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Sir Frederick Gibberd College

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THE BMAT community are shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Sir Frederick Gibberd College’s Classics and Latin teacher Chris Pilcher. Mr Pilcher joined SFG in September 2020 as a trainee, part of the pioneering team that launched the school. As a newly…

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SCHOOL councillors are working with a conservation charity to make their community more environmentally friendly. Students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, are being inspired and empowered by Action for Conservation. Councillors in each year group are working on their own projects, having presented…

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SIR Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, is part of the J9 initiative, raising awareness of domestic abuse and supporting victims. The school’s staff took part in J9 training, an initiative set up in memory of Janine Mundy who was killed by her estranged husband in…

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THREE Sir Frederick Gibberd College teachers are set to take on a half marathon for charity. Teachers Harrison Moore, Chris Pilcher and Hugh Bryant will be taking on all 13.1 miles of the Hackney Half Marathon in May in order to raise money for mental…

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THE health and educational benefits of reading were explained to young people during World Book Day. Students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, celebrated the themed event. The purpose and importance of the day was explained during a special assembly, before students were given…

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CLOTHES were worn inside out by a school community as it confronted the issue of children’s mental health. Students and teachers at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, took part in Inside Out Day as part of Children’s Mental Health Week. The event raises awareness…

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STUDENTS in Year 7, 8 and 9 at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, entered the Empowered poetry competition for Young Writers. Some wrote poems during their poetry lessons, while others wrote them at home to celebrate National Poetry Day before performing them to their…

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OVER the last couple of days we have published interviews with Year 9 and Year 12 students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College. After we had interviewed the students, we spoke to the Headteacher, Mrs Dee Conlon. It was a great pleasure to interview the headteacher…

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ONE of the most ambitious aspects of the new Sir Frederick Gibberd College (SFG) is their sixth form. It really signifies the ambition in the school and will surely herald a new era in sixth form education in Harlow. Earlier this week, we sat down…

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LAST week, we went to interview Sir Frederick Gibberd College students Hollie and Javin at their new school on Tendring Road. This is not the first time we have interviewed them. We interviewed them in 2019 and 2020. We hope to continue to interview them…

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A CELEBRATION of pandemic heroes could see the artwork of a young person from Harlow distributed around the world. Year 7 and Year 8 students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, are waiting to hear if their stamp designs have been successful in a…

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DAILY walks in lockdown have inspired three teachers to take on a physical challenge to promote positive mental health to their children. The colleagues from Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, began enjoying walks after work during the pandemic to clear their heads and get…

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CHILDREN have been using virtual PE lessons to take care of their physical, mental and social wellbeing. During lockdown, students from Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, continued to work on their fitness, despite not being in school to take part in physical lessons. A…

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A SCHOOL which is yet to move out of temporary accommodation and into its permanent home is already oversubscribed. Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, has attracted many applications from students keen to join this September’s Year 7. A total of 465 students have applied…

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LAST year, YH was speaking to a parent whose son was just about to go into Year 7 at Sir Frederick Gibberd College (SFG). With other senior schools nearer, we asked what was the major factor? He answered, “The Head, Mrs Conlon” A year later,…