Principal’s Blog

Principal's Blog

More Cricket Success for BPA Girls

Bower Parks’s Under 13 Girls’ cricket team has qualified for the Essex finals by beating New Hall School and Colchester County High School for Girls. Both matches were very close, and each was won in the final over. The girls played in a very disciplined manner and stayed calm under massive pressure. We now look […]

BPA Students Striving for Excellence in Sport

Bower Park has had two incredible successes in sport over the past week. Harrison Smith competed at the Midlands Tae Kwondo Championships in Kettering, and won gold in patterns, silver in sparring and gold in power strike. Tayllah Barton-Conde competed in the 200 metres at the Essex County and Eastern Regional amateur athletics championships at […]

BPA Enters Royal Horticultural Society Competition

On Wednesday, 12th December, a team of students from Bower Park, accompanied by Ms Davis and Mr Braithwaite, visited RHS Hyde Hall to present their ideas for school garden designs, as part of the Green Plan It Challenge. Students had to set up their stand, comprising their models and research, and present it to a […]

Bower Park Enterprise Day Final 2018

On Thursday, 13th December, Bower Park held the 2018 final for Enterprise Day, when teams were required to design and market a board game.  The winning teams from each House went head-to-head to decide the overall winners for the Academy.  The teams presented to Mrs Brand (Principal’s PA) and me, and they were scored out of […]

BPA Successful Fund Raising Day for NKF

A group of Year 11 students from Bower Park decided to raise money for charity to support a fellow student in their year group and his family.  They requested that the school raise funds for the National Kidney Federation (NKF), which is a charity run for kidney patients by kidney patients.  It was decided to hold […]

Bower Park Enterprise Day 2018

On Tuesday, 4th December, the academy held its annual enterprise day.  The academy’s aim is to help students develop the key skills and attributes that will help them succeed in their adult lives; it’s what employers, universities and colleges are looking for in addition to qualifications (which are vital).  LORIC is the acronym that defines […]

Congratulations to the Under 13 Boys’ Handball Team!

Congratulations to the Under 13 boys’ handball team – Havering champions 2018!!

Lest We Forget – Bower Park Remembrance Service 2018

On Friday, 9th November, 2018, the Bower Park community came together to show our respect for all those who gave their lives fighting in the First World War and all conflicts since then.  This is a special year, given that the Great War ended one hundred years ago in 1918, at the eleventh hour of […]

More Tae Kwondo Success for Harrison Smith

Harrison Smith attended the British Tae Kwondo Championships in Birmingham on Sunday, 4th November, and again did amazingly well. He won gold in patterns, gold in power strike, silver in team patterns and silver in team sparring. Another great day for Harrison! Well done Harrison; we are very proud of you.

Bower Triumphant in the Battle of the Bands!

On Friday, 12th October, Bower Park’s very own rock group, The Bower Park Band Project, took part in ‘Last Band Standing: Havering’s Battle of the Bands’, competing against seven others at the Fairkytes Arts Centre in Hornchurch.  They began playing together two years ago, and have been practising and rehearsing every Tuesday after school ever […]

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