THE Performing Arts department at Stewards Academy had a busy end of term with two events that showcased an incredible wealth of talent.
STEWARDS Academy celebrated the successes of its top sporting students at the annual Sports Presentation Evening. 65 students who had worked hard across the year
STEWARDS Academy welcomed Anne Wafula Strike MBE as our guest speaker for the annual Sports Motivation Day. Anne is a Paralympic Wheelchair racer and an Ambassador for ‘Play for Change’, a charity that supports those less fortunate to engage in sport.
STEWARDS Academy has had an exceptionally successful year for its readers this year. All students use Renaissance Reading and have regular reading tests to monitor their progress.
STEWARDS Academy bid farewell to the Class of 2017 in style with students decked out in their finery as they headed down the red carpet to celebrate their 5 years here. The whole school turned out for the occasion along with very proud parents, carers, grandparents and extended family.
EIGHT teachers from Stewards Academy headed off to complete ‘The Three Peaks Challenge’ last month: This involved climbing the highest mountains in England, Wales and Scotland in a weekend!
GCSE Drama students at Stewards Academy were treated to a performance ‘Behind Closed Doors’ by a previous Stewards student, Chris Richards, and his fellow peers from Hertford Regional College for a performance ‘Behind Closed Doors’.
EIGHT students from Stewards Academy competed in the 2017 ADS UK Youth Rocketry Finals at Stow Maries Aerodrome. Following a fourth place position in the South-Eastern regional finals the group had a challenge on their hands against nine other regional finalists from across the country.
HARLOW students have entered the space race, triumphing in the national finals of a rocket building competition by taking first and third place.
EIGHTY KS3 students from Stewards Academy took part in the Junior Maths Challenge 2017 with great success.
STEWARDS Academy welcomed representatives from the National Citizen Service (NCS) in to a recent year 11 assembly to celebrate our achievement in getting students involved. With 70 students ready to take part in this year’s programme Stewards is number one in Essex and second in both Hertfordshire and Essex.
STEWARDS Academy students from the Raspberry Pi computer programming club won their way into the semi-finals at the Pi Noon event during the annual Pi Wars challenge held in Cambridge University.
STEWARDS Academy drew an enthusiastic audience to support their third Cultural Fashion Event. All of the 180 pupils involved were members of the longstanding and award-winning Ethnic Minority Pupil Voice group (EMPV).
ETHAN Baldry represented Stewards Academy at the Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out Challenge’ regional final at Passmores Academy on Wednesday 10th May. He was selected after his successful participation in a workshop designed to improve confidence in public speaking and his presentation on a topic that was important to him.
STEWARDS Academy is very proud of year 9 pupil Libby Morland-Banks for her latest selfless act for a good cause. She was a recipient of the Jack Petchey award last year when she cut off 17cm of her hair for the Little Princess Trust.
STEWARDS Academy was delighted to host a visit by twenty seven year old Javed Moore into year 7 and 9 assemblies this week. The visit was organised by science teacher Eman Mohamed as part of the Stewards Enrichment week focus on Disability.
STEWARDS will always be here for you. We have created a wonderful school – and that takes time. Truly great schools don’t suddenly exist. You grow great teachers first, you have the right support staff around you and they in turn grow a truly great school. We value respect, honesty and kindness. We look out for one another. As the Inspector said: we take pride in one another’s achievements.
STEWARDS Academy has received a glowing report from government watchdog Ofsted.
STEWARDS Academy rocked to the rhythm of the ‘Legally Blonde’ production for five performances this week. Pupils from local primary schools attended the show on two consecutive afternoons, as did the public who came along on three evenings to watch the journey of a young American law student. Who happened to be female, and blonde!!
STEWARDS Sports Hall will enable us to provide indoor PE lessons during wet weather and provide a broader range of sports such as basketball and badminton to appeal more widely to young people. It will provide them with the opportunity to broaden their skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle as they grow up.
STEWARDS Academy year eight charity representatives excelled themselves on Red Nose Day as the Academy raised over £1000 for the charity.
STEWARDS Academy played host to Kingsmoor Academy when the pupils visited Stewards to take part in a number of science investigations all related to water. Year 3 – 6 pupils set off Hydrogen/Oxygen Rockets making water in the process. They got to use a Bunsen burner and they tested different foods for the presence of water.
AFTER over 27 years of committed service, with a relentless drive to ensure pupils get the very best educational experience, the Headteacher of Stewards Academy, Rhonda Murthar will be retiring this summer.
STUDENTS from Stewards Academy were lucky enough to be involved with the Google DeepMind event organised in celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March. Twelve year 10 girls were accompanied by two members of staff as they experienced a range of activities.