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30/06/22

It was a pleasure to have the year 6 students with us today for their taster day. We are looking forward to them all becoming Burnt Millers in September. https://t.co/4VvYpkIrlM

28/06/22

The local forest provided the perfect location for young people to learn about an endangered ecosystem. Year 10 nurture class students, studying towards the Humanities Award qualification for their GCSE took a trip to Epping Forest. https://t.co/9W58h5hx9i

27/06/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for a Science Teacher 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/6K3gtWueeX

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20/06/22

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Delighted to visit today and join their Career’s Assembly, I hope that all the Y10 pupils take up an interest in politics and pursue it later in life 📚🎓 https://t.co/Pf9jDHxEz6

13/06/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for a Modern Foreign Languages Teacher (proficient in both French and Spanish) 🇫🇷🇪🇸 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/BAuJcke2DD

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08/06/22

Young cadets have been promoted through the ranks at a special ceremony. The bespoke course was created for the school and made it the first in Essex to commit to it as a core option for students. https://t.co/jrbgtfnGmt https://t.co/9YuVTgFaVY

07/06/22

A group of 50 Year 10 students took part in the Jack Petchey “Speak Out” Challenge after being selected to boost confidence and give them an opportunity to shine. https://t.co/t53WRPAbWh

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07/06/22

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07/06/22

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07/06/22

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The brilliant students from performing on the podium stage at Stage 2 in Harlow. https://t.co/UDMdjq35Ub

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07/06/22

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And they’ve finished! Fantastic effort from students & staff of riding the cycle routes of Harlow to celebrate in Harlow today https://t.co/xngwqz3sft

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07/06/22

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We’ve now got and on the cycle tracks of Harlow celebrating today 🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️ https://t.co/9m1ZQFpl5E

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06/06/22

Students and staff enjoyed an inter-house singing contest. The lunchtime event gave the school community an opportunity to share some fun – while seeing an alternative side to their teachers. https://t.co/9lgsfZkL5W https://t.co/ha0EtvxaaH

01/06/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for a Pastoral Support Manager 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/tSzuPr45t0

27/05/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for a SEND Admin Assistant 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/dkKc5Nie2j

26/05/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for a Head of Year (Non-Teaching) 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/feEtK2vgk6

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06/05/22

We're looking for a caretaker to work with us on Saturdays. If you're interested and would like to discuss the role, please contact recruitment.org.uk https://t.co/DAAjTAt5tc

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04/05/22

A day away from the school timetable helped students to develop into responsible young adults as they took part in a drop-down day as part of their personal, social, health and economic education. https://t.co/APbjwHVoRT https://t.co/OUyJVVSVVk

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28/04/22

Year 11 student, Oliver Bayliss, has been invited to attend the National Mathematics Summer School with the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust. https://t.co/OCgBb5HlqW https://t.co/vMwnQJbuXD

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22/04/22

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Today we officially opened our new library space It was wonderful to see the students' excited faces at seeing all the lovely new books and fresh new space to enjoy. Lots of books were read and loaned out too https://t.co/h1p4MDIIVE

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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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