Principal’s Blog

Principal's Blog

Superb Summer School at Bower Park

Monday 31st July saw the start of Bower Park’s week long Summer School for the new Year 7 students.  Over 50 children have been attending and taking part in lots of fun activities such as dance, drama, science, sports, camping skills, numeracy and literacy.  I visited on Thursday 3rd August and everyone was having great fun […]

Bower Spelling Bee Triumph

On Friday 14th July a team of Year 7 students took part in the Havering Spelling Bee competition at Hall Mead School.  Our students did brilliantly, and Arantxa Williams was the overall winner of the competition.  Congratulations to Arantxa for winning, and well done to all the students who took part – we are very proud […]

Bower Park Year 7 STEM Superstars!

On Thursday 13th July, 10 Year 7 students took part in the Aim Higher STEM Challenge at Havering Sixth Form College.  Our team was competing against three other schools; Albany, Emerson Park and Brittons.  The competition focused on using maths, science and technological skills to solve various problems and score points in doing so. Bower […]

Ex-Bower Student Becomes World Champion!!

Congratulations to Charlotte Archer-Gay, who has become world champion in the Transplant World Badminton Championships for the doubles and runner-up in the singles.  Charlotte left the Academy last year.  We are very proud of you, Charlotte – you are an inspiration to our current students.

Bower’s Brilliant Bowerstock!

Thank you to all the members of our local community who came along on Thursday 6th July to make our first Bowerstock such a great success.  The attendance was phenomenal – way beyond what we expected.  The evening was organised to help raise funds to renovate the South Hall.  We need approximately £25,000, and last […]

Havering Learning Partnership Awards 2017

On Thursday 22nd June 2017, the Havering Learning Partnership, consisting of all the schools and colleges in Havering, held its first annual awards ceremony at Havering Sixth Form College.  It was a brilliant night celebrating all the fantastic work that staff do for the young people of Havering. Each school was asked to nominate five […]

BPA Boys’ Athletics Success

Last week, Mr Wookey took 14 Year 7, 8 & 9 boys to the Lee Valley athletics competition. There were 40 schools from across Essex and East London and the boys performed brilliantly. A lot of personal bests and school records were broken, including: Ethan Tisbury – 35.96 metres in javelin (2nd out of 40) […]

Bower Park Welcomes the New Year 7

On Wednesday 14th June we were delighted to welcome the parents of next year’s Year 7 students to an information evening.  It was wonderful to meet them, given I was not here when they came to look at the school back in October.  It was a very positive evening and I am really looking forward to […]

BPA Student in the Top Talent Top 30!

Congratulations to Emily Smith who has been selected to receive a Havering Award as part of the Havering Talent 30 Scheme.  She was nominated by Mr Aylett for becoming a member of Team GB Rafting.  A fantastic achievement Emily and worthy recognition of your international representation – well done, we are very proud of you. […]

Athletics Records Tumble at BPA

On Wednesday 7th June a team of athletes from Bower Park took part in the London Cup held at Lee Valley.  We achieved some great team and individual results.  Our Year 7s came 21st out of 41 of the top schools in Essex and London (5 of these schools are in the Top 10 of […]