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.
Passmores’ students perform in Macbeth PASSMORES students took to the stage to deliver their own production of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Macbeth. This eminent play about ambition, power and supernatural shenanigans is an integral part of the new English Literature GCSE curriculum which focuses on literary classics by British writers. The undertaking was not only a first […]
TWELVE of Passmores’ best science, technology and maths students represented the school in the annual Faraday National Competition, organised by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
PASSMORES students attended a high-profile event at the Houses of Parliament recently when they were invited to The Childnet Digital Leaders Convention. The event, which was hosted in partnership with Facebook,
PASSMORES student, Jack Mansfield, competed for Harlow Penguins in the Essex Age Group Championships in Basildon last weekend, clinching the title of Essex County Swimming Champion in the 200m Breaststroke (16 years age group).
PARIS, the city synonymous with sophistication and style was the destination for twenty-nine lucky students from Passmores recently.
SENIOR Citizens’ tea party is fun for all. Passmores Academy warmly welcomed local residents to its annual Senior Citizens’ Tea Party for an afternoon of fun, food, entertainment and dancing.
PASSMORES Girls U14 football team have overcome Great Baddow in the Essex Cup semis to set up a dizzying Final against reigning champions, The Eastwood Academy from Leigh-on-Sea.
PASSMORES Academy is again hosting TEDxYouth@Harlow following the resounding success of last year’s event. Linked to the internationally acclaimed TED Conferences held all around the world, young people from the UK and beyond will be sharing innovative ideas on the theme of ‘Making Connections’.
PASSMORES students are on a mission to create a cleaner and greener environment for all by stepping up the school’s commitment to recycling.
IN recognition of its commitment to tackle and prevent bullying in school, Passmores has achieved the BIG Award (Bullying Intervention Group) for the fourth consecutive year. This is a national award for excellence in bullying intervention and is endorsed by national awarding organisation, NCFE.
PASSMORES headteacher, Vic Goddard has appeared on the BBC to discuss the use of social media by pupils.
Passmores stands firm in Essex Cup battle PASSMORES Girls’ U14 football team played away at Chingford Foundation School in the Essex Cup Quarter Finals on 18th December, scooping a last-minute victory which has enabled them to progress to the Semi-Finals. Last season, Chingford knocked Passmores out of the cup at the same stage of the […]
PASSMORES Pop Choir got the audience into the festive mood when they were invited to sing at the Bush Fair ‘Christmas Light Up’ last Thursday evening