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22/08/19

"As a school, we are incredibly proud of our students and what they have achieved in their summer GCSEs." https://t.co/dLNGkSxVjB https://t.co/FXboxTbDxR

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15/08/19

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Mr. L. Davis

As the new term approaches, teachers in the area should take a look at - they offer FREE homelessness workshops to schools and a whole range of other fun, interactive and informative sessions which students find really engaging. Highly recommended. https://t.co/8vOxKy5iTY

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15/08/19

Good luck to all those students collecting their A Level results today. This time next week it is GCSE results day. Fingers crossed for all students! https://t.co/zkqtC8elrC

15/08/19

The start of the Autumn term is Wednesday 4th September at 8.45am. Students will be given their timetable & planner on this day. Students in Year 7 will be involved in an anti-bullying/friendship activities all day. Students in Year 8 to 11 will have normal lessons on this day.

15/08/19

A reminder that GCSE results day is Thursday 22nd August. Students in Year 11 are invited in at 9am to collect their results and students in Year 9 and 10 are invited in at 10am. Please be aware that students and parents/carers will need to enter school via the library entrance.

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30/07/19

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 - Our 6th Form space is currently undergoing a full refurb ready for September - to find out more and apply online visit https://t.co/SSyhHVkvzN and click on Sixth Form. https://t.co/JoZpIiB7SL

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21/07/19

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Magna Carta Primary Academy

Our defibrillator has been installed & registered. It's outside the entrance & is for use by anyone who needs it. Info' about how to open the cabinet outside school hours is on the outside.Thanks to those who donated money to pay for the cabinet and fitting. https://t.co/H0GVUKeDlY

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19/07/19

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WastepackGroup

Read more about our continued work with , and , on today: https://t.co/zA4MacXtF1 https://t.co/DFx55VPTMF

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19/07/19

Brave young people faced their fears and rose to the challenges a school holiday gave them. Year 7 and 8 students from Forest Hall School spent three days at Essex Outdoors Mersea. https://t.co/mMzRZQ04cU https://t.co/mYmKc9eLkR

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16/07/19

A night of swing incorporated a mix of student performances and music by the Blue Skies Big Band. The audience enjoyed an opportunity for a dance during the show at Forest Hall School. https://t.co/JjHwmgJ939 https://t.co/NNsjCU8iDQ

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15/07/19

Even time for waffles and ice cream tonight! Last full day tomorrow, looking forward to the Greek night in Roda with the children from the orphanage! Greek dancing, plate smashing and lots of Greek food! https://t.co/vEeCrR8X7E

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15/07/19

Hard-hitting warnings and advice were given to help young people to keep safe and well in a variety of scenarios. Year 8 students at Forest Hall School spent a whole day off of the usual timetable to focus on their physical and mental health and wellbeing. https://t.co/aJWvFt2EKo https://t.co/VJ42uvGZZA

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15/07/19

History came to life when students took a visit to the Imperial War Museum . The trip to Duxford enabled Year 8 students from Forest Hall School to get a better understanding of WWI and WWII. https://t.co/pa1vP6RJxc https://t.co/0oxu6zeTcj

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14/07/19

The day after the brief storm last night....At the water park and ready for the slides. Looks like the children from the orphanage are ready to go! https://t.co/RgpRMTwMfI

14/07/19

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Aspire

Please share this. This needs to be praised. We are all so quick to hear about negativity so let’s celebrate the good things. https://t.co/QVs2ELwFos

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13/07/19

After a day on the beach with the children from the orphanage, we have made our way to Corfu Town for dinner and shopping! https://t.co/uJmEF9gKWV

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12/07/19

Arrived at the orphanage to see the children....more updates to follow. https://t.co/Vj9xpKptta

11/07/19

A reminder that tomorrow (Friday 12th July) is a non-uniform day for students and staff. Money raised will go to the Eagle House charity - CLIC Sargent. Please ensure that payment is made via ParentPay.

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11/07/19

Students off to Corfu to visit the Smile of the Child orphanage. Have a great time! https://t.co/KYvb3YJxpw

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11/07/19

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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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