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Education: Secondary

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INFECTION among school-age children has helped to drive Covid rates in England to the highest level recorded, researchers have said today reports TES.Com The overall rates of Covid-19 in England are higher than they have ever been, according to a study that has been collecting…

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ON THURSDAY evening, St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School will be hosting its Open Evening for its prospective students. YH went down to the Tripton Road school to speak to two of its students, Andrew and Bethany. We hope this five minute interview gives another…

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THE Sixth Form at Epping St John’s School is hosting an open evening on Wednesday 10th November, 6pm – 8pm. See below for details. https://www.eppingstjohnsschool.org/66/announcements/announcement/153/announcement/?home=1

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AFTER being unable to bring Stewards Academy’s EMPV group together for over eighteen months, it was amazing to have over 150 pupils and staff attend the first meeting of the academic year. With a packed agenda, led by the heads of the EMPV group, Ms…

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ST Mark’s Sixth Form Opportunities Evening. Full details on poster.

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ON Wednesday 20 October, twenty Year 10 students from Passmores Academy, Harlow, spent the day volunteering at Wellgate Community Farm as part of the Yes Futures charity’s Rising Futures programme.  Yes Futures is a multi-award winning education charity. The charity specialises in running personal development…

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BRISTOL University’s deputy vice chancellor was taken to task in an Education Select Committee hearing this week for refusing to comment on what were described as the antisemitic conspiracy theories of sacked Professor David Miller reports The Jewish Chronicle. Professor Tansy Jessop’s replies prompted a…

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STEWARDS Academy students have told YH why Black History Month is so important to them. The ambassadors spoke passionately and intelligently about the people that inspired them and how the month is celebrated in the school. The school has built a reputation for its history…

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A FORMER Stewards Academy student made his debut for Liverpool on Wednesday night. Elijah Dixon-Bonner came on close to injury time in Liverpool’s 2-0 away victory against Preston North End in the last sixteen of the Carabao Cup. Since signing for Liverpool in 2018, Elijah…

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THE government will reconfirm its commitment to a “skills revolution” with a spending package to be unveiled by the chancellor on Wednesday reports the BBC. Rishi Sunak will announce £1.6bn to roll out new T-levels for 16 to 19-year-olds, and £550m for adult skills in his autumn…

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FOLLOWING a very successful inaugural competition last year, Harlow’s MP, Robert Halfon, has launched his second Christmas Card Competition for all primary aged children in Harlow, Hastingwood, Matching, Nazeing, Roydon and Sheering. The winning entry will be used for the front cover of Mr Halfon’s…

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NEARLY half a million more laptops and tablets will be made available to pupils stuck at home due to Covid disruption as part of a new £126m package announced by the government today reports the TES. The Department for Education will also set aside £13 million…

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NEW figures have revealed that 7,900 Harlow residents have started an apprenticeship since May 2010. Many of these have been through Harlow College and local businesses and there is expected to be a large expansion in apprenticeship opportunities for Harlow’s young people in line with…

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MARK Hall Sports Centre have a new yoga class starting on October 27th. Traditional Hatha Yoga classes will focus on strength, core, balance and relaxation. Available for all levels, beginners welcome. Contact: 07500 178328 to book your space.

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THIS term has seen the relaunch of Stewards Academy Creative Writing Club, run by English teacher Mr. Springthorpe. The club is open to all pupils and its aim is to offer opportunities for pupils of all writing abilities to discuss and develop their creative writing…

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THE Jack Petchey “Speak Out” Challenge! is expanding this year to train an additional 11,000 young people in the art of public speaking. This will bring the total number of young people trained up to 35,000 across London and Essex this academic year. Now in…