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Burnt Mill Academy

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A school kitchen has donated its leftover food to the homeless people of Harlow. THE catering team at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy were keen to put their food stocks to good use during the Coronavirus lockdown. Using ingredients which would go out of date before…

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A FAN of the outdoors, teenager James Davis was not keen on being locked down. Instead, he has spent the last month camping in his back garden – and has raised almost £1,000 for the NHS in the process. The Year 8 student from Epping…

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We are (the Roydon Primary Academy) family! TEACHERS, support staff and pupils from Roydon Primary Academy, in Harlow, have come together to produce a fun lockdown video. With schools partially closed and families instructed to stay home during the pandemic, social media has become awash…

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THE new head of a village primary school is having to make the transition into the role in the virtual world. Headteacher Michael Clark leaves his post at Roydon Primary Academy, in Harlow, this summer to relocate to Dubai. Until then, he is working closely…

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A schoolboy from Harlow is getting a daily insight into life in China in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. EVERY day, Harry Seaman, Year 5 pupil at Little Parndon Primary Academy, links up with his uncle Tom who lives in Chongqing, China. When he…

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CHILDREN at Roydon Primary Academy have created thank you posters for supermarket key workers. The children of key workers, who are attending school during the Coronavirus shutdown, created the posters to go on display at Tesco, in Edinburgh Way, Harlow. Headteacher Michael Clark said: “It…

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A TALENTED Epping St John’s student has created an outstanding drawing of champion fundraiser, Captain Tom Moore. Zoe Warner, aged 16, spent over ten hours creating what we are sure you will agree is a special piece of work. Zoe said: “I decided to draw…

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Children are working with their parents to solve a daily challenge set by their headteacher. PUPILS at Roydon Primary Academy, in Harlow, are being set work to complete at home while schools are closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Teachers are sharing videos on education…

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Children are being read bedtime stories by their very own class teachers. DURING the school shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, teachers are finding new ways to communicate with and inspire their pupils. Teachers at Little Parndon Primary Academy, in Harlow, have filmed themselves reading…

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A TEACHER has cloned himself so each child in his class has their very own version of him to lead their home learning. Enzo Vullo, Reception class teacher at Roydon Primary Academy in Harlow, has found exciting ways to capture the attention and imagination of…

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Hundreds of safety visors to protect NHS workers have been produced by an engineering school. BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, has a business focus, with students studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as a way of getting into those industries. The school has close…

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WE do enjoy dropping in on the primary schools as the teachers use social media to read stories to their pupils. Today, it is Mr Stirrat, the head of Cooks Spinney Primary Academy who is reading a story. He is reading Silly Billy by Anthony…

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Surgeons of the future got to learn more about the profession at an exclusive event. A GROUP of ten Year 9 and 10 students from Royal Docks Academy, in Newham, six from Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, and five from BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow,…

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A SCHOOL has been awarded for the care it has shown to the wellbeing of its staff during the Coronavirus shutdown. Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, has received the Teach Well School Gold Award: Corona Virus Pandemic for taking care of the physical and…

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CHILDREN who are attending school to allow their key worker parents to continue working during the Coronavirus outbreak have produced special messages of thanks. Year 7 students who are attending Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, while their parents work in the hospital, for the…

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Students will benefit from a six-figure investment in their school’s facilities. BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, has seen a raft of improvements to its building, thanks to a £510,000 capital grant from the Department for Education. A brand-new kitchen has been installed, as well as…