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Education: Secondary

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THIS morning, we published a report by Harlow MP Robert Halfon’s education committee called: “The forgotten: how white working-class pupils have been let down, and how to change it” This afternoon, we went to Passmores Academy on Tracyes Road, Harlow to speak to the chief…

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SEVENTY-FIVE incredible young people from schools and colleges in Harlow received their prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at a live digital event last night. The digital event celebrated Achievement Award winners aged 11-25 from Harlow for their contributions to their school/college community. Winners…

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WHITE working-class pupils have been badly let down by decades of neglect and muddled policy thinking and only a proper targeted approach will reverse the educational underachievement of this long forgotten disadvantaged group, MPs say today. The Education Committee’s report The forgotten: how White working-class…

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STEWARDS Academy is proud to work with a number of charities to support vulnerable pupils and families in the academy and wider community. Each year we run the Stewards Christmas Appeal which has gone from strength to strength, but The Bridge team have worked tirelessly…

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T Levels are a new technical qualification – starting nationally in September 2020 and at Harlow College in September 2021 – which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to three A Levels. T Levels combine classroom theory, practical learning and an industry placement of…

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STEWARDS Academy are delighted to announce that our amazing Year 9 Team won Bronze at the Raytheon Quadcopter Challenge Regional Final.  The challenge was to design a quadcopter drone that would be capable of flight on Mars, with the aim to aid future space exploration.…

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STEWARDS Academy runner Danny Raymond comfortably won the Intermediate Boys 800 metres at the Essex Schools Track and Field Championships. In very warm conditions at Chelmsford’s Melbourne Stadium, the Woodford Green AC athlete recorded a time of 1.57.60 secs. Although this is an impressive the…

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A NUMBER of St Mark’s students have been recognised for their achievements at school with Jack Petchey Awards. April 2021 – Jorens Reason for Award: ‘Jorens always participates in complex topics during lessons and is not afraid to speak out about what he believes in.…

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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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SOME girls can be contacted by up to 11 boys a night asking for nude images, the schools watchdog for England says reports the BBC. In an Ofsted survey, girls explained that if they blocked boys on social media “they just create multiple accounts to…

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AS part of their ongoing development of football at the Norwich City FC RDP, they will be providing further opportunities for boys through an invitation only programmes with the launch of a brand new outfield Player Development Centre covering the Essex & Hertfordshire border. This…

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YEAR 11 students at Mark Hall Academy, in Harlow, were treated to a special day to bring their schooling to an end. They walked the red carpet on arrival at breakfast, where they got to listen to music and spend time with their friends. In…

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A PROMISING 800 metre runner from Harlow has produced another impressive performance on the track. Danny Raymond took part in the British Milers classic meet at Milton Keynes on Saturday. The Stewards Academy student competed in the A race over 800 metres which comprised of…

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GCSE art students in Year 9, 10 and 11 at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, heard how former student Charlie Dixon has got on since leaving the school. Charlie works as a medical illustrator and has previously worked with authors and bands to produce designs…

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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…

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DRAMA students at Epping St John’s Church of England School, in Epping, have been auditioning to take part in a summer talent show. The members of the school’s drama club will showcase their talents during the show on the school’s field in July.Michael Johns, English…