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07/12/18

An evening of celebration saw former students welcomed back to Burnt Mill Academy. The class of 2018 were invited back to school to collect their GCSE certificates and more - https://t.co/x621yeRNDx https://t.co/J9afq5cTYp

07/12/18

Children with special educational needs and disabilities are turning their lives around through performing arts. Full story - https://t.co/DvYOEq4lKi https://t.co/sD3TcVvjw1

04/12/18

Young sports leaders were called upon to help host a national event for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). A team of students have taken on the role of sports leaders to assist pupils with their inclusive PE lessons. https://t.co/TcGbwM6cqg https://t.co/bN48ULbI9B

04/12/18

Young mathematicians have qualified for the semi-finals of a national competition. The Year 8 students competed against other schools from around the country to make it through to the next stage of the National Young Mathematician Competition. https://t.co/mtWfwWzyXc https://t.co/Y1TE1XL4ZM

27/11/18

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at Burnt Mill Academy. https://t.co/aMjx8f6HLr

19/11/18

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A partnership with has seen children from across the BMAT group of schools – in Harlow, Epping and Newham - take opportunities otherwise out of reach. Full story - https://t.co/i436zKG5jD https://t.co/LHUwxlX4xJ

19/11/18

The challenge is on as teachers – and a student – from Burnt Mill Academy battle it out to produce the best facial hair for . Full story and fundraising link - https://t.co/8w4yoqvb36 https://t.co/DtSUS1Ktqg

17/11/18

Young sports leaders at Burnt Mill Academy have been awarded for their work with children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Full story - https://t.co/fjEZCziSEW https://t.co/FfRm83qhHD

16/11/18

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Teenagers from Harlow and Epping went head to head with a Lego challenge. Year 9 students from and and Year 10 students form took on the task of designing and programming a robot to carry out a specific task. https://t.co/VRzDINXb9W https://t.co/pjl7BcR2d2

16/11/18

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BMAT Battle Of The Bards! Presented by . Othello by takes on Henry IV Part 1 by . 29th November at in the main theatre. Contact (email in poster) for details and tickets. https://t.co/iRKJ3gqLUe

13/11/18

Burnt Mill Academy students took part in a 2 minutes silence on Friday 9th November to commemorate armistice Day. Student Harvey Lucas performed The Last Post https://t.co/gHJFjiP0fR

12/11/18

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So proud of this young lady, thank you for supporting her so well https://t.co/sUfZnyiZwk

12/11/18

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Congratulations to all our class of 2018 on their fantastic achievements and awards. You are all fabulous. We will all miss you. https://t.co/yG7t6JHHOy

12/11/18

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Ms Ganzhorn

What a proud but sad moment to say goodbye to our yr 11s. I meant everyword I said. You are ALL INCREDIBLE young people who deserve the best. Couldn't hide the tears at the end! So proud that so many of you continued with a language at A-level.

12/11/18

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Open evening tonight 6:00 pm. Speech at 6:45pm. You can speak to teachers and students before or after the speech. . Students welcome from any school. https://t.co/KK9kbAGkR1

31/10/18

Happy Halloween 🎃 https://t.co/FsZvExF1h8

16/10/18

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Our director of Performing Arts spoke to BBC Essex's Dave Monk about the introduction of DJing lessons at . https://t.co/DMl97XFMsb

15/10/18

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Massive well done to all the X-country runners who ran at the West Essex X-country championships at yesterday. Superb effort from everyone that ran. 🎽🏅 https://t.co/8Txqo49YQW

15/10/18

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15/10/18

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. introduces Future DJs to their curriculum - https://t.co/5geEFixwPD https://t.co/TPDNfrt1xr

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Geography

2 year course 
Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1GB0
Level of qualification: GCSE

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

This is a qualification that enables your students to explore the world, the issues it faces and their own place in it, and to help prepare them to succeed in their chosen pathway. Students will learn to communi- cate in a variety of ways, including extended writing and graphical forms. Research skills for field trips. Use new technologies such as GIS, to assist geographical investigation.

What will students learn about?

There are 3 components to GCSE geography.

  • Component 1: Global geographical issues.

Students will learn about hazardous Earth, development dynamics & challenges of an urbanising world.

  • Component 2: UK geographical issues.

Students will learn about the UK’s evolving physical landscape – in- cluding coastal change and conflict and river processes and pressures. The UK’s evolving human landscape – including a Case Study - Dy- namic UK cities. Geographical investigations – including one physical fieldwork investigation and one human fieldwork investigation linked to the above.

  • Component 3: People and environment issues.

Students will learn about people and the biosphere, forests under threat & consuming energy resources.

How will students’ learning be assessed?

Component 1: written exam with three 30-mark sections. The exam includes multiple-choice questions, short open, open response and extended writing questions, calculations and 8-mark extended writing questions.

Component 2: written exam with three sections. The exam includes multiple-choice questions, short open, open response, calculations and 8-mark extended writing questions.

Component 3: Written exam with 4 sections. The exam includes multiple-choice questions, short open, open response and extended writing questions. Section C will include 8-mark extended writing questions and Section D will offer a choice of one from three decisions assessed through a 12-mark extended writing question.

What grades can students’ access?
Students can access grades 1-9 

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

A level geography.
Town planning/ urban planning, travel writing, conservation officer.

For further information please contact:

Miss. K. Trainer Subject Leader trainerk@burntmill.essex.sch.uk

Mr. L. Bradbury Assistant Head bradburyl@burntmill.essex.sch.uk 
 

 

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