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24/01/20

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

is a great opportunity Year 12’s . Fantastic way to experience university. See the sixth form team if you need more details https://t.co/tF5gzWMUfk

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24/01/20

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West Essex SSP

Kurling finals today. Some very close games! Well done to Leverton who go on to the County Finals Fab leaders from Thanks. https://t.co/DzCAenAHBl

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24/01/20

A-Level Computer Science students visiting the google stand at BETT 2020. Thank you to our wonderful Deputy Headteacher Mr Benzid for taking them https://t.co/AQlmLiaNg2

24/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

A busy evening ahead with all of our options subjects running sessions today from 3-4pm in a variety of locations across the school site! Looking forward to seeing all of our 146 year 11’s in a variety of locations!

23/01/20

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

This is featuring in our Newsletter tomorrow Great opportunity, lots of courses on offer https://t.co/zjYG88MxtP

23/01/20

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ESJ_Music

Vocals rehearsals started today for our upcoming production of WWRY. If you are interested in playing in the live rock band, playing classic , see Mrs Casey asap!

23/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

Science Aspiration sessions this evening with Mrs Khan and her team. Looking forward to seeing our year 11s there making the most of the extra support

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22/01/20

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

On our way back from Paris. What a day, what an incredible group of students we have 🇫🇷 https://t.co/CLlhl6wkW1

22/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

Fantastic attendance by our students yesterday at English and today in maths. Targeted sessions for those students working towards their grade 5,7 and 9’s! Looking forward to seeing everyone at science sessions tomorrow in the East Wing and Street

22/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

Our February half term aspiration programme was extremely well received by students today but it wouldn’t be possible without our fantastic team of staff giving up time to run the sessions. Our Easter programme will be launched this Friday!

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22/01/20

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

Wonderful day with our amazing students on our Sixth Form day trip to Paris! Montmartre✅ Eiffel Tower ✅ River Seine Cruise✅ https://t.co/RXgVYYuPkL

21/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

CALLING ALL ESJ YEAR 11’s.........The west wing is the place to be these next two evenings with English aspiration sessions this evening on the 1st first floor and Maths tomorrow evening on the ground floor. Look forward to seeing everyone there!

21/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

Good afternoon. Students will be receiving the February Half Term schedule tomorrow morning during form time. We have lots of sessions taking place with morning sessions from 10-12 and afternoon sessions from 1-3! Have a great day 👍🏻

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21/01/20

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Ms Horner

Reminder to year 13 Literature students that we have an aspiration session tomorrow in WF1. Chapter 2 The Great Gatsby😀 https://t.co/bh8AtJ8WJf

20/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

English Aspirations sessions tomorrow after school in the West Wing! 3-4pm with the fantastic English department at ESJ. Last week we had 53 students making the most of the intervention, I think we can get 70 tomorrow.......😃

20/01/20

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Julie Dreeling

Thanks for all the positive comments/feedback at Yr 9 parents evening.

20/01/20

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mary burges

Excellent ideas for GCSE; A level option choices and potential career pathways https://t.co/1vpcrsB0dK

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20/01/20

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Miss Petrou

Sensational castles today from Year 7! Such a great effort from our great students 🏰 https://t.co/1xbh9vlFPd

19/01/20

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Ms Horner

Year 13 English Literature students, have a read of this to inform your contextual reading of The Handmaid's Tale https://t.co/yO52NZ0WA3

18/01/20

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ESJ Aspirations

Our After school Aspiration Programme continues this week with the following subjects: Tuesday: English, Wednesday: Maths, Thursday: Science, Friday: Option subjects. Hope everyone has a great weekend!

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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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