TEACHERS have been given the power to ask parents for ID and payslips to prove they are ‘key workers’ amid fears that many will lie about their jobs so they can drop off their children. Schools across Britain shut to most pupils on Friday. But headmasters predict a meltdown after experts suggested two million pupils […]
THIS has been a very difficult day for all concerned in education. When we arrived at Passmores Academy, chief executive of the Passmores Learning Community, Vic Goddard, had just spoken to a Year 11, who overnight may have just finished their time at their beloved school.
ANOTHER busy week at The Ongar Academy. Their weekly bulletin can be found at the link below.
A HARLOW headteacher has asked whether the families of students on free school meals can be given supermarket vouchers to make sure they still get fed during any shutdown of schools because of the coronavirus reports the Times Education Supplement (TES). Vic Goddard, co-principal of Passmores Academy in Harlow, told Tes he expected schools to […]
PASSMORES Academy, Purford Green Primary, Potter Street Academy and The Downs Primary have joined forces to form the first PCLC Student Council.
THERE were many inspirational speakers at the Passmores Academy International Women’s Day on Friday.
A YOUNG carer is someone under the age of 18 who helps to look after a relative with a disability, illness, mental health condition or drug or alcohol problem, or younger sibling.
PASSMORES’ Year 11 GCSE Art students enjoyed a chance to spread their creative wings on a trip to the Tate Modern and Borough Market at London’s South Bank recently.
THE Academy, an alternative provision school for previously excluded students, made headlines last year when headteacher Deb Garfield invited BBC Panorama’s cameras into the school to document the its financial struggles.
ANOTHER highly successful careers event for Passmores Year 10’s took place recently, as part of their commitment to prepare students for life after leaving school.
PASSMORES Year 7’s really got to the heart of the matter during the school’s latest Aspire day.
AS part of Passmores Academy’s commitment to sustainable living, four lucky students were selected to accompany teachers, Mr Gladwin and Miss Banks, on a trip of a lifetime to the Earth Summit in New York, USA.
FORM time reading has been introduced to Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 at Epping St John’s Church of England School, in Epping.
CHILDREN have been taught how to recognise when they are struggling with poor mental health.
A NEW forest area is taking shape, thanks to a group of environmentally aware students.
PASSMORES Co-operative Learning Community schools have been recognised for their work to ensure students who are young carers don’t miss out on an education. Passmores Academy, Purford Green Primary.
A GROUP of 35 students from Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, and 48 students from Epping St John’s Church of England School, in Epping, together took the trip to Royal Festival Hall, London, to attend a performance by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
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.
London Stansted celebrates ‘Women and Girls in Science’ day with special STEM event for Harlow students
A GROUP of young women from Harlow got a unique opportunity to meet with female engineers, pilots and other staff at London Stansted, at an event to mark United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science this week.
A GROUP of 12 Year 9 students from Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, were selected to take part in the Brilliant Club.
IN recognition of its commitment to tackle and prevent bullying in school, Passmores has achieved the BIG Award (Bullying Intervention Group) for the SEVENTH consecutive year. This is a national award for excellence in bullying intervention and is endorsed by national awarding organisation, NCFE.
RECORD number of Stewards Academy pupils graduate from Scholars Programme at Trinity College, Cambridge University.
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.
ST MARK’S West Essex Catholic School’s Year 9 rugby team powered their way to the final of the Essex Rugby Cup Final.