Fight to stop Essex library closures

By Erin Rogan / 1st February 2019 / 0 Comments

THE FUTURE for Essex libraries is in danger, as consultation has begun on the possible closure of 25 libraries. The announcement comes after the decrease in use of library services. In the last ten years, over 100,000 people have stopped using the library and loaning a book has fallen by 52 percent. This is all…

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Roydon pupils are hunting bugs as part of a new challenge

By Erin Rogan / 14th December 2018 / 0 Comments

PUPILS from Roydon Primary Academy are being challenged to go hunting for bugs and sleep in tents as part of the ’50 Things to do Before You Leave Roydon” booklet. The purpose of this challenge is for families to encourage their children to do as many activities as they can. Divided into places to go…

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Music is transforming lives at Burnt Mill Academy Harlow

By Erin Rogan / 7th December 2018 / 0 Comments

PEFORMING arts are changing the lives of students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) at Burnt Mill Academy, Harlow. Ben Eva, a drama teacher and SENDCo, who believes SEND children are superheroes, is helping students reach their potential by removing barriers so they can succeed in school life. Children who often find school challenging,…

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