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23/10/20

Environmentally aware children are working to earn our school an accreditation from Keep Britain Tidy. https://t.co/jMW1YqFzxG https://t.co/pH3q08rgTH

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22/10/20

Children are getting a flavour of what life at secondary school is like – via the internet. Pupils keen to find out more about Forest Hall School are being given the chance to attend sample lessons in the virtual world. https://t.co/QboGMCs7bC https://t.co/uR4qWgylXA

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13/10/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! Due to popular demand we're running an additional Science session for Year 6 students. To register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/nk50YBdKUG

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10/10/20

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Today is . Do one thing today for better mental health, whether it’s reaching out for support, or helping someone else. Start here > https://t.co/beb1uVefty https://t.co/rhCWZiJWPw

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09/10/20

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Forest Hall School in Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, have a vacancy for a Subject Leader of English. For more information visit - https://t.co/8OdnV6jMr8 https://t.co/R3nfV57By4

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08/10/20

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Singer and ambassador for the British Dyslexia Association, Mollie King, shares advice for parents of dyslexic children, as many fear the challenges of a return to homeschooling. Watch more videos from Sky News here: https://t.co/ooQF4gIbfG https://t.co/wpyPDMR3lv

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06/10/20

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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/yyC20xOlAN

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05/10/20

We're offering a limited amount of guided tours of the school on Saturday 17th and Monday 19th October. Tours are limited to 1 child & 1 parent/carer. To book please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/8xc0fUHt6N

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03/10/20

It was great meeting prospective parents/carers virtually this morning for our meet the Head and SENCO coffee morning. Due to popular demand we have organised more coffee mornings. Contact admissions.org.uk for more information. https://t.co/uYmoVhXfWi

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02/10/20

We are pleased to announce we have planned additional virtual coffee mornings for Year 6 parents/carers. Please contact admissions.org.uk to book your place! https://t.co/SyRf91ae6S

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30/09/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/2quuwzskEr

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29/09/20

TONIGHT! Year 6 Yoga Taster Session! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/kxhjkyHw3c

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29/09/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/cRuzHM9Z02

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28/09/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/AavUbBFY6z

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27/09/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGClhxZN https://t.co/wETZc8bvtc

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26/09/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/zZJamqvycz

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25/09/20

Year 6 Taster Sessions! We're offering online sessions to Year 6 students. To find out what is on offer and register your child please click this link - https://t.co/jAXGCkZX8f https://t.co/ZEJsYYyLM6

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25/09/20

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BMAT have a vacancy for an Educational Welfare Officer based at designated academies across Essex. For more information visit -https://t.co/OdgRtVIcYA https://t.co/4PXjm8Pc3P

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20/09/20

*For Year 7 places - September 2021* To book a one to one virtual meeting with Ms Jones and Mr Johnston on Saturday 3rd or Saturday 17th October, please contact admissions.org.uk https://t.co/OIigCDlled

17/09/20

Looks great Mr Davis! https://t.co/nCL9ZPa6T1

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Young writers inspired by authors

Young writers inspired by authors

Posted: 15th June 2020

Young writers are teaming up with publishers and authors – and their teachers - to develop their skills and experience.

Students at Forest Hall School are being challenged to take part in National Writing Day, an initiative delivered by arts and literacy organisations across the UK.

The national event, on June 24, gives keen writers access to nine feature-length creative writing video tutorials as they continue to learn from home due to the Coronavirus crisis.

As part of the work, teachers at Forest Hall have put together a video of themselves speaking about how and why they write.

Sarah Wedgbrow, English teacher, said: “We have so many talented writers that it just makes sense for us to get involved with the rest of the country for National Writing Day. So many brilliant organisations and authors have come together with quality resources to inspire our young people, which is so important because everyone has a story to tell.

“We’ve had quite a few successes in the past with published mini-sagas and would like to now join a collaborative community of publishers, authors and educators with this initiative. The website is absolutely brimming with writing resources to get students writing all sorts of things, from journals and letters, to poetry, lyrics and, of course, stories.”

The project includes –

  • students challenged to write to a friend or family member who may be feeling alone during the Coronavirus crisis
  • students sent a collection of story writing prompts and tips to help them with inspiration, setting and dialogue
  • the school sharing an opportunity for students to learn from spoken word artist, novelist, playwright and screenwriter Steven Camden on how to find their voice

Sarah Power, enrichment lead, said: “We, as a school, want our students to continue engaging with the curriculum and this is a fantastic opportunity for students to show off their writing skills.”

Pieces of work are being shared on Twitter by students under the hashtag #writefromhome and the school is sending certificates to those taking part.

Weekly tasks are being sent out by the school’s English department to get students writing during lockdown.

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