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Education: Secondary

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Hardson Palmer, aged 16 and Tiana Hyder, aged 13 from Stewards Academy in Harlow are two of the winners of the annual Show Racism the Red Card School Competition. The Competition has been running for 22 years and has become the biggest equalities competition in…

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PASSMORES Year 7’s and 8’s have taken part in a national event, Sustrans Big Pedal, an initiative aimed at making journeys to and from school more active. Sustrans’ goal is to make journeys without transport such as cars and busses easier and more environmentally friendly.…

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STUDENTS at Stewards Academy have been rewarded for their hard work and diligence by being invited (with a friend) to have either a Hot Chocolate or, in the recent warmer weather, a chocolate milkshake with the Headteacher during morning break.  Students have been nominated by…

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HARLOW’S Ralph Pattison justified his top seeding as he became under-13 boys’ champion at the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships. Pattison, who plays at the BATTS club in the town, was in dominant form as he reached the final without dropping a set as he…

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THE newly formed Essex Education Task Force has announced it will invest £1million in reading over the next 18 months, to support children and young people affected by the loss of learning and missed opportunities during the Covid-19 pandemic.Marked by the launch of a new…

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By Local Democracy Reporter: Piers Meyler THE number of children ‘missing from school’ in Essex since the Covid-19 pandemic began is almost double compared to three years ago. Figures from Essex County Council (ECC) show that for the 2020/21 year – up until June 17…

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LAST Friday, thirty Year 10 pupils participated in this year’s Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge at Stewards Academy. Organised through the Jack Petchey Foundation and Speakers Trust, the all-day event focused on pupils improving their speaking skills through various fun group activities. The climax of…

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MOBILE phone bans and other ways to create “calm classrooms” are to be considered to help improve discipline in England’s schools reports the BBC. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said he wants to make the school day mobile-free, describing the devices as “distracting” and “damaging”. A…

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STEWARDS Academy student Danny Raymond set the track on fire with an outstanding 400 metres at the weekend. Woodford Green athlete Danny Raymond ran a personal best of 51.22 at Havering to win the U 17 race in Youth Development League. This is ideal preparation…

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HARLOW College students have been showcasing their work of Level 3 Fashion students with a film of their work on the runway. The twenty-five minute film displays the fantastic work by the students as guided by their staff. We always have to remember that this…

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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.…