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Cooks Spinney Primary Academy

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COOKS Spinney Primary Christmas Market is looking for stall holders. Full details below.

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PARENTS will be invited to a ‘Welcome Presentation’ lead by Headteacher, Amber Wade. Staff will then give parents a tour of the school and finish in the Early Years Foundation Stage environment, where the EYFS staff can answer any questions and meet the children. Children…

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OFSTED have praised the work of Cooks Spinney Primary Academy following a Section 8 inspection, suggesting the school could be judged Outstanding with a full (Section 5) inspection. Inspectors, who visited the school on the 23rd and 24th of May, have noted that skilled staff…

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PUPILS from Cooks Spinney, Freshwaters, Little Parndon, Roydon and Magna Carta Primary Academies will be selling fridge magnets, key rings, loom band bracelets and more. All funds raised will go towards a charity of the winning classes choice. Full details below.

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TV star and fitness guru Joe Wicks visited Cooks Spinney Primary Academy on Friday morning. Over 25,000 schools applied to be a host to the YouTube sensations fitness roadshow. Just twelve were successful. On a beautiful Friday morning, the man who had helped so many…

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TEACHER are looking younger these days. As are office assistants and site managers. Pupils at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, applied for and took on new roles as part of Careers Week. Having heard from a range of visitors about their work as a…

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CHILDREN’S knowledge of famous works of art was commended during a gallery tour. Pupils in Year 3 at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, visited the National Gallery. As part of their art and cultural enrichment, pupils were able to see the art pieces they…

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TWO teachers are preparing to take on the “adventure” of leading a school together. Assistant headteachers Dean Beaumont and Amber Wade are preparing to take on shared responsibility for Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, from September. Headteacher Neil Stirrat is taking on a new…

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THANK you to the 15 teams who served and volleyed their way through an excellent morning’s tennis at the fantastic Harlow Lawn Tennis Club. The children’s enthusiasm and progression was clearly evident throughout the morning, as the ranked individuals competed in various matches for their…

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CONGRATULATIONS to the team from Little Parndon (Year 6’s) who narrowly edged out Cooks Spinney 2 in a very close final match in this year’s Rounders Finals. Played at Harlow Town CC on a bright but breezy morning, eight teams came across to take part…

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THE DEPUTY Head of a popular Harlow school was honoured with a Civic Award on Thursday night. The awards are given out annually at the first meeting in the new council year at the Water Gardens. Cooks Spinney Deputy Head, Dean Beaumont was nominated by…

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THANKS to the nine teams of four who attended the Years 3 and 4 Tri-Golf Festival at Church Langley outside on the all-weather pitch. Once all the teams had arrived, the children set to work rotating through nine different golf-themed activities. Despite quiet strong winds,…

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THE Masked Reader, Where’s Wally and Ready, Steady, Read were just some of the fun activities children enjoyed as part of World Book Day. Pupils at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, took part in a programme of events to promote the joy of books…

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BERTIE, the two-year-old Cocker Spaniel, has joined Cooks Spinney Primary Academy as a registered Essex Therapy Dog. He spends time with small groups of children to help to improve their emotional wellbeing and to provide comfort and calm. The new addition to the school lives…

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A NEW year, a new term but Cooks Spinney Primary Academy continue to reward outstanding achievement and effort with their now traditional Hot Chocolate Fridays. Headteacher Mr Stirrat and his team are always looking to praise the students at the much-loved school and this is…

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LAST term, Year 2 pupils at Cooks Spinney put on an amazing performance involving swashbuckling pirates and fearsome mermaids! The pupils and teachers rehearsed every week, singing songs, practising their lines and refining their dance moves all ready for a show stopping performance. The children…