LOCAL fine artist Jack Freeman, recently stopped by Passmores Academy to hold an interactive portraiture session for pupils and staff. Jack demonstrated the techniques and styles that he most often uses within his portraiture work as well as his use of charcoal as his material of choice.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
PASSMORES Academy students got the opportunity to visit the House of Parliament this week. The students received a tour of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords and got to watch them debating Brexit.
PASSMORES Academy hosted the first ever performance of the Fraudway Singers this week in aid of the charity “No Child Without”. No Child Without was established in 2013 and provides financial support for young people across Harlow
PASSMORES Academy’s Pop Choir started off the Christmas season last week by visiting Sumners Care Home to deliver some Christmas cheer to the local residents.
MIKE Wright, from Sheppard and Wright Butchers in Bush Fair, visited Passmores Academy this week to demonstrate the craft of butchery to some Year 10 catering students. They have been learning about Food Provenance, where our food comes from, so Mike agreed to teach the students in a very practical and interesting way. The students […]
ON Friday November 16th, Passmores Academy competed in the regional final of Raytheon’s 2018 Quadcopter Challenge.
THIRTY Passmores students were among those lucky enough to attend the first ever education matinee performance of ‘Hamilton’ earlier this week.
PASSMORES Academy celebrated “Restart a Heart Day” recently, which was run by the British Red Cross. In the UK, the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest are just 1 in 10 – while in some parts of Norway, where children are taught CPR in schools, it’s as high as 1 in 4.
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.