Harlow academy has been given access to live online learning.

By Kian Foster / 12th February 2021 / 0 Comments
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MARK HALL ACADEMY is the latest addition to a number of schools across the UK that have transitioned to online learning. The school joined the BMAT family of schools earlier this year, and has launched real-time remote lessons for the first time. Vice Principal Rachel Braniff, new to the school and Trust, said: “Our children…

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Sawbridgeworth business showcases the problems coronavirus has caused

By Kian Foster / 15th January 2021 / 0 Comments
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BUSINESSES across Essex have begun to reopen following the lift on lockdown but the transition back to normality, hasn’t been a smooth one. Many local businesses have been heavily affected by the virus, as they rely on the public to purchase products. One heavily hit industry is the Accommodation and Food Service industry. It was…

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Roydon parents show that kindness doesn’t go unnoticed

By Kian Foster / 17th December 2020 / 0 Comments
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PARENTS whose children attend Roydon Primary Academy, have raised £500 after reception teachers at the school suggested that parents donate any money they planned to spend on the teachers, towards the Harlow Food Bank. The children helped reveal the figure in a special video, where they performed a Christmas song whilst maintaining Covid-19 protocols. The…

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Harlow College Coding Club is open to new members

By Kian Foster / 23rd October 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College is inviting students to become a member of the Coding Club. I spoke to Coding Club founder Kelly Herbert who works in the college as a senior tutor for media & gaming and is also an Apple Distinguished Educator. Kelly stated “Coding club is something I started up to teach anyone who wants to…

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Harlow school defies limitations caused by Covid, finding new ways to educate students virtually.

By Kian Foster / 21st October 2020 / 0 Comments
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MANY schools across the country have been heavily affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Some have made the transition to online learning rather smoothly and some have not. However, BMAT STEM Academy, in Harlow, refuses to be held back and is ensuring that the rules do not have an adverse effect on the students. The school…

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Hundreds could lose jobs at Stansted Airport

By Kian Foster / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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NEARLY 400 jobs are at risk at Stansted Airport, following a dramatic decrease in passenger numbers due to the coronavirus. The coronavirus has had a huge impact on everyone’s lives. However, one of the heaviest hit industries has been the travel industry, most noticeably travel by air. Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is planning to cut…

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Youth Mayor talks about goals, life and achievements.

By Kian Foster / 8th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College journalism student Lloyd Evans is a part of Broxbourne’s Youth Council, and serves as the current Youth Mayor. I spoke to Lloyd about his goals and ambitions. Lloyd has appeared multiple times on the BBC doing interviews. He has also done work in sixth form which has led to conducting interviews with businesses…

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