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Education: Secondary

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THE HEDGEHOGS of Millwards now have a home after Harlow Council delivered houses to Millwards school. Becci Court from Community, Leisure and Cultural Services at Harlow Council was joined by councillor Nick Churchill as they presented the children from Millwards School with 21 bird boxes…

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PASSMORES Open as usual. BURNT MILL ACADEMY Open as usual STEWARDS ACADEMY Industrial Action – School is open to years 7 and 11. School is closed to years 8,9 and 10. MARK HALL ACADEMY Industrial Action- Open for Year 11 only ST MARKS We have…

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THE inaugural Essex Teaching Awards, which will celebrate good practice across the county is now open for nominations. Essex County Councillor Ray Gooding, Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning, said: “As Cabinet Member for Education I frequently hear about the great work taking place…

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The POLSKA Szota przedmiotow ojczystych opens this month in Harlow. The Polish Saturday School will teach students about Polish culture and tradition as well as the Polish language. Students will also be prepared for the GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) examinations in the Polish…

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INTERVIEWS are being held today to find the principal of the New The Sir Charles Kao University Technical College (SCK UTC) which will be opening in Harlow September 2014. The UTC for students aged 14 – 19 will be located within the grounds of the…

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BURNT MILL is taking neighbouring primaries under its wing on its journey to becoming world-class. Education and achievement at Burnt Mill Academy, in First Avenue, continues to go from strength to strength after once again securing the very best GCSE results in the town this…

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The Playhouse are currently recruiting volunteers to take part in The Hatch- Harlow’s first scare attraction, due to run at the Playhouse in late October. They need two teams of seven volunteers, with each team made up of six females and one male. Volunteers would…

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ALL ACROSS town, all during the week, the sight of slightly over-sized uniforms have been seen scuttling down the streets as they head towards their new school. But today has been a special day for those going into their reception year. For some it is…

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THE OWNER of a Kids Club, thrown into special measures, has vowed to fight the decision by Ofsted. Emma Pickering has been running the FTA Kids Club in Barn Mead for a number of years. In 2010 it received a GOOD award from the government…

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APPLICATION dates have now been set for secondary school places for September 2014. Parents and carers must apply between 31 August 2013 and 31 October 2013 to secure a year seven secondary school place. Applications can be made via the website at www.essex.gov.uk/admissions. The website…

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HARLOW schools were delighted with their students GCS results. The students flocked into the five schools to open the envelopes and see the results of two years hard work. STEWARDS ACADEMY STEWARDS Academy continues to push the school’s level of achievement for GCSE’s and yet…

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AN OUTSTANDING Harlow school just officially got even better! The Ofsted-rated outstanding Burnt Mill Academy, in First Avenue, has for the third year running broken its previous GCSE result record. A total of 76% of students this year gained five or more A* to C…

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IT SAYS a lot about a College that the students go at great length on camera to pay tribute to their tutors and the help they gave them. Interim principal, Dr Elaine MacMahon, head of sixth form, Louise Turner were joined by dozens of staff…

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STUDENTS and staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School are today celebrating another set of excellent A level results, with students once again exceeding previous record breaking results and many going on to universities, often the first in their family. Another superb pass rate…

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SCHOOL may be out for most, but for the newest recruits to Burnt Mill Academy, the learning was just beginning. For the second year, the academy, in First Avenue, Harlow, is holding its summer school for the new Year 7 intake. Instead of the new…

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ESSEX Libraries are running a Sensory Story Time at branches across the county. The story time which is aimed at children of all abilities is led by volunteers trained by the Mid Essex Preschool SEN/AEN (Special Educational Needs/Additional Educational Needs) Specialist Teacher team. The session…