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07/12/21

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📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for a Cover and Admin Assistant 🖊️ For a job description and application details, please visit https://t.co/LJfojEsjOF https://t.co/BiwwDGoHzp

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06/12/21

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French Reading Race + Guided Reading based on festivals!🇫🇷 https://t.co/wKcZFrsC4v

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📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for a Co-Educator 🖊️ For a job description and application details, please visit https://t.co/rkPvyuHNVB https://t.co/iLdnJKYLtV

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06/12/21

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📢 We're Hiring! (Epping) have a vacancy for a Medical / Admin Assistant 🖊️ For a job description and application details, please visit https://t.co/amxs9WegUY https://t.co/Lm9ngZBl9x

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05/12/21

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What a wonderful tree festival and a lovely contribution from the Art department 🎄 https://t.co/5i9GC6SkAt

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04/12/21

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victoria sear

We really enjoyed going to see all the amazing trees especially beautiful tree❤️🌲🎄 https://t.co/WNi2XIQDrQ

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03/12/21

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ESJ Reading Race

Another month, another book recommendation! Has to be one of my favourite reads so far- thoroughly recommend!📚 https://t.co/y5IXijIdZy

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03/12/21

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Dee Boydell-Brown

Such a pleasure to provide the teachers with a well deserved breakfast this morning 🥰 the PTA hoped that you enjoyed it 🥰 https://t.co/pk0xQsY30M

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03/12/21

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Ms Horner

A gorgeous spread put on by our PTA for staff. We breakfasted like royalty! Thank you 💚 https://t.co/pWtKceAmdY

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02/12/21

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Ms F Clarke

Brilliant discussions and collaborative revision happening in Y10 Geography today. https://t.co/h0MqVFZFWf

01/12/21

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Ms Horner

It is gorgeous! I think we are definitely in with a shot! ❄️🎄 https://t.co/i4II4ME8XD

01/12/21

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mary burges

A beautiful tree!! There is always stiff competition in the school’s section, the young people of Epping are so creative!! I’m so looking forward to the tree festival 🎄 🌟🎄

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01/12/21

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Lee Batson

Good to see the tree festival coming together. Here is the entry from at . But will they win? Looking forward to seeing others come together during the course of today. https://t.co/3vCVUTKZmu

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01/12/21

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Fact sheet based on this article! 📚 https://t.co/HoUKIb3WKT https://t.co/zXAp23Ljmj

30/11/21

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Guli Francis-Dehqani

We were delighted by the warmth of welcome. Thank you to everyone involved. https://t.co/uqVqvDeUFr

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30/11/21

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Chelmsford Diocese

The Revd Lynne Cullens - has this morning been announced as the next Bishop of Barking. Find our more here – https://t.co/8W3kKrtFYv Share your own welcome message with Lynne using the hashtag https://t.co/NBifmle5Zp

30/11/21

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Ms Horner

A partnership that is going from strength to strength. A real honour for our school and students today.

30/11/21

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mary burges

Cannot WAIT !! 🥳😃

30/11/21

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Ms Horner

Woohoo! Really looking forward to this!

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30/11/21

ESJ was proud to be host to to announce the appointment of as the . Thank you to for coordinating. https://t.co/8PE4pPsRzI https://t.co/ODamlQht8i

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Children tour new school - via Minecraft

Children tour new school - via Minecraft

Posted: 7th October 2020

Children are being invited to take a tour of their prospective future secondary school – in the world of Minecraft.

Students at Epping St John’s Church of England School are developing a replica of their school on favourite computer game, Minecraft.

Parents have to apply for secondary school places in Year 7 for September 2021 by November 1 this year.

With Covid-19 restrictions meaning schools are unable to hold their traditional open events, parents and children are being forced to make the selection from home.

To help with the decision-making process, Epping St John’s is utilising its new virtual world.

Instead of open events and taster days, the school –

  • is offering the opportunity for Year 6 pupils to tour around the school on Minecraft, enabling them to walk the corridors and get used to the layout via the online world.
  • held a virtual open evening Q&A session for parents. Parents would usually hear a speech given by the headteacher during open evening visits. This year, they logged on to hear key members of staff and student leaders talk about life at the school, with parents given the opportunity to ask questions. More than 350 families logged on to show interest in the 180 Year 7 places available.
  • is holding virtual taster lessons each week to Year 6 pupils in local feeder primary schools. The hour-long lessons, held until October half-term, give pupils a taste of English, French, science, history and maths lessons they would expect to experience at secondary school. Primary classes log on together to follow the lessons by Epping St John’s teachers.
  • is hosting a student takeover virtual Q&A event. Hosted by Epping St John’s students, Year 6 pupils will be able to find out about life at secondary school from their future peers. The event will give children an opportunity to ask about the issues that matter to them. Click the image below to register your child for the event.

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Sarah Viccars, senior assistant headteacher, said: “Year 6 have to make their final choice by November 1, but they are not going to get a chance to step inside a school building.

“We wanted to give them a flavour of what Epping St John’s life is like without having to visit us in person.

“We are desperately trying to do what we can. It’s such a big decision to make blind, so we have to do something to help them to make the right decision for them.

“Our team is really working together, giving up free time and doing what we can to see the bigger picture of selling our school.”

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