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23/09/22

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📢SIXTH FORM INFORMATION MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT 🏫Sir Frederick Gibberd College 🗓️Saturday 19th November ⏰10am - 12pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective Sixth Form students and families to our school https://t.co/HHUbF6erdh

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13/09/22

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Monday 19th September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday. Our schools will be closed on this date. Schools will resume at normal time on Tuesday 20th September. https://t.co/DJ2PVRmbKD

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09/09/22

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BMAT and our schools are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family at this time of national mourning. https://t.co/lPaBCTyGlX

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08/09/22

📢TONIGHT! It's Our Open Evening 🏫Burnt Mill Academy 🗓️Thursday 8th September ⏰5pm - 8:30pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school https://t.co/QsSDbbzrE0

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02/09/22

📢OPEN EVENING ANNOUNCEMENT 🏫Burnt Mill Academy 🗓️Thursday 8th September ⏰5pm - 8:30pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school https://t.co/QBX1sGVY36

01/09/22

Students earned more than £200 in free books for the school library by shopping at the Scholastic book fair. https://t.co/eJCvGVgTE8

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25/08/22

“The students have achieved some excellent individual results, and their successes are a real testament to their attitude to learning, their resilience and their commitment to achieving their aspirations.” https://t.co/gjnF8UdChq https://t.co/cCFBqC38At

24/08/22

Completing a university style project has inspired pupils to strive for further education as Year 9 and Year 10 students took part in The Brilliant Club programme. https://t.co/dEP8rJSmRh

08/08/22

Students in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 worked with the Hope Not Hate advocacy group. Workshops focused on language and the impact our words have on other people. https://t.co/wRfo3vYeFC

28/07/22

Drama studies were brought to life as students took a trip to the West End. A group of 40 Year 7 students watched Les Misérables in London. The reward trip tied in with their studies on the play in their drama lessons. https://t.co/aQ9BxeqWfN

11/07/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for an SEN Co-Educator 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/O4untg2KgB

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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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Robert Halfon MP ➡️Working Hard for Harlow⬅️

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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French

2 year course - Starting in Year 9 Only
Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 8658

What will students learn about?

Understand and provide information and opinions about these contexts relating to a range of topics relevant to the student and that of other people, including people in countries / communities where French is spoken. Some of these topics include:

  • Leisure, free time and the media
  • Relationships and choices
  • Holidays
  • Home and the environment
  • Work and education
  • School/ college and future plans,
  • Current and future jobs.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will develop a range of skills including reading, writing and listening skills. Students will also develop:

  • an understanding of French in a variety of contexts.
  • knowledge of French vocabulary and structures
  • transferable language learning skills
  • the ability to communicate effec- tively in French
  • awareness and understanding of countries and communities where French is spoken. 

How will students’ learning be assessed?

GCSE French has a Foundation Tier (grades 1–5) and a Higher Tier (grades 4–9). Students must take all four question papers at the same tier. All question papers must be taken in the same series.

  • Listening exam: (25% of GCSE)

35 minutes (Foundation Tier), 45 minutes (Higher Tier)

  • Speaking Exam: (25% of GCSE)

7–9 minutes (Foundation Tier) + preparation time
The format of the speaking exam is the same as Foundation Tier and High- er Tier, but with different stimulus questions for the Photo card and differ- ent stimulus materials for the Role-play. The timings are different too: Role-play – (2 minutes at Foundation Tier; 2 minutes at Higher Tier) -Photo card – (2 minutes at Foundation Tier; 3 minutes at Higher Tier) -General conversation – (3–5 minutes at Foundation Tier; 5–7 minutes at Higher Tier)

  • Written exam: (25% of GCSE)

45 minutes (Foundation Tier), 1 hour (Higher Tier)

  • Reading exam: (25% of GCSE)

1 hour (Foundation Tier), 1 hour 15 minutes (Higher Tier)

What can students’ progress on to after completing this course?

Students could complete an A level in French Translating, interpreting, teaching.

What grades can students access?

Grades 9-1

 

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