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Harlow College Well Fair supports students and staff

By Chloe Walpole / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

REPRESENTATIVES from leading organisations are joining the Student Support Well Fair at Harlow College to raise awareness of the variety of support available for students and staff. In reception on Monday October 7 and Wednesday October 9, Gill Atkinson from student services, has organised representatives from different fields to come in between 10 am- 2…

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Bones discovered at Freshwater Primary, Harlow

By Chloe Walpole / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

CURIOUS children from Freshwater Primary academy in Harlow arrived at school to find the remains of an archaeologist buried in the grounds. The children found a pile of bones along with artefacts including Roman coins, Egyptian trinket boxes, war medals, jewellery and decorated china pots all in the grounds of their primary school. The discovery…

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Children from Roydon Primary help Harlow food bank

By Elana Xerri / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

GENEROUS children from Roydon Primary Academy donated food and their time to those less fortunate. Key stage two students visited a Harlow food bank and when they arrived they were given a tour of the premises. They were also shown the way in which donations are given to those in need. Two school council representatives…

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Harlow children get creative for National Poetry Day

By Antonio Baidoo / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

CREATIVE writer and spoken word poet Rakaya Fetuga visited Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow to introduce year seven students to poetry. The young writers in their brand new school got creative in the first National Poetry Day.   The visit, part of national poetry day was arranged by the Poetry Society and encouraged 11…

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M11 between Harlow and Stansted to close for six weeks

By Jack Perring / 4th October 2019 / 0 Comments

DUE to resurfacing plans the M11 is now closed at night  for six weeks between junction 8 and 7 until November 11.   The first three weeks of this closure will affect the M11 northbound from October 1 to October 23.   The next three weeks will affect the M11 Southbound from October 21 to…

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Roydon School gets new computer suite

By William Spalding / 1st October 2019 / 0 Comments

ROYDON Primary Academy has refurbished a former break out space into a 20 computer strong IT room. The academy used to outsource its IT needs to BMAT STEM, but now students can do the IT curriculum in house. Head teacher Michael Clark said: “It is wonderful to have a tool Roydon has never had before.…

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Journalism students discuss major issues facing Harlow Council

By Alexander Beaney / 27th September 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College students studying for the National Council for the Training of Journalists Diploma (NCTJ), met Harlow Council chairman Clive Souter and head of governance, Simon Hill, to find out more about the workings of the council and plans for the future of the town. Alex Beaney, 21, said: “We are very grateful to Cllr…

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Harlow School of Journalism gets support from top professionals

By Ryan Hardie / 25th September 2019 / 0 Comments
Alan Rusbridger comes back to Harlow College to speak to inspiring journalism students

HARLOW School of Journalism students get a tremendous boost each year from visits by top industry professionals. They include the school’s two patrons – television presenter and award winning journalist John Stapleton and former editor of The Guardian Alan Rusbridger. Both began their careers by studying for the National Council for the Training of Journalists…

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Jack Perring

By Antonio Baidoo / 21st September 2019 / 0 Comments

  JACK Perring aged 18 from Saffron Walden has an interesting story to tell about his life and loves. He is in the process of writing two novels based on his love of journalist Ernest Hemingway and the murder mysteries of Lars Kepler.   Jack has an interest in psychology and forensic psychology which in…

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Leah Grace

By Matthew Collings / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

Written by Alex Beaney   HARLOW College student Leah Grace has dreams of following in TV presenter Erin Lim’s footsteps and working at E! Entertainment.   As she begins her one-year NCTJ course in Newspaper Journalism, the 18-year-old has set her heights high. Coming off the back of her two-year journalism course from the University…

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Chloe Walpole

By Elana Xerri / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

CHLOE Walpole is relieved that she has dual nationality. As an English and French national, she will be able to travel freely in Europe, in spite of Brexit. Now she is putting her interest in politics to good use and has signed up for the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism at Harlow College. Chloe, 18, said…

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Elana Xerri

By Chloe Walpole / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

ELANA Xerri, 18, is following the footsteps of her press photographer mum and has joined the NCTJ diploma course at Harlow College. After two years of focusing on a journalism at Harlow through the University of the Arts of London, Elana was inspired to pursue a career in the media. Born in Cambridge as a…

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Alex Beaney

By Leah Grace / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College student Alex Beaney, is embarking on a new life as a journalist having graduated in English from Nottingham University. Homebody Alex, aged 21, left his small town life in Saffron Walden to study three hours away in Nottingham. He said “I wanted independence and to gain confidence and I felt moving away would…

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Antonio Baidoo

By Jack Perring / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

ANTONIO Baidoo was never a fan of school. Attending Sir Walter St John’s high school in Battersea he found his classes uninspiring with the teaching leaving much to be desired. As many aimless teens do, Antonio found himself falling in with the wrong crowd and left school with no real ambitions for the future. Whilst…

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William Spalding

By Matthew Collings / 20th September 2019 / 0 Comments

WILLIAM Spalding is an eccentric character with a vibrant personality and many polarising views varying from politics, economics and even the reality of utopia. Born in Bishops Stortford, he was raised by a single mother but believes many of his opinions are “the polar opposite of his upbringing”. This would make sense as he begins…

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