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18/10/19

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Miss Viccars

prefects are spreading the word and fundraising today for 🔴 Break time cake sale sold out in minutes with more fundraising at lunch! https://t.co/RbOXpU1CY9

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18/10/19

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BMAT STEM Academy

Come and visit us at our Sixth Form information evening! Wednesday 23rd October 4-7pm at BMAT STEM Academy, next to Harlow College. For more information and to register your interest online - head to https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/DUJqBSsNwu

17/10/19

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Epping Primary

So lovely to hear - we miss them!!

17/10/19

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ESJPE

Absolutely gutted for our year 7 boys football team tonight. To come back from 4-1 down shows real resilience and belief in their ability. We tied 4-4 and then unfortunately lost 6-5 in extra time after taking a 5-4 lead. Good Luck

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17/10/19

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ESJ_Music

Well done to our new team of Music Prefects! I look forward to seeing you all during registration on Wednesday, October 23. https://t.co/7ISrATMNAm

17/10/19

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Mr Reeves

Big day tomorrow as the Prefect team host their first charity event at school for Show Racism The Red Card. Please remember to pay for the non uniform day on parent pay or bring £1 in tomorrow. Lots of activities during break and lunch too!

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17/10/19

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Miss Monty

Year 7 Netball just won their Essex Cup game! Superb performance in defence and from our shooters! https://t.co/t38jv80EBX

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17/10/19

Come and visit at our open evening! Tuesday 12th November 6-9pm at . Register your interest online - head to https://t.co/Rjh3fBO8J6 to find ! https://t.co/iCWPIzHCpw

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17/10/19

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

Come and visit us at our open evening! Tuesday 12th November 6-9pm at . Register your interest online - head to https://t.co/alxjXZHww1 to find ! https://t.co/8bRZVb6Y7E

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17/10/19

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

Continue with Epping St John's Sixth Form! Find out more and apply online at https://t.co/alxjXZHww1 https://t.co/7vxO6sbV5p

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16/10/19

English Lit students enjoyed a stunning performance of Brian Friel’s Translations this evening https://t.co/H0Xfnyxtoc

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16/10/19

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ESJPE

The U13s are playing in their first ever National Cup fixture am away experience for them. Currently 1-0 down and a missed penalty opportunity from us https://t.co/9s9zlqLAj0

16/10/19

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Ivy Chimneys Primary

It was an honour to meet and listen to Vera today. I can’t think of a time when I’ve seen children more spellbound: listening to her paint the moving story of her life and experiences - I’m sure the children will remember it for a long time to come https://t.co/wQnCprXK10

15/10/19

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ESJPE

In all of the excitement I forgot to take a picture of the game. BUT our U12s are through to the second round of the Essex Cup after a 2-1 win in a great spectacle of a match. Well done to year 7 boys team. Brampton Manor are up next away.

15/10/19

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EverythingLocalNews

MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Change is the topic for this year's Epping Forest Schools Parliamentary Debating Competition held by https://t.co/ig6QC1OFAl

14/10/19

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ESJPE

Exciting trip to be announced this week. Keep an eye out

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14/10/19

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ESJ English

Year 7 and Year 8 students, look out for a readathon coming your way in time for half term! All money raised goes towards books for our library- supported by . Let's build a library to be proud of! https://t.co/jc5mkdHSNx

14/10/19

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Miss Viccars

Tonight’s match highlights exactly why we are hosting Show Racism the Red Card this Friday 18th October. The world has come so far but there’s still much to do to remove racism completely.

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British Values

British Values

Epping St John’s School is committed to serving its community.  The school recognises the multi-cultural, multi faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom.  We also understand the vital role we have in ensuring that groups or individuals within the school are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.

Epping St. John’s follows equal opportunities guidance which guarantees that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status, or similar. The school is dedicated to preparing students for their adult life beyond the formal examined curriculum and ensuring that it promotes and reinforces British values to all its students.

The Government emphasises that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools.  The government set out its definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy.

The five British Values are:

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Mutual respect
  • Acceptance of those with different faiths and beliefs

The school uses strategies within the National Curriculum and beyond to secure such outcomes for students.   The examples that follow show some of the many ways Epping St John’s School seeks to embed British values.

Democracy

We have our own Student Leadership Team consisting of elected reps. Students are taught in a variety of ways including Form time, assemblies and in subject specific content about the importance of democracy.

The Rule of Law

The importance of laws, whether they be those that govern the class, the school or the country, are consistently reinforced throughout all aspects of school life. Students and parents are taught the value and reasons behind our rules, that they govern and protect us, the responsibilities that this involves and the consequences when laws are broken. We use our Behaviour and Rewards Policy to echo the Rule of Law in society and its importance to protect and support us.

Individual Liberty

Students are actively encouraged to make choices, knowing that they are in a safe and supportive environment. We educate and provide boundaries for students to make choices safely, through provision of a safe environment and empowering education.  Students are encouraged to know, understand and exercise their rights and personal freedoms and advised how to exercise these safely, for example through our PSHE lessons, form time activities and opportunities for debates and discussions in class. Whether it be through choice of learning challenge, of how they record, of participation in our ‘Be Courageous’ extra-curricular clubs and opportunities, pupils are given the freedom to make choices.

Mutual respect and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

We place great emphasis on promoting diversity with the student and staff body. Our RE, assemblies and Form time teaching reinforce this. Members of different faiths or religions are encouraged to share their knowledge to enhance learning within classes. We expect all members of our school to show tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.

Radicalisation and Extremism

The school believes and actively supports the view that all students should be protected from radicalisation and extremism. Our approach to this is in line with the Government’s PREVENT Strategy (stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism).

Radicalisation is the process by which people come to support terrorism and extremism, and in some cases, participate in terrorist groups. Extremism is the vocal or active opposition to the fundamental British values in the bullet points above.

Our total commitment to safeguarding student welfare means that we are vigilant to monitoring vulnerability to radicalisation including:

  • Family tensions
  • Sense of isolation
  • Migration
  • Distance from cultural heritage
  • Experience of racism or discrimination
  • Feeling of failure
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Any concerns must be reported to the Designated Safeguarding Officer, Ms Anmarie Petrou or Ms Sammy O’Brien who will make a referral using the “Safeguard” referral form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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