XII I II III IIII V VI VII VIII IX X XI

Sir Frederick Gibberd College

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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…

Responsive image

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,…

Responsive image

READING is taken so seriously at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, it has its own lesson on the timetable. Time is allotted in each school day for students at the school, in Harlow, to focus on their reading. Students are read to by a member of…

Responsive image

A SCHOOL’S campaign to take care of young people’s wellbeing during the pandemic has been rewarded. Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, launched a wellbeing action plan as students returned to the school from lockdown. Knowing some students would have had little access to outdoor…

Responsive image

AN imaginative teacher is putting together a documentary to ensure his students do not miss out on educational visits during the pandemic. While schools are unable to take classes of children on trips due to the restrictions, teachers are having to find new ways to…

Responsive image

BMAT are hosting a series of online events to help you get into teaching. The Train to Teach events will be streamed live online, links to join are available on http://teach.bmat-trust.org/ Thursday 10th December 2020 7-7.45pm Friday 8th January 10-10.45am  Monday 18th January 5-5.45pm  Wednesday 27th…

Responsive image

HUNDREDS of families will receive much-needed food hampers from their child’s school to help them to navigate the Christmas break. Essential food and Christmas goodies are being distributed to 895 Free School Meal families across BMAT’s Essex schools. Thanks to £11,905 from the Essex Half-term…

Responsive image

YOUNG people learnt about the meaning behind the poppy as they used art to mark Remembrance Day. Year 7 students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, completed an art project to mark the occasion. Students learnt the significance of different coloured poppies – red,…

Responsive image

School councillors have started their term in office. TEN students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, were elected as members of the school council in September after giving a speech virtually to their peers. Each academic year, students take part in an election as…

Responsive image

IF THERE was further evidence that Sir Frederick Gibberd College is a creative hub for aspiration and excellence, then it is the decision to teacher Classics and Latin. As part of a series of interviews at the school, we spoke to teacher, Chris Pilcher about…