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Passmores Academy

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PASSMORES Academy welcomed a record number of visitors to Open Evening this term, as prospective students and their families travelled from all over Harlow and beyond to experience what the school has to offer. Students, many of whom were from Year 7, were on hand…

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ON Tuesday 10th October 2017, staff and students at Passmores supported the World Mental Health Day campaign and went bright for the day. Students and staff had a non-uniform day and donated to this worthwhile charity. Not only was a lot of money raised but…

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BY Passmores Academy staff AT the beginning of September, two representatives from the Passmores Student Pedagogy Team, travelled to Switzerland to speak about our role in improving teaching and learning in our school. Through the conference, we learnt about the teachers’ world, especially while listening…

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A group of Passmores Year 10 enjoyed their visit to Emmanuel College, Cambridge and discovered all about the application process to the prestigious university. As a regular visit, Passmores students get to see a working college and find out all about Higher Education, from things…

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THE Passmores Academy community celebrated the students’ GCSE results on Thursday morning. Changes to the exam system have made this the most challenging of years for the school. Principal, Vic Goddard said: 
“The Passmores community is delighted with the results of their hard work.  62%…

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PASSMORES Academy’s winning IET Faraday team took part in a finalists’ competition at the newly refurbished Institute of Engineering and Technology overlooking the Thames and embankment in central London. Previously they ranked 7th in a national competition of technology challenges. The team comprised Michael Morris,…

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Pop Choir Perform at Sumners Ward Assisted Home PASSMORES Academy Pop Choir performed at Sumners Ward Assisted Home at the end of term to cheer up the residents. The songs that the Pop Choir performed included some from Queen, Ed Sheeran, Ella Henderson and a…

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THE cast and crew of the Passmores school production, ‘Sweet Charity’, received a much deserved standing ovation at the end of their first show, which is unprecedented for an opening night. Each of the following nights were received equally as well. This Broadway classic tells…

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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a programme of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These…

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Young Trailblazers win accolade at TeenTech Awards TWO of Passmores Academy’s brightest young innovators, Mollie Smith and Abbie Morris (Year 10), represented Passmores at the TeenTech Awards at the Royal Society of Science in London at the end of June. The girls presented their ground…

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LOCAL and global issues were the issues of the day at Passmores Academy recently. The forward thinking and progressive school put the timetable to the side for a week to investigate key contemporary issues. When YH dropped in, students were putting on a series of…

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PASSMORES Academy’s Year 11 students presented their work at an Art and Photography Exhibition. The two rooms were packed with portfolio work that highlighted the immense talent at the school. Our camera had a roam around the exhibition.

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THERE were brilliant efforts all-round, and some excellent finishes, as the Essex County FA hosted the Under 14s Boys and Girls East Region Futsal Finals on Sunday 4th June at the Copper Box Arena in East London. Essex’s Under 14s representatives were Harlow’s Passmores Academy…

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PASSMORES Academy Year 9 GCSE music pupils were treated to a morning workshop from Essex Music Hub’s ‘5Live Wind Quintet’ on Friday 26th May. The morning began with a formal ensemble performance of a number of pieces arranged for quintet (flute, oboe, French horn, clarinet…