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16/12/19

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Dr Katherine Forsey

We are very much looking forward to working with the students in the studio and seeing their ideas grow in to published activities.

16/12/19

The BMAT STEM Academy Retweeted
Dave Ramsey

Thank you very much for coming in to see use again. The students really enjoyed the presentations and are very excited to continue developing their ideas further with .

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16/12/19

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Dr Katherine Forsey

Thoroughly impressed with the Year 10 & 11 students Academy who presented their activities to the team today. Their ideas were innovative, educational, fun and very well articulated. Great working with again too. https://t.co/u3KDuPRz4c https://t.co/U12ZJFzrYN

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16/12/19

The BMAT STEM Academy Retweeted
Dr Katherine Forsey

Excited to be heading back to Academy with . Since my last visit in July, Year 10 have been designing their own activities. Today they are presenting their work. I can't wait to see their creations! https://t.co/MLKum2H3O1 https://t.co/CxnH0eFpq5

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16/12/19

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Families flocked to check out a unique sixth form which offers the opportunity for students to study both academic and vocational courses at the same time. https://t.co/O2zTlBrsI1 https://t.co/UXbfopKFnp

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13/12/19

Students from had an amazing experience during their days , programming robots and using Virtual Reality, considering the future of pharmaceutics. Thank you to our sponsors, GSK for their continued support and the opportunities for our learners. https://t.co/Ks3m83UXqd

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06/12/19

Our Year 10’s working on perseverance, creativity, problem solving and team work based on the essential skills. A great way to finish the week learning employability skills. https://t.co/QtmMY3gjIp

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06/12/19

Year 10 students starting their activities on building their work and life skills in preparation for their work experience next week. https://t.co/v9QS13Y25W

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03/12/19

Students are really enjoying the live stream event this morning. https://t.co/qmEExpYo68

29/11/19

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High praise for our academy from "What BMAT is doing in Harlow is incredible. I have seen it in action in several BMAT schools. The Trust has made massive changes to this school and it has already seen incredible results." Well done to the team at https://t.co/imgVKWK3H6

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29/11/19

Our devoted school has received praise from a visiting politician. Robert , Harlow’s most recent MP, took a tour of BMAT STEM Academy and met with students studying , and . https://t.co/1dE21xrLqa https://t.co/raiwQuAkEB

26/11/19

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mary burges

Worth a read Creative subjects can be combined with STEM subjects. Research the links and discover the pathways. Relevant for GCSE options/A level subject choices and general career inspiration! https://t.co/ynRUsOXydO

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26/11/19

Our unique business focused school is sending teenagers out to the world of work once again as part of their studies. Year 11 students at BMAT STEM Academy undertook a week of work experience earlier this year to get a taste of the working world. https://t.co/GOoYh8xdeh https://t.co/3LkdB0CZvp

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20/11/19

WE ARE HIRING - Employment Engagement Officer We are looking for a highly motivated and creative Employment Engagement Officer to build links with local businesses and to ensure all students enjoy the best opportunities for workplace skills placements. https://t.co/7UprhQQyiT https://t.co/FVbCal7bbj

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19/11/19

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WE ARE HIRING - Estates and Facilities Assistants We are looking for Estates and Facilities Assistants on a temporary and casual relief basis. These roles have flexible working hours – weekdays, evenings and weekends. Email recruitment.org.uk Phone (01279) 621572 https://t.co/kpFHPunXxB

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19/11/19

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WE ARE HIRING - Catering Assistants We are looking for Catering Assistants on a temporary and casual relief basis. These roles are part-time during the school day, term-time only and flexible. Email recruitment.org.uk Phone (01279) 621572 https://t.co/IYV11rP3PW

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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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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

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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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

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

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Computer Science BTEC

What is Computer Science all about?

Computer Science has computational thinking at its core, helping students to develop the skills to solve problems, design systems and understand human and machine intelligence.  It allows students to apply the academic principles to real world systems in an exciting and engaging manner.

The Course

The course is a technical, work-related course designed for those wishing to learn how to be professionals in the computing industry. You will complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations and business scenarios.

Topics can include:

  • computer systems (hardware and installation)
  • big data (researching and using data)
  • spreadsheets and database development
  • graphic design and web scripting
  • programming
  • games development
  • mobile engineering
  • business use of social media

Mathematical concepts are at the very heart of computing, and you will need to understand concepts and number systems, whilst a keen interest in technology outside of the classroom is absolutely essential too.

Future careers linked to this subject:

Upon completion of further study, you would be able to pursue a career in:

  • software engineering
  • web and multimedia production
  • programming
  • systems analysis
  • hardware and software support
  • network engineering
  • computer games development

 

You may also choose to start work in the industry at a more junior level immediately after completing your Level 3; you can apply for positions such as IT technician or web developer.

How will I be assessed?

The course is delivered as a combination of theory and practical, and you will be assessed through both a portfolio and external assessment for core units set by the exam board.

Internal assessments use a wide variety of methods including presentations, reports, posters, podcasts, role-plays and interactive quizzes.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 5 including Maths and English Language. If taken Computer Science at GCSE we would require a grade 5 or vocational qualification equivalent.

 

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