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01/02/23

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📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for an Exam Invigilator 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/uJUYy624QV

01/02/23

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📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for an Attendance Officer 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/X28xFF10Ad

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28/01/23

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Holly Whitbread

It was great to visit St Johns School today. I had an opportunity to catch up with the Senior Leadership Team and our brilliant Youth Councillors. The School is doing great work in the local community. 💚 https://t.co/o0FOahSZsF

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27/01/23

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MrFitten

🏠 House cups now have pride of place in reception, also don't forget to check the House noticeboard for current scores and past winners. 🏆🟢🔵🟣⚪️🟡🔴🏆#AdamsBarkerHurleyJoyceSparksWright https://t.co/0ISrFoblkE

26/01/23

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📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for a Catering Supervisor 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/sOLr2mlBCH

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26/01/23

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West Essex SSP

We are delighted to announce a new after school hockey club for all children in Years 5, 6 & 7. Sign up via the QR code on the flyer. Please share with your schools communities. https://t.co/bnFwWe3fCv

25/01/23

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The Brilliant Club

We hope so too!

25/01/23

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Mr Glass

Essex cup run comes to an end for Year 8, with a 2-1 loss to Stanway school in the round of 16. Boys put in a monumental performance and fought back, hugely proud of them and how far they’ve progressed in the cup 👏💚

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25/01/23

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Ms F Clarke

A glimpse into the future? https://t.co/GJ011edQE5

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25/01/23

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Ms F Clarke

touring the grounds of 📚 https://t.co/HYCToUueW3

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25/01/23

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Ms Horner

Wonderful guided reading in form this morning. Well done 8-B and Miss Hennessy! https://t.co/7iH1jCCfOm

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25/01/23

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Ms F Clarke

Our 'brilliant' year 9&10 students are off to today! https://t.co/HI0XLFW07a

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24/01/23

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MrFitten

🏠House points are in!!! Still 🔵Barker leading the way, Adams 🟢and Wright 🔴are closing in!! Remember, your attendance goes towards your points!!! https://t.co/qYMscycvl6

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19/01/23

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Essex Music Hub

has a new Community Music Centre! Do you know any young musicians who would like to make more music? Join us for this exciting new opportunity based at More details here: https://t.co/ULfeYGcWjE Pls RT https://t.co/JkMCGWWCsx

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17/01/23

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ESJ Reading Race

Happy Friday! Here’s a book review of one of my favourite books! Definitely recommend📚 https://t.co/4Yd049O9cx

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13/01/23

Year 7’s first ever Celebration Assembly at ESJ. We are so proud of them all! https://t.co/WaaqzTvo14

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13/01/23

What a wonderful evening of drama, music and poetry. Thank you to for bringing a touch of Christmas back into school! 💚🎄🎭 https://t.co/V7joI5kKbv

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12/01/23

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

Bravo to all our Drama students this evening for their brilliant show. Very proud of our ALevel Drama students , directing our younger students! Well done all and our great Mr John’s & Mr Hall https://t.co/ztf8VB7foC

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12/01/23

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ESJ Exams

Today has been a gruelling day for our amazing 6th form students, taking numerous BTEC exams. We are so proud of the patience, understanding & determination you all showed today! The worst day is over & you did it, so a big well done to you all, ypu are amazing 😊😊 https://t.co/WRWea86Ccn

12/01/23

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

What a fantastic show!! Well done all https://t.co/gNHvZYqIBR

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Further Maths

Why Study Further Maths?

It all comes down to what Maths is! Just as languages provide the building blocks and rules we need to communicate, Maths uses its own language, made up of numbers, symbols and formulas, to explore the rules we need to measure or identify essential problems like distance, speed, time, space, change, force and quantities. Studying Maths helps us find patterns and structure in our lives. The A level consists of a mixture of pure and applied topics. Two thirds of the material devoted to the Pure Maths element and one third to the applied element. The applied aspect of the course is comprised of topics in Mechanics. The aim of the course is to enable students to apply mathematical ideas to solve problems in a range of contexts and to be able to reason mathematically in coming to conclusions. Students will be expected to take responsibility for their learning within a supportive and caring environment.

Future careers linked to this subject:

Mathematics can be taken as a discrete subject at university and is also a key component of undergraduate courses such as Physics, Engineering, Economics, Business, Computer Science and Architecture.

Assessment Criteria

There are 4 x 90 min exams at the end of the two year course. The assessment will consist of two papers of pure maths and two papers of applied maths. You are allowed to use a calculator in all of the assessments.

 

Core Pure Mathematics topics are:

  • Proof Algebra and Functions
  • Complex numbers
  • Matrices
  • Further algebra and functions
  • Further calculus
  • Further vectors
  • Polar coordinates
  • Hyperbolic functions
  • Differential equations
  • Mechanics topics are:
  • Momentum and Impulse
  • Work energy and power
  • Collisions in 1 and 2 dimensions
  • Circular motion
  • Centre of mass
  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Variable acceleration

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

Students will need to be very comfortable with the more challenging GCSE concepts, algebra in particular. For this reason, students will need to have at least a grade 8 at GCSE Maths.

EXAMINATION BOARD

EDEXCEL

TEACHER TO CONTACT:

Mr Wilson

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