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20/02/20

A new forest area is taking shape, thanks to a group of environmentally aware students. Members of the environmental team at Burnt Mill Academy joined forces with the community and to plant trees. https://t.co/rv5tO0p5aW https://t.co/FbXEyMfqkd

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17/02/20

Brilliant teenagers have graduated from a project. A group of 12 students were selected to take part in the . Having completed a research project with a PHD tutor, students attended a graduation ceremony at the university. https://t.co/9PoXzqZIUz https://t.co/hQkLhrzuJK

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12/02/20

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Musical students are getting a unique lesson from the best musicians in the world. A group of 35 students from and 48 students from , together took the trip to , to attend a performance by the . https://t.co/0eBVDifHI9 https://t.co/PDq7e9VDya

10/02/20

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Well done to the students from , and attending today's graduation in College!🎉🎓

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06/02/20

A celebratory ball turned into quite a hair-raising experience for some. For the deputy head boy and a classmate it was an opportunity to literally let their hair down – or, have it shaved off! https://t.co/rQyRFzX0kp https://t.co/GfqAwoIJFf

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04/02/20

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Out Now! The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/VvzQNalzNy https://t.co/ZWJCUwzLjj

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30/01/20

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A massive thanks to Sam from who volunteered at the Essex Primary Swim Finals 12 teams comprising 84 swimmers had the experience of competing at the iconic venue Sam was joined by 16 sports leaders from 👏 https://t.co/NxMyftKPPD

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14/01/20

A young sportswoman has clinched her second national title in a year. Shannon Waterman, from Burnt Mill Academy has been crowned the best in trampolining in Britain after coming first in the National Finals at Derby Arena. https://t.co/Qa0ZDu5XZH https://t.co/nQ16LJC2xP

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09/01/20

Brilliant teenagers from Harlow have been inspired to strive for further education after taking part in a project with . https://t.co/Af4XVOfRBt https://t.co/OtdRTTC1RF

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06/01/20

Brave schoolgirl Molly Rogers hoped she would receive a warm woolly hat for Christmas after having her hair shaved off for charity. The Year 10 student was keen to Brave the Shave to raise money for Support. https://t.co/CHpEtNtEpO https://t.co/IJPET2LHcw

06/01/20

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Congratulations to the three schools from our region to achieve Platinum this term! & - what a great achievement! https://t.co/n5Vy4R1teL

06/01/20

Well done, Lauren. Good luck with the next part of your adventure. Happy New Year!

06/01/20

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A dad is repaying staff who brought his baby back to health by running the London Marathon. 17-mth-old James Gallagher has been three times to PAH in the last year struggling to breathe. Emmett, maths teacher at is raising money for paediatric equipment

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16/12/19

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⁩ pupil Mollie braves the shave for charity https://t.co/vpU9OVUgH0

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05/12/19

Burnt Mill was among the top 50 supporters of the cause last year. This year, they have so far raised a total of £2,220, beating last year’s total, placing them as the 10th highest achieving school in the country. https://t.co/2aAB3VxrJX https://t.co/haZYeriN5A

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05/12/19

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Young musicians from five secondary schools went head to head in this year’s BMAT Battle of the Bands contest. Students from and came together to share their musical talent. https://t.co/JLkJOPUQ5H https://t.co/C9ARppSlW6

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04/12/19

A thankful dad is repaying the emergency team who brought his baby back to health, by taking on the . Seventeen-month-old James Gallagher has been rushed to three times in the last year struggling to breathe. https://t.co/IUsH7il5EG https://t.co/vAg5Xbqxfr

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02/12/19

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Jessica Nunn British National pre-Cadet Champion 2019. Fought so well. Very proud of her. 🥋🥇🥋#BSJK https://t.co/h54pwjKntb

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02/12/19

Don't miss our panto - Aladdin! Tue 10th & Wed 11th December. Tickets available from ParentPay. https://t.co/sQ1smPmzUp

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28/11/19

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New cohort attend summer school

New cohort attend summer school

Posted: 7th August 2019

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.

Over the summer, the school will open for eight days for the new students to try out lessons, meet their teachers, become familiar with their surroundings and make new friends.

Students will try lessons in PE, English, geography, maths, science and citizenship and have tours of the building.

Dan Bolt, assistant headteacher in charge of Key Stage 3, started the transition process with the year group in September last year by visiting them at primary school.

He said: “Summer school allows our new students to meet new people as they are mixed into groups outside of their usual friendship circles. It makes the transition a lot smoother, so when they start school in September, they know where things are, they recognise friendly faces, have met their teachers and know the expectations placed on them as a Burnt Mill student.

“All of this enables them to feel more comfortable as it can be a very nerve-wracking time for them.

“Having held summer school for many years, we are seeing students starting with us in September far more relaxed which allows them to settle to lessons and build friendships quicker.

“Yes, they are learning during summer school, but it is relaxed and the priority is settling them in.

Out of the 240 students joining Year 7, more than 200 signed up to attend summer school.

Erin Griffiths, 11, joins Burnt Mill from Tany’s Dell Primary School. She said: “I was quite nervous before I attended summer school. But, it has been really good and I have made some really nice friends. It has made it more exciting to start in September. I am excited for the new experiences, like joining the choir and joining in with music and dance.”

Jack Johnson, 11, left Church Langley Primary School this summer. He said: “I have been feeling excited, but quite nervous going from a small primary school to a massive school with lots of older year groups. None of the people I knew from primary school have been in my groups, so I have now met lots of nice people and made new friends. It will definitely help in September. Now I’m not at all worried, so I won’t go home for the summer and be nervous.

“There is a multi-gym here with lots of weights and a treadmill; we did not have anything like that at primary school.”

Rosie Bibby, 11, joins from Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and said: “Everyone is really nice. Our teachers seem nice and we can learn lots of new things from them.”

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