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Education: Secondary

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A CHURCH Langley childminder has received an “Outstanding” report from Ofsted. The government watchdog inspected Angela Burton in February 2016 and published the report on Monday. The report states: The quality of teaching is excellent. The childminder provides an inspiring variety of learning experiences. This…

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BURNT Mill Academy Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of a Head of School for the new Magna Carta Primary Academy. Mrs Amy Dias will lead the school in Stansted Mountfitchet from September 2016, based in the Peter Kirk Centre for the first year,…

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BURNT MILL has once again topped the charts for first preferences in secondary admissions in 2016. But there is better news for Mark Hall, who have seen their numbers double in a year. For the past two years only 30 parents have put the First…

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THE HEAD of Passmores Academy, Vic Goddard has made a heartfelt tribute to former pupil, Marcel Jayden, who passed away at the weekend. Mr Goddard said: “When I heard of the death of Marcel over the weekend it was impossible to believe. Our enduring memory…

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THE HEAD of school at Cooks Spinney has informed parents that his role will be changing. His letter to the school is as follows: I would like to inform you of some changes to the Leadership Team at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery. I…

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GOVERNMENT watchdog Ofsted has praised The Downs Primary School following a recent Ofsted inspection. Among the observations, Ofsted said: The school has improved quickly because the headteacher provides very strong and effective leadership and management. She is supported well by an able team of senior…

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HARLOW College has received a glowing inspection report by government watchdog, Ofsted. The inspection took place between January 26th and 28th. Ofsted made the following observations: 1. Leaders’ effective planning of programmes of study  ensures learners benefit from career pathways that place emphasis on…

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SIR Charles Kao UTC, one of 40 state-funded technical academies for 14-19 year olds throughout England, specialises in Medical Technology and Smart Environments. Students have the opportunity to join the University Technical College full-time at Year 10 to study their GCSEs or in Year 12…

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WITH so much white noise and uncertainty in relation to job cuts in education, YH went down to Passmores Academy and conducted a fifteen minute interview with the Passmores Academy Principal, Vic Goddard. Mr Goddard is the “Go to man” for national media when it…

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BURNT Mill Academy Trust has set the record straight on reports of redundancies across the school. Speculation has been rife both at the front gates from Little Parndon to Cooks Spinney that jobs are about to go. A spokesperson for the Trust said: “Nothing has…

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THE children at Kiddi Caru in Harlow celebrated Australia Day last week with a fancy dress beach party. Dressed in red, white and blue, the children created a beach in one of their playrooms and also made Australian flags. The pre-school children even made their…

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BURNT Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) has launched a Public Consultation for Magna Carta Primary Academy, the school opening in Stansted Mountfitchet in September 2016. The school, which will open to an initial cohort of 30 Reception pupils will be a one form of entry open…

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A NEW campaign which seeks to attract teachers to Essex has been launched today. With schools across the Eastern region reporting that recruitment is increasingly challenging and Essex County Council planning to spend about £200 million over the next five years to meet the need…

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DEPARTMENT of Education figures released on Thursday 21 January 2016 reveal that Harlow College is the leading provider for A Level provision in the country, topping the table of over 250 FE providers. The College also came second when combining academic and vocational qualifications. More…

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KINGSMOOR Academy is headed in the right direction according to the latest monitoring inspection by Ofsted. The Academy Transformation Trust (ATT) academy in Harlow was visited by Her Majesty’s Inspector in early December for an interim inspection following their last full inspection which took place…

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THE final government league tables for GCSE results have been published today (Jan 21st). Even thought initial results com out in August, a number of factors (appeals etc) mean that the final confirmed results are not published until January. The government pass mark is 40%…