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Burnt Mill Academy

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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. …

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A STUDY by the University of Oxford has found that daily testing of secondary school students who were in contact with someone with COVID-19 was just as effective in controlling school transmission as the current 10-day contact isolation policy.  Burnt Mill Academy took part in…

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THE Government has today announced that they will be investing into Burnt Mill Academy to rebuild the school as part of the Government’s £500 million school rebuilding programme following lobbying from Harlow’s MP, Robert Halfon. The money is aimed at ensuring that pupils benefit from…

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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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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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STUDENTS at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, are signing up for after-school clubs as they reopen after lockdown. More than 50 Year 7 to 11 students are attending each club, including the launch of a football club for the youngest year group. Doug Hynd, head…

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WHAT better way to learn about reproduction than to watch chickens hatch live? That was how students in the Year 8 nurture group at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, accessed the key part of the curriculum. Euphemia Moore, science teacher, said: “As part of the…

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A HARLOW actor has launched a fund-raising appeal to help get a short film off the ground. Former Burnt Mill Academy student Adam Jeffrey (pic right) and three other creatives hope to make a film called Everyman. Adam is currently an MA Acting for Screen…

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LAST week, a number of people on Twitter expressed their concerns at the sight of “weapon training” going on in the grounds of Burnt Mill Academy. Among those expressing concerns were Mark Hall Labour councillor, Lane Shears and the Essex branch of the National Education…

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AN American author paid a personal – virtual – visit to children in Harlow to help them to overcome the challenges they face in life. Students studying ASDAN life skills at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, enjoyed reading Mockingbird so much they contacted author Kathryn…

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THE efforts of teachers, support staff and teams in a family of schools have resulted in 30 industry accolades.Schools within BMAT have attracted a high number of nominations in this year’s Essex Teaching Awards. From teaching staff to site teams, pastoral support, administration and senior…

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A FAMILY of schools has appointed a director to ensure children with special educational needs and disabilities achieve their full potential. Marios Solomonides takes up the newly created post of Director of SEND in April with a mission to remove all barriers faced by children…

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BURNT Mill Academy has once again been the most popular school according to applications for new pupils. YH asked Essex County Council for a breakdown of figures. There were 654 applications for Year 7 pupils to join the First Avenue school. 248 put Burnt Mill…