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25/05/24

⚽ Well done to all who took part in the Year 11 v Staff football match. A well-played game which had to be decided on penalties. For the first time in 8 years, the staff team were victorious! 🏆Victory also came to the staff team in the netball match 👏 pic.twitter.com/5oX3jb56vg

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29/04/24

Year 10 BMA pupils received an exclusive tour of .In addition to the general tour of the Houses of Commons and Lords, pupils were given special access to 's private office, just down the corridor from . pic.twitter.com/vqb0acqUcJ

24/04/24

🎞️ We're pleased to be able to share a time-lapse of the building of our temporary accommodation.👷‍♂️ The school rebuild project continues to move forward.📸 Photos of the demolition work, and visuals of the new school can be viewed on https://t.co/AniifAYI7B pic.twitter.com/rdxdt2Bpyf

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18/04/24

🎶 A huge congratulations to all involved in our annual Spring Music Recital.🫶 We would like to express our gratitude to parents and guardians, as your unwavering support and encouragement plays a significant role in nurturing your child’s passion for music. pic.twitter.com/DBcVwgoJRp

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25/03/24

We were privileged to welcome Susie Barnett BEM back to Burnt Mill Academy to speak to students about her remarkable life and her family’s escape from persecution.Students were asked to provide their thoughts on Susie's inspiring story pic.twitter.com/aECV7c60aC

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22/03/24

🏰 38 of our Year 7 students recently visited Castle⚔️ Students travelled back to 1066 Norman England. They explored the castle, roamed through the hidden village, wandered around the houses, and were fascinated by the animals that roam freely through the grounds. pic.twitter.com/pZyB3gi2OX

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21/03/24

🛥️ Isle of Wight, here we come! pic.twitter.com/6LeibdhAhh

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11/03/24

👏 Congratulations to Hannah Nunn who competed in the Schools Championships in Sheffield. 🥇 Winning all her fights and being awarded the gold medal, Hannah has been crowned Champion 2024 and we couldn't be prouder!🇧🇪 Next stop: Belgium to represent England! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 pic.twitter.com/LZ6Cac3TjW

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05/03/24

🥘 Students and staff experienced the Cajun flavours of New Orleans with our special Mardi Gras themed lunch 🥙🧂 pic.twitter.com/xYZcAhDDNo

05/03/24

🎉WELCOME Really pleased to have you on board to begin your journey

01/03/24

🎉WELCOME Really pleased to have you on board to begin your journey

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02/02/24

It was great to see so many families at our Year 9 options event. Over 90% of the cohort were in attendance!Parents will have received an email with an info booklet and link to the options selection form. A reminder that option choices must be submitted by Friday 23rd February. pic.twitter.com/bAubusAY1k

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31/01/24

Year 10 students were given a tour of Parliament by 's office.For many, this will support their study of 'Theme B: Democracy in the UK' as part of their Citizenship GCSE.A huge well done to the students who all behaved beautifully and asked insightful questions. pic.twitter.com/c2X5RdScFw

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28/01/24

🧱 It's !🦖 Our club takes place every day at lunch time.Builds this term include Jurassic Park and Sonic the Hedgehog 🦔#LEGODay pic.twitter.com/JSN6RR9SM2

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26/01/24

💻 Keen coders from Y9 and students studying Computer Science in Y10 attended the 2024 . Some have already secured work experience placements as a result of engaging with businesses at the event and we met author !#Bett2024 pic.twitter.com/tUmuoP6OKj

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19/01/24

BMAT have partnered with to provide School Centred Initial Teacher Training in Essex and London.Our programme offers PGCE with QTS at Primary and Secondary schools in Epping, Harlow, Stansted Mountfitchet and Newham.https://t.co/Rllv13cdOS pic.twitter.com/HgAkrpNCGz

19/01/24

BMAT have partnered with to provide School Centred Initial Teacher Training in Essex and London.Our programme offers PGCE with QTS at Primary and Secondary schools in Epping, Harlow, Stansted Mountfitchet and Newham.https://t.co/Rllv13cdOS pic.twitter.com/HgAkrpNCGz

12/01/24

📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for a School Staff Instructor (SSI).📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our websitehttps://t.co/npMHqTvFaU

12/01/24

📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for a School Staff Instructor (SSI).📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our websitehttps://t.co/npMHqTvFaU

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18/12/23

🎄🍽️ We ended the term with a special Christmas lunch and presented prizes to the winners of our Christmas Bake Off competition 🍰🎅 We wish all our students, families, staff and the wider Burnt Mill community a wonderful festive period ☃️ pic.twitter.com/Txu5mGCSVO

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Homework

Homework Club

Homework Club is held in the Study Zone everyday:

Monday     3:00 - 4:00 pm            

Tuesday    3:00 - 4:00 pm

Thursday   3:00 - 4:00 pm

Friday        3:00 - 4:00 pm

All students are welcome to come along and complete their homework in a quiet location before going home!

Homework at Burnt Mill Academy

At Burnt Mill Academy we believe homework has a valuable role in supporting the student in their academic journey. Regular homework helps students develop key skills and provides excellent opportunities:

  • Confidence and motivation needed to study effectively on their own.  This is vital given the importance for students in the future of lifelong learning and adaptability.
  • Consolidating and reinforcing knowledge and understanding developed at school.
  • Managing particular demands, such as GCSE revision and exam preparation

It is therefore the school’s policy that regular homework should be set inline with the students’ key stage.

  • Key stage 3 (years 7 – 9) will be set only by Maths, English, Science, History, Geography and Languages with each setting around half an hour per week.
  • Key stage 4 (year 10 – 11) all subjects studied for GCSE will set around one hour per week

The types of homework will vary. Departments will plan for homework as part of schemes of work and ensure that suitable tasks are available for all learners.  Examples of types of homework that could be set are:

  • Repetition and practice
  • Research
  • Revision
  • Practice exam questions

Homework set will be recorded in planners by students at the beginning of the lesson. This should be clearly written so students can easily follow what is expected of them. All students are expected to have their planner with them every day for this purpose.

Support Available to Students

There is a variety of support available to student to support them complete their homework.

  • Students with additional needs can attend homework club every night in N1. This is supported by Co-educators who are able to help the students complete their work to an appropriate standard.
  • Any student can attend homework club in the study zone. Again, this is staffed by teaching assistants who are able to help the students complete their work to an appropriate standard.
  • Students do not need to book into these clubs and as such they can just turn up as they require them. They both run from 3pm to 4pm.
  • If any student does not complete their homework by the allotted lesson they will be issued with a compulsory homework club for the next day. If a student hands in their homework late they must still attend compulsory homework club on the day set. This compulsory homework club runs from 3pm to 3.45pm in ICT 2. A member of our House team is available here every night to support the students completing their homework.

Burnt Mill Homework Policy

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