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Education: Primary

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St Nicholas’ School Reception Open Day. Go to website for more information. https://www.saintnicholasschool.net

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PARENTS and carers of children due to start Reception in September are being encouraged to follow Essex County Council’ s Talk, Listen, Cuddle campaign to find out how they can help their child prepare to make the transition. From today, Essex County Council (ECC) will be…

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YEAR 4 pupils at Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, studied Vikings in their topic work and How to Train Your Dragon in English. They investigated what early Viking society was like, what Vikings were good at and how they told stories. The subject came to…

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VENDING machines have got a whole lot healthier – with one school filling theirs with reading books. Little Parndon Primary Academy, in Harlow, has installed a unique way to get children excited about books and reading. As well as the reading vending machine, the school…

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BEFORE pupils said farewell to Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, for the summer, they got to their feet and danced. The whole school took part in a socially distanced Wakka Wakka dance. Head of school Anna Myatt said: “Dance is a powerful ally for developing…

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PEAR Tree Mead pupils welcomed visiting politicians and made them aware of the school’s green credentials. Headteacher Mrs Peden and the pupils welcomed MP Robert Halfon and Portfolio Holder for Environment at Harlow Council, Cllr Alastair Gunn. Film of the visit is below. https://www.youtube.com/embed/WCb1trcO14E

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CHILDREN described as “fantastic role models” have completed their primary education with a raft of celebrations. Year 6 pupils at Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, have set off for their next step of education, but not before enjoying time together and with their teachers. End…

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PUPILS in Reception at Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, visited Paradise Wildlife Park. The trip, their first without their parents, was part of their work to develop their independence ahead of joining Year 1 in September. Teacher Enzo Vullo said: “Taking learning outside the classroom…

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PUPILS at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, have been learning about car design and building their own models. As part of their work, they were visited by a Lamboghini. Headteacher Neil Stirrat said: “To further inspire and enthuse the children in their car designs,…

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WITH much of education having to go online due to the pandemic, Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, was able to switch its traditional event to a remote event for parents. As soon as their children had competed in the egg and spoon, relay, bean bag,…

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CHILDREN at Fawbert & Barnard’s Primary School won the inaugural Harlow & Gilston Garden Town’s (HGGT) trophy for the Sustrans Big Pedal. The competition encourages more children, parents and staff to walk, cycle, scoot and wheel to school. The school were the best performing school in Essex…

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A FAMILY of schools has gathered a cluster of experts to ensure all children with special educational needs (SEND) are given the best possible education. BMAT Education, which looks after primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London,…

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OLYMPIC kayaking hopeful Ottilie Robinson- Shaw is visiting The Downs Primary School on the 17th of June 2021 and wanted to send over a personal message. This is part of a fund-raising campaign on behalf of the school. For more details,, click below https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/downs https://www.youtube.com/embed/N6eTMbZWX1o

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CHILDREN at Purford Green Primary and Potter Street Academy have taken part in a ‘healthy lifestyle’ week. Activities included ‘The Mindful Mile’, a taste challenge – sampling different and unusual fruit and vegetables, increasing their physical fitness levels using pedometers to track their step count,…

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AN independently-led task force is set to invest £1.5million in education recovery across Essex. The first meeting of the new Essex Education Task Force took place recently, marking the start of ambitious plans to address the short- and long-term impact of Covid-19 on children and…