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Education: Secondary

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HERE IS a full list, supplied to us by the National Union of Teachers, of which schools in Harlow and Epping are closed, partially closed or fully open. 1 ABBOTSWELD PRIMARY SCHOOL Harlow, Mostly Closed 2 BUCKHURST HILL PRIMARY SCHOOL Buckhurst Hill, Completely Closed 3…

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SHEERING PRIMARY has been re-visited by Ofsted after an earlier inspection informed the school that it required improvement. The most recent visit still has a number of criticisms and reccomendations. The reports findings are: 1.Your action plan sets out clearly how you aim to tackle…

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CHILDREN have been inspiring their families to cook healthy meals at home. Year 4 pupils at Roydon Primary School, in Epping Road, Roydon, are enjoying regular cooking lessons, taking home their dishes to be finished and cooked with their families. The first week saw them…

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TEACHERS across Harlow are set to strike next week as part of a national day of action national strike action. The National Union of Teachers’ (NUT) will strike next Wednesday (March 26) as part of a campaign to protect pay, pensions and teachers’ workload. Members…

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School fetes are so last season! At Freshwaters Primary Academy, it’s all about the Party in the Park. Pupils and teachers at the school, in School Lane, Harlow, are busy planning the outdoor event which they hope will bring the whole community together for an…

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GOVERNMENT watchdog Ofsted has praised the rate of progress made at Little Parndon after the school was told that it “Required Improvement” Ofsted came back into the school in March for a monitoring visit and made the following observations. Immediately after the inspection, you took…

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IT’S not all glamour living in the world of football, students have been learning. Chief scout at Manchester United football club, Jim Lawlor, spoke with GCSE PE students at Burnt Mill Academy to give them an insight into the profession. He told how it takes…

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INTU Lakeside is looking for schools across Essex to register their interest to take part in its Elephant Parade. Children from six local schools will be given the opportunity to create unique elephant designs and six winners will be selected to join the tour which…

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BURNT Mill Academy officially opened their mutli-religion Prayer and Reflection Room. The Harlow school welcomed leaders of faiths to answer student questions and view the new room. Decorated to accommodate the six major world religions, the Prayer and Reflection Room provides students and teachers with…

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PASSMORES ACADEMY and Burnt Mill Academy have once again topped the poll judging by the number of applications they received for pupils to enter Year 7 in September 2014. Passmores Academy had 706 applications in total for just 210 places. Burnt Mill Academy wasn’t far…

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STEWARDS Academy was the venue for the biggest and most spectacular show yet produced by the dance company ‘Dance Fusion.’ Entitled ‘Let Love Lead The Way’, the show was created under the artistic direction of ex-Stewards pupil Kerri Ann Trowsdale, who is the Director of…

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STEWARDS Academy brought the Winter Olympics a little closer to home recently when 49 pupils and 7 members of staff headed off for the snowy slopes of Folgaria in Italy for a week’s skiing trip. This was the first time such a trip had gone…

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FRESH, homemade meals are being served up at Roydon Primary School, in Epping Road, Roydon by their in-house catering team. Parents attended a taster session so they could see – and taste – for themselves what food their children are getting during the day. Headteacher…

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STEWARDS Academy set off on it’s 13th New York adventure under the now experienced guidance of Debbie Fargeot. 44 year 11 pupils and 4 lucky staff headed off to the Big Apple – and immediately wondered if they had detoured into the Winter Olympics, as…

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A SCHOOL is appealing to its community to help create outdoor education spaces for its children. Freshwaters Primary Academy, in School Lane, Harlow, benefits from plenty of outdoor space, but acting headteacher Marios Solomonides is determined to make better use of it. After the successful…

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IF THERE is one common theme that runs throughout Ofsted reports for Harlow schools it is that expectations do not seem to be high enough. Ofsted has published a report into Sheering primary and told the school that it must improve. The report states: 1.…