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18/10/19

A big thank you to for offering the mentoring to our students! https://t.co/u7QPpMsllg

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16/10/19

Students spent a day off the usual timetable to indulge in topics outside of the traditional curriculum. The day is held each year at Forest Hall to broaden students’ horizons and give them opportunities to indulge in a theme for longer than lessons allow. https://t.co/ytqVNFFjbL https://t.co/ubgJV1i8I0

15/10/19

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Epilepsy Action

This is fantastic, thank you and good luck! 💜

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15/10/19

This Friday students will be selling tea, coffee and cakes to raise money and awareness of epilepsy as part of Epilepsy Action Tea Break! Please allow your child a small amount of money to purchase these https://t.co/YPxdKDdqWO

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15/10/19

A reminder that the PTA Bag 2 School collection is tomorrow at 9am. Please bring any donations to school by then. https://t.co/zyKNAquWnt

14/10/19

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Kelly Clark

Good day at client where I heard about their collapsed timetable day and sign language lessons!

14/10/19

A reminder that the Yr 7 reward trip to Rollerworld (which takes place this Friday) is still open on ParentPay to those who have been successful. We have opened up 25 spaces for Yr 8 students on a first come first served basis. For more information, please contact Miss Griffiths.

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14/10/19

The annual Stansted Mountfitchet firework display will be at FHS again this year. https://t.co/bhFYJu79Mw

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12/10/19

We're excited to announce the launch of our consultation to expand Forest Hall School . More information is available here: https://t.co/D1XiPJZNYn https://t.co/r0K5XtboCi

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11/10/19

A big thank you to Herts Young Homeless, London Ambulance Service and Aspire for leading activities today. https://t.co/jqXMty73ui

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11/10/19

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BMAT

We're excited to announce the launch of our consultation to expand Forest Hall School . More information is available here: https://t.co/IIOhN8WJuN https://t.co/gELKAdlI9W

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11/10/19

It’s our first collapsed timetable day of the academic year. Year 9 to 11 are focusing on their KS4 option subjects while Year 7 focus on careers with our independent careers advisors and Year 8 focus on first aid! https://t.co/FqA0yCjsKP

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10/10/19

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London Stansted’s student mentoring programme returns to Forest Hall School https://t.co/oqRMEVt8V9 https://t.co/mRIsz9l41o

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10/10/19

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BMAT schools are participating in for . Lots of activities are taking place across this week. https://t.co/37aZ4Ya3ko

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09/10/19

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BMAT

A summer building programme saw £1.8m invested in our family of schools. BMAT operates primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/cAv7z3asSn https://t.co/oakKaUTqRj

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08/10/19

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Supporting Human Roots in their Community Gardening Project, aiming to Educate, tackle Social Isolation, reducing Food Poverty and promoting good Mental Health and Welbeing https://t.co/d2Mq2boxZq

08/10/19

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HOPE not hate Community

. have taught over 18,000 young people about how to effectively challenge discriminatory language and behaviour in schools across the country. We want them to continue their great work, but can only do so if you become a HEF member today. ➡ https://t.co/aJ2mLriCu9

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07/10/19

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Monday morning post! Thrilled to receive this Gold Award 🥇 for our outstanding support to our Initial Teacher Education Partnership trainees https://t.co/vbEsDqA2db

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07/10/19

The school book fair will be open Tuesday 8th at break, lunch and after school. It will then reopen at 4.30pm until 6pm should parents/carers wish to attend to purchase books. The last chance to buy a book is on Wednesday morning. https://t.co/b4VghQxZet

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Psychologist helps with exam prep

Psychologist helps with exam prep

Posted: 2nd May 2019

An educational psychologist is helping students with dyslexia to prepare for their exams.

The Dyslexia Support Unit at Forest Hall School works with students with low literacy to teach them the skills and strategies to achieve in life.

In preparation for their GCSE exams this summer, Year 9, 10 and 11 students have been working with Dr Andy Keay, the school’s senior educational psychologist from Essex County Council.

The DSU curriculum support groups are giving students the tools to do well in their upcoming tests.

Students are able to share their emotional, physical and cognitive concerns, pick up tips on how to revise effectively, tackle past exam papers and practise answers.

They are also given resources to help, such as mindmaps and flash cards, and taught relaxation techniques.

Sue Flood, Head of Unit, said: “We have been looking at exam techniques. The curriculum support groups are really helpful for students, especially those in Year 9 who have not sat any GCSEs yet. They are something we can refer back to and remind students of the techniques they have been taught.

“This isn’t about students being told what to do, it’s a discussion. It’s an opportunity for students to discuss how they are revising and for Dr Keay to explain a format and a plan for how to approach revision.”

Students are advised to revise little and often, taking regular breaks, rather than devoting an entire day to their books.

Students from across Essex – from Halstead and Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey and Epping – attend lessons in the DSU with three specialist teachers who focus on multi-sensory teaching, while boosting confidence and self-esteem.

Hannah Jones, head of school, said: “The exceptional work that takes place in the DSU is world class. Students are not just supported academically, they are supported with their social, cultural and moral development. Our specialist teachers work above and beyond to ensure these students have better life chances and future opportunities.”

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