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27/01/23

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Robert Halfon MP ➡️Working Hard for Harlow⬅️

Great to have , , and students joining me today to find out what opportunities are available to them when they leave school and college! 💪⭐️🪜 https://t.co/j9XkAJkUU1

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27/01/23

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Robert Halfon MP ➡️Working Hard for Harlow⬅️

Delighted to meet Madison, Jekaterina and Sophie from who study Engineering and 3D Design and are finding out about future job opportunities! https://t.co/0Ho6qS46K1

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04/01/23

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Happy New Year 🎉 This morning we welcomed back our teaching and support staff to our schools. 😀 Smiles all round as they prepare in anticipation of our students returning tomorrow. https://t.co/UbV199lNn9

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16/12/22

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Merry Christmas to all our students, staff and families. We hope you enjoy the festive break. 🎅🎄❄️☃️ https://t.co/9nrG8Eb1dN

12/12/22

School will be closed today due to the snow creating hazardous conditions. Work will be posted on Teams. Please email staff if you have any questions. Stay safe!

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08/12/22

Absolutely brilliant day for our sponsor project winners learning about how medicines are made. Thank you to all the wonderful staff. https://t.co/HtXgczcvXI

02/11/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for a Catering Supervisor 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/eW2L4PQXpM

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31/10/22

📢OPEN EVENING REMINDER 🏫 🗓️WEDNESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER ⏰6pm - 8pm 📚For Year 10 and Year 12 intake. We look forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school. https://t.co/QJtF5C9EMW

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14/10/22

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👋 Are you ready for BMAT? ✅ View our current vacancies on our website - https://t.co/GJjumrvddf https://t.co/CoBUsn4lkF

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14/10/22

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I am proud to represent in being a Governor at . It was amazing to see such an amazing turn out at this evening’s open evening and have the opportunity to share the work experience we help organise at our local hospital https://t.co/zRXobEBCfW

13/10/22

Our Oxbridge applications are in, students already have apprenticeship offers in place and interviews lined up for jobs in the city. Join us at our open evening tonight from 6pm - 8pm to learn about our opportunities at sixth form and KS4

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07/10/22

📢OPEN EVENING ANNOUNCEMENT 🏫 🗓️1⃣ THURSDAY 13th OCTOBER 🗓️2⃣ WEDNESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER ⏰6pm - 8pm 📚For Year 10 and Year 12 intake. We look forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school. https://t.co/9hncEhrnNt

30/09/22

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"This is about us, as a Trust, making provision for children with SEND as simple and as impactful as possible." BMAT is overhauling its curriculum focus to ensure children with SEND are at the forefront of education. https://t.co/hPqM7iPloq

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13/09/22

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Monday 19th September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday. Our schools will be closed on this date. Schools will resume at normal time on Tuesday 20th September. https://t.co/DJ2PVRmbKD

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09/09/22

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BMAT and our schools are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family at this time of national mourning. https://t.co/lPaBCTyGlX

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26/08/22

“I felt quite proud and excited for my results.” Congratulations Barbara! https://t.co/7sbF1EVXIN https://t.co/xNiOz613X1

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26/08/22

“I am pretty happy with my results.” Congratulations Ashley! https://t.co/7sbF1EDOuF https://t.co/jljEBn157c

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25/08/22

“We are encouraged by the results and by the young professionals these students have developed into.” https://t.co/1kyxEpa9mu https://t.co/qS0zKrSpcG

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22/08/22

“I was so glad to get my A in computer science.” Congratulations Ashton! https://t.co/b9ippY98r1 https://t.co/3GWVpQuXf3

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GCSE Computer Science

GCSE Computer Science is engaging and practical, encouraging creativity and problem solving.

Why do we teach this course?

Computer literacy is an increasingly vital skill that is sought in almost all professions. The ability to code is now in demand for careers from health to engineering. This course helps students to become more fluent and confident using computers, which supports their learning across other subjects, particularly in areas like Computer Aided Design in 3D and Engineering, as well as how to use computers to analyse data and information which is vital for maths, statistics and the sciences.

What will you study?

It encourages students to develop their understanding and application of the core concepts in computer science. Students also analyse problems in computational terms and devise creative solutions by designing, writing, testing and evaluating programs.

They will have the opportunity to define success criteria from a given problem, and then create suitable algorithms to achieve the success criteria. Students then code their solutions in a suitable programming language, and check its functionality using a suitable and documented test plan. Finally they will evaluate the success of their solution and reflect on potential developments for the future.

Future prospects

  • Software Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Games Designer

Assessment

GCSE Computer Science is now assessed through two written examinations. Each exam is worth 50%. Students will undertake a Programming Project in their final year which supports the development of understanding across the whole specification.

Next steps

AS/A Level Computer Science; Cambridge Technical Award in Digital Media; Cambridge Technical Award in IT or Level 2/L3 apprenticeship.

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