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01/02/23

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BMAT

📢 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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BMAT

📢 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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Celebrating Achievement

Celebrating achievement at Epping St John's

At Epping St. John’s School, students are freed to succeed within an environment of hope, dignity, respect and the very highest expectations. We constantly strive to:

•             Recognise and celebrate student achievement in all it's forms

•             Encourage the pursuit of excellence

•             Encourage resilience

•             Encourage self-belief

•             Encourage students to be Resilient, to show Diligence and Integrity.

Reward System

Students at ESJ have opportunities to earn Rewards points through various avenues like participation in activities in and out of the classroom, good attendance, participation in extracurricular activities, representing the school in different events, various acts of kindness, hard work, good work, good behaviour...

Every time a student achieves Rewards points, they will earn points towards rewards (this could include being selected for the Breakfast Reward).

Once a term, students can cash these points in for prizes or they can decide to roll over their Rewards points to the next term to earn bigger prizes.  This also teaches the value of saving for more expensive items as opposed to spending on smaller ones!

Students who achieve a high number of Rewards points are given the opportunity to participate in reward trips and experiences to celebrate their achievement.

Achievement celebrations also take place during celebration assemblies and end of year whole school celebration events.

Students also get rewarded weekly in Assemblies with certificates. This includes nominations such as Student of the Week, Subject Specific certificates, Student of the Month.

THE HOUSE SYSTEM

The House System is an integral part of the history and heritage of our school because it commemorates ex-service men and women who lost their lives in battle. It adds to the sense of belonging that ESJ students already feel and also creates healthy positive competition between the House groups. 

We hope that through these role models, a strong sense of pride will be fostered in pupils, inspiring them to embody the core values of ESJ.  As part of this, all house groups are asked to deliver assemblies on their own house, what it means to belong to that House and their house name.  We also run half termly house competitions and events.

 

  • Victor Adams Was born in Epping, enlisted into the Royal Engineers in London in March 1915 as a Shoeing Smith and was posted to Ireland. He went to France on the 5th October the same year and died of pneumonia there in April 1916.

 

  • Horace Barker Enlisted in the Mercantile Marine and became an Apprentice Deck Boy on the SS Windsor Hall, a defensively armed merchantman ship. On 17th January 1918 the Windsor Hall was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship’s Captain was taken prisoner, but Horace Barker was one of 27 crew members who lost their lives. He was presumed to have been drowned. At just 15 years of age he was the youngest of Epping’s war dead.

 

  • Joan Hurley Joined the Women’s Auxiliary Police during the Second World War and helped keep the town safe in absence of the regular Police force. She fought hard against mistreatment of children and paved the way for other women constables in the area. 

 

  • Joyce (Raggett) Lived in Epping Forest for 56 years; she helped greatly during the war effort over a period of 6 years by carving and designing what were rumoured to be the best and fastest planes that the British had. Without her work, many planes would have been unable to fly and fight – her work was invaluable, and likely saved numerous lives.

 

  • Georgie Sparks Came from Epping, joined the Royal Marines in June 2006, passing out from training in July 2007 and joining 42 Commando a few days later. During his time at 42 Commando he qualified as a sniper. In the course of his time in Afghanistan, he was wounded badly in an attack, and died soon after.

 

  • Walter Wright Was born in Theydon Bois and later moved to Epping, joining the army four days before world war two was declared. Evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, he returned to France soon after D-Day in charge of RASC workshop units, following the fighting through France, Belgium and Holland.

 

 

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