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06/12/19

Thank you for your hard work on the production!

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06/12/19

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Dan Ricketts

Bittersweet to reach the end of our run of at tonight. Been a blast with a very professional team of students back stage. https://t.co/A3i3w6snHC

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06/12/19

What a fantastic evening watching our exceptional students! A big thank you to all the staff who have worked extremely hard with our students and the outstanding band! Thanks to all the parents/carers and members of the community for coming along to support! https://t.co/db2BbrGT3D

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05/12/19

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The team have just about come down from their amazing win at the day with last week. Now we're looking forward to working with the and community to make it a reality! https://t.co/IEIXpBJok3

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05/12/19

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Young musicians from five secondary schools went head to head in this year’s BMAT Battle of the Bands contest. Students from and came together to share their musical talent. https://t.co/JLkJOPUQ5H https://t.co/C9ARppSlW6

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05/12/19

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Mr. L. Davis

With one week to go until , students at are actively engaging in politics and learning about key parties and their manifesto this election. On Thursday 12th December students will invited to cast their own vote in our FHS Mock Election. https://t.co/5kXkXWjgay

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04/12/19

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Lovely surprise for our Julie from Chef at Novotel London Stansted this afternoon at our Annual Xmas Lunch - thank you very, very much! ❤️😋 Shared with Choir who popped in to sing a few Christmas songs. at its best! https://t.co/RGAhyg5vwM

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28/11/19

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Hire our facilities - we have sites across Essex and East London with a variety of resources available, including Football Pitches, Swimming Pools, Classrooms, Drama Studios, Meeting Rooms, Sports Halls, Libraries, Theatres and more. Find out more on https://t.co/eu0qIqJcYa https://t.co/yIRj2zbZSW

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27/11/19

A big well done to our exceptional students in winning the HRS Hyde Hall competition!! https://t.co/PnhLbEhiSg

27/11/19

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This needs to happen more in Public libraries are lifelong sources of information and education. https://t.co/ttNDJX7du3

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27/11/19

Schoolchildren are being taken on trips to the local library as part of a push on literacy. Year 7 and 8 students are taking part in the Book Worm Challenge. Every half-term, students are committing to reading at least four books. https://t.co/k0FS9t9l1G https://t.co/PjARMMLIYc

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25/11/19

Our School production of Sister Act is on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th December. To purchase tickets please contact the Main Reception - 01279 813384 https://t.co/dAvlyVI7fZ

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22/11/19

The art of sign language is being learnt by young people keen to expand their skills. Students at Forest Hall School requested the opportunity to learn the communication skill. https://t.co/XyakYCxl92 https://t.co/rqcDDIZbE8

19/11/19

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Kelly Clark

A busy morning at client finding out their latest good and catching-up with lots of leaders

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19/11/19

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WE ARE HIRING - Estates and Facilities Assistants We are looking for Estates and Facilities Assistants on a temporary and casual relief basis. These roles have flexible working hours – weekdays, evenings and weekends. Email recruitment.org.uk Phone (01279) 621572 https://t.co/kpFHPunXxB

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19/11/19

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WE ARE HIRING - Catering Assistants We are looking for Catering Assistants on a temporary and casual relief basis. These roles are part-time during the school day, term-time only and flexible. Email recruitment.org.uk Phone (01279) 621572 https://t.co/IYV11rP3PW

12/11/19

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Is teaching for you? Find out at one of our Open Events this half term! https://t.co/JsMSCurZnA

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12/11/19

Our Year 5 taster day is on Wednesday 27th November. Please share with family and friends. https://t.co/IB2C3LDI4h

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11/11/19

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Current Vacancies - We have a variety of teaching and non teaching roles available across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/NVv0yhJHSn

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10/11/19

‘Forever lost. Forever changed. We care. So we remember.’ https://t.co/vRrr4rLVIA

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Photography

Exam board:  AQA       

Course code/specification number:  4206

Level of qualification:   GCSE Level 2 (Un-tiered A* - C grades)

What will students learn about?

Students are required to develop knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to their chosen topic through integrated practical, critical and theoretical study that encourages direct engagement with original works and practice.  Students may work with both traditional and new media.  They may be allowed to work solely with new media within any of the endorsements, provided the assessment objectives are met. 

Students should produce practical and critical/contextual work in one or more area(s) including theme-based photography (portrait, landscape, still-life, and reportage), documentary photography, photo-journalism, narrative photography, experimental imagery, photographic installation, new media practice, video, television and film.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students are introduced to a variety of experiences employing a range of media, processes and techniques appropriate to the chosen areas of study.  Knowledge and understanding of photography should be developed through research, the development of ideas and making activities working from first-hand experience and, where appropriate, secondary source materials.

Candidates should develop knowledge, understanding and the capability to evaluate:

  • How ideas, feelings and meanings can be conveyed and interpreted in images, artefacts and products
  • How knowledge and understanding of the work of others can develop and extend thinking and inform their own work
  • A range of photography processes including two and/or three-dimensions and traditional and new media technologies
  • How images, artefacts and products relate to social, historical, vocational and cultural  contexts
  • A variety of approaches, methods and intentions of contemporary and historical artists, craftspeople and designers from different cultures and their contribution to continuity and change in society      

How will students’ learning be assessed?

Unit 1    Portfolio of Work

  • Controlled Assessment (60%) - Candidate portfolio selected from work undertaken during course of study and must include more than one project.

Unit 2    Externally Set Task

  • Approx.  8 weeks preparation time. 10 hours of sustained focused study (exam) (40%)

Candidates respond to their chosen starting point.

What grades can students access? A*- G

What can students’ progress on to after completing this course?

A level Photography

AS/A level Art and Design (Photography option)

For further information please contact:

Mrs Whitehead: j.whitehead@fhs.essex.sch.uk

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