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26/07/19

Students attending our business focused school have put all they have learnt into practise in the working world. Year 10 students at BMAT STEM Academy spent a week taking part in work experience. https://t.co/7GjvYTpfLd https://t.co/Z9vtbxw7eW

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19/07/19

How science features in the world around us was demonstrated to young scientists. on Tour brought the subject to students at BMAT STEM Academy. Fellow students from schools also got to experience the Careering Into Science show. https://t.co/z8nwuIM6AL https://t.co/pwsucb0EYE

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19/07/19

Quick-fire STEM challenges enabled students to practise all they have learnt in their specialist school. took their What’s In The Tray activity to BMAT STEM Academy. https://t.co/UyNSwMztmf https://t.co/UyNSwMztmf https://t.co/9X0WrdyHbP

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19/07/19

STEM students put all they had learnt into practise when they welcomed younger peers into their unique school. The STEM Creator Team – students with leadership roles – lead the Stemletts Day and welcomed Year 6 pupils into school. https://t.co/AfvMGAD3WC https://t.co/atKIWknTyI

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17/07/19

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Students were given an opportunity to sample their new school before they join in September. A group of 56 students will join Year 10 at BMAT STEM Academy in the new school year. They will be only the second cohort of students to join the school. https://t.co/wKEGlDXGMn https://t.co/pRfMWsPeYj

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16/07/19

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Students from three partner schools came together for their first shared trip abroad. BMAT schools , in Epping; and Academy, both in Harlow, gave their students an opportunity to visit Paris together. Full story - https://t.co/yecS598WrJ https://t.co/qtK3nF0Wbo

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16/07/19

Students were given an opportunity to sample their new school before they join in September. A group of 56 students will join Year 10 at BMAT STEM Academy in the new school year. They will be only the second cohort of students to join the school. https://t.co/wKEGlDXGMn https://t.co/pRfMWsPeYj

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16/07/19

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12/07/19

Thank you, Courtney has grown massively into a wonderful young woman x

12/07/19

This is part true! They are very entertaining

12/07/19

Thank you Simon, and thank you so much for giving up your time to work with our students.

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12/07/19

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Our winning engineering team who will be working with next term on one of their in house projects. The level of innovation was outstanding. https://t.co/RP1HdVEYTE

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12/07/19

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We’ve seen some amazing work from our students working with on their Chemistry, Biology and Engineering employer lead projects. So proud of all the students and their amazing work. https://t.co/o6db0D4CVY

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12/07/19

Our Senior STEM Leaders leading our students in celebration of their year, and the first cohort of students. We wish all our students and their families a wonderful summer. https://t.co/Wo0JwsI6gd

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12/07/19

Our winning engineering team who will be working with next term on one of their in house projects. The level of innovation was outstanding. https://t.co/RP1HdVEYTE

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12/07/19

We’ve seen some amazing work from our students working with on their Chemistry, Biology and Engineering employer lead projects. So proud of all the students and their amazing work. https://t.co/o6db0D4CVY

11/07/19

We’ve arrived safely back .

11/07/19

We are currently running about 20-30 minutes behind schedule but hope to be back at school before 4:30.

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11/07/19

It’s been a tiring day for some... https://t.co/yQ7RDPq8lW

11/07/19

We’ve had a great time at Thorpe Park! We’re all back on the bus and heading back to . We will keep you updated on progress.

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GCSE Astronomy

Most people are fascinated by the night sky and are interested in stories about our continuing exploration of our Solar System and Universe.

This course has been developed to build on that interest and to give an introduction to the subject of astronomy.

The course will enable you to understand our position in the Universe, the movements of planets and stars, the cycles in the night and daytime sky, and the way in which we use technology to observe and interact with space.

Students will follow an incredible story of how scientists, from ancient civilisations to the modern day, have used their imagination and carefully recorded visual measurement to explore the Universe in which we live. This course will also support your other sciences, deepening your knowledge and understanding of the universe.

Future prospects

  • Physicist
  • Product Assurance Engineer
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Aerospace propulsion

Companies you will work with

  • Airbus

Assessment

You will be assessed with two papers, one on astronomy with the naked eye, and one on astronomy through telescopes. These examinations are equally weighted.

Next steps

Prepares you as a learner for AS/A Level Physics to study Astronomy at University or a Higher level apprenticeship.

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