SCHOOLS in Harlow and across England are set for a giant cash boost, as the Prime Minister announced a package of reforms for schools, colleges, SEND pupils and teachers’ pay. The reforms follow key recommendations by the Education Select Committee, chaired by Harlow MP, Robert Halfon.
ON Tuesday 15th October, Holy Cross were lucky enough to have a visit from Paul Sturgess, the world’s tallest professional basketball player and Britain’s tallest man at 7ft 7.26inches.
YOUNG leaders got to see how their roles feature in the real world with a trip to the Houses of Parliament.
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.
TWO members of the Harlow junior parkrun core team were busy last week visiting three primary schools in Harlow to spread the word about how wonderful Harlow junior parkrun is!
ON Tuesday 8th October the children at Holy Cross Primary Academy took part in “The Mental Health Dance Challenge” with Sharon Lawton for the Chrissy B show on Sky TV.
PUPILS at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy, in Harlow, celebrated National Poetry Day by taking part in a poetry slam competition.
BMAT operates primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London.
FRESH from the summer break after Potter Street Academy’s most successful year in its history so far, the Autumn term has got off to a positive start.
YOUNG Harlow writers wowed a visiting poet as they got creative on their first National Poetry Day.
JEROUNDS believe that every child will be empowered and encouraged to flourish in an safe and secure environment of high expectations. Our curriculum is designed to be creative, inspiring, challenging, memorable and to provide all children with the opportunity to achieve
CURIOUS children arrived at school to find the remains of an archaeologist buried in the grounds.
EXCITEMENT reverberated through the school grounds of Jerounds Primary Academy, today, as Saracens Sport Foundation arrived to deliver another session of curriculum tag rugby at the school. Jerounds have planned to inspire their children with some external, quality coaching for the autumn term, both during and after the school day.
STAFF from Pemberley Academy and Tany’s Dell this week completed the grueling Tough Mudder race as part of the schools drive to explore a better work-life balance for their staff.
HERE are details of Open Days at the NET Academy schools.
A BRAND-new computing suite has given the education of young children in Roydon a boost.
ROYDON Primary Academy, in Roydon, has launched an after-school childcare provision in support of working parents.
THIS week, the North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) has launched its next Gold 3PR parking scheme, to encourage parents not to drop their children at the front gates of Pear Tree Mead Academy in Harlow.
THE children, staff and parents of Latton Green Primary Academy came together on Monday afternoon for their Race for Life charity event.
STUDENTS joining Year 7 at Epping St John’s Church of England School at the start of the new school year have had the opportunity to sample life at secondary school.
STAFF and pupils at Latton Green Primary School were amazed when they opened the post and found a letter from Royalty.
SECONDARY school students have received praise for their work to enrich the experiences of their primary peers.
THE children at Pear Tree Mead Academy had been working towards learning the Charleston for a dance festival. The staff decided that they wanted to learn the dance as well. Mrs Townsend and Miss Townsend spent every week teaching the children and staff the dance moves.
THE staff and children of Holy Cross Catholic Primary Academy have had an amazing International Week. This is an annual event that the whole school look forward to every year.