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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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History A-Level

Why study History A Level?

The course builds on your understanding of the past through experiencing a broad and balanced course of study that considers modern and early modern aspects and issues that include political, cultural, ethnic and religious diversity. This subject will further develop your historical skills and an understanding of the nature of History

Course Content

First Year Course Content

In the British study, The Transformation of Britain 1918-79, students will learn about the extent to which Britain was   transformed politically, socially, economically and culturally in the years.

The focus of study is on changes and developments over a broad timescale, 1918–79. This option also contains an in depth study of historical interpretations on a broad question, which considers what impact Thatcher’s governments had on Britain, 1979–97. 

The American study option comprises an in depth study of the USA in the years 1955–92; from post-1945 affluence, through racial and political protests in the 1960s, to the rise of right-wing groups in the 1980s and the development of bitter divisions between Democrats and Republicans. 

Both units involve a separate examination to be sat in May/June of the academic year. 

Second Year Course Content

This revisits the topics from first year  and extends to an additional Early Modern topic focused on The British Empire and also includes an open coursework aspect.

Britain Losing and Gaining an Empire, 1763-1914, which comprises two parts:, aspects in breadth, which focuses on long-term changes and contextualises the aspects in depth, which focuses in detail on key episodes. The topics explore the development of the British Empire and the part played in this by the Royal Navy and merchant marines, looking at social, economic and political issues.

The purpose of the coursework is to enable students to    develop skills in the analysis and evaluation of interpretations of history in a chosen question, problem or issue as part of an independently researched assignment. The focus is on understanding the nature and purpose of the work of the historian. Students will be required to form a critical view based on relevant reading on the question, problem or issue. They will also be specifically required to analyse, explain  and evaluate the interpretations of three historians.

Assessment Criteria

A Level History requires 3 exams to be sat in May/June of the second year of study, comprising of essay style and source based questions.

Paper 1 (2.5 hrs)  30% of total grade

Paper 2 (1.5 hrs)   20% of total grade

Paper 3 (2.25hrs)  30% of total grade

Paper 4 (Coursework)  20% of total grade

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Legal and Political careers
  • Business and Financial Services
  • Marketing, Sales and Advertising
  • Education, Social & Welfare Professions
  • Research, Analysis and Development

Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE History and/or English.

Examination Board

Edexcel

Teacher to Contact:

Mrs P Wheelhouse

 

 

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