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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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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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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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Drama

Exam board: Eduqas
Course code/specification number: 3690qs
Level of qualification: Level 2

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

This GCSE in Drama will enable learners to:

  • apply knowledge and understanding when making, performing and responding to drama
  • explore performance texts, understanding their social, cultural and historical context
  • develop a range of theatrical skills and apply them to create performances
  • work collaboratively to generate, develop and communicate ideas
  • develop as creative, effective, independent and reflective learners able to make informed choices in process and performance
  • contribute as an individual to a theatrical performance
  • reflect on and evaluate their own work and that of others
  • develop an awareness and understanding of the roles and processes undertaken in contemporary professional theatre practice

How will students’ learning be assessed?

AO1 20%
Create and develop ideas to communi- cate meaning for theatrical performance

AO2 30%
Apply theatrical skills to realise artistic intentions in live performance

AO3 30%
Demonstrate knowledge and under- standing of how drama and theatre is developed and performed

AO4 20%
Analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others.

What grades can students’ access?

Grades 9-1

What will students learn about?

GCSE Drama is an exciting, inspiring and practical course. The course promotes involvement in and enjoyment of drama as performers. It provides opportunities to attend live theatre performances and to develop skills as informed and thoughtful audience members. Learners will be given opportunities to participate in and interpret their own and others' drama. Learners have the option to work practically as performers in Units 1 and 2.

Learners will investigate a practitioner or genre of drama, work col- laboratively to develop ideas to communicate meaning and experiment with dramatic conventions, forms and techniques to produce and realise a piece of original theatre. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the performance of an extract from a published performance text. Learners will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of drama, including their ability to interpret texts for performance, in a written examination. However, in preparation for this assessment, learners are encouraged to study their chosen text practically as a performer, designer and director.

What can students’ progress on to after completing this course?

BTEC qualifications, applied and job related learning in drama, theatre, media and television.
A level Drama, Theatre Studies. 

For further information please contact:

Ms. C. Casey Head of Faculty caseyc@burntmill.essex.sch.uk 

 

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