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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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Dr Rhiannon Lowe

- 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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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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