PASSMORES Academy invited the Guide Dogs Society to talk to their Year 8 students recently, about what it is like being a Guide Dog puppy trainer and what positive impact that this has on those who are blind or partially sighted.
PASSMORES headteacher Vic Goddard is set to join hundreds of headteachers at a march on Downing Street over continuing cuts to school budgets. YH went down to the school on Tracyes Road to find out more about the day of action, whether he will be joined by other Harlow heads and if Mr Goddard is […]
Passmores Academy Celebrates Roald Dahl’s Birthday ONE of the nation’s best-loved authors was celebrated at Passmores when the school’s English Department organised a week of Roald Dahl inspired activities. The students’ creativity and imagination was captured as they discussed the work of Dahl, who is famed not only for his short stories for children and […]
THE Passmores Cooperative Learning Community (PCLC), the educational trust with responsibility for Passmores Academy, Potter Street Academy and Purford Green School, is delighted to welcome its newest member of the Trust, The Downs Primary School.
Passmores Academy Looks Forward to Open Day this Autumn PASSMORES Academy is looking forward to welcoming prospective students and their parents to the school’s Open Day this September. The academy will open its doors to showcase the state-of the-art building and modern facilities, and demonstrate its imaginative and diverse curriculum. Guests will be able to […]
THE action-packed week of activities provided students with a taste of what their future lives at Passmores will be like. Importantly, it was a chance to get to know teachers and student prefects
STUDENTS, staff and families flocked to Passmores Academy on Thursday morning to receive their exam results.
Young Debaters Speak at Westminster FOUR Year 10 students from Passmores Academy were lucky enough to be selected to take part in a prestigious Youth Debate at Westminster, organised by the National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE) and the Religious Education Council (REC). The event was designed to highlight the importance of religious education […]
A STAGGERING fifty-four Passmores Academy students are celebrating the amazing achievement of becoming published writers.
A STUNNING musical theatre production starring youngsters from Passmores Academy had the audience up on their feet three nights running when the school presented its end of year show, ‘Bugsy Malone’.
Passmores Academy Community Day ONE thousand students and staff members from Passmores Academy poured their energy and enthusiasm into helping others, when they took part in Passmores’ annual Community Day recently. Despite the sweltering heat, the young people, who are all aged between 11 and 15, got fully involved with putting others before themselves and […]
Passmores set to hold Open Events in September. Full details on poster.
Passmores students make their own judgement on the law A trip to Chelmsford Crown Court provided an insight into the realities of the criminal justice system for thirteen Year 9 students from Passmores Academy earlier this month. The students, who are all studying GCSE Citizenship, had the opportunity to meet court ushers and prison officers […]
THERE was plenty of action and adventure for Year 6 pupils from Purford Green Primary and Potter Street Academy recently, when they visited Kingswood Activity Centre in Kent.
A FRESH approach to homework is proving to be a successful way to inspire students at Passmores Academy. ‘Student Agency in Learning’, otherwise known as SAIL, offers a range of project-based learning initiatives
PASSMORES Academy has been described and “Outstanding” and “Inspirational” after an inspection by government watchdog, Ofsted.
Young Speakers Prepare for TEDxYouth Summer Event PREPARATIONS for TEDxYouth, the community spin-off from internationally renowned TED Talk conventions, are well underway for this summer’s big event on Sunday, 15th July. Passmores Academy will host what promises to be an insightful and thought provoking day with young speakers aged 11-24 presenting on the theme of […]
YEAR 5 pupils from Potter Street Academy and Purford Green Primary experienced life at secondary school when they spent a week at partner school, Passmores Academy recently.
A TEACHER at Passmores has taken the brave step of having her flowing locks radically chopped in support of three charities.
PASSMORES Academy proudly celebrated the work of its GCSE Technology students when the school community was invited to attend an exhibition of Year 11’s work this month.
THE Passmores under-14 girls’ football team celebrated their Essex Cup triumph when they were invited to Leyton Orient F.C. as VIP guests last weekend. The girls, who had claimed a convincing 5-2 victory in the final against former cup holders, Eastwood, are the first ever Passmores team to win the Essex Cup. To celebrate this […]
REPORTS of UFOs and alien crash landings were the inspiration of the extraterrestrial-themed ‘Everybody Writes’ day, held at Purford Green Primary and Potter Street Academy recently.
THE national final of Futurechef, the prestigious competition for aspiring chefs aged between 12 and 16, took place recently at Westminster Kingsway College, London.
PUBLIC Health England (PHE) came to Passmores Academy recently for a day of applying science.