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16/10/19

Students spent a day off the usual timetable to indulge in topics outside of the traditional curriculum. The day is held each year at Forest Hall to broaden students’ horizons and give them opportunities to indulge in a theme for longer than lessons allow. https://t.co/ytqVNFFjbL https://t.co/ubgJV1i8I0

15/10/19

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Epilepsy Action

This is fantastic, thank you and good luck! 💜

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15/10/19

This Friday students will be selling tea, coffee and cakes to raise money and awareness of epilepsy as part of Epilepsy Action Tea Break! Please allow your child a small amount of money to purchase these https://t.co/YPxdKDdqWO

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15/10/19

A reminder that the PTA Bag 2 School collection is tomorrow at 9am. Please bring any donations to school by then. https://t.co/zyKNAquWnt

14/10/19

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Kelly Clark

Good day at client where I heard about their collapsed timetable day and sign language lessons!

14/10/19

A reminder that the Yr 7 reward trip to Rollerworld (which takes place this Friday) is still open on ParentPay to those who have been successful. We have opened up 25 spaces for Yr 8 students on a first come first served basis. For more information, please contact Miss Griffiths.

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14/10/19

The annual Stansted Mountfitchet firework display will be at FHS again this year. https://t.co/bhFYJu79Mw

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12/10/19

We're excited to announce the launch of our consultation to expand Forest Hall School . More information is available here: https://t.co/D1XiPJZNYn https://t.co/r0K5XtboCi

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11/10/19

A big thank you to Herts Young Homeless, London Ambulance Service and Aspire for leading activities today. https://t.co/jqXMty73ui

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11/10/19

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We're excited to announce the launch of our consultation to expand Forest Hall School . More information is available here: https://t.co/IIOhN8WJuN https://t.co/gELKAdlI9W

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11/10/19

It’s our first collapsed timetable day of the academic year. Year 9 to 11 are focusing on their KS4 option subjects while Year 7 focus on careers with our independent careers advisors and Year 8 focus on first aid! https://t.co/FqA0yCjsKP

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10/10/19

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London Stansted’s student mentoring programme returns to Forest Hall School https://t.co/oqRMEVt8V9 https://t.co/mRIsz9l41o

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10/10/19

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BMAT schools are participating in for . Lots of activities are taking place across this week. https://t.co/37aZ4Ya3ko

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09/10/19

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A summer building programme saw £1.8m invested in our family of schools. BMAT operates primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/cAv7z3asSn https://t.co/oakKaUTqRj

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08/10/19

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Supporting Human Roots in their Community Gardening Project, aiming to Educate, tackle Social Isolation, reducing Food Poverty and promoting good Mental Health and Welbeing https://t.co/d2Mq2boxZq

08/10/19

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. have taught over 18,000 young people about how to effectively challenge discriminatory language and behaviour in schools across the country. We want them to continue their great work, but can only do so if you become a HEF member today. ➡ https://t.co/aJ2mLriCu9

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07/10/19

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Monday morning post! Thrilled to receive this Gold Award 🥇 for our outstanding support to our Initial Teacher Education Partnership trainees https://t.co/vbEsDqA2db

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07/10/19

The school book fair will be open Tuesday 8th at break, lunch and after school. It will then reopen at 4.30pm until 6pm should parents/carers wish to attend to purchase books. The last chance to buy a book is on Wednesday morning. https://t.co/b4VghQxZet

07/10/19

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Textiles Technology

Course code / Specification number: Edexcel - 2TT01 

What will the students learn about?

Students will:

  • make decisions, consider sustainability and combine skills with knowledge and understanding in

order to design and make quality products

  • explore ways in which aesthetic, technical, economic, environmental, ethical and social

dimensions interact to shape designing and making

  • analyse existing products and produce practical solutions to needs, wants and opportunities,

recognising their impact on quality of life

  • develop decision-making skills through individual and collaborative working
  • understand that designing and making reflect and influence cultures and societies, and that

products have an impact on lifestyle

  • develop skills of creativity and critical analysis through making links between the principles of

good design, existing solutions and technological knowledge.

What skills will the students develop and demonstrate?

Unit 1  Creative Design and Make Activities Unit code: 5TT01

Students can either design and make one product or different products.
Students will develop skills in researching, designing, reviewing, planning, making and testing and evaluating.

  • Students must complete a design and make activity. These activities can be linked (combined design and make) or separate (design one product, manufacture another).
  • Task is chosen from a range provided by Edexcel 
  • All work, with the exception of research and preparation, must be done under informal supervision. Research and preparation may be completed under limited supervision.

Unit 2 Knowledge and Understanding of Textiles Technology Unit code: 5TT02

Overview of content

  • Students will develop knowledge and understanding of a wide range of materials and processes used in design and technology.
  • Students will learn about industrial and commercial practices and the importance of quality checks, and the health and safety issues that have to be considered at all times.
  • The knowledge and understanding students develop in this unit can be applied easily to

How will students’ learning be assessed?

Assessment

Unit 1 Internal Creative Design and Make Activities Unit code: 5TT01
40 hours – 60%
There are a total of 50 marks available for designing and 50 marks for making. 

Unit 2 External - Knowledge and Understanding of Textiles Technology Unit code: 5TT02
Written Paper - 1-hour and 30-minutes – 40%
The examination paper will consist of multiple-choice, short-answer and extended-writing questions. The total number of marks available is 80.

After completing this course—what can students’ progress on to?

Interior design, fashion design, teacher, dressmaker/tailor, retail store manager, textiles technologist, soft toy maker.

Additional Information

A genuine interest in textiles, and making items using textiles.
Work will be carried out in a wide variety of ways for example practical activities, investigations, research, data collection and analysis.
Some additional textiles materials may be needed throughout the year.
Access to standard sewing materials at home for practical homework.
Students will be expected to attend allocated study clubs.

For further information contact:

Mrs Gannon: c.gannon@fhs.essex.sch.uk

 
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