BARRATT Homes North Thames donated 70 hi-visibility kit bags to the school for its pupils to wear while walking to and from school, making them easier to be seen on the road in the dark.
ON Friday 8th of February, Passmores Academy took forty keen scientists to the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London for the GCSE Science Live to see speeches by renowned Scientists and BBC presenters.
LAST week, the Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships, Anne Milton visited Harlow College.
GCSEs should be scrapped and A-levels should be replaced by a mix of academic and vocational subjects, says Harlow MP Robert Halfon, chairman of the Education Select Committee.
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.
By Ian Beckett YCT is the Harlow-based counselling and therapeutic support charity, specialising in helping children and young people aged 5 – 25 years, their families and the professionals who work with them. I had the pleasure of supporting their work whilst I was a Councillor and Mental Health Champion and have pledged to continue […]
A TV actor is taking time out of his EastEnders filming schedule to coach teenagers in Harlow.
By Local Democracy Reporter Piers Meyler PASSMORES Academy in Harlow has been praised for its education policy in supporting disadvantaged children in Channel 4 Dispatches – given the number of children being home schooled across Essex has risen by more than 40 per cent in four years. The increase in home schooling has added to […]
NINE Stewards Academy pupils were involved in Cambridge University’s Archaeological Dig programme before the summer holidays. Stewards has been invited to participate in this for a number of years and it is an excellent opportunity for pupils to explore the past.
STUDENTS from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic school, Passmores Academy and Steward’s Academy took part in an IET Faraday Challenge Day (FCD) sponsored by Jack Petchey Foundation.
HOW to stay safe around dogs was the topic of a workshop given to primary school children.
KIDDI Caru’s day nursery in Harlow has beaten off competition from across the country to be named Nursery of the Year at the National Nursery Recognition Awards.
Gratnells award-winning MakerSpace trolley shortlisted for prestigious Education award THE latest addition to the Callero family of storage solutions, Gratnells’ MakerSpace trolley is building on a successful launch with the news that it has been named a finalist for a prestigious industry award that highlights and rewards the quality and diversity of education products. The […]
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.
IT was a pleasure to welcome the ‘Parent Zone’ team to Church Langley Primary School on Thursday 17th January. They delivered an engaging assembly, ‘Google Be Internet Legends,’ to their Key Stage Two children.
HARLOW College has issued a statement as union staff are set to go out on strike.
GOVERNMENT statistics published this week, mark Passmores Academy as an “underperforming school”. In response to this, Principal, Vic Goddard has written an open letter to our readers.
WOULD you like to be a governor at Pear Tree Mead Academy? Full details on poster.
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.
ON Monday 14th January Passmores Academy took part in the County Secondary Boccia Competition at Basildon Sporting Village. Boccia is a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related to bowls and pétanque.