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taking a break from writing quality docs to create my own art inspired by https://t.co/VnfLQRERzJ

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

The number of sixth formers looking to study in Epping has doubled this year. Applications for places at the Sixth Form have leaped for September 2020. The number of students looking to join Year 7 at the school this year has also risen. https://t.co/EijSI3B9z1 https://t.co/IpG5Phn8Tw

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Tom Doughty

Found an old photo of my sustainable water fountain from my product design days ⁦⁩. Fast forward and now I’m helping build sustainable homes for the future https://t.co/KNSj0tD9Pn

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We are so lucky to be part of such an amazing,caring school thank you for checking in on us today was lovely to hear from you

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Amanda Bateman-Adams

Thank you, needed this today https://t.co/EL5PQs6W2Z

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Donna Horncastle

Lovely thankyou...if anyone interested Academy Arts is offering classes via Zoom including a weekly street dance class.

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The Johnson Family

Wow! What a great mood lifter! Thanks and ! https://t.co/iOIkt02DFE

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Miss Viccars

My wonderful Dance Company / Dance Club - have put a host of online dance classes on SMH for you guys to get involved in this Easter including Ballet with RAD / Musical Theatre with Oti Mabuse / Hip Hop with Diversity and many more...

04/04/20

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Miss Viccars

We will be putting interviews on hold until we return to school to ensure that the process remains fair for all involved. I’ve received so many incredible applications - I’m excited to see our new team come together!

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“Expelliarmus...” https://t.co/fehRZOqP2V

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Ms Horner

Ditto for all of Team English. You have risen to the challenge of independent learning like superstars- we have been blown away by the quality of work. Expect postcards home after Easter! https://t.co/krvi1x4xqL https://t.co/px5AxyRRtq

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C Hines

Thank you to the staff at and for everything these last few weeks. It’s been a very difficult period for everyone and you have done an outstanding job for your students and their families. Wishing you all a restful Easter break. 💚

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03/04/20

Weekly update from all of us at ESJ https://t.co/YJfAP03cR3

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Best of luck with your new chapter. Remember, you’ve earned your stripes and will always remain a member of the .

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Jes

Big thanks to everyone at for keeping us all going, your support & phone calls home have been much appreciated! Stay safe 💚

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Mr Robinson

It's been an absolute pleasure to see you develop and mature as a performer - We Will Rock You feels like a life time ago!

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Man..We Will Rock You was about five years ago! Both mine and Sir’s first shows. From year 7 to year 11 i had the pleasure of being guided by sir in my performing. So many memories.

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Alison Beswick Smith

Bella left these lovely notes 📝 around the house today from challenge! It made my day ❤️🌈 https://t.co/Hh8Uz9DqwS

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ESJ - Performing Arts

As we say goodbye to we would love to hear your favourite memories of him from over the last few years. Let’s hear your best JRO memories!

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Epping St John's introduces group reading

Epping St John's introduces group reading

Posted: 11th February 2020

Young people are starting their day by reading the same book together.

Form time reading has been introduced to Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 at Epping St John’s Church of England School.

The move is to further build the profile of reading at the school, as well as giving students the basic skills they need to access the curriculum.

Naomi van der Lith, assistant head, said: “Reading has a knock-on affect in all subjects. When students feel empowered to read, they can access a whole range of subjects. Even for those who are less confident in reading, we have audio versions of the books to assist them. By even just listening to someone else reading, they will get to the point where they feel they can participate and have the confidence to read in class.

“We also want to develop that love for reading. So few students read complete novels these days, so we are tackling that with this project.

“As reading has such a knock-on effect, we do not feel it is down to just the English department to tackle it. It is proving to be a really positive whole school initiative.”

The group reading sessions are being led by form tutors and Year 12 students who are helping their younger peers.

Students are reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Private Peaceful, Heroes, Stone Cold and The Kite Runner.

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