Sixth Form student wins a seat to be elected as the Young Essex Assembly representative for Brentwood.

Lower Sixth student Amelia Nolan wins seat to be elected as the Young Essex Assembly representative for Brentwood. 

The Young Essex Assembly (YEA) is the elected youth council for Essex. The YEA is made up of 75 young people from Essex aged between 11 and 19 who have been elected to represent young people in the county and campaign to make a positive difference to their lives. As part of the YEA members will be listened to by the county council, and by other groups working with or for young people.

On hearing the news of her win Amelia said “It is a privilege to be elected into the assembly to make up a part of the 75 young people who stand to represent our communities across Essex. I aim to make a positive impact for young people within my next 2 years in office and will take this opportunity to make a difference. I wouldn’t be in this position without the votes of all who participated in the election process. I thank everyone who supported me.” 

World Watch Members help pack shoeboxs with gifts for the Rotary shoebox appeal

Thank you for all the donations we’ve had to our Rotary shoebox appeal.  We have never had so many donations and we’re overwhelmed with the quality of gifts we’ve been sent. 

Andrew Clarkson from The Rotary Club, Ingatestone came to collect the boxes for distribution, we managed to fill almost 100!

A Spectacular Evening of Entertainment at the Anglo European School’s Winter Arts Festival.

On Tuesday 2nd December parents and students were treated to a spectacular evening of entertainment at the Anglo European School’s Winter Arts Festival. The concert was organised by upper sixth CAS students; with proceeds from it going to Jessie’s Fund, a charity that uses music to help children who have complex needs. It is the first Arts event to be held at the school since they were awarded Artsmark Gold, one of only six schools in the county to gain the highest level of recognition for their Arts provision. The evening included a diverse range of musical acts from a Year 8 rock band to virtuoso performances on the piano and violin. There was also a gymnastic dance display by Year 7 girls and a Year 8 drama act.

In the interval parents were able to enjoy a rich & varied exhibition of Art which included work by students who achieved A*s in A Level Art & Design. The highly enjoyable evening concluded with a rousing arrangement of Beatles songs by the school’s highly regarded orchestra. The school is now looking forward to its annual Christmas Carol Concert in St Edmunds & St Mary Church, Ingatestone.