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Sir Frederick Gibberd College

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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THE HEADTEACHER of Sir Frederick Gibberd College is pleased with the school’s progress in its first year but has her mind firm set on the future. It cannot have been easy, starting a school, within another school, as yu wait for the new school to…

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IN SEPTEMBER 2018, we interviewed Hollie and Javin as they entered their new school Sir Frederick Gibberd College for the first time. It has been to say the least, quite a year. YH went down to see them again, as they settled into Year 8.…

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IT was heartening to see so many pupils return to school after (for most) six months away due to the Covid-19 lockdown. It was especially heartening to see so many pupils start their senior school careers as they enter Year 7. First off is Ella…

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School councillors have not let lockdown get in the way of their mission. THE school council at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, met online for their final meeting of the school year. The Gibberd Council has put together an action plan for September, listing…

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A SCHOOL’S care for its children during the Coronavirus crisis has earned it an award. Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, has been given the Safeguarding Initiative Award, recognising schools which have demonstrated exceptional safeguarding during the crisis. The school submitted evidence to show how…

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Weekly academic, creative and kindness tasks are being set for children to keep them engaged with school. WITH the majority of children not attending school due to the Coronavirus outbreak, teachers are having to find new ways to keep inspiring children. Students from Sir Frederick…

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A BRAND-new school built almost entirely in a factory has risen from the rubble while the country has been in lockdown. The unique creation of the new building for Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, has been captured on timelapse video over the last 12…

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SINCE we launched in July 2013, we have published over 1700 stories on our education channel. The channel is a celebration of all the great work that our teachers do for us all. From Katherines in the west, to Churchgate Street in the east, we…