EVERY student in a Harlow secondary school is rolling up their sleeves and cleaning up their environment. Burnt Mill Academy head girl Georgia Bailey and head boy Matthew Hart felt the school grounds were becoming untidy with too much litter dropped on the floor. So they set about putting together a litter picking timetable to […]
BUILDING specialist Caledonian has secured the contract to build the new Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow.
TWO Harlow school girls are proving they are among the best in the country at trampolining. Burnt Mill Academy students Shannon Waterman and Lois Tappenden represent their school in national competitions in the sport. Year 8 Shannon, a member of Flight Trampoline Club, has qualified for the British Schools Gymnastics Association National Trampoline Finals which […]
ROYDON Primary Academy prides itself on having a reading culture and doing all it can to encourage children to read for pleasure.
Year 6 reading leaders – chosen as ambassadors to encourage peers to read – decided the library needed to have a makeover to reflect its importance in the school.
PEOPLE who help us have been introducing themselves to nursery children.
DETERMINED teenagers are attending school six days a week in an effort to achieve their full potential. Aspirations sessions have been launched on Saturdays at Epping St John’s School, in Epping, to give Year 11 students extra time in the classroom to prepare for their GCSE exams. Sessions focusing on every subject are being offered […]
A BRAND-new show choir is bringing smiles to the faces of its audiences. Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, has launched the performance choir to breathe new life into performances by encouraging singers to move and dance as they sing.
A TV actor is taking time out of his EastEnders filming schedule to coach teenagers in Harlow.
HOW to stay safe around dogs was the topic of a workshop given to primary school children.
YEAR 5 pupils at Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, have been learning vital life skills with Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.
ARTEFACTS and original letters from WWII helped pupils to get to grips with their topic.
HARLOW children were inspired to face challenges head-on by a former teacher who lost his sight to a brain tumour.
FAVOURITE children’s author Michael Rosen shared his tips on inspiring a love of reading when he led a training session with teaching staff.
The writer of classic children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt worked with teachers from the BMAT family of schools when he visited Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow.
THE story of the short life of William Wheatley as read by Burnt Mill Academy student, Lucy.
THE Harlow-based manufacturer is committed to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing subjects to young people and recently welcomed local school students on-site for a day of activities.
AFTER having sent out thousands of letters to local residents before Christmas and receiving hundreds of responses, Robert Halfon is continuing to work hard and campaign hard to keep Harlow libraries open.
PUPILS at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, are stepping up to the challenge of hosting their own ten-minute assemblies.
A teenager’s artistic view on Brexit has seen her win a competition.
HARLOW children have been given a special passport to open the door to new life experiences.
A campaign to boost attendance has seen primary school children attend class 100 per cent of the time.
SANTA’S elves rolled up their sleeves and helped Harlow children to make festive gifts.
A FESTIVE atmosphere was brought to Harlow when primary school children performed at the Bandstand.
CHILDREN attending BMAT schools in Harlow have been given a once-in-a-lifetime experience thanks to BMAT STEM Academy.
A SCHOOL science director has been asked to share her views on modernising the curriculum at an international conference.