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Education: Primary

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ONCE again, the choir at Latton Green travelled to the O2 to showcase their hard work and dedication. They have worked tirelessly over the past four months and finally it was the big day. After a delicious lunch at Frankie and Benny’s, they took their…

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HOW to stay safe around dogs was the topic of a workshop given to primary school children. Key Stage 2 pupils at Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, worked with the Dog’s Trust to understand more about handling their own pets and dogs belonging to others.…

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Stop. Look. Listen. YEAR 5 pupils at Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, have been learning vital life skills with Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. The children watched a presentation on road safety before being taken out to put what they had learnt into practise…

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ARTEFACTS and original letters from WWII helped pupils to get to grips with their topic. Year 6 pupils from Freshwaters Primary Academy, in Harlow, took a trip to the Imperial War Museum in London. They were given a talk to recap their knowledge of WWII…

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HARLOW children were inspired to face challenges head-on by a former teacher who lost his sight to a brain tumour. James Shone had been a teacher for 16 years when, in 2012, he was preparing to take on his first headship. During a routine eye…

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Internet Legends Assembly IT was a pleasure to welcome the ‘Parent Zone’ team to Church Langley Primary School on Thursday 17th January. They delivered an engaging assembly, ‘Google Be Internet Legends,’ to their Key Stage Two children. This audiovisual assembly featured a series of interactive…

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FAVOURITE children’s author Michael Rosen shared his tips on inspiring a love of reading when he led a training session with teaching staff. The writer of classic children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt worked with teachers from the BMAT family of schools when…

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Confident young speakers are taking over assemblies at their primary school. PUPILS at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, are stepping up to the challenge of hosting their own ten-minute assemblies. From January, at least one assembly each week will be planned and led by…

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HARLOW children have been given a special passport to open the door to new life experiences. Every pupil at Little Parndon Primary Academy, in Harlow, has their own Community Values Passport. The passport lists various tasks they are to complete at each age to ensure…

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HARLOW primary schools are making good progress when it comes to reading, writing and maths. Results published by the government show that many of our schools are making considerable progress. The national average is 64%. The average in Essex is 66%. 14 schools in Harlow…

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THERE WAS fun and frolics at Jerounds Primary in the final week of term with staff and children having their photos taken with a photo booth and to top the day off they even had a visit from Father Christmas himself along with his reindeer’s…

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STAFF at Pear Tree Mead Academy performed a non-scripted panto for the children on Wednesday morning. The children loved it and the staff had great fun. The story was a mixture of all the traditional pantos and had all the elements of a panto for…

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Primary school children return to cheer elderly patients at Christmas A children’s choir was so popular when they sang at their local hospital last year that they were back by popular demand this year. Pupils from Katharines Primary School brought Christmas cheer to elderly patients…

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A LEADING house builder has spread some Christmas cheer this season by donating a Christmas tree to a local school in the Essex area. Barratt Homes made sure pupils and teachers at Fawbert & Barnard’s Primary School had their very own Christmas tree, as well…

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A campaign to boost attendance has seen primary school children attend class 100 per cent of the time. Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, has been working with parents to raise awareness of the importance of being in school and the effect not being in school…