HARLOW College has said that they have had a positive response to courses and lessons delivered on-line.
The Ongar Academy Weekly Bulletin. IT IS a very busy time at The Ongar Academy just now. You can see that from their bulletin below and if you follow the school on social media. Full details on link below. https://www.yourharlow.com/wp-content/uploads/Weekly-Bulletin-25th-September-2020.pdf Tweet
THE HEAD of Passmores Academy has told The Guardian that they have set up his school hall like an exam hall so that a “masterclass” of up to 60 pupils could be taught inside by one teacher plus one or two support staff, if needed.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has backed Manchester United and England footballer, Marcus Rashford’s call for more free school meals and vouchers. Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Mr Halfon said: “All of us should listen to Marcus Rashford. He has lived through food hunger. “1.4 million children face food poverty. We need to deal with this. “I […]
IN light of currently being unable to welcome prospective parents, students and families into their school due to the pandemic,
HARLOW PARENTS have urged fellow residents to get behind a petition to help prevent a special needs school from closing early on a Friday. Oak View school in Loughton has had to make the difficult decision to close the school early on a Friday from January 2021 due to cuts from the government. Oak View […]
ST MARK’S West Essex Catholic School welcome you to their first virtual open day. The following is a message from headteacher, Elaine Heaphy AT St Mark’s our first and most important principle for reopening is safety. We believe that we are unable to accommodate visitors onto our site at present. However, we have planned a few […]
IN the last three weeks, schools and colleges in Essex have been able to open full time to all pupils.
WILLIAM Martin CofE School on Tawneys Road, was thrilled to learn that one of their pupils, Mya-Faith Gibson aged 7, won the Corona Heroes Badge Competition organised by the Rt. Hon. Robert Halfon MP over the lockdown period. The competition was an opportunity for children to design a badge celebrating the hard work of the NHS […]
Letter to Editor: Serious cuts to school budgets were planned long before 2017 election and those cuts are having consequences.
THE extent of school funding cuts across the country, as revealed in the Times Educational Supplement should come as no surprise to anyone.
WHAT’S scarier than taking control of a class full of teenagers? Skydiving at 15,000 feet!
SCHOOL spending per pupil in England fell by 9 per cent in real terms between 2009-10 and 2019-20, a new analysis found.
STUDENTS, staff and parents have been welcomed back to William Martin C of E Schools and Nursery.
THE amount spent on special educational needs in Essex is estimated to be twice what it was thought to cost just two years ago.
A SURVEY of the area around the site of an Augustinian priory near Harlow, has uncovered the location of an annual medieval fair granted to the priory’s patron by Edward III in 1332 reports archaeology.co.uk
THE 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain was marked at North Weald’s St. Andrew’s Church and at the airfield itself.
AS schools across Essex start their autumn term, parents of Year 6 pupils are being reminded that it will soon be time to apply for their child’s September 2021 secondary school place.
EIGHT recommendations have been made to help tackle the effect of county lines on the life chances of young people – including seeking to minimise school exclusions. Essex County Council (ECC) figures suggest a dramatic increase in violent and disruptive behaviour, leading to a subsequent increase in the number of children being suspended or expelled. […]
THREE community minded Stewards Academy students have raised hundreds for charity. Friends James Bull (year 7) and Ryan Campling (year 8) organised a cake sale to raise funds for St Clare Hospice. They wrote out invitations and invited neighbours and friends. On the day they were joined by Archie Crowley (year 8) and ran a […]
ANYONE who follows The Ongar Academy on social media will appreciate that it is a very busy school.
A HARLOW primary school has taken precautionary measures and closed after a number of pupils displayed symptoms similar to those of Covid-19.
AN INTRODUCTION to sign language at Passmores Academy
IT was heartening to see so many pupils return to school after (for most) six months away due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
STAFF at St James’ C of E Primary School on Paringdon Road were absolutely delighted to welcome back all of their children on Thursday 3rd September.