THE HEAD of Passmores Academy has told The Guardian that they have set up his school hall like an exam hall so that a “masterclass” of up to 60 pupils could be taught inside by one teacher plus one or two support staff, if needed.
WHAT’S scarier than taking control of a class full of teenagers? Skydiving at 15,000 feet!
AN INTRODUCTION to sign language at Passmores Academy
IT was heartening to see so many pupils return to school after (for most) six months away due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
RECENTLY, a wonderful mural of Marcus Rashford was unveiled at Passmores Academy.
PASSMORES Academy recognises that the young people in year 11 have had the most difficult of times over the last few months with regard to their futures and the impact of having sat no exams.
AS the controversy continues regarding A Level results, we now face uncertainty regarding GCSE results this Thursday.
IT would be hard to deny that the last few months have been difficult for many, many people, however, Passmores Academy is delighted to be working in partnership with MurWalls to remember one of the heroes of the lockdown; England international footballer Marcus Rashford.
WITH schools opening to all pupils as normal from September after dealing with the challenges and disruption caused by the pandemic, Potter Street Academy and Purford Green Primary had to think creatively about how they could manage their transition arrangements for new pupils entering reception.
PASSMORES Academy has produced a wonderful video as part of their virtual transition information for next terms’s year 7.
WITH the pandemic disrupting many social events, children across the land have missed out on summer term trips and farewell traditions of their schools. But at Potter Street Academy and Purford Green Primary, staff were determined to find a way to celebrate Year 6 pupils’ achievements, and allow them to say a proper goodbye to their primary schools.
HOWEVER, they have faced it with a remarkable resolve. Trouble is, when we visit them in September, we are half expecting them to break into one great dance routine.
USUALLY, at this time of year, schools across Harlow have been hosting their GCSE Art exhibitions. They are wonderful events where staff, students and parents are able to attend and see the great work the students have produced.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has written to the Head of Passmores Academy, Vic Goddard in order to “clarify” a number of points made in a YourHarlow interview. Mr Halfon said: “As you know, I have always given strong support to Passmores Schools. I worked closely with Department for Education officials to ensure you received assistance […]
IF YOU want to get the feel for how popular Passmores Academy is then take this on board. 249 out of 251 of next year’s Year 7 intake plan to attend their summer school in July.
IT is going to be an emotional time for the Year 11 pupils who are leaving Passmores Academy in July.
WAY back at the start of March, when Potter Street Academy and Purford Green Primary began planning for the prospect of school closure due to the Covid 19 outbreak, they knew their first priority would be to stay in touch with each and every one of their pupils’ families.
WE have seen the Lion’s video and we have seen the Dragon’s video,, so this week it is the Unicorn’s.
AS you may have seen, Passmores Academy have been keeping spirits up during this pandemic with some wonderful video presentations.
ON this occasion, Mr Shine, Miss Sales and the rest of the Dragon House team are here to put a smile on your face.
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.
PASSMORES Academy asked their staff a number of questions about how they are surviving lockdown, here are their answers.
HERE is Passmores Academy VE Day 75 celebration video. Passmores Academy are thankful for the sacrifices made in the past, sacrifices that are being made today and those that will be made in the future.
PASSMORES P.E. teacher, Sidnie Sales has achieved the astounding feat of running a marathon and raising thousands of pounds for charity whilst the country remains in lockdown.