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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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RVHS PE

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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ChangingLives

Please share! ❤️🙌🏼 https://t.co/JUfK3rhNT4

15/10/18

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BMAT

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

15/10/18

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BMAT

Teenagers took a step into the world of work with a day devoted to careers. Year 11 students at , in Harlow, spent a day dressed in business dress and focused on the next steps in their lives. https://t.co/DpIsEalDYG https://t.co/ZAT75UohCs

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

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Debate Society News

Posted: 9th January 2018

Unusual techniques are paying off for school debate society students.

Members of the debate society of Burnt Mill Academy have been practising their speeches - by talking across the street to lampposts.

The technique, to teach students how to project their voices, has resulted in success at the Youth Speaks public speaking competition at Bishop’s Stortford College.

Students spoke passionately about LGBTQ+ rights, suffragettes and our obligation to vote, with Year 8 Lauren Burgess, Isobel Baker and Josephine Edwards beating stiff competition to become runners-up.

Maths teacher Angus Hally, who runs the after-school club, said: “Like all great success, this has come from pure hard work. The successful students have trained twice to three times each week to perfect their speeches.

“They have to think about their voice, gesticulation, movement, humour, passion and tone to make sure their speeches are incredibly polished.

“To prepare, I put students in front of parents, teachers and, most intimidatingly, Year 10 students, so that on the night nothing could scare them. On the night itself, I took them out into the cold and made them project their voices as if they were talking to the lamppost across the street - an exercise the judges said paid off!”

The school relaunched its debate society recently where students in Year 7 to 11 come together to express their views.

The club is also promoted as a way of keeping up-to-date with current events, to build confidence, to become part of a team and to take part in competitions.

Each week, students practise their debating as well as train to improve their skills.

The club members will take part in the Oxford Schools Debate Competition in January and February, competing with students from around the country.

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