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25/02/21

We understand you will have questions following today’s announcement regarding GCSE and A-Level exams. We look forward to discussing this with you in more detail when we return to face to face teaching. We are so proud of the effort you continue to show in your lessons.

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12/02/21

. is the latest company to partner with BMAT STEM Academy. The company is celebrating the start of the relationship by offering all students an opportunity to take part in a week of virtual work experience. https://t.co/ApZ4WavLFU https://t.co/upeFyqmABJ

12/02/21

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New industry sponsor for STEM school https://t.co/8KQbMHFN2X

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12/02/21

Thank you to and for leading the live lesson for our final session. We all have so much more information about the opportunities available at all levels. There are so many exciting options out there! https://t.co/5pfnZ2EcGV

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11/02/21

Investors are being sought to give young people from deprived families in Harlow an opportunity to further their education. BMAT STEM Academy works to inspire young people to reach for their goals in STEM industries. https://t.co/kuOOxO2iSK https://t.co/XStchWBy1N

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11/02/21

A pharmaceutical apprentice is inspiring other teenagers to follow her career path. As part of National Week, Abbie Williams has shared details of her educational journey and work with pharmaceutical company . https://t.co/YyTeh7T1uf https://t.co/sk0DiX72Gk

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08/02/21

We’ve had the pleasure of chatting to Abbie, a former student, now completing an with for . Watch the video: https://t.co/DMUoM7dXBn. Loads of activities lined up this week for our students https://t.co/zwntU8Oxgc

04/02/21

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If teaching from home is leaving you with aches and pains, try Sarah Power's quick and easy chair yoga exercises https://t.co/jrEu74Dq0z

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04/02/21

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BMAT have vacancies for an IT Technician and a Senior IT Technician based in Harlow with frequent travel to Harlow and Epping schools. For more information visit - https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/tnjVlXa7rc

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04/02/21

Brilliant sixth formers have their sights set firmly on the country’s top universities. Year 12 students at BMAT STEM Academy are taking part in The Scholars Programme, giving them access to university style learning. https://t.co/p2DMA5AOmQ https://t.co/aFR5p46JAO

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29/01/21

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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/Q0yot71LNk

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28/01/21

A frontline doctor has inspired teenagers to strive for a career in medical science. Sixth form students from BMAT STEM Academy and attended a webinar by , a GP working in America. https://t.co/bCYIbPQq1r https://t.co/6vp31dWYVj

20/01/21

We’re thrilled to announce that in conjunction with Harlow Health Centres Trust, has secured bursaries worth £2000 to support 2 disadvantaged students to study sciences at University.

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19/01/21

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BMAT are recruiting additional staff to support the mass testing for COVID19 across our secondary schools in Newham (London), Harlow & Epping (Essex) and Stansted (Essex). Full details and application info: https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/sp3KUgt9K3

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13/01/21

There continues to be some excellent CAD work sent in by our year 10 students, who have been practicing using Blender to make more complex shapes and textures. This one looks good enough to eat... https://t.co/cNbQVeWGM1

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13/01/21

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The pupils launching onto today with will experience university-style learning and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to go on to, and excel at, highly-selective universities. See what some pupils will be studying below! https://t.co/x11Ev8UscT

06/01/21

Thank you students and staff for a brilliant start to our online learning. Looking forward to tomorrow already! Remember to check your teams calendars for tomorrow’s lessons.

04/01/21

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This school-age CoVID generation, who've absorbed lockdowns, school closures & tragedy, mirror the evacuated generation from 1939. Their experiences created a postwar generation of inventors, musicians, designers, politicians who'd look beyond obvious to create extraordinary.

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30/12/20

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BMAT are recruiting a new team to support the mass testing for COVID19 across our secondary schools in Newham (London), Harlow & Epping (Essex) and Stansted (Essex). Full details and application info: https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/l1QBVVnarb

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09/12/20

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Train to Teach with BMAT Education! A series of online events to help you get into teaching. For a full list of dates and links to join please visit https://t.co/wwbLPVwgYJ https://t.co/Or4B7zdpXv

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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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