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27/11/21

A fabulous festive treat - thank you FORSA! https://t.co/BMShpwdDjv

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26/11/21

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Enzo Vullo

Do any schools in the / North London area have an old school over head projector that I can borrow for a day to project an image on to a 2m x 4m canvas so the kids can draw an outline of an image we are going to paint? https://t.co/ys0AO7KZS8

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25/11/21

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📢 We're Hiring! Primary Academy (Harlow) have a vacancy for a SEND Co-Educator. 🙋 For a job description and application details, please visit https://t.co/Tp1H4LGbeN https://t.co/NTvga5mRFb

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25/11/21

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Sir Frederick Gibberd College and 6th Form

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25/11/21

Each class has made a Wreath to add some Christmas cheer to Roydon village! https://t.co/2re5B1tuT0

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25/11/21

Each class has created a Wreath to add some Christmas cheer to Roydon village! https://t.co/Nk9Dr5sKrE

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25/11/21

To inspire Fox class writing, our English lesson was a bit different today. We built rafts out of materials to see if they would float - just like Fred in ‘The Explorer’. We had 100% success rate! https://t.co/ROqV3fVq1V

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25/11/21

The raffle prizes are wrapped and ready for the Christmas Extravaganza 1-4pm Saturday 27th November. Tickets can be purchased on the gate. 🤞 https://t.co/9COeokfQDF

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25/11/21

This weeks reading hot chocolate winners celebrated in the sun! https://t.co/LnLCfYVM9k

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24/11/21

Year 6 enjoyed using our brand new laptops today! https://t.co/SwLCagUXPe

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12/11/21

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Christmas Soccer School! 🎅⚽️ are running a programme on 20/21 Dec for children aged 4 - 13. For more details and to book: https://t.co/UEouKfDD03 https://t.co/ozQCaUV0ut

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11/11/21

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Lest we forget - BMAT Primary Academies have been taking part in activities throughout the week, with special services held this morning. https://t.co/XLLBNhDG7F

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04/11/21

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📢 We're Hiring! We've an exciting opportunity for someone to head up our information technology services across the trust. 🖥️ For a job description and information on how to apply, please visit https://t.co/JdnPypoaJX https://t.co/mKcr9uV95y

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07/10/21

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Today we took delivery of our brand new Harlow based mini bus. 🚐 Keep an eye out for it as it transports our students to sports fixtures, trips, visits and more! https://t.co/AVpMlJJzfp

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07/09/21

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We're looking forward to welcoming the local community into our school for our open evening on Tuesday 21st Sept 6pm-8pm Rebuilt Relaunched Ready For You https://t.co/c08kLdHnLt

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07/09/21

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Burnt Mill Academy

We're looking forward to welcoming families into our school for our Open Evening this Thursday 5pm - 8:30pm. https://t.co/4sI7lKofC5

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02/09/21

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BMAT

Our teams have been working hard across the summer in preparation for the new term. We are excited for the children of Roydon Primary Academy to enjoy their new play boat. https://t.co/jFT8aVOz84

20/07/21

Have a great summer from Roydon Primary Academy! https://t.co/QmEJ5eUwus

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Turning trash into pieces of art

Turning trash into pieces of art

Posted: 7th June 2019

A penguin made from rubbish was so lifelike it won young artists runner-up place in a competition.

Year 3 pupils at Roydon Primary Academy worked with Paradise Wildlife Park on the HEART9Helping Endangered Animals by Recycling Trash project.

As part of the park’s sustainability mission, it invited schools to collect litter to create a sculpture to communicate the message.

With a focus on African animals, each school was designated an endangered animal to create.

Roydon pupils were tasked with creating an African penguin.

Alison Hazell, Year 3 teacher, said: “The children in Year 3 have been learning about how African penguin populations in the wild have decreased by nearly 98 per cent in the last century due to a variety of threats, including plastic pollution.

“Roydon community have been collecting carrier bags, bottle lids and other plastic items which contribute to plastic pollution, to create our own African penguin sculpture.

“The younger generation are very aware of the dangers our planet faces, due to a variety of ecological issues. Their involvement in this project not only provides them with a greater understanding of the world’s endangered species, it also gives them the opportunity to use their creativity to actively promote this vital message.”

The sculpture, on display at the park over the May half-term, earned the school a runner-up position in the competition.

Amy Jerome, education officer at Paradise Wildlife Park, said: “The penguin went down so well with the visitors and they were especially impressed with the likeness to the real animal!”

The school and pupils who took part will be given a range of gifts for their achievement.

Pupils from Little Parndon Primary Academy, in Harlow, also took part in the project.

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