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.
YEAR 10 and 11 students at Burnt Mill Academy are pulling out the stops to ensure they give their GCSE exams the best shot.
BMAT STEM Academy – formerly Sir Charles Kao UTC – works closely with businesses in and around Harlow to prepare young people for the actual career paths open to them.
Working with a careers advisor.
A UNIVERSITY of Surrey student is a finalist in Future Legal Mind, National Accident Helpline’s award to find the brightest young legal talent in the country.
A TRIP to Spain gave young students an opportunity to try out their language.
YOUNG people from Harlow and Epping found their own genius as they began building their futures.
St Mark’s Pupils Win Local Schools’ Faraday Challenge Day PUPILS from St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School, who competed in a local schools’ challenge against Stewards and Passmores, were thrilled to win the Faraday Challenge Day this month, scooping a prize for themselves and a trophy for the school. It was organised, and run, by […]
PUBLIC Health England (PHE) came to Passmores Academy recently for a day of applying science.
PUBLIC Health England sent out professional scientists to schools around the country as part of British Science Week.
Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, and Forest Hall School, in Stansted, welcomed in teams of scientists who carried out interactive science sessions with Year 8 and 9 students.
IRISH teachers are hoping to celebrate their national day with a television appearance.
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,