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15/02/19

Teenage sociology students got a taste of what studying the subject would be like at university. Year 9, 10 and 11 students from Forest Hall School visited to experience an interactive sociology lecture. Full story - https://t.co/06AhmNxR1p https://t.co/OFoJakFJND

13/02/19

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Mr. L. Davis

This month at we are celebrating recognising the struggle for equality for over 50 years! This display is on show outside the library until the end of the month. https://t.co/0xky3RyEB3

13/02/19

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Goodie bags ready for the students Breakfast with Ms Jones was a great way to start the day! https://t.co/rXAqqnb3GT

13/02/19

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Character Chris faced with the horror of his irresponsible actions when driving. As well as driving under the influence and speeding he was distracted by passengers causing fatal consequences.Great session today https://t.co/f0CbB0gSfU

13/02/19

An evening of celebration saw former students welcomed back to Forest Hall School. The class of 2018, who left Year 11 in the summer, were invited back to school to collect their GCSE certificates and receive various awards across the subjects. Full story https://t.co/9k2CCkRsTq

06/02/19

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New vacancies have been added to our website. A variety of teaching and support roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/S5v0fwV9Yh

04/02/19

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It was a pleasure to work with such motivated young people in such an amazing school. Forest Hall School really do nurture every young person to be the best they can be. https://t.co/hGiaHTherA

04/02/19

A big thank you to for the exceptional careers day for our Year 7s. Feedback from students was overwhelming positive!

04/02/19

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There future is bright https://t.co/rWIecHiors

04/02/19

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Busy week for Aspire starting with today. We are holding a careers event at and also holding a motivational workshop at Harlow Job Centre

04/02/19

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Exciting projects happening in 2019 | to phase out single-use plastic bottles in bid to be more eco-friendly | https://t.co/Tnd54FXYi2

01/02/19

School is open today as usual! Take extra care travelling to and from school. We are advising students to ensure they wear appropriate footwear. School will close at 3.20pm to enable staff, parents/carers and students to travel home safely.

31/01/19

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My AMAZING GCSE Sociology students visiting on Tuesday. It was amazing to show them where I studied for my degree and they learned so much about studying sociology and university life. Thanks for having us! https://t.co/pwSLvpKc4M

30/01/19

Please take extra care travelling to and from school today. School open as normal.

29/01/19

The Government recently announced it wants all schools to be free of single use plastic by 2022. But, has been working with , the compliance provider, to make its community as eco-friendly as possible for some time. Full story - https://t.co/3B7gwnJgik https://t.co/06L6xRRQ5N

28/01/19

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We have plans in the making for something exciting and never been done before 😉 Schools - keep an eye on those inboxes! 🤫 https://t.co/xI8rofDdIy

28/01/19

Families had a brighter Christmas, thanks to Stansted students. Students from Forest Hall School volunteered to hand out leaflets to shoppers at informing them about Bishops Stortford food bank. Full story - https://t.co/d3pAJPwG7A https://t.co/khOft3vBN3

28/01/19

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Current Vacancies in a variety of roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/Sua5F6y41z

26/01/19

Feeling very proud watching our exceptional students perform at the regional final of Glee Challenge!

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Graphic Products

Exam Board: Edexcel

Course code / Specification number: 2GRO1

Level of qualification: GCSE

What will the students learn about?

The Graphics course aims to promote the careful and thoughtful use of graphic materials using paper, card, board, foam board, sheet plastics, and rigid foam and joining materials.

To use processes in Design and Technology to become effective and independent learners

To design and make quality products

To analyse existing products and produce different solutions to a need (decision making skills)

To understand the importance of designing and making in society and their influence on lifestyles

To develop more analytical and creative skills in relation to existing solutions and good design.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will:

  • Design, plan and make products using graphic skills, card, paper, thin plastic sheet
  • Investigate the performance characteristics of materials
  • Work with a range of tools and equipment, including new technologies
  • Trial processes and techniques used in working with graphic materials
  • Investigate environmental and sustainable materials
  • Design and use market influences.
  • Practice Designing and Making, developing creativity, using drawing techniques and ICT
  • Investigate good design and existing products
  • Develop designing skills to meet their specifications
  • Produce detailed and annotated drawings, and models of design ideas
  • Use a range of graphic skills and CAD techniques to develop design
  • Plan and organise practical work, selecting appropriate equipment and materials
  • Work skilfully and safely, solving any problems as they arise
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce surface graphics to a high level, recording the key stages of making
  • Use digital media and new technologies
  • Evaluate the processes of making, and suggest improvements.

How will students’ learning be assessed?

Assessment

Unit 1: Creative Design and Make

Students complete a design and make activity that is internally assessed under controlled conditions.  Activities chosen from a range of tasks set by Edexcel.   (60% - 100 marks) Controlled Assessment.

Unit 2: Written Paper – 1hr 30 mins – set and marked by Edexcel. 

After completing this course—what can students’ progress on to?

Product design, architecture, interior design, illustration, fashion design, computer animation, web design, visual merchandising and advertising.

Important Additional Information

Work will be carried out in a wide variety of ways for example practical activities, investigations, research, data collection and analysis

Homework will be set every week

A full set of drawing instruments, pencils, colours etc. will be needed by the student.

For further information, please contact:

 Mr Moran j.moran@fhs.essex.sch.uk

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