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11/11/19

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Current Vacancies - We have a variety of teaching and non teaching roles available across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/NVv0yhJHSn

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04/11/19

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Wonderful to see so many past and present students of our schools performing for and at ’s brilliant fireworks display this evening 🎇 https://t.co/NYpbHvI6tD

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30/10/19

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Young footballers got to experience a professional match, thanks to free tickets secured by their schools. Families from BMAT primary and secondary schools were invited to experience a women’s football match at the London Stadium at the Olympic Park. https://t.co/5U8hpDRRGr https://t.co/B89XbafKke

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25/10/19

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A packed calendar of sporting sessions and competitions is giving BMAT children a wealth of opportunities to thrive. The Trust has invested in the sporting development of its youngest pupils, with dedicated PE staff appointed to the schools. https://t.co/dgz4gM0QNI https://t.co/6Y0tq4xRo6

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23/10/19

Our open days are Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th November. We look forward to welcoming all of our prospective students and families. https://t.co/H9EEdm7hoo

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23/10/19

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BMAT sixth forms launch unique curriculum packages.https://t.co/aJVaVxd65P https://t.co/NxlJO5niPL

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21/10/19

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Sixth Forms & have launched a unique curriculum to cater for whatever path students want to take. Whether looking to study A-levels, vocational courses or specialise in STEM subjects, the sixth forms have created a curriculum to suit. https://t.co/f6BWY7FTrn https://t.co/f4wuiLH0vj

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16/10/19

Creative children were able to get hands-on with a professional sculptor as they crafted their own art installation. took her sculpture The Cat – part of collection based at to show pupils at Freshwaters Primary https://t.co/xJoVEVcG1r https://t.co/2gq2xH7eim

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10/10/19

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BMAT schools are participating in for . Lots of activities are taking place across this week. https://t.co/37aZ4Ya3ko

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09/10/19

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A summer building programme saw £1.8m invested in our family of schools. BMAT operates primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/cAv7z3asSn https://t.co/oakKaUTqRj

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04/10/19

Curious children arrived at school to find the remains of an archaeologist buried in the grounds. Pupils at Freshwaters Primary Academy found a pile of bones along with artefacts including Roman coins, Egyptian trinket boxes, war medals, and jewellery. https://t.co/VHznvdV3F4 https://t.co/jsDoeoor3Y

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03/10/19

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Out Now! The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/VvzQNalzNy https://t.co/LWMGYHARWD

01/10/19

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Our Director of Sport has been working with to create a Daily Mile at each of our primaries. https://t.co/a4OhJiWhz4 Read the full case study here -https://t.co/j6XQWI2TJW

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05/09/19

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Our open evening is this Thursday. We look forward to welcoming all of our prospective students and families. https://t.co/QsscmGZPB7 https://t.co/0HqcCwzQkx

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02/09/19

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Children at risk of being permanently excluded from school are being offered a lifeline. BMAT is working closely with to fill the gap in the provision of alternative education. https://t.co/MckLjg0Atn https://t.co/VyvwtCcdje

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11/07/19

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VACANCY: Educational Welfare Officer Based at Designated Academies (across Essex) https://t.co/ZatL1uBbwk https://t.co/H1fXUHoYQa

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11/07/19

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VACANCY: Admin Assistant at (Harlow) https://t.co/SukzoYVdqF https://t.co/tRuluydzEq

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28/06/19

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Excited to announce that Freshwaters Primary Academy is expanding from 1 to 2 forms of entry from 2020; more information is available here: https://t.co/ULyva3omse Please share your views via our online survey https://t.co/IyIQEYvxG4 https://t.co/CGxH85EBUF

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27/06/19

Doctors, nurses, police officers, gymnasts and singers all attended school for a unique day. Pupils at Freshwaters Primary Academy wore outfits representing the career they are keen to go into on Dress for Work Day. https://t.co/8s88AQeBzQ https://t.co/S3TgiZxGNj

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25/06/19

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VACANCY: Maths Graduate based at working with https://t.co/XzAx9Crmbh https://t.co/o5EbLbjoOQ

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Champion parents support Freshwaters

Champion parents support Freshwaters

Posted: 12th February 2015

Champion parents are pulling out the stops to make their school – and their children – the best they can be.

Freshwaters Primary Academy, in School Lane, Harlow, has done away with the traditional PTA where parents are given set roles and instead invited any parents with ideas to benefit the school to get involved.

Parent Champions are encouraged to inspire their children to do their very best by becoming involved in their school.

Each volunteer must complete an application form, submit a reference and have an interview with the head before being accepted.

Marios Solomonides, head of the Burnt Mill Co-operative Academy Trust school, said: “When children see their parents involved in school, they realise it’s an important place.

“We are asking any parents with a skill to come and share that with the children, whether that be for a one-off or on a regular basis. We have had parents cooking with children, reading and doing crafts. We are trying to step away from the very rigid idea of what parents do at school and giving them the freedom to share their ideas and expertise for the benefit of the children and whole school.”

Mum Sam Batt, whose son Peter is in Year 5, is a Parent Champion who is not only helping to raise funds for the school, but is improving her own life to inspire her son to do well.

She said: “Three years ago, we hit rock bottom. I was ill and we lost two close relatives. Peter could not concentrate at school and did not want to do anything. If the school had not noticed there was something troubling him, he would have got into trouble and been kicked out of school. He was offered bereavement counselling and really opened up.

“We have both turned our lives around, thanks to the school’s support. It has been life-changing and there is no going back. I have built my confidence back up through working with the school. To have their backing is just amazing.”

At a recent coffee morning, Miss Batt held a raffle with high quality prizes she had collected from businesses around Harlow. The event raised £378.56 for the school, Harlow Foodbank and Macmillan.

Mr Solomides said: “I have always said we can do everything we are capable of, but unless the parents are also doing something positive, situations are never going to change.

“Miss Batt is a prime example where we have hardly had to do anything extra with her son as he is seeing his mum really trying for herself and for him and so that is inspiring him to do well. When Peter grows up and has a family of his own, their lives will be completely different because of the effort Miss Batt is putting in now to break the cycle.

“She is amazing.”

Parent Champions will get perks such as being invited to events which parents are not usually included in due to space restrictions.

 

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