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17/07/19

West End stars took time away from the big stage to teach students their famous routine. plays the lead role of Jamie in Everybody’s Talking About . Layton visited Burnt Mill along with , who plays Cy in the show. https://t.co/R2jXCaXgmz https://t.co/GK1fX51Lo9

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16/07/19

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Students from three partner schools came together for their first shared trip abroad. BMAT schools , in Epping; and Academy, both in Harlow, gave their students an opportunity to visit Paris together. Full story - https://t.co/yecS598WrJ https://t.co/qtK3nF0Wbo

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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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09/07/19

Our school’s efforts to raise awareness of men’s health issues has earned it national recognition. The community at Burnt Mill Academy has been named as one of the top 50 UK supporters of https://t.co/UIvgYeMFUx https://t.co/Q1xFVSieln

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08/07/19

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Catrin-First Give

A brilliant(and hot!)final this evening celebrating the passion&hard work of the students of on the programme. Lots of great social action & knowledge. Well done to everyone involved.£1000 for the winning team 👏🏻Thank you https://t.co/lOgL0ObJCN

08/07/19

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Isaac Jones

And a HUUUGE thank you to for funding the programme this year! Another £1,000 to a great cause chosen by students!

08/07/19

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Isaac Jones

I've just been hearing all about how amazing the students were last night at the first ever Final at the Academy! Really inspiring to hear about the they have done to support their chosen charities! Wish I could have been there!

08/07/19

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were the winners of the £1,000 First Give grant! First Give really was a whole school affair at - they smashed it! Well done all 🌟 https://t.co/L9vMOD3YKj

08/07/19

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Streets2HomesProjectWorker

The presentations were fabulous, it really demonstrated how classes had a real passion to win for their chosen charity !!!! All great causes but super happy won £1000 Well done to all and excellent scheme 👏🏻

08/07/19

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Neela hibbert

It great to hear that youth are getting involve in social inclusion giving vulnerable people hope at challenging times. Well done Burnt Mill Academy. Harlow Ethnic Minority Umbrella.

08/07/19

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Kerrie Eastman

Thank you to all we are overwhelmed at the support shown by pupils.....and thrilled to be awarded £1000 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 https://t.co/5wEDpYKxjF

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01/07/19

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Well done at https://t.co/kn07ON91la

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28/06/19

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Ms Ganzhorn

Emotional day today. I am saying goodbye to my wonderful form afer five years Adios not farewell and remember to always do what makes you proud. You are amazing, create history and dare to dream. Fight until you fullfill every single one of your dream. https://t.co/pSC1nKc8f8

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28/06/19

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The young people in this town are often misjudged but they aren’t all bad! Don’t give up on young people!! They need us now more than ever x they all belonged to you and were a credit to their parents, the school and this town. https://t.co/yXA81bTwpx

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26/06/19

Ambitious young leaders have been appointed to help shape their school’s future.A team of 12 students have been given a place on the student senior leadership team (SSLT) at Burnt Mill Academy. https://t.co/IwPAaqlOB1 https://t.co/G1U3hEFviB

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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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24/06/19

A teenage pianist who only discovered his love of music when he started secondary school has secured a place at a prestigious specialist college. Isaac Cook, 15, will attend , in Greenwich, London, on Saturdays from September. https://t.co/cVUsXxsQOp https://t.co/3eqCVEqhub

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24/06/19

Students’ understanding of Shakespeare was given a boost with a trip to a London theatre. Year 7 students from Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, spent a day at Shakespeare’s Theatre, on the Southbank. https://t.co/Nmtd4C3C40 https://t.co/8VcSC2jdZI

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21/06/19

Provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) at Burnt Mill Academy, in Harlow, is “strong”, has confirmed. Full story - https://t.co/BrgTA3e942 https://t.co/QtrFS67Tno

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20/06/19

A confident young speaker has been asked to MC at an event in front of an audience of 1,000 people. Josh Tedeku, Year 11 student at Burnt Mill Academy, won last year’s regional final of the Speak Out Challenge. Full story - https://t.co/SVNUNABda9 https://t.co/wuRvZS6hHw

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Reading

Why reading matters at Burnt Mill

At Burnt Mill Academy we aim to foster a love of reading and prioritise it in our school. We understand that reading is the passport to pupils’ success; pupils who read well are more likely to succeed at school, achieve better qualifications than those who don’t, and will go on to lead fulfilling success lives and careers in the future.

How much and how often?

All pupils should be reading for between 30 minutes to one hour every day during the week, and more at the weekends is encouraged. In addition to reading in their curriculum lessons all pupils in KS3 read for 30 minutes in their form time.

The Library

Our new library is a thriving space and continually evolving. We have a range of fiction books, new and favourites, to cater for all tastes and comfort levels. We are currently expanding our range to include fiction and non-fiction texts to support all curriculum areas: from Maths to Music, from French to Physics, the library is the go-to place for students to read around their subject areas. Open every day from 8:15am.

Renaissance Learning – Accelerated Reader

All pupils in Year 7 and 8 have access to Accelerated Reader, a structured online programme which supports and helps to monitor pupils’ progress in their reading with the aim of maximising the reading potential of every pupil. Confident, independent pupils with a strong private reading habit are more likely to achieve their full potential in all of their lessons, and Accelerated Reader helps them to do just that.

Through this programme, pupils’ reading can be monitored and evaluated to ensure that they are reading regularly and making progress in their reading skills. Pupils can take a quiz on a book, earn points and prizes for high marks and rapid progress in terms of their reading age. We also run library reward schemes such as the Reader of the Week, the Inter-house Reading Competition and the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards for completing challenges on their Reading Passport – ask at the library for more details. Pupils can also strive to achieve membership of the ‘Millionaire’s Club’ which is for those who read one million words through the Accelerated Reader programme, where prizes will be awarded in assembly each term.

Reading Recovery

Reading does not come naturally to many, and for these pupils, particular interventions are put in place to ensure they have the support and expertise to help them move forward in their reading age and boost their confidence as independent readers. We follow the Ruth Miskin ‘Fresh Start’ programme for pupils whose reading age is significantly below their chronological age. This is delivered in pairs and small groups with specially trained staff to work on phonics and decoding to ensure pupils can access the texts needed to make the most of their curriculum and be successful in their lessons.

Pupils who need extra support with reading but are more confident with decoding will have a trained, supportive, older peer mentor who will help with their confidence in reading aloud. There will also be a member of staff to support them in choosing the right book and completing their Bronze award on their Reading Passport.

Parents and carers will receive a letter detailing their child’s progress in reading each term, along with access details for Home Connect, Renaissance Learning’s online tool to help parents and carers monitor their Accelerated Reader progress.

For more information on the library or reading at Burnt Mill, please contact Ms Khan, Assistant Head Teacher, through the school contact page. You can also follow the @BMAT_reading handle on Twitter.

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