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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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Curriculum in Years 10 & 11

For years 10 and 11 our Curriculum booklets outline the courses and level of qualification offered for each year group, and are downloadable from the menu on the left. The information is also available to view via the subject links in the menu on the left.

Aims of Our Curriculum 

Burnt Mill Academy is committed to providing a broad, balanced, accessible and inclusive curriculum for all our students. It is our aim to provide equally for the needs of all our students and offer support, where necessary, to allow access to the full curriculum. We aim for excellence for all and are committed to ensuring that students can enjoy their studies and achieve success.

We want to make sure that each student has a positive learning experience and we believe that our curriculum will motivate and engage students, challenging them to achieve to the very best of their ability.

We will ensure that, where possible, all students have the opportunity to study their preferred courses and they are provided with the necessary information, guidance and support that will enable them to make these important choices. 

Curriculum change and how it will affect you

All GCSE curriculums will change over the next two years. At GCSE, English Language, English Literature and Mathematics there have been changes to the curriculum from September 2015. The courses will be much more academically demanding and will be assessed by an examination at the end of year 11 only. More information about individual subjects can be found on the pages that follow.

E-BACC

The English Baccalaureate (E-Bacc) was introduced as a performance measure for schools in England in the 2010 performance tables. It is not a qualification. The measure recognises students that have achieved a C grade or better in 5 subjects from GCSE English, Mathe- matics, History or Geography, two Sciences, Computer Science and a modern foreign language. Students who are considering entry to a top university would be best advised to choose the E-Bacc subjects. All students, where possible, should do this too, for breadth and balance in their chosen courses. 

PROGRESS 8 

Progress 8 was introduced for all schools in 2016 and will replace the 5 A* - C measure. This is a great step forward for schools as it will calculate a students’ progress throughout the GCSE courses regardless of ability. Progress 8 encourages you to have a broad and balanced GCSE portfolio. There is strong governmental advice about the expected spread of subjects needed for all students regardless of what you wish to do, to keep you competitive in the future.

The table below shows how Progress 8 is calculated. The final GCSE scores from your best 8 are added together and then looked at against the score that you should have achieved.

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C

Mathematics and one English:

Any three from:

The English not used in column A can now be used in the calculation, or any 3 from:

MATHEMATICS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENGLISH LITERATURE

SCIENCE
COMPUTER SCIENCE FRENCH
SPANISH
GEOGRAPHY HISTORY

ART
DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
PERFORMING ARTS
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
BUSINESS
SOCIOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
CITIZENSHIP
RE
V-CERTS 

 

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