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22/08/19

Students and staff were today celebrating at Burnt Mill Academy as the summer’s GCSE results were released. https://t.co/UyTwzBhk0W https://t.co/o6W7oP5bTe

15/08/19

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15/08/19

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Do you love to sing or play an instrument? We are enrolling now for new band members aged 11-18 Join us for a FREE Taster Sessions Friday 6-8pm Join a band for the new term starting in September

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14/08/19

Starting big school in September is a little less scary now children have had a chance to try it out. Students joining Year 7 at Burnt Mill Academy at the start of the new school year have had the opportunity to sample life at secondary school. https://t.co/ndmBdP4Kh8 https://t.co/2HLefoe6lE

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08/08/19

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An exciting day today as the temp classrooms for are delivered on site at . https://t.co/49HcmhyoeZ

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19/07/19

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How science features in the world around us was demonstrated to young scientists. on Tour brought the subject to students at BMAT STEM Academy. Fellow students from schools also got to experience the Careering Into Science show. https://t.co/z8nwuIM6AL https://t.co/pwsucb0EYE

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19/07/19

Secondary school students have received praise for their work to enrich the experiences of their primary peers. Students from Burnt Mill Academy have been working closely with fellow school https://t.co/QR1QNYeIqv https://t.co/wt6XnLF3fx

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19/07/19

A former Harlow teacher battling a rare disease in Canada is taking a virtual trip down memory lane. https://t.co/cIQgaELuxj https://t.co/5nAnkUHYXB

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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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First Give

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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Combined Science

Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1CS0
Level of qualification: Level 2

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will engage in both literacy and maths within their Science qualification.

There are many topics which include mathematical formulae or balancing of equations. Students will be assessed in their Scientific skills on core practical's during each of the exams.

How will students learning be assessed?

The Combined Science GCSE is equally weighted between 6 exams:

Biology exam x 2 (each 1 hour 10 mins) – examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

Chemistry exam x 2 (each 1 hour 10 mins) - examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

Physics exam x 2 (each 1 hour 10 mins) - examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11. 

What will students learn about?

The Combined Science GCSE is comprised of 3 components; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology: Cells and Control, Genetics, Natural Selection and Genetic Modification, Ecosystems and natural cycles, Plant Structures and their functions, Animal coordination, control and homeostasis, Exchange and transport in animals, and the development of medicines.

Chemistry: Atomic structure, The periodic table, Ionic Bonding, Covalent Bonding, Substances and Calculations, States of Matter, Methods of Separating and purifying substances, Acids, Obtaining and using Metals, Electrolytic processes, Reversible reactions, Fuels, Heat Energy changes in chemical reactions, Earth and atmospheric science.

Physics: Motion, Forces and conservation of energy, Waves, Light and the electromagnetic spectrum, Radioactivity, Astronomy, Energy – Forces doing work, Forces and their effects, Electricity and circuits, Magnetism and the motor effect, Forces and matter.

What grades can students access?

Students can complete Higher or Foundation level exams.

Students will be graded from 9-1 (9 being the highest grade)

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

Students can move onto complete A levels/college courses in any of the Sciences.

Single Sciences

Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1BI0/1F 1BI0/1H 1CH0/1F 1CH0/1H 1PH0/1F 1PH0/1H
Level of qualification: Level 2

How will students learning be assessed?

The Single Science GCSE’s are equally weighted between 6 exams (each are worth 50% of their qualification):

Biology GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) – examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

Chemistry GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the Sum- mer term at the end of year 11.

Physics GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

What grades can students access?

Students can complete Higher or Foundation level exams.

Students will be graded from 9-1 (9 being the highest grade) 

What will students learn about?

The Single Science GCSE’s are comprised of 3 separate GCSE’s; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology: Cells and Control, Genetics, Natural Selection and Genetic Modification, Ecosystems and natural cycles, Plant Structures and their functions, Animal coordination, control and homeostasis, Exchange and transport in animals, Health, disease and the development of medicines.

Chemistry: Quantitative analysis, Dynamic equilibria and calculations involving volumes of gases, Chemical cells and fuel cells, Groups 1, 7 and 0, Rates of Reaction, Fuels, Heat Energy changes in chemical reactions, Earth and atmospheric science, Qualitative Analysis: tests for ions, ,Bulk and surface properties of matter including nanoparticles.

Physics: Waves, Light and the electromagnetic spectrum, Particle model, Radioactivity, Astronomy, Energy – Forces doing work, Forces and their effects, Electricity and circuits, Magnetism and the motor effect, Forces and matter, Static electricity, Electromagnetic induction.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will engage in both literacy and maths within their Science qualification. There are many topics which include mathematical formulae or balancing of equations. Students will be assessed in their scientific skills on core practical's during each of the exams.

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

Students can move onto complete A levels/college courses in any of the Sciences.

For further information please contact:

Mr. F. Collins Head of Faculty: collinsf@burntmill.essex.sch.uk 

 

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