Harlow College

Performing Arts Students Wow Audience with Decades

By Chloe McKendrick / 15th December 2017 / 0 Comments

CHLOE MCKENDRICK reported and reviewed the Level 2 Performing Art’s assessment show of Decades on December 8. THE GLASS Box Theatre was packed with students, teachers and even the principal of Harlow College attending. The cast of seven gave the audience a joyful, excitement-filled spectacular through the past 70 years, from the 1950s to the…

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Shining a light on homelessness

By Adam Spartley / 11th December 2017 / 0 Comments

THE GIBBERD Gallery hosted an awards ceremony for three of Harlow College’s most promising Art and Design students: Adina Frunza, Eden Wright and Holly Allison. Astro Lighting, a Harlow based lighting manufacturer, commissioned Art and Design students to create pieces of art to be sold at auction in aid of the homeless charity Streets2Homes. ‘The…

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Inspiring young people praised by Harlow Council

By Rhiannon Gallery / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Engineering student, Lucy Chandler has been awarded the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award, by both Harlow College and Harlow Council. In the past, Engineering has been stereotyped as a career solely for men – Lucy disagreed. She said: ‘I would definitely recommend the course. Engineering is not as manly as people make out.…

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Top political journalists advise Harlow students: ‘Be nosy and demand answers’

By Adam Spartley / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College opened its doors to two heavyweights in the field of political journalism this month (December). Daily Mirror editor Kevin Maguire, and editor of The Daily Mail, Andrew Pierce, have each carved a very different path to the same destination, with Maguire’s strong Labour views balanced perfectly against ‘@toryboy’ Pierce’s proud Conservative affiliation. Watching…

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A Flying Success

By Charlotte Langham / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

CLIMATE change and Industry Minister, Claire Perry launched the government’s new industrial strategy and welcomed the construction of Stansted Airport College in partner with Harlow College. Designed by Pascall and Watson this technical college is the first of its kind in any UK airport. It will be a two-storey facility that is due to open…

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Harlow College awarded Apple Distinguished School

By Chloe McKendrick / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College has been awarded Apple Distinguished School status. The award is for the college’s enterprising approach to transforming learning, teaching and assessment by creating personalised curricula, developing digital confidence and investing in a five year plan to upskill all staff to be digitally competent. Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of innovation, leadership and educational…

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Former Drug Addict warns Harlow students ‘It could happen to any of you’

By George Docking / 1st December 2017 / 0 Comments

FORMER drug addict turned public speaker Paul Hannaford visited Harlow College to talk to students about the dangers of drugs and knife crime. He is calling for a change surrounding drug education in Britain, claiming, ‘Headmasters are the biggest problem and what happened to me can happen to any of you.’ From Addict to Activist,…

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Harlow College becomes a ‘crime scene’

By Rhiannon Gallery / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

What do you get when you combine three different ‘crime scenes’, a handful of trainee police officers and a hoard of drama students? ‘Role-plays’ for public services students are the six year old brainchild of Paul Bird, Leader of Public Services at Harlow College. During these role-plays, drama students take on ‘criminal’ characters and create…

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Promoting Harlow College is a job that is full of surprises

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

LEANNE West, a cheerful, confident people-person has been busy working on recruitment campaigns, getting stunned by Prime Ministers and also being the college’s photographer. ‘My job title is Lead Creative, but my role is very varied which I love. I manage the social media, which is Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and I upload to those…

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College students one step closer to renovating Harlow

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College students’ deadline to make Prentice Place in Potter Street, a more contemporary and inventive place is rapidly approaching. Fionn Ovington, a graphic design student, is determined to make the panels in Prentice Place more visionary and original. ‘I had feedback from two clients, where I was asked to improve my designs to meet…

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