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03/07/20

Hi Sarah. I’m sorry to hear that. Could you please email me (Dave Ramsey, Assistant Headteacher) at ramseyd.org.uk.

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25/06/20

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Out Now! The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/aqc2Xy6VVz https://t.co/vQykuMBGEI

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23/06/20

It’s so great to see some of our Year 10 students back today for their core subjects. We look forward to seeing the others online for our Teams lessons on Thursday. https://t.co/cvzr0iLC8v

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22/06/20

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BMAT STEM Academy in Harlow, Essex, have a vacancy for an Office Manager (Maternity Cover). For more information visit - https://t.co/V8EXpDvzBq https://t.co/C1SfunKfzf

17/06/20

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Our virtual exhibition is open for another two days for you to view the latest plans for PHE Harlow. You can access the virtual room by any web browser on laptop, computer, phone or tablet at https://t.co/mvsgkxDmBo. The feedback period ends on Friday.

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16/06/20

Due to the current climate, we have extended our application window for Years 10 and 12 to join us in September. Contact us for more information. https://t.co/Ct07jJdaAr

10/06/20

Hi Mrs Broughton. Mrs Pinnock is going to be reaching out to the STEM students over the coming months as well as working at the STEM Academy when we return.

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09/06/20

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Students at BMAT secondary schools in Essex and London are being given direct access to their own careers advisor during lockdown. Mikaela Pinnock, BMAT careers guidance professional, is hosting virtual one to one guidance sessions with Year 10 students. https://t.co/oW8bz8Z5pa https://t.co/9PuqmbfBz4

21/05/20

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And the Set Design challenge winner is...... (watch this space. It has only just begun 😉) https://t.co/3FKJUDpZte

20/05/20

Thank you Rhiannon, and thank you for all the time and support you give us.

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20/05/20

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- Thank you to the tremendous teachers and support staff working so hard at this time for the students. https://t.co/RnwQZGV1hn

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20/05/20

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Disadvantaged children have been provided with digital devices and unlimited broadband by their school to enable them to learn at home. https://t.co/gYx4PDbGaq https://t.co/oo3YYN5ZE7

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06/05/20

An endurance racer has not let lockdown stop him from completing an extreme challenge. With large events cancelled due to the Coronavirus, Mr Ramsey was keen to find another way to stay active. https://t.co/McCJIn7Iom https://t.co/GGb4g36Oip

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06/05/20

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BMAT are looking for community governors to work with our schools based in Epping, Harlow, Stansted (Essex) and Newham (London). For more info and to apply please contact governance.org.uk https://t.co/4PeEmoUn0z

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28/04/20

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Despite fighting for his life earlier this year, John Childs is doing all he can to support BMAT during the Coronavirus pandemic. He was left critically ill in January when a routine operation to remove kidney stones resulted in sepsis and pancreatitis. https://t.co/61UTG7i36g https://t.co/mYwBlpL2th

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23/04/20

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We were proud to receive this photo from in Harlow who have made 250 masks for the local Princess Alexandra Hospital. The masks will be safely delivered in Gratnells medical trays that are treated with antimicrobial additive. https://t.co/WcofxADlV1 https://t.co/MxxlvfhL7x

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23/04/20

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We were proud to receive this photo from in Harlow who have made 250 masks for the local Princess Alexandra Hospital. The masks will be safely delivered in Gratnells medical trays that are treated with antimicrobial additive. https://t.co/GNAYQ4cdpU https://t.co/aX5eH4nSlp

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23/04/20

Hundreds of safety visors to protect workers have been produced by our school. BMAT STEM Academy has close links with industry in and around the town which act as sponsors of the school, including . https://t.co/LgrURpQN63 https://t.co/9NiS7bhqto

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17/04/20

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Surgeons of the future got to learn more about the profession at an exclusive event. A group of students from , and , were given the opportunity to attend the Barber-Surgeons’ Hall in London. https://t.co/nFro3uPAkQ https://t.co/yNszmPPBxD

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14/04/20

Students will benefit from a six-figure investment in their school’s facilities. BMAT STEM Academy has seen a raft of improvements to its building, thanks to a £510,000 capital grant from the Department for Education. https://t.co/QsuArG2rzB https://t.co/q5XSoLiUWE

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GCSE Engineering

Why should I study engineering?


Engineering is a large and growing sector of employment in the UK with almost half a million people currently working as engineers in the UK, and millions more worldwide. It is an interesting, and well-paid job with opportunities across the globe in a wide range of disciplines.


What does the course involve?


The engineering GCSE course is divided into 6 units:


1. Engineering materials
2. Engineering manufacturing processes
3. Mechanical and electronic systems
4. Testing and evaluation
5. The impact of modern technologies
6. Practical engineering skills


You will complete theory and practical sessions to help you build your knowledge and skills in the different areas.


How will I be assessed?
60% of your grade will be based on an exam at the end of the course. 40% of your grade will come from a piece of extended coursework where you will design and manufacture a product that uses both electrical and mechanical systems to solve a given problem. It is one of the few GCSEs that still include coursework that counts towards your grade.


What are my options after GCSE?


After the GCSE course, you can choose to continue to study engineering at Level 3, both as a single or double option at BMAT STEM Academy. Many students often choose to combine this course with Maths, Physics, Chemistry or Design courses. You could also choose to study a full-time engineering or construction course at college, or take up an apprenticeship.


Engineering is offered by a large number of UK and international universities, and increasingly, companies are offering degree apprenticeships where you work and study while being paid. There are not enough engineers in the UK so you are almost guaranteed employment in an engineering sector.


What should I do to prepare for the course?


Engineers need to be comfortable with maths and physics so it is important to continue to work on these areas. You will also need to build your skills using technical drawing software like Techsoft 2D Design and build your understanding of isometric, orthographic and perspective drawing. Videos explaining all of these can be found on YouTube.

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