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A summer building programme saw £1.8m invested in our family of schools. BMAT operates primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/cAv7z3asSn https://t.co/oakKaUTqRj

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Year 5 students visited for on Friday. Thank you to Year 8 and 9 students at Burnt Mill for preparing information booths about different languages and cultures for the Year 5s to visit. https://t.co/dgQuqQ4tk0

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Are you looking for a secondary school place for your son or daughter? We invite all prospective parents, carers & pupils in years 5 and 6 to come along and visit our Academy. Please contact the main office on (01279) 300555 to book a place on one of our tours. https://t.co/S8QHLCwQlc


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What an amazing opportunity! We had an amazing time at this morning talking to the year 8’s! Thank you for having us, we would love to come back again.

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Had a great time this morning ⁦⁩ talking to the year 8’s about ⁦⁩ ! So exciting to see young faces of our generation inspired to make the world a better place. https://t.co/4KZjzSw04i


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Thank you . Met some brilliant students from the school. It was great to see so many there. https://t.co/Orif4KG8gR

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Our open evening is this Thursday. We look forward to welcoming all of our prospective students and families. https://t.co/QsscmGZPB7 https://t.co/0HqcCwzQkx

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Children at risk of being permanently excluded from school are being offered a lifeline. BMAT is working closely with to fill the gap in the provision of alternative education. https://t.co/MckLjg0Atn https://t.co/VyvwtCcdje

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One very happy boy. An 8 in GCSE music in year 9!! Thank you https://t.co/Cq6JT0vwY2

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“Saturday school and the extra revision sessions really helped. I feel the school helped me a lot. It’s my teachers who got me through it. I feel really relieved with these results.” Well done, Amber! Good luck at https://t.co/nI6pyOUtnY https://t.co/raYtGWffeX

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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


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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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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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Performing Arts Award

Exam board: Trinity College, London
Course code/specification number: Bronze (501/0081/6), Silver (500/9914/0)
Level of qualification: Foundation - Bronze Award in Arts / Silver Award in Arts

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

  • Performance skills (GCSE show- case, community performances, class performances and free tui- tion on instrument of choice)
  • Director skills – workshop with industry actors to produce a live performance to a small audience.
  • Listening skills – trips to see live performances (drama and dance)
  • Writing skills – reflection, setting targets, peer feedback, research on artists, careers and reviews of events 

What will students learn about?

You will need to:

  • Take part in different arts activities
  • Be inspired by artists and arts organisations
  • Experience arts events
  • Share your arts skills with others
  • Put together a portfolio or log in your own choice of format
  • Set yourself arts challenges
  • Organise your own projects
  • Research arts careers and the arts sector

How will students’ learning be assessed?

Young people need to plan their work with an adviser/teacher and keep a record by creating their own Arts Award portfolio. Young people can pick their own style of portfolio – this could be a diary, video, website blog – or something different altogether.

What grades can students access?



D-G GCSE Grade


Music/ Drama Award-Grade 1

Level 1 Sports or Dance Leadership

Level 1 Award in Employability Skills


A* - C GCSE Grade

Short GCSE

Music/ Drama Award - Grade 2/3

Level 2 Sports or Community Sports Leadership

BTEC Level 2 Award in 3D Design

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

GCSE Level 2 Music, Dance, Drama GNVQ/BTEC Performing Arts courses Level 2 and 3

For further information please contact:

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


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