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Passmores Academy

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THIS morning, we published a report by Harlow MP Robert Halfon’s education committee called: “The forgotten: how white working-class pupils have been let down, and how to change it” This afternoon, we went to Passmores Academy on Tracyes Road, Harlow to speak to the chief…

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SEVENTY-FIVE incredible young people from schools and colleges in Harlow received their prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at a live digital event last night. The digital event celebrated Achievement Award winners aged 11-25 from Harlow for their contributions to their school/college community. Winners…

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LAST autumn we reported that Passmores’ Assistant Principal and adventurer, Becs Conway would be taking part in a charity tandem skydiving challenge. The event was postponed several times due to Covid restrictions and lockdowns, but Becs has finally been able to complete the challenge, raising…

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A NEW councillor for Church Langley has praised the efforts of two Passmores Academy students for their litter clearing efforts. Councillor Nicky Purse has written a litter to Executive Head Vic Goddard and allowed us to publish it. Dear Mr Goddard / Your Harlow  I…

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PASSMORES has been celebrating the recent success of one of its students at the Harlow Educational Progress Awards.   Evie Matthews first heard by letter that she had been put forward by the school to receive a 1st place nomination in recognition of her excellent progress…

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LOCAL to Harlow? Come along to Passmores Academy and learn British Sign Language in their seven week taster sessions. Learn the basics from fingerspelling- family and greetings. Social distancing will be in place in the classroom

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ON the anniversary of the first UK lockdown, Passmores Academy have created a video to remember those from their community that they have lost. Chief executive, Vic Goddard said: “We spoke about loss, opportunity, empathy and grief. Some of our community shared the names and…

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THE HEAD of Passmores Learning Community has launched a fund-raising page following the death of school site manager, Alan Simpson. Mr Simpson died due to Covid-19. Tributes have been pouring in for the popular family man. Mr Goddard said: “Following the tragic death of our…

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PASSMORES Academy is delighted that three of its ex-students have recently received offers to study at Cambridge University. Jenna Buller, James Moseley and Aurelija Gibaviciute, left Passmores in 2019 having achieved outstanding results across all subjects in their GCSE exams. Their hard work and dedication…

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THE CHIEF executive of Passmores Learning Community, Vic Goddard cannot wait for his schools to fully re-open on Monday March 8th. “The best bit of the job is missing” YH went down to Passmores Academy to speak to Vic Goddard about the process of fully…

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A busy term for pupils at The Downs Primary School THIS term, pupils at the Downs have been getting involved in numerous activities to encourage healthy lifestyles and develop their understanding of the world around them. Although inter-school sporting competitions as we know them are…

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DESPITE the many challenges this year has brought to us all, at Potter Street Academy we are on a mission to ensure that our children do not miss out on a wide range of learning experiences. With the support of parents and stringent safety measures…

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PASSMORES Academy Christmas Fair Full details on poster as well as their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/passmoreschristmasfair/

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STAFF at Passmores Academy have made a fund-raising appeal to save their astroturf. The appeal on gofundme asks “We are raising this money to refurbish the 3G Astro at Passmores Academy. This facility is used by a huge number of both youth and adult football…

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SCHOOLS in some of the most deprived areas of the country were told on Friday night they would not receive the laptops they were promised to help their poorest and most vulnerable pupils learn remotely reports The Guardian. Headteachers across England received emails from the Department…