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28/11/22

There’s nothing like inviting children to fire a catapult to get their attention in lesson. All Year 7 students took a trip to Stansted Mountfitchet Castle. https://t.co/BmMW95FXlL

24/11/22

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, a Tea and Talk event was held at Forest Hall. https://t.co/vBzOzV1iHI

23/11/22

Students in Year 8, 10 and 11 led and supported more than 200 primary school children through a programme of physical activities. https://t.co/2GSUS0BBvR

02/11/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for an Admin Assistant and Exams Administrator 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/UcCAKw3tlG

02/11/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for a Learning Mentor 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/Cs7atpuQ1S

21/10/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for a Teacher of Maths 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/QLPZriOPDx

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14/10/22

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👋 Are you ready for BMAT? ✅ View our current vacancies on our website - https://t.co/GJjumrvddf https://t.co/CoBUsn4lkF

13/10/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for a Catering Assistant 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/bJ4ZigKVTF

12/10/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for a Catering Supervisor 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/Hakvf230OM

11/10/22

Cooking skills needed to achieve a qualification have been demonstrated to Year 11 GCSE food preparation and nutrition students by a professional https://t.co/s0DPiuQEWT

06/10/22

A new school timetable includes gardening, chess, film, reading and Lego. The new enrichment programme has been launched for students in Year 7 to 10 https://t.co/BVIM7ktVVj

30/09/22

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"This is about us, as a Trust, making provision for children with SEND as simple and as impactful as possible." BMAT is overhauling its curriculum focus to ensure children with SEND are at the forefront of education. https://t.co/hPqM7iPloq

29/09/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for Science Technician 🖊️ For a job description and application details, please visit https://t.co/U5b9nhiKMC

28/09/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for an Art, Design and Technology Technician 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/ood3XiyI5s

28/09/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for a Teacher of Music 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/Z2FYtElJBn

28/09/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Stansted) have a vacancy for a Learning Mentor 📄 For application details, please visit our website https://t.co/3vhMxN8iqj

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23/09/22

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📢SIXTH FORM INFORMATION MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT 🏫Sir Frederick Gibberd College 🗓️Saturday 19th November ⏰10am - 12pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective Sixth Form students and families to our school https://t.co/HHUbF6erdh

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22/09/22

📢OPEN EVENING TODAY 🏫Forest Hall School 🗓️Thursday 22nd September ⏰6pm - 9pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school https://t.co/iU9MR1Ro0H

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13/09/22

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Monday 19th September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday. Our schools will be closed on this date. Schools will resume at normal time on Tuesday 20th September. https://t.co/DJ2PVRmbKD

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09/09/22

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BMAT and our schools are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family at this time of national mourning. https://t.co/lPaBCTyGlX

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GCSE Success for Alexandra

GCSE Success for Alexandra

Posted: 13th August 2021

When Alexandra Lapadatu arrived in England at the age of 11, she was put into a class with four-year-olds because of the language barrier to her learning.

Today, she collected grade 9 and grade 8 in her English GCSEs – grades only a small proportion of students achieve each year. She also picked up one other grade 9, two other grade 8, three grade 7 and a Level 2 Distinction.

When she joined the school in Year 10, she was achieving grade 3 in her least favourite subject of geography, but is now heading off to college to study it at A-level, along with economics, business and a BTEC in law.

Alexandra, originally from Romania, said: “Geography is the subject I hated the most. But, when I moved to Forest Hall, I fell in love with the way my teacher taught me. Because of her, I love the subject now.

“When I arrived in England, my English was not that good. It was difficult and I used to get bad results. When I was getting grade 3 and 4, I felt really demotivated and like I did not want to study anymore. But, I realised that was not what I wanted in life; to give up on things when they did not go my way.

“From then on, I took everything seriously and my goal was to achieve grade 7 and up. I started reading until things made sense. I had to make sacrifices, of course, like not going out every day.

“At Forest Hall, the teachers gave me motivational talks. My English teacher, in particular, told me not to get upset and that they knew I could do better. It was nice to know my teachers had faith in me.

“The environment at Forest Hall and the people in my class made all the difference. At a previous school I attended, I was being disturbed all the time; I was not able to do everything to my best ability. But, the way teachers at Forest Hall managed the class really helped.

“I can’t even describe in words how I feel about my results today. I started crying when I opened them. It has all been worth it.

“I never would have imagined achieving these results when I came to England in Year 6 and was put into a Reception class. In Year 7 and 8, I was in bottom sets.

“Finding a strategy for studying that works for you is the best way.”

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