POSITIVE exam results released today are a sign of things to come at a brand-new school due to open in September, according to the head.
A SCHOOL dedicated to STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects is waving students off to futures full of prospects.
Year 13 students at the new BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, have secured themselves high-level apprenticeships and offers of prestigious university places.
MORE than 100 students pulled together a West End-quality production of School of Rock.
CHILDREN with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are enjoying a full physical education programme in Harlow.
A once-in-a-lifetime trip saw teenagers experience the Blue Lagoon and a walk over a volcano.
CURIOUS young minds got to explore outside of the classroom with a trip to the zoo.
Children take charge of lessons as the role of teacher was handed over to pupils. MATHS mentors have been appointed at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, with responsibility for supporting the learning of their peers, supporting their teachers, building a positive ethos towards maths and acting as role models. Two children from each class […]
AN art café has been set up to raise money for charity.
WHO better to inspire children to get fit and active than a Team GB athlete.
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.