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Burnt Mill Academy

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THE local forest provided the perfect location for young people to learn about an endangered ecosystem. Year 10 nurture class students at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, studying towards the Humanities Award qualification for their GCSE took a trip to Epping Forest. As part of…

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A GROUP of 50 Year 10 students from Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, took part in the Jack Petchey “Speak Out” Challenge after being selected to boost confidence and give them an opportunity to shine. They spent a day learning how to deliver a well-structured…

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YOUNG cadets have been promoted through the ranks at a special ceremony. Students at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, can opt for the unique course. The bespoke cadet course was created for the school and made it the first in Essex to commit to it…

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STUDENTS and staff at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, enjoyed an inter-house singing contest. The lunchtime event gave the school community an opportunity to share some fun – while seeing an alternative side to their teachers. Hundreds of students attended the sing-along to support their…

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A DAY away from the school timetable helped students to develop into responsible young adults. Students in Year 7 to Year 10 at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, took part in a drop-down day as part of their personal, social, health and economic education. Drop-down…

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A TEENAGER from Harlow has made history by being invited to attend a national maths summer school. Oliver Bayliss, Year 11 student at Burnt Mill Academy, has been invited to attend the National Mathematics Summer School with the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust.  The summer school…

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YOUNG netball players were inspired by the professionals as they watched their first game. A group of 23 students in Year 7 to 11 at Burnt Mill Academy watched their first professional netball match. The game was between Saracens Mavericks and Manchester Thunder. During half-time,…

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DETERMINED and competitive young people came together to battle it out in an interhouse football tournament. Year 7 and 8 students at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, took part in the first interhouse competition since the pandemic outbreak. More than 100 students got involved, with…

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YOUNG eco warriors collected bag loads of rubbish as they set about cleaning up the community. Year 9 and 10 BTEC cadets at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, volunteered to clean up their school grounds and surrounding area. As part of their course, they choose…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has announced the winner and runners-up of his 2022 Christmas card competition. Robert Halfon said: “In all the difficulties in the past year, one of the highlights has been seeing so many special Christmas card designs as hundreds of Harlow school…

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MARK Huband, who has died aged 58 of pancreatitis and multiple organ failure, built a strong and lasting reputation over more than three decades as a foreign correspondent and business analyst, specialising in Africa and the Middle East. Mark was born in Low Bentham, Yorkshire, the son…

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EIGHTY Burnt Mill History students went on a tour to visit the sites where Jack the Ripper carried out his crimes during the late 1800s.   Amy Collins, History teacher at Burnt Mill Academy said:  “There are currently over 150 Year 10 pupils studying the…

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STAFF and Students were presented with a plaque awarded by The Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights. In attendance were Head Boy, Kowen Dalziel and Head Girl, Dilys Cook. The plaque represents the support that Wheelwrights will offer the school. Their goal is to raise aspirations of…

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BURNT Mill Academy look forward to welcoming you on Thursday 9th September between 5:00 and 8:30 pm for their Open Evening.  This is always a popular event, so please come early to take part in the many lesson demonstrations, have a tour of the school and have an opportunity to hear…

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TEACHERS have been praised for the extra guidance and support they offered to students studying for their GCSEs during the pandemic. Year 11 students picking up their GCSE results this week were keen to highlight how their teachers at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, had…

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LEARNING was “continuous and uncompromised” for students as they completed their studies at Burnt Mill Academy.  Year 11 students at Burnt Mill, in Harlow, received their long-awaited GCSE results today – with a high percentage of students securing a strong pass in English and maths. …