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19/10/18

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

The Sixth Form team in action at the Harlow Post-16 event! We can’t wait to see you all at our open day on the 12th November :) https://t.co/niLz91JhyS

19/10/18

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Ben Murphy CC

Dear Parents / Carers, do you or your children have a teacher who is deserving of recognition ? If so, perhaps you will consider the . Applications can be submitted here: https://t.co/sh6LE0fsuJ https://t.co/8Rq05xRWgZ

19/10/18

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C Hines

Fab message today from with some wonderful news and feedback about Charlie! Very proud mum 😃 He’s just loving and is flourishing. Long may it continue!

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BMAT

The school day had a new rhythm to it on . Every lesson in all subjects for Year 7 and 8 at , in Epping, had a poetry element to it on the themed day. Full story - https://t.co/hVOEjqfl86 https://t.co/yPMU3pQyMb

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Epping Primary

We had lots of special visitors at our parade on Wednesday, but the ones who have definitely grown the most are our very first YF pupils from 2008, it was lovely to have them back again to help us celebrate. Thank you very much to for bring them back to us! https://t.co/1wswNrHi06

19/10/18

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BMAT STEM Academy

Lego robotics workshop welcome year 9 and and thank you

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BMAT STEM Academy

We have built a robot! and https://t.co/1kkKBtjFHa

18/10/18

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Mrs RS

Been another busy week in 6th form. Recruiting potential newbies to the ESJ family at the Harlow Post 16 event, attending careers talks on how to get into teaching, helping out in extra curricular clubs, getting offers back from universities and tomorrow WEAR IT PINK. https://t.co/TNqpklRRIn

18/10/18

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Natalie Revell

It was lovely to see the year 13’s presenting the awards for the ESJ bake off today! 😀🙌🍰 https://t.co/qXxlUVnxzM

18/10/18

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Miss E

More ESJers attended aspiration sessions today in Science and Engineering. https://t.co/GLP19GUdqa

17/10/18

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Miss E

ESJ aspiration sessions in full flow. Well done to all our year 11s making the most of what we have on offer and thanks to staff for being there for them https://t.co/pt9Op1m8s6

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BMAT

A Year 11 expectation evening has been held at so families can fully support children in their studies. Full story -https://t.co/QQi6pj617d https://t.co/L3WKBOsJea

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Natalie Revell

remember that if you’re interested in teaching there is a talk being given at 2pm tomorrow! If you signed up make sure you’re there! 😀🙌👩🏼‍🏫 https://t.co/YKdaDgCL7l

16/10/18

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nibs buses

Service 494 to is now just leaving Abridge. Due to continuing traffic problems this morning on the M25.

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nibs buses

Service 491 to is now running approx 15 mins late. Due to continuing traffic problems on the A414.

15/10/18

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ESJ English

English masterclasses for year 11 begin on Monday at 3pm. We look forward to challenging and inspiring you! https://t.co/JdOA1bf3mk

12/10/18

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Natalie Revell

When you get to mark pieces of homework like this it’s a joy! Using task tiles allows them to challenge themselves and explore their creativity, I love it! https://t.co/M7WFFnJ0g3

12/10/18

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Mrs RS

Today we had the great pleasure of hitting the 'SEND' button on UCAS for our students' applications. They have been brilliant to work with. Fingers crossed. Now on to the other 40 odd applications . https://t.co/6T7FpdALvU

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Epping St Johns PTA

Hi everyone 👋🏻 Next meeting is Wed 7th Nov at the from 6.45pm. So many came last time.. would be great to see even more new faces and keep growing our team! Please pop in & join us, your help & ideas are welcome however big or small😃#esjfamily

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Miss K Driver

This is why the cleaners hate my art studio 😂 we love making a mess whilst making our art! Yr10 printmaking and mono-printing experiments to meet their AO2 and AO3 assessment objectives https://t.co/U6Z2x02v6u

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Amazing attendance

Amazing attendance

Posted: 7th March 2018

Amazing attendance is being celebrated.

A month-long campaign has been held at Epping St John’s School to promote good attendance among students.

The benefits of being in school every day and on time are regularly explained to students, but the recent push and culture change has seen the message hit home.

Zoe Harrison, attendance officer, devotes her time to encouraging students to commit to being in school and ready to learn.

She believes the shift in culture in recent months at the school – since the arrival of executive headteacher Allan Osborne and co-head Emma Ruffles and conversion to the Burnt Mill Academy Trust - has contributed to the improvement in attendance.

She said: “Attendance is already better this year than previously. We have seen a definite improvement over the last two years.

“Of course, the more students are in school, the more they are learning, which helps with their grades. When they are out of school for a period of time, it can also be difficult to get back into friendship groups, so it’s good for their wellbeing to be in school.”

During the month, tutors have had attendance charts on display and a whole school approach has been taken.

Mrs Harrison said: “We have been pushing attendance in this way since the arrival of Mr Osborne.

“We have been getting everyone on board to take responsibility for attendance and not just the senior leadership team. It’s about asking students whether they are ok. It’s not about telling them off for poor attendance, but establishing the potential reason behind it. We are looking out for them.

“Students want to be in school more. It’s a calm and nice environment for them. We have a culture for learning and students want to be here and to do well.”

The school works closely with parents to help those struggling with attendance to get back to school.

Students with 100 per cent attendance are given reward points which can be swapped for trips in the summer.

Badges are given to students with 100 per cent attendance, to those with good attendance of 98 per cent and to those who are working hard to improve their attendance in school.

Mr Osborne said: “I appreciate the loyalty and dedication to the vision of outstanding outcomes of all types, including attendance, from Mrs Harrison and Mrs Ruffles.”

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