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 […]
STUDENTS and staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School are today celebrating another great year, with students once again achieving excellent results, with many going on to universities, often the first in their family.
POSITIVE exam results released today are a sign of things to come at a brand-new school due to open in September, according to the head.
A STAGGERING fifty-four Passmores Academy students are celebrating the amazing achievement of becoming published writers.
A SCHOOL dedicated to STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects is waving students off to futures full of prospects.
Year 13 students at the new BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, have secured themselves high-level apprenticeships and offers of prestigious university places.
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’.
MORE than 100 students pulled together a West End-quality production of School of Rock.
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 […]
THE HEADTEACHER of Mark Hall Academy, Corinne Franchesci is set to leave the school this month.
AN art café has been set up to raise money for charity.
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
YEAR 8 boys, Joseph Oppong and Israel Adjei, from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School have been selected for the U14 Essex Rugby Squad.
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 […]
ST Mark’s Year 11 pupil, Tegan Lintonbon-Baker, has received a Diana Award for volunteers. The Diana Awards were established in 1999 by the Government,
A HARLOW schoolboy is set to star on a popular TV Talent Show. St Nicholas’ school pupil Ciaran Gilligan, will be appearing on this Sunday’s episode of ‘Little Big Shots’ hosted by Dawn French on ITV at 7pm. Ciaran is 13 years of age, is in Year 8 at Saint Nicholas School and has won […]
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 Saint Nicholas school gymnasts have taken the top spot at the Harlow Key Steps Gymnastics Competition held last Thursday. After some strong competition from the other Harlow schools that took part, Saint Nicholas School secured success in both the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 categories and both winning teams now qualify to […]
A SCHOOL which offers free music tuition to young people is bringing its lessons bang up to date with the arrival of Essex’s first rap tutor.
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 […]
ST Mark’s top of the table for English Baccalaureate achievement for yet another year. The school are delighted to inform you that earlier this term the published Government figures show that St Mark’s has come top of the Harlow schools’ league table again for the number of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate.
INSPIRED by former St Mark’s pupil Jo Harten’s success in the Commonwealth Games, St Mark’s U16’s Netball team beat Davenant Foundation School 38-7 in the Final of the West Essex Championships to take the title.
PASSMORES U-14 girls capped their amazing run to the final of this year’s Essex Cup in the best possible way: by bringing home the silverware. Making their debut in the final against a seasoned Eastwood team, the girls knew that the challenge would be intense. But, showing the self-belief and self-sacrificing teamwork that has got them this far, they managed their ultimate test.