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Mr Redwood PE

Add my 5k onto the PE 🏃🏻‍♂️😴😅🙌🏻 https://t.co/ZckyLUAi8U

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Ms F Clarke

Current affairs linking to the Business curriculum, great recommendation ! https://t.co/5pfngFDsEc

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Ms Horner

ALL subjects promote reading. Just some do it more explicitly. Our challenge is to make it explicit across the curriculum. We got this!! 💪 upcoming CPD on direct vocabulary instruction and reciprocal reader will be gamechangers for us!

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MrFitten

Yes go Team Maths above PE but still some work to do to beat the other core subjects!

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Ms F Clarke

This is brilliant, even subjects where reading isn’t associated are promoting its importance! https://t.co/qrmVhrFyqZ

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ESJ PE

Results so far are in!! There's still time to get out there tonight🚶‍♀️ Well done to English and Yr7 Sparks, Yr8 Barker and Yr9 Joyce! ⭐️ Lots of entries have been coming in since, excellent well done to all those taking part! https://t.co/L0aahgUUML

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Miss H Hennessy 🧚🏼‍♀️

Another one on health, exercise and fitness! Love that you think Mr. Smith is a reliable source, I beg to differ 😉 https://t.co/DT9CXCliMO

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Miss H Hennessy 🧚🏼‍♀️

Received this today on both health and skill related fitness! 2 of them in one go, great job! https://t.co/nCQXDL1niO

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The Johnson Family

We’ve experienced a ray of positivity amongst some of the gloom this afternoon ! She can’t quite believe it’s true.....thank you so much for your continued help, support and encouragement! She’ll love updating you on this exciting journey!

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Miss Viccars

Couldn’t be prouder of J today. Accepted in to the Royal Academy of Dance Ambassador programme! 🙌🏻 ⭐️ what an incredible achievement and very much deserved!

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ESJ Reading Race

To help widen your knowledge in government and politics...📚 https://t.co/y4itqMApsL

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Ms F Clarke

serious contenders for champions of Reading Week with this activity from Ms Rodway, filled with challenge, cultural capital and key vocab! https://t.co/PDGQMBP6yh

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Ms F Clarke

Such an interesting debate! We really are developing critical, moral and forward thinking citizens 🌟 Thank you RE! https://t.co/RrVlltkDSG

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Ms F Clarke

SCIENCE SMASHING READING WEEK🧪 Y11 Class collaboratively completing a guided reading task about Diabetes. Amazing work guys https://t.co/mY5GdvimJy

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Mr Redwood PE

4km run for the lockdown challenge 🙌🏻 PE department should definitely win this one 👏🏻🏃🏻‍♂️ 4km in 25 minutes.. have I got any challengers? my first challenge for Jack! Get your running shoes on 👍🏻 https://t.co/v6DNr1AaQp

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Ms F Clarke

Calling families! Here are some great shows for Geography this week. I know 9 Adams will be watching South Africa with tonight on ITV at 7.30 to do their Reading Races! Tag us in your photos! https://t.co/rIrjjxbuHV

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Ms F Clarke

‘I had so much I wanted to write and I really enjoyed the documentary so I made an A3 poster’ I think that is my favourite quote of Reading Week so far. Reading around the curriculum really does inspire our students! https://t.co/hUKGwuHaGt

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BMAT

BMAT are recruiting additional staff to support the mass testing for COVID19 across our secondary schools in Newham (London), Harlow & Epping (Essex) and Stansted (Essex). Full details and application info: https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/sp3KUgt9K3

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ESJ Reading Race

Day 2 of reading week ! Make sure you are completing your reading race sheets for 10 Ace points 🌟 KEEP READING 📚 https://t.co/6CszMU3v05

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Amanda Bateman-Adams

The puppy took us for a walk 🐾 🐾 Day1 https://t.co/DcpsP7jhqa

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Sisters read for 10 hours for NHS

Sisters read for 10 hours for NHS

Posted: 10th June 2020

A keen reader ploughed her way through two and a half books in one day to raise much-needed funds for the NHS.

Ella Gostling, Year 7 at Epping St John’s School  was keen to show her support for local doctors and nurses after hearing about their work during the Coronavirus outbreak.

She teamed up with sister Sophie, Year 4 at Ivy Chimneys Primary School, to complete a ten-hour readathon in support of Princess Alexandra Hospital, in Harlow.

Ella said: “I read every night before bed for up to an hour. My sister and I read for ten hours in one day for our challenge; we moved around the house, from my bedroom, to the garden and the couch.”

The girls set a goal of raising £100 for the hospital – instead raising a total of £800.

Ella said: “We are very proud of ourselves. We hope the money is spent on whatever the hospital staff need the most. It is good to know it will go to a good cause.”

Proud mum Katie said: “I am really proud of the girls. When they said about reading for ten hours, I was a little sceptical as that is a very long time to read. But, they really stuck with it and were glued to their books; I was really impressed. The fact they could get enjoyment out of it, raise money and it was educational was great.

“The amount they have raised is amazing and well exceeded their expectations. We have been blown away by their efforts.

“It is one of those things they will remember forever.”

Head of school Michael Yerosimou said: “I continue to be amazed by the efforts and selflessness of our students. We have seen so many go above and beyond to raise money, awareness and to show support and these two are no different. As an English teacher, it makes me even happier that they have done it through reading!”

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