event was organised by the student DJs who run the in school radio station, Radio Piccadilly, who also provided the music for the evening. Over 60 pupils attended the disco in an impressive range of fancy dress outfits, from Suicide Squad’s ‘Harley Quinn’ to the dark lord Darth Vader and enjoyed a selection of spooky treats and themed drinks.

Cambridge student from Harlow wants to inspire others to follow her course

A FORMER Harlow student is inspiring youngsters to follow their dreams as she prepares to work with the world’s top medical professionals.
Maddie Leadon left Burnt Mill Academy, in First Avenue, in 2010 with a crop of 12 A* GCSE grades and went on to earn her place at Corpus Christi College, in Cambridge, to study medicine.

Burnt Mill set to host information evening for Sir Frederick Gibberd College

BURNT Mill Multi-Academy Trust is holding an information evening for their new school, Sir Frederick Gibberd College. It will take place on Monday 17th October, 6:30pm at the Gibberd Gallery within Harlow Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, College Square, Harlow, CM20 9SB

New head for Roydon primary

A NEW headteacher has breathed positivity into Roydon Primary School just three weeks after he arrived.
Michael Clark joined Roydon Primary School, in Epping Road, Roydon, at the start of the new school year as head of school.

Burnt Mill Academy students create art for Princess Alexandra Hospitals Maternity Unit

Miss Humphreys, Art Teacher said: “These fantastic students have all been so busy concentrating on their GCSE’s and they have stayed late to produce the work based on ‘New life’. I’m so proud of what they have managed to achieve and I hope visitors of PAH really enjoy the art these students have put so much effort into creating.”

Delight as Burnt Mill gets green light for new school

The Sir Frederick Gibberd College is a free school sponsored by the Burnt Mill Academy Trust and aims to open in September 2018, with eight forms of entry for Year 7 students. From 2020 the College will be able to offer 250 Sixth Form places. It will have a special focus on offering “facilitating” subjects for university admissions at A level.

Head change at Freshwaters with current head to take on trust wide role

BURNT Mill Academy Trust have appointed Teresa Avey as the head for Freshwaters Primary School with current head Marios Solomonides set to take up a trust wide role. Mr Solomonides joined the school as Deputy Head in January 2012.

Harlow MP discusses citizenship with Burnt Mill students

HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon was in Burnt Mill on Thursday afternoon. He met with Burnt Mill GCSE citizenship students. The students, in years 9 – 11, had an opportunity to ask Mr Halfon questions as well as answering his questions about life as a young person in Harlow.

Cooks Spinney teacher to head up Magna Carta Primary

BURNT Mill Academy Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of a Head of School for the new Magna Carta Primary Academy.

Cooks Spinney Head to join Roydon in executive role

I would like to inform you of some changes to the Leadership Team at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery. I will be taking on a new role of Executive Head Teacher for both Roydon Primary Academy and Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery.

Burnt Mill Academy Trust set record straight on job losses

A spokesperson for the Trust said: “Nothing has been decided yet. A statement from BMAT said: “BMAT is looking to make savings across the six schools to ensure we have high quality teachers and adults, providing children with opportunities to be highly successful learners. The trust is looking to make savings, like all public sector organisations, to ensure that we use the reducing financial resources to have the greatest impact on the education, wellbeing and safety of our children.

Burnt Mill students’ artwork graces Princess Alexandra maternity unit

NEW mums and dads will welcome their babies into the world surrounded by colourful artwork.
Creative students at Burnt Mill Academy, in First Avenue, Harlow, have been commissioned to produce a series of paintings to brighten up the maternity unit of the Princess Alexandra Hospital in the town.

Parents get involved with learning at Freshwaters

IT’S not just all about the children at Freshwaters Primary Academy. Mums and dads are also getting stuck in with school work and showing their children how important school is.

New library opens at Harlow primary school

A WEEK-long book fair at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Cooks Spinney, Harlow, helped to develop pupils’ interest in books and reading for pleasure.

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