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Sir Frederick Gibberd College

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CHILDREN have been taught how to recognise when they are struggling with poor mental health. Time to Talk Day was an opportunity for Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, to tackle the subject with its students. Workshops were held during the week to help students…

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Project to turn all schoolchildren into lifesavers Initiative to teach all Year 10 pupils CPR launches at Anglia Ruskin University AN initiative to teach CPR to all Year 10 school pupils in Essex was launched at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) last night with the support…

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A visit from a guide dog has inspired young people to fundraise to support a puppy in training. STUDENTS at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, are fundraising to enable them to name a puppy Freddie, after their school. The mission was launched after a…

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GOOD behaviour, attendance and integrity are among the qualities being celebrated at a new secondary school. Celebration assemblies will be held every half-term at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, to give positive reinforcement. The first assembly saw a total of 163 awards handed out…

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TEACHER training providers in Harlow and Epping Forest districts are joining forces to promote the area as an attractive place to learn and work. Schools and multi-academy trusts providing ITT (Initial Teacher Training) in the two towns are working together to increase the number of…

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NEWLY-elected school councillors learnt about UK politics on a tour of the Houses of Parliament. A group of eight Year 7 students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, have been appointed as members of the school council, having written their own manifestos to earn…

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YOUNG people are learning how small changes in behaviour can have a big impact on those around them. Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, has signed up to the Small Great Things project and committed to altering their habits for the good of others. Headteacher…

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Young people are learning the art of communication. ALONGSIDE French, students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, have the unique opportunity to expand their knowledge through Latin and sign language. A group of 32 students have picked Latin as an additional language to learn,…

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Workers are looking younger these days. ELEVEN and 12-year-old students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, are applying to take on jobs at their brand-new school. The Year 7 students have already taken on roles on the school council, writing their own manifestos and…

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Harlow’s newest secondary school received praise from the town’s MP during a visit. ROBERT Halfon MP, invited along with other parties in the town, spent a morning speaking to students at the brand-new Sir Frederick Gibberd College, which opened in September. During his talk, he…

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A LITTER pick kickstarted a brand-new school’s commitment to the community. Sir Frederick Gibberd College opened in Harlow just last month and has already set to work building a reputation for being caring and considerate. Each half term, the school is committing to a community…

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SECONDARY and Primary schools across Harlow are being urged to sign up to the Risk-Avert programme, which helps children and young people understand and manage risk, improve decision-making and leads to improvements in emotional health and resilience. Risk-Avert, which has been developed jointly by Essex…

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YOUNG Harlow writers wowed a visiting poet as they got creative on their first National Poetry Day. Year 7 students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, worked with creative writer and spoken word poet Rakaya Fetuga when she spent the day at their brand-new…

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HISTORY was made in Harlow today (Monday) as the Sir Frederick Gibberd College opened its doors for the first time. The school, part of the BMAT group, will be based in new classrooms in the grounds of Burnt Mill Academy until 2021, when it will…

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THE finishing touches are being made to Harlow’s newest secondary school as it prepares to welcome its very first cohort. Sir Frederick Gibberd College is being opened in the town by BMAT to provide a solution to the critical shortage of school places. A group…

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BUILDING specialist Caledonian has secured the contract to build the new Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow. Sir Frederick Gibberd College will be built at the site of the former Passmores School in Tendring Road and is worth £29m. It will comprise a 1,200 place…