ARRIVING at school to find Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker’s house has been recreated is enough to inspire anyone to want to read. That’s what pupils at Little Parndon Primary Academy, in Harlow, were met with when they arrived at school on Roald Dahl day. “ Dressed as their favourite book characters, pupils enjoyed a […]
A SCHOOL is giving all pupils the opportunity to attend the cinema free of charge.
A PROMISING young gymnast from Harlow has had the opportunity to compete on the European stage this week taking part at the Gymnastique Magique show in Paris.
THOSE in need were given a boost when children carried out a selfless act of kindness.
EDUCATION watchdog Ofsted has praised Hare Street Primary school after a short inspection in September. The report states: The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the previous inspection. Based on the evidence gathered during this short inspection, I am of the opinion that the school has demonstrated strong […]
St James’ C of E Primary School was excited to welcome our local MP Robert Halfon to celebrate raising money for a School Defibrillator, which is now available for the school and surrounding community for use in emergencies during school opening hours. Throughout last year, children, parents and staff raised money by running a cake […]
THE learning opportunities Harlow’s newest secondary school is offering is enticing parents to sign-up a year before doors open.
EXCITED pupils were eager to return to school to move into their brand-new classrooms.
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 […]
KINGSMOOR Academy has received a welcome cash boost in order to pay for play equipment in the school. The Lottery gave the school based at Ployters Road in Harlow just under £10,000 for the following. “The project aims to improve the outdoor play equipment and surface to help run more activities at the school for […]
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.
THE pupils from Pemberley Academy had the chance to shine on Friday night when they took to the Playhouse stage for their end of year performance. No strangers to the venue, where the children had performed in last year although in the smaller Studio 2.
CURIOUS young minds got to explore outside of the classroom with a trip to the zoo.
THE children and staff at Purford Green Primary school in Harlow were really upset on Thursday about the actions of an adult member of the community. Around lunchtime a member of the public reported seeing an adult “deliberately emptying dog faeces on the path outside the school”. They said they saw the person collecting the […]
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 […]
IF you wanted to get a sense of what a feel-good school is, then you could do worse than visit Katherines Primary Academy on the occasion of their Summer Fete.
Pear Tree Mead Summer Fete. Full details on poster.
Jerounds Primary School Summer Fete. Full details on poster.
Katherines Primary School Summer Fete. Full details on poster
WHO better to inspire children to get fit and active than a Team GB athlete.
THE pond at Pear Tree Mead Academy re-opened recently after two years of fund raising through ‘Friends of Tear Tree Mead. The pond was designed and completed by ‘Women in Waders’ based in Hertfordshire.
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 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 […]