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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

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

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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

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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09/12/23

🧱 Club has produced another stunning piece!🙌 Well done, Oscar, in Year 8, for completing the Hogwarts set. pic.twitter.com/9Srxt8QiPF

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08/12/23

💪 Our ADT House Challenge was a heroic success!🦸 Students had to design superhero costumes and got busy putting their super skills together to create some amazing art pieces! 🥇 Congratulations to Cheshire House, who took the victory! pic.twitter.com/o6BKpH1idV

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29/11/23

It was fantastic to welcome back so many former Burnt Millers from across the decades for our reunion. We hope you all enjoyed one last look around the school ahead of the rebuild. pic.twitter.com/hRii7BUpea

16/11/23

Thank you to all the students, parents and staff who have contributed to the Shoebox appeal 🎁The team have been in to collect the boxes, and we're very proud of our BMA community 🙌🗞️ You can read more about the project on https://t.co/cX3Ha2yEqA pic.twitter.com/ituhpARuqT

15/11/23

‼️ Our Big Burnt Miller Reunion event is now fully booked ‼️We can't wait to see you all again 😃📨 If you have any photos, videos or memories you'd like to share, please email them to alumnibma.org.uk pic.twitter.com/EHC7J92DnN

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15/11/23

🍽️ As part of last week's National School Meals Week events, our student leadership team presented our catering staff with a poem. 🙌 Thank you to our catering team for all your hard work through National School Meals Week and every week! 😃 pic.twitter.com/pWUpvsHawT

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13/11/23

Our school came together on Friday for a moving Remembrance event. Students and our headteacher laid wreaths. Cadets from our Combined Cadet Force led the parade. pic.twitter.com/fWEUBwJeZ1

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13/11/23

🪖 We're proud to participate in the / project 🎖️ We'll be hosting a digital collection day at Burnt Mill Academy on Wednesday, 13th December, from 4-7 pm and can't wait to see all your artefacts, objects and stories. pic.twitter.com/hBVbJRqzvc

09/11/23

🍽️ National School Meals Week was an opportunity for students and staff to 'try something new' at 🧆🥙 pic.twitter.com/69zuFx3dja

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09/11/23

🍽️ National School Meals Week was an opportunity for students and staff to 'try something new' at 🧆🥙 pic.twitter.com/69zuFx3dja

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03/11/23

THE BIG BURNT MILLER REUNIONSat 25th NovALL FORMER STUDENTS WELCOMEONE LAST CHANCE TO VISIT THE OLD BUILDINGSAHEAD OF THE SCHOOL REBUILDTOUR OF THE SCHOOL, ALUMNI SHOWCASE, MOREBook online https://t.co/wc9AqqHPvOSend photos videos memories to alumnibma.org.uk pic.twitter.com/Xx4yu2uTq5

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Science

Combined Science

Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1CS0
Level of qualification: Level 2

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will engage in both literacy and maths within their Science qualification.

There are many topics which include mathematical formulae or balancing of equations. Students will be assessed in their Scientific skills on core practical's during each of the exams.

How will students learning be assessed?

The Combined Science GCSE is equally weighted between 6 exams:

Biology exam x 2 (each 1 hour 10 mins) – examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

Chemistry exam x 2 (each 1 hour 10 mins) - examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

Physics exam x 2 (each 1 hour 10 mins) - examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11. 

What will students learn about?

The Combined Science GCSE is comprised of 3 components; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology: Cells and Control, Genetics, Natural Selection and Genetic Modification, Ecosystems and natural cycles, Plant Structures and their functions, Animal coordination, control and homeostasis, Exchange and transport in animals, and the development of medicines.

Chemistry: Atomic structure, The periodic table, Ionic Bonding, Covalent Bonding, Substances and Calculations, States of Matter, Methods of Separating and purifying substances, Acids, Obtaining and using Metals, Electrolytic processes, Reversible reactions, Fuels, Heat Energy changes in chemical reactions, Earth and atmospheric science.

Physics: Motion, Forces and conservation of energy, Waves, Light and the electromagnetic spectrum, Radioactivity, Astronomy, Energy – Forces doing work, Forces and their effects, Electricity and circuits, Magnetism and the motor effect, Forces and matter.

What grades can students access?

Students can complete Higher or Foundation level exams.

Students will be graded from 9-1 (9 being the highest grade)

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

Students can move onto complete A levels/college courses in any of the Sciences.

Single Sciences

Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1BI0/1F 1BI0/1H 1CH0/1F 1CH0/1H 1PH0/1F 1PH0/1H
Level of qualification: Level 2

How will students learning be assessed?

The Single Science GCSE’s are equally weighted between 6 exams (each are worth 50% of their qualification):

Biology GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) – examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

Chemistry GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the Sum- mer term at the end of year 11.

Physics GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the Summer term at the end of year 11.

What grades can students access?

Students can complete Higher or Foundation level exams.

Students will be graded from 9-1 (9 being the highest grade) 

What will students learn about?

The Single Science GCSE’s are comprised of 3 separate GCSE’s; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology: Cells and Control, Genetics, Natural Selection and Genetic Modification, Ecosystems and natural cycles, Plant Structures and their functions, Animal coordination, control and homeostasis, Exchange and transport in animals, Health, disease and the development of medicines.

Chemistry: Quantitative analysis, Dynamic equilibria and calculations involving volumes of gases, Chemical cells and fuel cells, Groups 1, 7 and 0, Rates of Reaction, Fuels, Heat Energy changes in chemical reactions, Earth and atmospheric science, Qualitative Analysis: tests for ions, ,Bulk and surface properties of matter including nanoparticles.

Physics: Waves, Light and the electromagnetic spectrum, Particle model, Radioactivity, Astronomy, Energy – Forces doing work, Forces and their effects, Electricity and circuits, Magnetism and the motor effect, Forces and matter, Static electricity, Electromagnetic induction.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will engage in both literacy and maths within their Science qualification. There are many topics which include mathematical formulae or balancing of equations. Students will be assessed in their scientific skills on core practical's during each of the exams.

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

Students can move onto complete A levels/college courses in any of the Sciences.

 

 

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