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St Marks West Essex School

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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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AS the 2020 summer exam season was cancelled, this year’s Year 11 cohort have been awarded grades by the exam boards, based on information supplied by the schools. The previous years, to generate each individual pupil’s final grades.  None of the usual benchmark data or…

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HARLOW A-level student, Charlotte Brough is going to Cambridge University to study History and Russian. However, the Harlow College student was among tens of thousands of students caught up in the A-level fiasco over the past few days. On Thursday, Charlotte was awarded an A*,…

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THE HEADTEACHER of St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School has paid tribute to everyone associated with the Tripton Road school since the Covid-19 pandemic began. On Tuesday morning, YH went down to speak to Elaine Heaphy to reflect upon the last four months as well…

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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…

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District Champions! WELL done to St Mark’s year 8/9 girls Basketball team for winning the district tournament at Stewards School on Tuesday 4th February 2020. In the final game of the tournament St Mark’s went on to gain victory over Passmores Academy. The final score…

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Our ‘High Flyers Ambassadors’! CONGRATULATIONS to St Mark’s students Michael and Abdullah who have been offered a place as ‘High Flyers Ambassadors’ for aerospace engineering at Stansted Airport. As the UK has the second largest aerospace industry in the world, highly skilled aerospace engineers are…

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ST MARK’S West Essex Catholic School’s Year 9 rugby team powered their way to the final of the Essex Rugby Cup Final. The team have put in a number of outstanding performances especially in the quarter finals where they beat Harris Academy 67-7 and St…

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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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STUDENT progress by pupils across the town was recognised at the Harlow Educational Awards of 2019. The awards have grown so much that they were held for the first time in the main auditorium of the Harlow Playhouse. If you wondered about the backdrop,, Jack…

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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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THOUSANDS of Catholics from England and Wales are expected to travel to Rome for the canonisation of John Henry Newman this weekend, when he will become the first English saint of modern times. Over the past fifty years, hundreds of St Mark’s West Essex Catholic…

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Burnt Mill Academy First Avenue, Harlow, CM20 2NR Stewards Academy Parnall Road, Harlow, CM18 &NQ Passmores Academy Tracyes Road, Harlow, CM18 6JH St Marks West Essex Catholic School Tripton Road, Harlow, CM18 6AA Sir Frederick Gibberd College Burnt Mill Academy First Avenue, Harlow, CM20 2NR

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ST MARK’S West Essex Catholic School are today continuing to celebrating another set of results that yet again demonstrate good performances against all of the key achievement measures. Headteacher, Elaine Heaphy, commenting on the results, stated, “Following on from our successful ‘A’ level results last…

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STUDENTS and staff at St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School are today celebrating continuing success, with A level students once again achieving results that have enabled them to go to universities, often the first in their family. Another marvellous pass rate was achieved with 90+%…

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ST MARK’S netball and football teams went close in a number of finals in West Essex. All the teams should be proud of their achievement in getting to the finals in the first place. The teams are: Year 7 Boys lost 2-3 to West Hatch…