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26/04/19

A confidence boost in numeracy and literacy has helped students to settle into secondary school. Students who arrived at Epping St John’s School needing extra support in English and maths attended the school’s first Year 7 catch-up sessions. https://t.co/BuAVWw1KeH https://t.co/covYp9oYD6

26/04/19

Attending a conference held in another language gave teenagers a boost before their exams. Year 13 A-level French students from Epping St John’s School attended the Hodder A-level French: Literature and Film Study Conference in Conway Hall, London. https://t.co/PAVxBlDUY8 https://t.co/z9hdrei2Gy

25/04/19

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ESJPE

Congratulations to all of the teams involved in the District Netball Finals held at tonight. & St. Marks high school. You were all a credit to your schools and it was great to help the District & host.

24/04/19

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Mrs RS

Wishing Josie and all other participants good luck for tonights Speak Out Challenge

24/04/19

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ESJPE

A HUGE thank you to Mrs Madden for getting us brand new tennis equipment. Finally we can teach Tennis at Cannot wait to get the students on the courts. https://t.co/FDQltIFH64

23/04/19

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Mrs RS

Newly released GCSE RE Bitesize revision materials https://t.co/DEX1DNr31k We do AQA Buddhism and Christianity

23/04/19

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BMAT

The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities - is now available to view online. It can be found under the news menu on each of our school websites or you can view directly from this link - https://t.co/YuynITeqtu https://t.co/Dr9ywOBZkz

23/04/19

Determined students have put in more than 100 hours of extra work to improve their chances of securing a university place. Year 13 students at Epping St John’s have submitted Extended Project Qualification coursework in addition to their 3 or 4 A-levels. https://t.co/UgEoXsnU7Q https://t.co/IH1qlpOqtO

22/04/19

Looking forward to seeing all year groups bright & early at 8:30 tomorrow! Don’t forget it’s Week 2... ‘til then, have a wonderful Easter Monday!

18/04/19

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Mr Omilli

Looking forward to seeing the Year 13 this morning 9-12 and any year 11s, 12-3pm for some extra revisions ahead of the French exams! https://t.co/A5UZxbxLBl

14/04/19

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Cambridge Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Cambridge watch our new video which provides you with key information on the application process. https://t.co/z8j1F8lNz0 https://t.co/HIr7bwltrq

14/04/19

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Mrs RS

As we enter Holy Week it's a perfect way to revise for paper 1 Christian practices - the celebration of festivals. Today is PALM SUNDAY. Read about it here https://t.co/ZEDxcdT0Ga

12/04/19

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mary burges

Thank you to each staff team member of who has run/helped with one (or more) aspiration sessions this week 😊

11/04/19

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Mr. P Cooper

Closing gaps on numeracy skills today with . Thanks for the wonderful resources! Tomorrow Science 12-3. Required Practicals! https://t.co/atw9oFyAdC

11/04/19

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Mrs RS

and I are ready for a full day of Y13 Epq presentations. It'll be a long slog but an interesting one. https://t.co/45eYl1uKT6

10/04/19

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Mr. P Cooper

this is exactly what we shall be working on. Science Thursday 9-12. Friday 12-3! https://t.co/nH5XeKcZPa

09/04/19

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Mrs RS

Thoroughly joyful experience marking the final drafts of EPQs. Only managed three today but what a trio! Hours of hard work by our amazing 6th formers is paying off. https://t.co/uqB0mN3IQa

08/04/19

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Delighted to see students in for Easter revision at school amazing dedication for GCSE maths revision on first day of Easter break. Reminder Maths is also on tomorrow from 9-12 🤩 thanks to teachers and Mrs Franklin https://t.co/KY83Eku1eg

08/04/19

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Mr. P Cooper

Year 8 . Have you started your space project 🥳 https://t.co/QfQT0Uttlk

06/04/19

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Jes

LS with 2 of her fav teachers. I think she’s spent more time with you than me these last few months 😅 https://t.co/Ie5LEfvkeQ

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Expectations of Year 11 outlined

Expectations of Year 11 outlined

Posted: 17th October 2018

A Year 11 expectation evening has been held at Epping St John’s School so families can fully support children in their studies.

The expectation evening forms part of the Year 11 strategy for students in their final year where data is regularly assessed and interventions put into place when the data suggests they are needed.

Eposi Ewome, director of learning Year 10 and 11, said: “The aim of expectations evening was to talk about the Year 11 strategy, exam stress, exam requirements, the support we offer, how parents can support the school and their children and how students can support themselves in terms of accepting what we are offering them.

“We also speak to parents about the importance of students getting enough sleep. Occasionally, students might say they feel ill or have a headache, when it turns out they have not had enough sleep. It’s also important they do things they enjoy during Year 11, such as socialising; it’s not just about learning, it’s also about having fun.”

The school puts on weekly aspirations sessions after school for Year 11 students to complete extra revision with their subject teachers. These opportunities are also on offer during school holidays.

Mrs Ewome said: “When students stay after school, they get more one-to-one or small group support which really benefits them.

“If parents understand more about what’s going on at school, they can support their children better at home. Students have access to amazing revision resources at school which they can also use from home.”

Parents were also told about the school’s growing sixth form.

Executive head Stephen Hehir said: “It is vital that Year 11 students and their parents/carers are aware of all the support the school is providing for them over the course of their final GCSE year.

“There is a lot of exam pressure in Year 11. We believe through events such as the Year 11 expectation evening students and parents/carers are given the best advice to support them to reach their potential next summer and to achieve highly.

“Well done to all students, parents/carers and staff for attending and making this night a success!”

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