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22/07/20

The first cohort of teenagers set to join a new STEM sixth form are preparing to take on a research project this summer. https://t.co/zATKwjuTy3 https://t.co/xCUMWgEkdO

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15/07/20

A wealth of work experience opportunities is being given to young people, despite lockdown restrictions. Students are being offered a range of online experiences to develop their industry knowledge. https://t.co/iE6F5yw8R6 https://t.co/qiBQ1GZpAU

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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- 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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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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