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02/12/20

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BMAT have a vacancy for an IT Technician based in Harlow with frequent travel to Harlow and Epping schools. For more information visit - https://t.co/S8JKVKTrRg https://t.co/4QQU3Ess2r

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24/11/20

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Proud to feature in our November edition of Stories magazine! Thanks for sharing your about your new industry sponsor, offering students opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Read our online version here 👉 https://t.co/w7Kxjh28iz https://t.co/JRnMzwJJCp

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22/11/20

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Proud to feature in our November edition of Stories magazine! Thanks for sharing your about your new industry sponsor, offering students opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Read our online version here 👉 https://t.co/Abe7fBI6ly https://t.co/aIzOWnL8nF

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20/11/20

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Due to the current postholder taking up a wider role within the trust, Magna Carta Primary Academy in Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, have a vacancy for a Head of School/Headteacher. For more information visit - https://t.co/lkYgzc1sjg https://t.co/pIWASstmK6

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20/11/20

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BMAT have a vacancy for an IT Technician based in (Harlow) with frequent travel to Harlow and Epping schools. For more information visit - https://t.co/NRnG3NguSl https://t.co/bSepWad4dx

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13/11/20

Our unique school has been praised for preparing young people for the skilled jobs of the future. visited the school to see how it has evolved since opening two years ago and launching its sixth form in September. https://t.co/Ysy6dvAo2v https://t.co/ArwxwWdj0h

12/11/20

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Harlow & Gilston Garden Town

Check out the new edition of Stories, celebrating local business & organisations! 💻Inside 👩‍🎓Study opportunities at 👑Anne, Princess Royal visits CAB 🍺Focus on 🚴eCargo Bikes! Enjoy! https://t.co/YtEMyOMqY7

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11/11/20

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"Mark Hall Academy looks forward to the next phase of its development." in Harlow will be joining BMAT to oversee and steer the next phase of its development. https://t.co/5ZPUBnI3TY https://t.co/tA1ZeoPngc

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03/11/20

Social distancing & enforced bubbles are not standing in the way of young adults planning their futures. While the C19 crisis means students must stay within their school for lessons, BMAT STEM is ensuring the rules do not create a barrier to opportunities https://t.co/TE5MmzcRKl https://t.co/xhMAxV7Aub

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03/11/20

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We have vacancies for Supervisors and Assistants within our Estates & Facilities team. We are building a brand new team for and will be mobilising our new state of the art academy building in the new year. Find our more and apply here: https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/K5CF6IOjKF

17/10/20

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Robert Halfon MP -Working Hard for Harlow-

Thank you. I really enjoyed my visit.

16/10/20

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Dr Rhiannon Lowe

Thankyou for engaging students today - showing applications of bioengineering. https://t.co/rvHed5xYLB

16/10/20

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Dr Rhiannon Lowe

Fabulous to see virtual engagement- look forward to supporting/ delivering more. Thankyou and for inspirational STEAMM.. https://t.co/WMZ8Q85hZ2

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16/10/20

Thank you so much for inspiring our students with the fascinating talk on . Thanks as well to our sponsors and Governor for their support in bringing this together. Many budding bioengineers in the making! https://t.co/Z7joF3oMjD

16/10/20

Thank you so much for your time. The students really enjoyed the talk and a couple of year 10 students have already expressed an interest in pursuing a career in Bioengineering.

16/10/20

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Dr. Tina Chowdhury

Great to speak with the students today.

14/10/20

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Robert Halfon MP -Working Hard for Harlow-

Well worth a visit Harlow UTC 👇 https://t.co/VRD3KdcnkW

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14/10/20

BMAT STEM Academy is a unique Year 10-13 specialist school in Harlow, Essex. To book a guided tour, apply for Sixth Form, view our prospectus and find out more please visit https://t.co/wI5OGqH0U0 https://t.co/kxPDbKdzNA

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09/10/20

Inspired by our sponsors STEM project, year 10 have been constructing and testing their boat designs. The record so far holds 1.4kg using only 200x200mm of foam board. Yet another use for a tray! Book a tour to join us next year: https://t.co/wI5OGqH0U0 https://t.co/IVIW5ANyme

07/10/20

Students are monitoring the changing numbers during the day and are going to feedback their findings to our SLT. We’re very proud of 97/100, monitoring the temperature, noise levels, CO2, humidity and air pressure and air pollution of our room.

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Computer Science A Level

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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