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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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Science – Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Biology, Chemistry and Physics – students complete all 3, and each are a separate GCSE
New GCSE for Current year 9 cohort – first accreditation in 2018

Exam board: Edexcel

Course code/specification number: 1BI0/1F 1BI0/1H 1CH0/1F 1CH0/1H 1PH0/1F 1PH0/1H

Level of qualification: Level 2

What will students learn about?

The Single Science GCSE’s are comprised of 3 separate GCSE’s; Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Biology topics include: Key concepts in biology, Cells and Control, Genetics, Natural Selection and Genetic Modification, Health, disease and the development of medicines, Plant Structures and their functions, Animal coordination, control and homeostasis, Exchange and transport in animals, Ecosystems and material cycles.

Chemistry topics include: Key concepts in chemistry, States of matter and mixtures, Chemical changes, Extracting metals and equilibria, Separate chemistry 1, Groups in the periodic table, Rates of reaction and energy changes, Fuels and Earth science, Separate chemistry 2.

Physics topics include: Key concepts of physics, Motion and forces, Conservation of energy, Waves, Light and the electromagnetic spectrum, Radioactivity, Astronomy, Energy – Forces doing work, Forces and their effects, Electricity and circuits, Static electricity, Magnetism and the motor effect, Electromagnetic induction, Particle model, Forces and matter.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

Students will engage in both literacy and maths within their Science qualification.
There are many topics which include mathematical formulae or balancing of equations.
Students will be assessed in their scientific skills on Core practicals during each of the exams.

How will students learning be assessed?

The Single Science GCS’s are equally weighted between 6 exams (each are worth 50% of their qualification):

  • Biology GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) – examined once in the summer term at the end of year 11.
  • Chemistry GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the summer term at the end of year 11.
  • Physics GCSE x 2 exams (each 1 hour 45 mins) - examined once in the summer term at the end of year 11.

Students will be assessed based upon a variety of question styles; Multiple-choice, Short answer, Calculation and Extended open-response.

There are no re-sit opportunities.

What grades can students access?

Students can complete Higher or Foundation level exams.
As currently understood the grades will be given on a numerical scale from 9-1 (9 being the highest grade)

What can students progress on to after completing this course?

Students can move onto complete A levels/college courses in any of the Sciences.

For further information please contact:

Mr P Conlon: p.conlon@fhs.essex.sch.uk

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