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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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Applied Science Level 3

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science

Why should I study Applied Science?

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science is an excellent starting point for anyone who sees their future career in Science. It covers a wide range of topics across biology, chemistry and physics and will also allow you to acquire a high level of practical laboratory skills

What does the course involve?

The Extended Diploma in Applied Science comprises of 13 units of which 7 are mandatory.

The Mandatory units include:

Principles and Applications of Science I Practical Scientific Procedures and their Techniques
Science Investigation Skills Lab Techniques and their Application
Principles and Application of Science II Investigative Project
Contemporary Issues in Science  

There are 19 optional units available: - of which 4 would be studied, examples include:

Physiology of Human Body Systems Diseases and Infections
Biomedical Science Industrial Chemical Reactions
Material Science Medical Physics Applications

 

How will I be assessed?

BTEC Nationals are assessed using a combination of internal assessments, which are set and marked by teachers, and external assessments, which are set and marked by Pearson external examiners. Mandatory units 1,3,5,and 7 are assessed externally. The external assessment could be in the form of an examination where all learners take the same assessment at the same time, normally with a written outcome or set tasks where learners take the assessment during a defined window and demonstrate understanding through the completion of a vocational task. Each unit will be graded Unclassified (U) and will not be certificated, or Pass (P), Merit (M), Distinction (D) or Distinction* and the unit grades accumulated to give a final award of upto D*D*D*.   

What are my options after completion of the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science?

The course had been designed as a two-year, full-time course that meets the entry requirements for learners who want to progress to higher education courses in the applied science sector, such as biomedical science, analytical and forensic science, physical science; or take a general route for further study in the sector. Employability skills, such as team working, entrepreneurialism, and practical hands-on skills have been built into the design of the course.

What should I do to prepare for the course?

Learners need to be motivated to work consistently and independently to achieve the requirements of the qualifications. Learners need to understand the importance of meeting assignment deadlines, that all the work submitted for assessment must be their own.  A series of induction materials are available on BMAT STEM Academy 6th form page.

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