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Harlow College’s Mad Hatter tea party raises money for homelessness charity

By Ceile Brown / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

A MAD Hatter tea party took over Harlow College’s Reception last week, in aid of a local homeless charity. Art and design students from Harlow College were given the brief of creating a mad hatter tea party and a cake sale over the duration of Friday 16 afternoon, which would be raising money for the…

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Erin uses the theatre to break down barriers between hearing and deaf people

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

ERIN Hutching is breaking down barriers between hearing people and deaf people in the arts. By combining deaf culture and the hearing world, she is able to tell real, personal stories on stage to create thought-provoking performances. Erin became involved with the Deaf and Hearing Ensemble at the end of 2014 after meeting director Jennifer…

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Supported Studies staff half-marathon for PACT

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

THREE members of the Supported Studies staff at Harlow College ran a half-marathon to raise money for Pact For Autism. Rebecca Jones, 25, a Supported Studies Tutor alongside Learning Coordinator, Selina Avery and Teaching Assistant Apprentice, Amelia Morgan took part in a ‘Run to Work’ day in order to raise money for Pact for Autism.…

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Disabled student defeats stereotyping

By Kloe Hackett / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

 A HARLOW college student has spoken about the struggles he faces as a wheelchair user. Level two media student Tom Speller, 18, of Harlow, suffers from Cerebral Palsy and Hydrocephalus, which affects his mobility. He often feels underestimated and stereotyped because of his disabilities but he remains determined, and will soon be starting a supported…

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Harlow College principal discusses work/life balance on International Women’s Day

By Leah Bloxham / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

IN CELEBRATION of International Women’s Day, Principal of Harlow College, Karen Spencer, discusses juggling family life, work life and the pros of having a good education. Karen has worked at Harlow College for four and a half years, has seven-year-old twin boys and a husband who is a stay-at-home-dad. When Karen gets home after a…

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Harlow MP reveals Tories have to do more to appeal to young people

By Chloe McKendrick / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon, revealed in an exclusive interview that the Conservative Party needs to do more to appeal to the younger generation. Speaking to the Harlow Harrier, Robert Halfon stated, ‘I think people have a wrong impression about what we [the Conservative Party] are about. I think that is partly our fault by the…

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Harlow Library has jumped on board an inclusive strategy to help those with learning disabilities

By Ceile Brown / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

INCLUSIVE Communications Essex (ICE) is broadening its reach, and has arrived in Harlow Library, offering teaching packages to families and carers of adults with learning disabilities. A display table has opened up at Harlow Library, demonstrating the types of books and resources available, which help those in need use a variety of forms of communication.…

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Mad Hatter Tea Party brings Harlow College alive with cake

By Leah Bloxham / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Art and Design students ran a cake sale to raise money for charity, Streets2Homes. The Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter inspired tea party took place in Harlow College reception on Friday 16 March and was organised by tutors Stacey Gardner and Julie Barton. The Level 2 Art and Design students baked cakes, selling…

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Harlow design students create unique graphics for ‘gig-theatre’ event

By Charlotte Langham / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College design students have produced their own unique graphics for a pop up venue in the Harvey Centre. As part of a special anti-valentines event by Pecho Mana, run by Harlow Playhouse, Mitch Hanrahan, Daniel Herbert and Josh Holmden took a spin on all three of their design ideas to create a visually striking…

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Amnesty International launches group in Harlow

By Chloe McKendrick / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW residents with a passion for human rights have the opportunity to join the new Amnesty International group in Harlow. Amnesty International is the world’s largest human rights organisation to protect women, men and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. The movement has recently received the Nobel Peace Prize for its life-saving…

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