Primary school is top of the class

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 2nd February 2018 / 0 Comments

Little Parndon Primary Academy has been placed in the top ten per cent of schools nationally and is the third best in Essex. Mrs Sophie Laing, the head-teacher of the school, said that in just a couple of years the school had risen, in the Department of Education league tables, from below 300 to near…

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Technology bringing schools from around the world to Harlow

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 26th January 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College, recently established as an Apple Distinguished School, has had visitors from around the world, including Russia, Sweden, Finland and Austria, to see how technology is used in education. The visitors were in the UK to attend the Bett conference at the Excel London. The event is where companies come together to celebrate and…

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Student’s ‘Access All Areas’ fashion line set to change the fashion industry

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 19th January 2018 / 0 Comments

ELLIE Darby Prangnell is currently studying at Harlow College, completing her second year of her Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion. With ambition and drive, she aspires to create her own fashion line to promote more diversity in the fashion industry. ‘I’m really enjoying my second year of the course. I’ve been learning more about…

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Theatre company ‘Bedazzle’ inspiring Harlow College students

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 12th January 2018 / 0 Comments

DIANE Janssen, a former actress, has dedicated her time to a theatre company that focuses on giving students the tools they need to make the best of their lives. Diane established Bedazzle September 9 2006, with her business partner and husband Phil in Saffron Walden. ‘I ran my own little Bedazzle course at Harlow College…

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Ambassador recognised at awards for making a difference in the community

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

Hate Crime Ambassador, Faith Watson was nominated for her abiding contribution and commitments to protect victims of hate crime in the Harlow Community, on the 28th November 2017. ‘I was runner-up in the Police Support Volunteer category at the Home Office Lord Ferrers Award.’ Faith said. Faith added: ‘It was an amazing experience to be…

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Launching the ‘innovative and transformative’ iHub

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 8th December 2017 / 0 Comments

AN iHUB has opened at Harlow College which is set to transform the library’s facilitates. Helping to launch the new initative is Dave Monk E-learning Development Co-ordinator. He has been engaged with supporting staff and students’ training, as well as being involved in advanced projects and helping with the reveal of the new iHub. ‘Being…

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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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Pupils sing for Harlow

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 3rd November 2017 / 0 Comments

PUPILS at Freshwaters Primary Academy united to celebrate Harlow’s 70th birthday with expressive songs and heartfelt poems. Teresa Avey, head-teacher of Freshwaters Primary Academy, wanted to honour Harlow through a joyful musical celebration. ‘The celebration, which took place just before half term, was massively successful. It was lovely to get the school community together to…

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Harlow College Open Evening attracts 2,500 visitors

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 20th October 2017 / 0 Comments

HORROR prosthetics, mannequins posing in stylish clothing and innovative technology, were some of the exceptional attractions at Harlow College’s open evening this month, October. After speaking with the teams in the reception area and exploring the displays around campus, students could visit the iHub to see the new technology being used by the college. Kelly…

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