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20/09/18

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Mr. L. Davis

My GCSE Sociology class at have gone absolutely giddy as I gave them multi link cubes to help them understand sampling techniques. Went down a STORM! https://t.co/uLmnhZAkev

20/09/18

A great presentation from on career paths and future destinations https://t.co/VOqSq7ZWlL

19/09/18

A reminder that the PTA are hosting an outdoor cinema night this Saturday. For tickets - please go to https://t.co/OyXZKECfAO

19/09/18

Thanks for joining our governors Mr Solomonides! https://t.co/h2Irz9uVRt

12/09/18

This Saturday is the start of our Saturday school sessions for GCSE PE with Mr Becko! Looking forward to seeing our dedicated year 11 students at 9am

07/09/18

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SFG

Looking forward to meeting prospective pupils and parents tomorrow morning. See you all at 10am at Burnt Mill Academy.

05/09/18

Great hearing from regarding at our open evening tonight. Such an exciting time for education within our Trust!

05/09/18

This is great! https://t.co/bu1lYcdInU

31/08/18

Wow - what a great day with our passionate and dedicated staff planning our next stage in school improvement. Exceptional progress, behaviour and experiences for all. Can’t wait to see the students on Monday!

30/08/18

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SFG

Join us on 8 Sep, 10am at Burnt Mill to find out more information and how to apply for a place in Year 7. https://t.co/K56OIayt7R

28/08/18

Looking forward to seeing our wonderful students on Monday 3rd September at 8.45am for another exceptional year! https://t.co/zaWfLeHR2z

26/08/18

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BMAT Media Officer

. & not letting the rain stop them representing at the ! Real community spirit on show today https://t.co/jo6TardGiQ

26/08/18

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Mrs D Conlon

is at the We have , , and of course https://t.co/McwVyT9dV7

24/08/18

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Teri-Leigh Jones

This school will be brilliant - trust me, I know the head! https://t.co/yuioptDiMc

24/08/18

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Kelly Clark

Fantastic I secured for day at client https://t.co/ygrZwF14gx

24/08/18

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SFG

Come along to find out more about our school and how to apply for a Year 7 place. https://t.co/yB310mkBsX

23/08/18

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Robby West

Was day today. Went to who have a specialist dyslexia unit to help students with exams. https://t.co/gFW9jJ1BV8

09/08/18

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Kelly Clark

Things certainly didn't slow down for my client before the summer break. Just take a look at the I secured for in July for an idea of how busy they were... https://t.co/JSdkNk83uN

20/07/18

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BMAT Media Officer

MERSEA TRIP BOOSTS STUDENTS' CONFIDENCE. Full story - https://t.co/nF6Ogr0jQp https://t.co/3sclshEkug

18/07/18

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BMAT Media Officer

Students at visit Danish friends - https://t.co/OrlixI8w5B https://t.co/lk9VleWPiH

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Hope Not Hate

Hope Not Hate

Posted: 18th September 2017

Teenagers are learning to be better citizens with a course looking at fairness, equality and prejudice.

The Hope Not Hate project is working with Forest Hall School, in Stansted, to open students’ eyes to UK politics and ways of life.

Weekly sessions challenge students to take part in tasks to spark debate and get them to consider different scenarios in both their local and wider communities.

Andrew Easter, subject lead for humanities, said: “We want to make our students more rounded people so they can go out into the real world and contribute to society. The idea is to open their eyes and make them more aware of the world around them.

“The project also helps students to better understand politics which is of benefit when it comes to house elections within school.”

During Year 9’s first session, they took part in a trading game where each team was unknowingly given inadequate equipment for the task, forcing them to trade with their classmates.

Owen Jones, from Hope Not Hate, has been working with the school since Christmas. He said: “The game is rigged so one team is destined to win from the outset to spark a discussion around fairness. That then leads on to looking at what is fair in society and how some people are not given adequate resources and yet are expected to achieve the same things. It’s about demonstrating peoples’ circumstances are not always black and white.

“By the end of the course, students will have a better understanding of how prejudice and discrimination manifest themselves. They will take away with them tips to help make their communities more inclusive and friendly places to live.”

Originally from Canada, but growing up in Essex, Mr Jones told students how it was attending university in Leicester which got him thinking about equality.

He said: “Leicester is the most multi-cultural city outside of London and is where I learned the idea of everyone having a fair chance in life and removing barriers which stop them achieving what they want in life.”

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