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Education: Primary

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PUPILS and staff from Pear Tree Mead Academy in Harlow, are celebrating after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars kit. The pack contains a brand new football kit which will used when the school plays in local football tournaments. The Kit and Equipment Scheme…

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FUTURE PE teachers demonstrated the work they are doing in Harlow primary schools. The Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) is working with Sporting Futures to train PE apprentices within its primary schools. The apprentices work with PE co-ordinators to run specialist sport sessions for pupils.…

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A CAMPAIGN to influence whole school approaches to arts and cultural learning is being guided by a Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) director. The Royal Opera House is running Leaders for Impact to give leadership development training, inspiration and support to education leaders who are…

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PEAR Tree Mead took 15 school council reps and their head boy, head girl and deputies to the Harlow Foodbank to deliver their harvest donations. The students had a tour and saw how their donations would be sorted, date checked, stored and boxed for families…

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A growing regional education trust has formed a series of school hubs. The Burnt Mill Academy Trust will have 11 schools under its guidance within the next few months. The Trust, including primaries, secondaries, a free school, sixth forms and a teaching school, is expanding…

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NET Academies Trust and Abbotsweld Primary Academy are proud to share the result of the Ofsted inspection that took place on 20/21 September 2017. The Academy received an overall judgement of ‘Good’ with the effectiveness of leadership and management judged to be ‘Outstanding’. The report…

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Premier League football kits have been awarded to Roydon Primary Academy. THE Primary Stars kit and equipment pack contains 13 Nike football kits with the Premier League logo which can be worn by players in football matches or tournaments. The Kit and Equipment Scheme is…

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CHILDREN took a step back in time to learn about the Victorians. Year 5 pupils from Roydon Primary Academy, in Harlow, visited the Royal Gunpowder Mills, in Waltham Abbey, for a Victorian day. Matt Girvan, Year 5 teacher, said: “The annual trip was fantastic, as…

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YOUNG dancers were full of attitude when they attended a special assembly. Pupils at Little Parndon Primary Academy, in Harlow, were encouraged to give their best hip hop face when they took part in a taster session with Hip Hop Pop. Jenny Bater-Sinclair and Matt…

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TWO education leaders who are transforming primaries in Harlow have been called upon to help other schools across the county. Stuart Pope and Sophie Laing are executive headteachers within the Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT), with responsibility for four primary schools in the town. Both…

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COOKS Spinney Primary has been highly praised by government watchdog Ofsted in a recent school inspection. The school, which is part of the Burnt Mill Academy Trust, was visited at the end of last term. The report states: Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery has…

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RECENTLY, Abbotsweld, Longwood and Latton Green Primary Academies hosted The 2 Johns. They are well known throughout Essex for delivering bespoke training sessions within schools and other organisations that cover all areas of internet safety and online gaming. The 2 Johns are very proud that following…

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HUNDREDS flocked to the Holy Cross Fete on Sunday afternoon. Theee were dozens of stalls and activities to keep parents and students entertained. YH popped in and took a stroll whilst the excellent Harlow Rock School entertained the masses.

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A HARLOW primary school has been praised by Ofsted after a recent inspection. The government watchdog came to the school in June 2017. The report states: “Since the school has become an academy, the executive headteacher and the head of school have established a new…

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A primary school has invested £25,000 in a sensory room to ensure all pupils are given the best opportunities to achieve. Cooks Spinney Primary Academy is now able to fully embrace pupils with educational healthcare plans which outline their additional needs. Previously, the school was…

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THE staff at Kiddi Caru’s Harlow day nursery have been busy helping to prepare its pre-school children and their parents for the exciting move to ‘big school’. As part of the nursery’s Readiness For School programme Jennie Ferguson, a reception class teacher at Henry More…