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06/09/18

Looking forward to welcoming everyone to our 2018 open evening. Head of School speeches at 6:30pm and 7:30pm https://t.co/peNzPFW9hB

09/07/18

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Burnt Mill House

Making our banners for the . We are very excited to take part! https://t.co/mEUDRev7Gl

09/07/18

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Anne Frank Trust

Our East Team are busy today! Our one day pop up 'Take A Stand' exhibition opens at the Hate Crime conference in & our Ambasadors in will also be welcoming visitors to 'Anne Frank: A History for Today'.

09/07/18

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jacqui aslandogdu

What a fantastic show tonight....You really have the best students and teachers..We absolutely loved School of Rock!!...thank you all.

09/07/18

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Claire Bishop

So proud to have seen them all receive their awards last night. Amazing recognition. Thank you for making them all believe they can! https://t.co/3O6zQABSCE

09/07/18

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BMAT

Just read this great article about the fabulous work taking place to develop pupils passion for music. I can’t emphasise enough how important an excellent music department is in a school. HM https://t.co/f8L7941WLo

09/07/18

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BMAT MFLanguages

What an amazing group of MFL teachers we have A great afternoon sharing ideas and good practise. How lucky our students are to have such incredible teachers! Thankyou to MFL BMAT team🇫🇷🇪🇸

09/07/18

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Ms Horner

Invaluable sharing of practice across the Trust today. How lucky are we to have such a wealth of experienced and innovative teachers serving our local communities!?

09/07/18

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St Clare Hospice

Our shop staff getting into the festival spirit in celebration of ClareFest, which is happening this Saturday at our shop at the St James Centre! We'll be selling loads of lovely festival gear, with music from 's Monochroma and ! ✌ https://t.co/78qy9TnzYi

09/07/18

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Jade Nunn

Very Proud of my 2 girls both fought so well 2day at Kent International Judo Comp. Emma just missing out on a Gold but a very well deserved Silver & Jess a Gold & Kent International Champion 2018. https://t.co/YlkeLZ7LVJ

09/07/18

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BMAT

Another student who has gone on to great things. Superb photos. Creativity is so important and starts in school. HM https://t.co/iyVY5gErpA

09/07/18

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BMAT

So very pleased to see awarded a first class degree today. Never doubted that such a brilliant student from would go on to be such a successful adult. Delighted he will use his talents to help others next year. Well done 👏👏👏👏 https://t.co/xcEDtdtwTq

09/07/18

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BMAT Media Officer

YOUNG WRITER AMONG UK'S BEST https://t.co/wPKsLJh5Od https://t.co/OusVAvIgFn

17/05/18

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Great to see the is included! A year ago this Saturday appeared live on stage - an amazing morning. https://t.co/rAQXRBCPT1

17/05/18

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Panathlon Challenge

We’re here at for the East Region Deaf Boccia Finals! With 15 teams en route from 7 schools, all eager to go home with that gold! Thank you to our leaders from https://t.co/HAw75gV9Ba

17/05/18

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There's music everywhere! has introduced Essex's first Rap Tutor and has launched their choir. Full stories are in this week's which you can read online here - https://t.co/oVGW4qPwEg https://t.co/grKkRBkg6t

17/05/18

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BMAT MFLanguages

To all our French students Bon courage! Show off and show the examiners how wonderful you are! Time to shine because you are all fab! Read the questions carefully! 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 Here’s to Spanish next......🇪🇸

17/05/18

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Planning has started for 's involvement in 's 2018 ! Here are some ideas for pupils, staff and parents from , , , , , , ! :-) https://t.co/YC0yIW4eSD

17/05/18

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OPEN EVENING TONIGHT! The Academy opens it's doors from 4pm - come and see what it's all about https://t.co/s5yBn3omNp https://t.co/YJtu8JeGmu

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Science

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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