A school’s cultural shift has put literacy at the centre of everything. Epping St John’s School, in Epping, has been on a journey of transformation over the last couple of years, with students achieving the best results in the school’s history last summer. As work continues to improve further, a focus has been put on […]
BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, offers the latest technology and expertise to students looking to pursue careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
A NEW school choir is already getting snapped up to perform at various events in its first few weeks. Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, launched its Voices of the Future choir just last month and the requests for appearances are already mounting. As a result, they are now booked to entertain […]
A young writer from a Harlow school has been named as one of the top 150 out of 39,000 students who entered a national competition.
A PRESTIGIOUS celebration of the country’s top teachers included praise for an Essex education director.
Just 100 teachers were invited to attend a reception at Downing Street to celebrate their hard work, talent and commitment to giving children an excellent education.
THE environment of a primary school will soon match the quality of education it provides.
RECEPTION pupils enjoyed their very first school journey.
SHOCKED pupils arrived in school to find a murder scene in their classroom. Instead of panicking, Year 5 pupils at Freshwaters Primary Academy, in Harlow, donned their overalls and launched an investigation. The year group has been studying Macbeth and on finding the murder scene, began writing diary entries and newspaper articles about events leading […]
CHILDREN got a unique opportunity to watch the dress rehearsal of a West End show.
A SCHOOL which offers free music tuition to young people is bringing its lessons bang up to date with the arrival of Essex’s first rap tutor.
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.
YEAR 10 and 11 students at Burnt Mill Academy are pulling out the stops to ensure they give their GCSE exams the best shot.
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 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.
YOUNG people from Harlow and Epping found their own genius as they began building their futures.
COCKROACHES, snakes and lizards were found in a primary school – much to the delight of pupils.
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, […]
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.
A SKILLS shortage in Harlow is set to be eased with the launch of the BMAT STEM Academy.
PUBLIC Health England sent out professional scientists to schools around the country as part of British Science Week.
Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, and Forest Hall School, in Stansted, welcomed in teams of scientists who carried out interactive science sessions with Year 8 and 9 students.
A teacher is running the London Marathon in memory of a former student’s baby. Alec Laing, assistant vice principal at Nightingale Academy, in Edmonton, is taking on the mammoth task in support of the Annabelle Rose Foundation. The charity is dedicated to providing help and support to families affected by spinal muscular atrophy, which is […]
A WEEK dedicated to books and reading inspired a love of literacy among children.