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Passmores stands firm in Essex Cup battle PASSMORES Girls’ U14 football team played away at Chingford Foundation School in the Essex Cup Quarter Finals on 18th December, scooping a last-minute victory which has enabled them to progress to the Semi-Finals. Last season, Chingford knocked Passmores…

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Passmores Pop Choir light up Bush Fair PASSMORES Pop Choir got the audience into the festive mood when they were invited to sing at the Bush Fair ‘Christmas Light Up’ last Thursday evening (7th December). Singing seasonal favourites including ‘Silent Night’, ‘Santa Baby’ and a…

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Shoppers dig deep to help festive Foodbank As part of the drive to collect food supplies for those most in need this Christmas, students from Passmores Academy got involved in promoting Harlow Foodbank at Tesco, Church Langley last week. MP, Robert Halfon came along to…

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Passmores U14 Girls smash it in eight goal thriller! Sporting success of Passmores teams continues with another win The Girls’ U14 football team played an away match against Frances Bardsley Academy in Romford last Wednesday (22nd November), in a bid to win a place in…

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Table Tennis Win for Passmores Academy PASSMORES U16 Table Tennis team were celebrating coming first at the Essex Schools qualifiers on 16th November 2017. They beat Gable Hall school in a tight and competitive battle winning by only one game. The team consisted of: Diesel,…

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NINE year 9 Citizenship students participated in the Essex Youth Assembly development conference at Chelmsford Race course where they learnt debating skills, debating about issues such as funding cuts to local services. They also planned a campaign to do with lowering the voting age to…

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ON Friday November 10th, Passmores Academy competed in the regional final of Raytheon’s 2017 Quadcopter challenge. Under the expert guidance of STEM ambassadors, Year 9 students had spent September and October building and practicing to fly their quadcopters in preparation for the competition. Team Passmores…

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PASSMORES Academy is celebrating winning this year’s District X-Country event, which forty of our students from years 7 to 11 competed in at Burnt Mill Academy. The students were up against eight schools from the district and faced some tremendously tough competition. But determination and…

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STUDENTS’ achievements were spotlighted when the Passmores community came together for its annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday. The audience, which was packed with parents, staff, governors, councillors and friends of the school, turned out in recognition of the commitment and enthusiasm of our staff and…

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PASSMORES Academy welcomed a record number of visitors to Open Evening this term, as prospective students and their families travelled from all over Harlow and beyond to experience what the school has to offer. Students, many of whom were from Year 7, were on hand…

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ON Tuesday 10th October 2017, staff and students at Passmores supported the World Mental Health Day campaign and went bright for the day. Students and staff had a non-uniform day and donated to this worthwhile charity. Not only was a lot of money raised but…

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BY Passmores Academy staff AT the beginning of September, two representatives from the Passmores Student Pedagogy Team, travelled to Switzerland to speak about our role in improving teaching and learning in our school. Through the conference, we learnt about the teachers’ world, especially while listening…

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A group of Passmores Year 10 enjoyed their visit to Emmanuel College, Cambridge and discovered all about the application process to the prestigious university. As a regular visit, Passmores students get to see a working college and find out all about Higher Education, from things…

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THE Passmores Academy community celebrated the students’ GCSE results on Thursday morning. Changes to the exam system have made this the most challenging of years for the school. Principal, Vic Goddard said: 
“The Passmores community is delighted with the results of their hard work.  62%…

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PASSMORES Academy’s winning IET Faraday team took part in a finalists’ competition at the newly refurbished Institute of Engineering and Technology overlooking the Thames and embankment in central London. Previously they ranked 7th in a national competition of technology challenges. The team comprised Michael Morris,…

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Pop Choir Perform at Sumners Ward Assisted Home PASSMORES Academy Pop Choir performed at Sumners Ward Assisted Home at the end of term to cheer up the residents. The songs that the Pop Choir performed included some from Queen, Ed Sheeran, Ella Henderson and a…