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11/11/19

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Current Vacancies - We have a variety of teaching and non teaching roles available across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/NVv0yhJHSn

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06/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

Thank you to everyone that was able to join us yesterday 😁👍 | | Let us know & share with others what you learnt and what you’ll be taking forwards into practice ✅ https://t.co/FpMu6c2kOK

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06/11/19

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One week to go! Join us at School on Tuesday 12th November to continue ! Register your interest online at https://t.co/Mp11JwgekH https://t.co/6SQ2Gm8Ew0

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05/11/19

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Dr. Gunasekera aspires to be like his hero Columbo using https://t.co/4uIp1qGynZ

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05/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

Dr. Andy Morris opens today’s conference | | https://t.co/fUYDM6AR3N

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05/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

“Dignity & respect are at the heart of Patient-centred care” https://t.co/UoFm46o5Jz

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05/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

Jacqui Graves talking about human rights at the end of life ‘valuing each other equally, fairly and with dignity & respect’ | | https://t.co/kuzxbJqjJA

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05/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

| | at Powerful messages delivered from about the role of empathy & action in the delivery of https://t.co/8xwZWDHAPf

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04/11/19

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Wonderful to see so many past and present students of our schools performing for and at ’s brilliant fireworks display this evening 🎇 https://t.co/NYpbHvI6tD

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26/10/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

🗓 Hold the date 🗓 Remember, remember the 5th of November ✅ Delirium Conference at (see video) it’s back... This year the focus will be on: | | Book your place today: https://t.co/FhUmAml1Sa 😁👍 https://t.co/NgWixkjJff https://t.co/8kmlp6ENv7

24/10/19

Thank you so much for coming! We’re glad you found the evening so useful. https://t.co/dqNUL3CmpW

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24/10/19

It was great to see so many prospective students and parents at our Sixth Form info evening. If you would like to book a tour of our school please contact us! https://t.co/XV1KxzjKdP https://t.co/9Xef4DCOn0

24/10/19

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Thanks for an informative evening , nice to see the joint partnership with the 2 BMAT 6 forms ESJ and STEM

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23/10/19

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BMAT sixth forms launch unique curriculum packages.https://t.co/aJVaVxd65P https://t.co/NxlJO5niPL

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23/10/19

Our Sixth Form information evening is today! Come along from 4pm - 7pm to find out more about what we offer in this state of the art facility in the centre of town. You can register your interest online at https://t.co/8N1ScSnes1 https://t.co/S8jG8MtCR5

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22/10/19

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Our specialist academy is launching a Sixth Form. Come and find out all about at their information evening this Wednesday! Right next to Harlow College - find out more and register your interest at https://t.co/8ZMxCYuRLD https://t.co/UCQIFW6qLz

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21/10/19

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Sixth Forms & have launched a unique curriculum to cater for whatever path students want to take. Whether looking to study A-levels, vocational courses or specialise in STEM subjects, the sixth forms have created a curriculum to suit. https://t.co/f6BWY7FTrn https://t.co/f4wuiLH0vj

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21/10/19

Our Sixth Form information evening is this Wednesday! You can register your interest online and come and meet our staff in our state of the art facility in central Harlow. Visit https://t.co/8N1ScSnes1 for more info and registration. https://t.co/USLIyK1LAz

17/10/19

All students will be getting one-to-one post 16 and careers advice over the coming weeks to help them make the right choices for their futures.

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Gratnells Engineering inspires school students to consider careers in STEM

Gratnells Engineering inspires school students to consider careers in STEM

Posted: 24th January 2019

The Harlow-based manufacturer is committed to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing subjects to young people and recently welcomed local school students on-site for a day of activities.

Historically known as the leading name in school storage in over 68 countries of the world (and the producer of the iconic Gratnells Tray) Gratnells Engineering has developed into a multi-sector manufacturer capable of providing high-volume laser cutting, powder coating and bespoke metal solutions to a wide range of customers.

The company has previously supported campaigns such as the F1 in Schools’ program, the Year of Engineering and most recently, has developed key relationships with educational institutions in the local area such as BMAT STEM Academy. The business has become a Gold Level sponsor to the school this year, which will see them provide support and opportunities for students to further their understanding of manufacturing and play a role in product development.

As part of this initiative, the Gratnells factory recently welcomed a group of 20 BMAT STEM students on-site, giving presentations about the company history, providing insight into areas such as quality control and delivering experiences such as tours of the impressive facilities. The students were introduced to the different roles and responsibilities found in a typical manufacturing environment and were set an activity to evaluate a real, current prototype product using evaluation sheets, followed by making prototype designs and layouts for their own ideas.

Every student completed a feedback form at the end of the day and these almost unanimously stated the tour of the impressive Gratnells facility was the favourite part of the day. This included a chance to see some exciting Powder Coating, Injection Moulding and Laser Cutting machinery in action, producing many of the classroom tools and equipment they use in school every day. Designed to showcase the variety of manufacturing solutions Gratnells Engineering provides, students also had the opportunity to witness primary metal work, such as drilling, tapping, folding and welding; as well as foam cutting and vac forming taking place.

The importance of health and safety in the factory environment was reiterated throughout with the wearing of high vis jackets and following of specified walkways and crossings.

Dave Ramsey, Assistant Head Teacher at BMAT STEM, said “The students had a brilliant experience and a number of them have said that they want to work for Gratnells in the future! We really appreciate all the effort the team put into the students’ experience both on the day and the impact working with the company is having on their learning. Students have been inspired and can’t wait to start using some of the ideas in lessons and in their project work.”

Chloe Winyard, Gratnells Engineering Marketing Assistant, commented, “The students from BMAT STEM were so engaged and came up with some really brilliant ideas. We are delighted the tour in particular proved popular and we hope to have inspired some of the students to consider a future career in a STEM subject. Grantells Engineering has a long history of offering opportunities to students and just last year saw three apprentices convert into full-time members of staff.”

Chloe is herself working towards a CIM qualification - further evidence she says, of her employer’s commitment to education, “By supporting my continued development, Gratnells Engineering are showing they truly believe in personal progression. If we continue to show the importance to keep learning ourselves, we hope we can inspire others to do the same.”

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