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Education: Secondary

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By Eric White ST MARK’S extends an invitation to former staff and pupils to return to the school on Friday 1 July for a Golden Jubilee celebration. 5.30pm: Mass in the school Hall 6.30pm – 8pm: Light refreshments and tours of the school St Mark’s…

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By Eric White THIS week at YH we are looking at interviews with University Centre Harlow (UCH) students as they give an insight into how they view their courses and how well they feel they are set up to pursue a career further. We have already met two…

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By Eric White CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs Haynes, Cover Supervisor, who was nominated by pupils for the Leader Award this year. She will join the other award winners at a special celebration at Harlow Playhouse on 8 June, when all the Jack Petchey Award winners 2015-6 in…

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Teresa Avey and Marios Solomonides By Eric White BURNT Mill Academy Trust have appointed Teresa Avey as the head for Freshwaters Primary School with current head Marios Solomonides set to take up a trust wide role. Mr Solomonides joined the school, found…

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By Eric White YH are covering University Centre Harlow this week and looking into what the students think of their experiences there. Yesterday we met Jane, 47, who said her course allowed her time to be able to balance education with a working life. Today…

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By Eric White ON Tuesday 10th May, Year 10 pupil, Isha Abdul, represented St Mark`s at the West Essex regional finals Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge. This prestigious event was hosted by the King Harold Academy in Waltham Abbey. The event was hailed as ‘a…

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  By Eric White ON THURSDAY 28th April, high achieving pupils from Years 7 & 8 participated in the Junior Maths Challenge, organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust. Pupils were given one hour to attempt up to 25 problems, with no equipment other than pencil…

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  By Eric White THIS week YH will give an insight into what life is like for a range of students at University Centre Harlow. Today we meet Jane, who is studying a BA in Early Childhood Professional Studies at the Uni. Jane, 47, is an…

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By Eric White ST MARK’S West Essex Catholic School in Harlow is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this academic year. As part of the celebrations the school community was honoured to welcome the Right Reverend Alan Williams SM, Bishop of Brentwood, when he visited the school…

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A HARLOW school head has written to parents warning them regarding their conduct in the school playground. Katherines Primary Head, Suzanne Ryan wrote the letter after “increasing amount of incidences in our playground….whereby parents are verbally abusing/assaulting other parents.” Mrs Ryan has made it very…

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LITTLE Parndon Primary School is the newest addition to the ever growing Hip Hop Pop empire. The weekly club offers street dance education to year 2 – 6 students and has proved so popular that a second club to cater for year 1 students has…

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By Eric White THE children at Kiddi Caru’s Harlow day nursery have been channeling their inner scientists, by making water walk! Helped by the nursery’s staff the children lined up a number of empty cups and filled them with water, adding food colouring to every…

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By Eric White STEWARDS Academy pupils celebrated fantastic results and achievement at the recent annual presentation evening. 170 pupils in total from the Harlow school were awarded prizes for their contribution to the life of the school and for academic excellence. Guest speaker Suzanne Jude,…

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By Eric White PARENTS in Harlow say they are “in favour” of after-school clubs as a way of boosting the academic performance of disadvantaged young pupils. Pupils from poorer backgrounds from across the UK who attended after-school clubs were found to achieve better results at…

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JOE Farrugia, a student at Sir Charles Kao UTC in Harlow, will this weekend run the London marathon for Cancer Research UK. EIGHTEEN-year-old Joe, who studies maths and product design at the UTC, will this weekend take on the 26.2 mile race. Currently Joe has…

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THE Wizard of Oz’ was performed between the 22nd and 24th March, by a cast of 38 pupils at Stewards Academy. During the five thrilling and truly professional performances the cast entertained around 300 local primary school children who were engaged and inspired from the…