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01/04/20

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More than 6,000 pieces of much-needed personal protection equipment (PPE) have been donated to the by the BMAT family of schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/2kuQZH6YbV https://t.co/N3GTShyrVC

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01/04/20

Do you have children or students interested in studying subjects? Teenagers looking for a future career in the STEM sector are being reminded there is still time to apply to join our unique school and sixth form. https://t.co/KadwVNf0MH https://t.co/Lyj0aHMvLC

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01/04/20

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Lucia Glynn

We’ve emptied our stocks across our schools and this morning ⁦⁩ has delivered over 3000 pieces of PPE equipment to the ⁦⁩ to protect those on the front line treating . https://t.co/A6v7BKLzeB

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31/03/20

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Miss Fleming

Calling all Year 11’s at thinking about studying A-level Biology, Chemistry,Physics or Maths- These books are currently free to download on amazon. You just need the kindle app on your phone. https://t.co/oLTb7EPPsz

24/03/20

Hi Mrs Broughton. Sorry about that! There is a link on our website homepage called ‘Home Learning’ and students can access all the activities in there. Students can also contact their teachers via their emails who will be available each day.

20/03/20

Hi all. We will send the other pictures to your student email accounts.

20/03/20

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Hayley De'Ath

Whole house self-isolating? Discuss the following then do some research on it: 1. How many NHS job roles can you name? 2. Apprenticeships are for people who aren't academic. 3. What job shortages are there in your area? Can you think of any more?!

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20/03/20

Year 11. We are so proud of you and everything you have achieved. While this year has not ended in the way we expected, you have demonstrated everyday how amazing you all are and we will miss you! We can’t wait to welcome many of you back for 6th Form. You are AWESOME! https://t.co/I3bjIRTZw6

18/03/20

We are particularly aware of concerns around exams and will advise on this as soon as possible. Please continue to use the website and our twitter feed for updates. Please relax and enjoy your evening and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow. (2 of 2)

18/03/20

Following the announcement from HM Government this afternoon, we went to assure all students and parents that we are working on our plans and will be communicating these as soon as we can. We will be open tomorrow until 3pm and Friday until 12:40pm as planned. (1 of 2)

12/03/20

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Thank you ☺️ for joining tonight to support and encourage the next generation to consider the for their career. I had no idea 💡 what I wanted to do at school in terms of a job, but I am thankful I choose healthcare https://t.co/um4tTZNQjN

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11/03/20

Thank you to all the prospective students and parents for coming to our sixth form open evening tonight, and to our amazing sponsors for their support. We had so many great conversations. So excited for the future. https://t.co/JzNT1VXKHh

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11/03/20

Today! Interested in studying subjects in Key Stage 5? Come along to our Sixth Form open evening (Harlow CM20) on Wednesday 11th March. Register online at https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/hU9OZG1DMw

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10/03/20

Tomorrow! Interested in studying subjects in Key Stage 5? Come along to our Sixth Form open evening (Harlow CM20) on Wednesday 11th March. Register online at https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/LuaZvnSQrE

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09/03/20

This Wednesday! Interested in studying subjects in Key Stage 5? Come along to our Sixth Form open evening (Harlow CM20) on Wednesday 11th March. Register online at https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/Ex0n72VUdX

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04/03/20

ONE WEEK TO GO! Interested in studying subjects in Key Stage 5? Come along to our Sixth Form open evening (Harlow CM20) on Wednesday 11th March. Register online at bmatsix.og https://t.co/tPXSIgPDEM

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03/03/20

Year 10 students learning to use our flight simulator. Why not come and have a go yourself? There are places for Year 10 and Year 12 students to join us in September. https://t.co/b6if3f1kph

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03/03/20

Interested in studying subjects in Key Stage 5? Come and visit BMAT STEM Academy in our state of the art building (Harlow CM20 3EZ) on Wednesday 11th March from 5pm. Register your interest online at https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/mUc7vzSS73

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28/02/20

We’ve had an amazing experience learning about roles and routes into medicine . Thank you so much for the opportunity to attend! https://t.co/jtNZHLRwFg

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27/02/20

Thank you to the team from for coming in and talking to our students about course options in subjects. https://t.co/drDpbMqyBN

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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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