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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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08/12/20

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Hundreds of families will receive much-needed food hampers from their child’s school to help them during the Christmas break. Essential food and Christmas goodies are being distributed to 895 Free School Meal families across BMAT’s schools in Essex. https://t.co/hZm8cE6hR4 https://t.co/dEWd9WMxJM

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07/12/20

OUR VIRTUAL TOUR IS NOW LIVE! You can explore our facilities online here - https://t.co/yMI9OnaY2L https://t.co/ziPPulyuFY

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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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Harlow Stories

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

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GCSE French

Why I should study French?

French is a major language of international communication. It is the second most widely learned language after English and the sixth most spoken language in the World. French is spoken by 220 million people on all 5 continents.  Some students choose to study French for their love of the language and the culture whereas others choose it because some of the best universities request the study of a language as an entrance requirement to their courses. Languages are life skills as they develop communication skills and adaptability. Learning a language gives an edge in the job market and increase travel and work opportunities abroad.

What does the French course involve?

The French GCSE Course is made of 4 papers with each weighing 25%.

Paper 1 – Listening

Understanding and responding to different types of spoken languages. It is a written examination worth 40 marks for the Foundation tier and 50 marks for the Higher tier examination-25% of the GCSE

Paper 2 – Speaking

Communication and interacting effectively in speech for a variety of purposes. This paper is worth 60 marks and 25% of the GCSE

Paper 3 – Reading

Understanding and responding to different types of written language. The Reading component is worth 60 marks and 25% of the GCSE.

Paper 4 – Writing

Communicating effectively in writing for a variety of purposes. The Writing component is worth 50 marks for the Foundation tier and 60 marks for the Higher tier. It forms 25% of the GCSE

How will I be assessed?

As outlined above you will sit 4 examinations. The examinations will cover 3 themes and Foundation tier students will be able to achieve grades 1 to 5 and Higher tier students will achieve grades 4 to 9.

 What are my options after GCSE?

 After the GCSE course, you can choose to continue to study French as it combines very well with other subjects in further studies. A successful completion of a Language GCSE will foster opportunities in the fields of Business, Marketing, Travel and Tourism amongst others. You can choose to pursue a AS Level in French or opt for an IB.  

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