Pupils can learn judo for free at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy in Harlow

By Emma Boys / 5th June 2019 / 0 Comments

FREE judo lessons have been organised for students at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy in Harlow. The classes are aimed at Key Stage 2 pupils at the academy and have been arranged to provide students with a different form of exercise to participate in, as opposed to football. Neil Stirrat, headteacher of the academy, said: ““The…

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STEM Academy students on mission to reduce plastic waste in their Harlow school

By Emma Boys / 5th June 2019 / 0 Comments

CONCERNED students at a Burnt Mill Academy Trust (BMAT) school in Harlow are on a mission to make their school more eco-friendly. The five pupils – Courtney Loft; Jessica Bediako; Alan Delciampo; Brooke Nelson and Juliet Orton – who study at BMAT’s STEM Academy, have created the ‘STEM Academy Green Army’ (SAGA) in hopes of…

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Mysterious egg appears at Freshwaters Primary Academy in Harlow

By Emma Boys / 1st June 2019 / 0 Comments

SURPRISED students at Freshwaters Primary Academy discovered a gigantic egg at their Harlow school. A large nest, holding the mystery egg, was found hanging in the grounds of the school, with year 2 students discovering more nests in their classroom. The activity was designed in hopes of creatively inspiring and improving the vocabulary of reception…

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Former Harlow College student opens café at Stonards Park in Epping

By Emma Boys / 1st June 2019 / 0 Comments

AN EX-STUDENT of Harlow College has opened her own café in the Stonards Hill Recreation Ground in Epping, Essex. Julie Turrell had a soft opening for her café, named ‘Julie’s at Stonards’, on Good Friday (April 19). The dog-friendly café serves breakfast, lunch and snack items alongside hot and cold beverages.     The 19-year-old…

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Library closures are ‘heartless’ claims Save Our Libraries Essex campaigner

By Emma Boys / 24th May 2019 / 0 Comments

TWO of five libraries in Harlow are at risk of closure, following the publication of Essex County Council’s ‘Future Library Services Strategy’. The five-year strategy, announced in November 2018, plans to reshape library services around Essex by placing library shelves and study spaces in local community centres or other public buildings.     The council’s…

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Santus Circus puts on the ‘greatest show’ at Harlow Town Park Showground

By Emma Boys / 7th May 2019 / 0 Comments

AERIAL acrobats, illusionists and clowns transformed Harlow Town park when Santus Circus came to town. The family-run circus proved that animals are not necessary when it comes to engaging an audience, as the international cast captivated an audience of all ages underneath the traditional big top.     Ruby Santus, known for her juggling and…

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Passmores students visit Harlow College for inspirational talk with TES editor Ann Mroz

By Emma Boys / 29th March 2019 / 0 Comments

  INDUSTRY professional Ann Mroz spoke to Passmores Academy students about her experience as a journalist on March 22. The talk was part of Passmores’ student leadership day, an event held at Harlow College, to highlight the work ethic of the school’s 100 student leaders. Headteacher Vic Goddard said: “Often they are the sorts of…

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Former Harlow College student gets through to The X Factor live shows

By Emma Boys / 12th October 2018 / 0 Comments

EX-STUDENT Bella Penfold was one of Simon Cowell’s chosen contestants to get through to The X Factor live shows during Sunday’s (7 Oct) episode. After being chosen as Simon’s golden buzzer performance Bella, who studied performing arts at Harlow College, was guaranteed a spot in judges’ houses. Before she performed at his Malibu residence, Simon…

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Former Harlow College student has the ‘X Factor’

By Emma Boys / 21st September 2018 / 0 Comments

EX-STUDENT Bella Penfold received top marks from all four of The X Factor judges after auditioning on September 16. Currently working as a hotel singer, the 19-year-old appeared on the talent show in hopes of furthering her singing career. Before the audition, Bella told reporters: “I’m actually really excited to perform in front of 3,000…

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Rescue call to save Harlow Town Park paddling pool

By Emma Boys / 14th September 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW resident Martin Dear has launched a petition to rescue the Town Park paddling pool, after Harlow Council announced their plans to replace five of the pools with splash parks. Dear comments in a statement to the Council: “It is iconic and has been one of the most well used and popular facilities in town…

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