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05/03/21

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Miss Zare

A glimpse into RE Reading Week at ESJ this week!

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05/03/21

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Ms F Clarke

Our second successful Reading Week comes to a close with these KS4 and KS3 examples from Science ! So topical, allowing our students to understand the current events happening in today’s society! https://t.co/moC1f3LzFJ

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Ms F Clarke

MFL always smash it with the cultural capital, fantastic KS5 example here all about Frida Kahlo 🎨 https://t.co/HZFn6LUc4l

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ESJ English

How lucky are we to have as our literacy lead!? Reading for PLEASURE is a sure fire way to positively impact outcomes for all whilst developing a lifelong relationship with books 📚🐛#readersareleaders https://t.co/4QsxURAr66

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05/03/21

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Miss Theodorou

The last Masked Reader clue - our reader is a member of the department that find the beauty of words in every lesson. This reader may or may not be the Head of this department with hair the colour of blood like her book’s title. 🕵🏻🤔 https://t.co/J5LiHYXbmJ

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05/03/21

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Ms Horner

A huge shout out to who has put on a spectacular menu for : a poem a day, masked reader, A-Z book names, smash answer book quiz, a Harry Potter escape room, and recreating front covers! Prizes on the horizon! https://t.co/9wi4SKspKz

04/03/21

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Ms Horner

Ditto . Last day of your wonderful virtual World Book Day week tomorrow. Can't wait to see what's on offer!

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mary burges

I am thinking that is to world book day as Santa is to Christmas Day 😃

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Mrs O’Boyle

Favourite book: Love’s Executioner by Irvin Yalom, current book: Something Dangerous by Penny Vincenzi, last book: The Sun Sister by Lucinda Riley 📚

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MRSH@ESJ

Favourite book: The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck Current book: Midnight Sun, Stephenie Myer (STILL! I have to keep coming back to it) Last book: The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

04/03/21

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Ms Horner

Fantastic choices there! Mrs Van der Lith love The Beekeeper of Aleppo!

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MrsMcG ☀️

1.Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts 2. Cilka’s journey by Heather Morris 3. The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

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Miss Theodorou

Listen to authors telling you why they love World Book Day! The world is colossal and books help us travel 📚🌍 Happy Reading! 🥰 ⁦https://t.co/2STRtOOzL5

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04/03/21

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Donna Horncastle

My favorite book has to be The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse..but I'm currently reading Gastrointestinal Pathology! 😆 https://t.co/NUUX6AJmdT

04/03/21

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Ms Horner

Will check this out, for sure. And will let you know if it concludes disappointingly!

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Matt Lynch

Let me know. It’s one I considered buying. Opted for ‘Safe and Sound’ instead by which I thoroughly enjoyed 👍

04/03/21

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Ms Horner

I ❤ To Kill a Mockingbird!

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Mrs Mascherin

📚Favourite Book- To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee/ Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino Current book - The truth about the Savolta case - Eduardo Mendoza Last book- The Big Door Prize - M.O. Walsh ✨ ✨

04/03/21

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Ms Horner

Enjoying it so far. Modern gothic. Lots of suspense. What's not to love!? Praying there is not a clichéd conclusion that spoils it!

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Essex Music Hub

Overview of 's classroom resources on 22 March. Check out our website for details and how to register https://t.co/IS7ZDycnX6 Pls RT https://t.co/kJQP1d1hox

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Business A-Level

What is Business is all about?

Students will gain a broad understanding of business functions and activities. They will have a good understanding of business finance and the work of businesses, both national and multi national.  

Course Content

First Year Course Content

Theme 1: Marketing and People

In this unit students will look at markets, explore marketing and people functions and investigate business start up.

“Marketing” will examine market research, branding,     supply and demand and pricing strategies. “People” will look at recruitment, selection, motivation and leadership.

Theme 2: Managing Business Activity

In this unit students will explore business finance and   operations.

Finance will include sources of finance, cash flow, break even and budgeting. as well as looking at how to measure financial performance.

Second Year Course Content

Theme 3: Business Decisions and strategy

Students will look at business strategies, growth, decision making techniques (Investment appraisal, critical path analysis and decision trees) and what influences business decisions. This will include measuring financial performance.

Theme 4: Global Business

In this unit students will look at globalisation and international trade and how businesses expand into foreign markets.  This unit also includes international   marketing and the study of multi national companies.

Assessment:

  • A Level Business is assessed by 3 written examinations which cover themes 1 to 4. 
  • Each paper is 2 hours and includes a mix  of short and longer answer questions.

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Financial Services
  • Marketing sector
  • Higher administrative roles  in public and private sector​

Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE Business Studies or Grade 6 at GCSE in English and Maths

Examination Board

EdExcel

Teacher to Contact:

Mrs Atkinson

 

 

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