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20/07/21

An element of fun was added to the traditional sports day to ensure every young person – and adult - enjoyed getting involved. https://t.co/rK8aXZW9k2 https://t.co/BFBUxA7QVr

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20/07/21

Young people stepped away from their traditional school day to focus on their emotions and tackling the challenges life may bring their way. https://t.co/8j2J907abs https://t.co/AI5GKKMohA

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19/07/21

Cooking lessons came to life when a fishmonger gave a demonstration to budding chefs. 🐟 Year 10 GCSE food students from Forest Hall School took part in a masterclass on how to fillet fish. https://t.co/AFY39BEGqY https://t.co/XZh14XQajv

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12/07/21

Young members of the LGBTQ+ community were able to express themselves among their school peers with time devoted to diversity. 🏳️‍🌈 Forest Hall School acknowledged Diversity Week with a programme of activities to bring about conversation. https://t.co/fbBM1BEBoJ https://t.co/CF9MBOvVMy

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08/07/21

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BMAT

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/KdyaAhJ1Aq

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02/07/21

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Impressionable Minds

Did you attend our PSHE day today at Forest Hall School? 😃Check out our competition here to win! https://t.co/bJ9swi4dEZ https://t.co/LLdC5iqN4x

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01/07/21

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Impressionable Minds

We’ve delivered gangs, mental health and drug awareness workshops today at today. Thank you to the Year 9s and the teachers who clearly care about their students and their wellbeing 👍🏼😄 https://t.co/F06KVCF5fd

01/07/21

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Herts Young Homeless (Education)

Today we've been at talking to Year 10 about Coercive Control and healthy relationships!

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14/06/21

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BMAT

WE'RE HIRING! 🎉 Forest Hall School in Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, have a vacancy for a SEND Specialist Teacher. For more information visit https://t.co/lzZ9TYLu7q https://t.co/nZfHWNici9

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11/06/21

Young people have been given a raft of tools to help them to take care of their mental health. FHS marked Mental Health Awareness Week with a programme of activities, including wilderness walks, mindfulness colouring, meditation and a tea and talk session. https://t.co/mEFeZXKzRs https://t.co/cw9cVbzKWC

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11/06/21

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BMAT

BMAT recently appointed a director of to help children to reach their full potential. The former headteacher has started his work by bringing together experts from across the Trust to share best practise. https://t.co/dXL7gGTkgX https://t.co/btrvCXMwsv

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11/05/21

Been a great start to our Mental Health Awareness Week. Can’t wait for our Wellbeing Wednesday tomorrow. Please remember that students in Years 7 to 9 need to wear their FHS PE kit tomorrow. https://t.co/mj1gGNj5CZ

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29/04/21

Thank you to for the webinar on peer on peer abuse! https://t.co/78xIPYPGxA

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29/04/21

Environmentally aware children devoted their time in lockdown to earning our school an accreditation. Eco-Schools encourages children to drive change & improve their environmental awareness by taking on tasks for the international Eco-Schools Green Flag. https://t.co/l1QejHICUH https://t.co/eJPUfBxU4H

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28/04/21

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BMAT

Our SEND director is on twitter so please follow for SEND specific content. You can read more about the role here: https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/slQON8gLZw

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24/04/21

A big well done to the students who took part in our Bikeability enrichment activity this week. https://t.co/5chSXuyAtD

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06/04/21

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BMAT

Forest Hall School (Stansted Mountfitchet) have a vacancy for an Estates & Facilities Supervisor. For more information visit: https://t.co/PObhZ7EDVB https://t.co/uA0Np9PXBQ

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28/03/21

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Department of Health and Social Care

There are false reports that lateral flow tests can give you cancer. These rapid tests have been rigorously tested and are safe. The swabs are sterilised with ethylene oxide to ensure they are safe to use. It is one of the most commonly used sterilisation tools. https://t.co/lYWDRluMUh

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27/03/21

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Mrs Fraser

Fantastic last day of term with my lovey year 8 pupils, completing heart dissections . Their lit up faces were a delight to see! https://t.co/k2hyAvS41d

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25/03/21

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BMAT

BMAT has appointed a director to ensure children with special educational needs and disabilities achieve their full potential. Marios Solomonides takes up post of Director of SEND with a mission to remove all barriers faced by children within BMAT schools. https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/hsWxgX4m7z

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Curriculum at FHS

Forest Hall School offers a broad curriculum. Through high expectations, expert teaching and targeted intervention, all students will be able to achieve. Timetabled lessons are enhanced by a varied and motivational enrichment programme, creating a wellrounded educational experience for all students. Our curriculum drivers are:

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Key Stage 3:

  • Key Stage 3 comprises 5 x 60 minute lessons per day. In addition to the Core Subjects, students are taught History, Geography, RE, Modern Languages, Computer Science/computing, Art, Design & Technology, PE and PSHE (Personal, Social, Health, Economic education) and SMSC (Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural education).
  • At Key Stage 3 there are a wealth of enrichment courses and clubs offered each day before and after school. At Forest Hall Key Stage 3 students are expected to attend at least one club per week whilst KS4 students attend Study Clubs as directed by their teachers and/or determined by their particular work demands throughout the year.
  • All students in Year 7 and 8 have a dedicated hour of reading over the fortnight to support their literacy.
  • Careers education is taught as a discrete subject as well in Year 7 and 8. 

 

Subject Subject statement Scheme of Work overview Year 7 Scheme of Work overview Year 8
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Computing       
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Geography

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History

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Maths

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Languages

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Music

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PE

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RE

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Year 9 curriculum for English, Maths and Science:

 

Curriculum  
English  
Maths Click here
Science Click here

 

 

Key Stage 4:

E-Bacc

The English Baccalaureate (E-Bacc) was introduced as a performance measure for schools in England in the 2010 performance tables.  It is not a qualification.  The measure recognises students that have achieved a C/5 grade or better in five subjects from GCSE English, mathematics, history or geography, two sciences, computer science and a modern foreign language.  Students who are considering entry to a top university would be best advised to choose the E-Bacc subjects.  All students, where possible, should do this too, for breadth and balance in their chosen courses.

Progress 8

Progress 8 will be introduced for all schools in 2016 and will replace the 5A*-C measure.  This is a great step forward for schools as it will calculate a student’s progress throughout the GCSE course regardless of their ability.  Progress 8 encourages students to have a broad and balanced GCSE portfolio.  There is strong governmental advice about the expected spread of subjects needed for all students regardless of what they wish to do, to keep them competitive in the future.

The Progress 8 measure will be based on a student’s eight best subjects within the following criteria:

A double weighted GCSE mathematics

A double weighted English.  This can be either GCSE English Language or English Literature; whichever is the highest grade, as long as you are entered for both qualifications

The three highest grades from the E-Bacc subjects – biology, chemistry, physics, core and additional science, computer science, geography, history, French or Spanish

The best three grades from any of the remaining subjects included within the “open group”.  This could be three GCSE qualifications and can include the other English option not already counted.

 

Subject Information
Computer Science Year 10 & 11 Only
Exam board:
OCR
Course code/specification number: J276
Level of qualification: GCSE
Dance Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 8236
Level of qualification: GCSE, Level 2
Drama Exam board: Eduqas
Course code/specification number: 3690qs
Level of qualification: Level 2
English Literature Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 8702
Level of qualification: GCSE
English Language  Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 8700
Level of qualification: GCSE
French Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 8658
Geography Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1GB0
Level of qualification: GCSE
History Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1HI0
Level of qualification: GCSE
Maths Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 9-1
Level of qualification: GCSE
Music Exam board: OCR
Course code/specification number: J536
Level of qualification: GCSE, Level 2
Photography Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 4206
Level of qualification: Level 2
PE Year 10 & 11 Only
Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1PE0
Level of qualification: GCSE
Science Exam board: Edexcel
Course code/specification number: 1CS0
Level of qualification: Level 2
Sociology  Year 10 & 11 Only
Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number:4192
Level of qualification: GCSE

 

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