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23/04/19

Burnt Mill Academy Retweeted
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The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities - is now available to view online. It can be found under the news menu on each of our school websites or you can view directly from this link - https://t.co/YuynITeqtu https://t.co/Dr9ywOBZkz

23/04/19

Top universities are within reach of brilliant teenagers from Harlow. Year 9 and 10 students at Burnt Mill Academy were selected to take part in the Brilliant Club by . https://t.co/FF5E6iDqMx https://t.co/rBPrcbzbtc

04/04/19

Watching professional dancers perform has inspired youngsters to take centre stage in their school production. A group of 40 Key Stage 3 students from Burnt Mill Academy went to billed as the “world’s biggest dance event” - at https://t.co/MkLHS01PLS

03/04/19

Lead Practitioner Maths, Burnt Mill Academy, Harlow CM20 3EZ https://t.co/Buc2SYRpp7

03/04/19

Young musicians are being introduced to opportunities within their home town. A group of 40 GCSE music students from Burnt Mill Academy attended a performance by Harlow Symphony Orchestra at St John’s Arts. https://t.co/obEZ8oJqGV https://t.co/KmPLFcf4Kj

01/04/19

Burnt Mill Academy Retweeted
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can you guys help? Can we get a big vote from all of your students? Any age can vote,all you need is an email address! We desperately need our towns support so we can support our towns Yong people! This is forall of us!! https://t.co/kZXI8Ap8wA

29/03/19

Burnt Mill Academy Retweeted
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A teacher’s contribution has been recognised with a Mayor’s Award. Kayleigh Trainor, acting assistant head for achievement and outcomes at , has been awarded the Mayor of Redbridge’s Contribution in Support of Young People Award. https://t.co/SPC6xEiPKO https://t.co/sKBewvwvGd

29/03/19

Students at Burnt Mill Academy will take GCSE exams this summer. In preparation, they were visited by who offers assemblies “with high energy, humour and a motivational message to give your students the reality check they need” https://t.co/lhf8eHWG5q https://t.co/M0nU7OPJ1E

26/03/19

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Ten widths of a swimming pool, five laps of a playground on a bike and a run around a school field saw pupils become triathletes. Pupils from primary schools within the BMAT group of schools in Harlow competed for the third year in a triathlon. Full story https://t.co/LSKkoB90hB https://t.co/DazpvIChyN

26/03/19

Burnt Mill Academy Retweeted
Ricky J Norwood

It’s always an honour to work with and the Foundation!😊 This year for our edition I’m working with in ! My Yr7 group of ladies have been working really hard!💪 We’re all so excited! 🤪 Come join us😁Ticket info👇 💛 https://t.co/jXiICCrwCL

18/03/19

The newest group of young sport leaders have been called upon for their first important job. Burnt Mill Academy appoints students as sports leaders to help run specialist PE sessions for children with SEND at the school. https://t.co/pczkQQ8sAv https://t.co/2jZhjaTohm

18/03/19

Young leaders are inspiring their peers to be on their very best behaviour at school. Members of the Student Senior Leadership Team are taking responsibility for ensuring classmates demonstrate good behaviour at all times and have perfect attendance. https://t.co/qZktdx9W2M

14/03/19

New habits are being cultivated in young people to give them access to a worldly-wise future. The group of schools are working to create a more modern curriculum full of knowledge to enable young people to compete on the world stage. Full story https://t.co/aQR13Pvi37 https://t.co/A7Pb9mFLrv

26/02/19

Our school is working to raise vital funds for a local hospice. Burnt Mill Academy has been supporting in the town for the last two years. Full story - https://t.co/giZ7rdNrBJ https://t.co/gUgypcW4Jx

25/02/19

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'A wonderful group of Year 7 art students at designed this fabulous Winter Walkies window display for our charity shop, Scarlet Vintage & Retro! 😍🐶🐾 The students designed this practically pawfect window display at an after-school art club.' https://t.co/wjxcCPJzsJ

22/02/19

Burnt Mill Academy Retweeted
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Thank you to all the students that came to Valentine's Disco! We made £112 for 💕💖💘💝 https://t.co/NDRQGaOb1O

22/02/19

. actor Ricky Norwood is devoting time to developing the talents of Harlow youngsters. Burnt Mill Academy was introduced to the Inter-School Drama Award by its founder Rudolph Walker. Full story - https://t.co/K6WwJEJWmD https://t.co/L2RzK2mg1p

21/02/19

Every student in Burnt Mill Academy is rolling up their sleeves and cleaning up their environment. The head girl and head boy felt the school grounds were becoming untidy with too much litter dropped on the floor. Full Story - https://t.co/fFUlI2r36I https://t.co/7ovqMahX6J

21/02/19

Lego masters from Harlow have been selected to take part in the UK finals of an engineering competition. The Year 9 Lego robotics club from Burnt Mill Academy are through to the national finals of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge. Full story https://t.co/AC6tWZwa6X https://t.co/RnRO9NPv8H

19/02/19

Two Harlow school girls are proving they are among the best in the country at trampolining. Burnt Mill Academy students Shannon Waterman and Lois Tappenden represent their school in national competitions in the sport. Full story - https://t.co/DnydFyCCrR https://t.co/RgdTjEt8xT

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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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