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19/03/19

Forest Hall School’s Got Talent is on Friday evening from 7pm! We really hope you can make it. 16 wonderful acts will be competing to win £100! Tickets can be purchased via Parent Pay or on the door on the night. Please support our students!

19/03/19

A reminder that we have an early finish on Thursday 21st March. Students will finish at 12pm to enable staff to complete cross trust training. All Acme buses and taxis have been notified.

19/03/19

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Forest Hall will always be an inclusive school, celebrating diversity and promoting tolerance of all differences - one day, those “differences” won’t be different. Share the love. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤 https://t.co/r3KWmov1oE

18/03/19

The creative writing of young people from Stansted has gone on display in an exhibition. The work of 13 Year 7, 8 and 10 students from Forest Hall School forms part of the Library At Night project at Harlow Library. https://t.co/E4i850bngq https://t.co/TTZ9tBSEgn

17/03/19

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Reminder of tomorrow’s Wellness at Work session from 4-5.30pm for all BMAT staff https://t.co/Sy91vmKv5L

09/03/19

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is in full swing here at . This display celebrating Women’s History Month is outside the library until the end of March. https://t.co/ykMwv0vjiN

08/03/19

World Book Day was another opportunity to promote a school as a reading community. Forest Hall School has adopted a culture of reading to encourage young people to find a love of literacy. https://t.co/8Gk9IHLfCP https://t.co/9nONDhVWMV

08/03/19

It’s today. Thank you to all those women who fought for equality! On Monday 11th March has organised a showing of Suffragette. Please feel free to come along! https://t.co/h3xJeUva20

07/03/19

Cooking club is back and the food looks very tasty!! https://t.co/JhietNedSu

07/03/19

Looking forward to celebrating at school! Students will be given a £1 book token. https://t.co/gfZhPl5fO3

07/03/19

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Kelly Clark

Crazy day ahead with lots of to visit and about for

06/03/19

Off out for a day in Aarhus today! First stop Moesgaard Museum and then the street food market and shopping! https://t.co/dc89KjtVMQ

28/02/19

Our exceptional students are ensuring we do our best to be an eco school! Very proud of their efforts!! https://t.co/uWuwnfX0Yt

26/02/19

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YEAR 11 GIRLS! Finishing your and thinking about a career in ? This event is for you 👉🏼 https://t.co/rRYIBDU6HR https://t.co/PJgXWGoONg

25/02/19

Looking forward to seeing students back this morning. A reminder that there have been road works outside FHS with a three way traffic light. This has impacted the bus stops. Students using the 510 should ask the driver to drop them off for FHS as the bus stops are not in use.

23/02/19

Students and staff on the ski trip are due back between 2 and 3pm. Students will be asked to contact their parents/carers nearer the time in regards to collection from school. Please be aware that there are road works outside FHS with a three way traffic light system.

22/02/19

Everyone is safely on the bus and the return journey has started home! What a great ski trip. Can’t wait to hear the students tell their parents/carers all the stories!!

22/02/19

Lots of 100% attendance certificates ready to hand out next week! https://t.co/U0JoDTH3SM

19/02/19

A language barrier did not stop teenagers from developing friendships with Danish visitors. A group of eight Danish students from Sondervang Skolen, in Hammel, paired up with peers from Forest Hall School to experience life in England. Full story - https://t.co/XIQCf4D2ee

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Resistant Materials

Exam Board: Edexcel

Course code / Specification number: Edexcel 2RMO1

What will the students learn about?

The Resistant Materials course aims to promote the careful and thoughtful use of wood, metal, plastic, composite, smart and modern materials and associated pre-manufactured items

  • 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
  • To learn decision making skills, individually and in groups
  • 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?

  • Designing, planning, making products using wood, metal, composite materials, smart, modern materials and plastics
  • Performance characteristics of materials
  • Tools and equipment, including new technologies and industrial production
  • Processes and techniques used in working with and joining resistant materials
  • Environmental and sustainable materials
  • Health and safety issues
  • Design and market influences.

Designing and Making Practice

  • Developing creativity, using drawing techniques and ICT
  • Investigating good design and existing products
  • Developing designing skills to meet their specifications
  • Producing detailed and annotated drawings, and models of design ideas
  • Using CAD to develop design
  • Plan and organise practical work, selecting appropriate equipment and materials
  • Work skilfully and safely with resistant materials, solving any problems as they arise
  • Complete a high quality product, 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?

Unit 1: Creative Design and MakeStudents 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?

Carpentry, designing, engineering, mechanical engineering, furniture making, civil engineering, teaching, ship building, architecture, engineering and manufacturing with plastics.

Important Additional Information

A genuine interest in resistant materials

Working with hardwoods, softwoods, manufactured boards, metals, thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics

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

All coursework will be presented using ICT, except some drawings/designs.

For further information contact:

Mr J. Moran: j.moran@fhs.essex.sch.uk

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