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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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Physical Education A-Level

Importance of Physical Education

It is really important that we promote competitive support in schools, and that we underpin this by good quality physical education and by getting people into patterns of exercise. - Sebastian Coe

Course Content

Component 1 is Physiological factors affecting performance.  This part of the course is worth 30% of the overall grade. Topics that will be covered include applied anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics.  The final exam for this section is a 90 mark paper that you have two hours to complete. 

Component 2 is Psychological factors affecting performance which is worth 20% of the overall grade. This part of the course will cover skill acquisition & sports psychology. The final exam for this section is a 60 mark paper that you have one hour to complete.

Component 3 is Socio-cultural activities in physical activity and sport which is worth 20% of the overall grade. This part of the course will cover sport & society and contemporary issues in physical activity & sport. The final exam for this section is a 60 mark paper that you have one hour to complete.

Component 4 is Performance in physical education which is worth 30% of the overall grade. This part of the course will cover either practical performance or sports coaching and evaluation & analysis of performance for improvement (EAPI). This will be assessed by your teacher and then moderated at a later date. You will either compete in one sport, or coach a sport and then be graded by your teacher. The EAPI is a 20 minute presentation based upon you watching a performance for your chosen sport and then stating how a certain individual could improve their performance after completing a 12 week training program of your choosing.

Assessment Criteria

Three externally examined papers and two non-examined assessments. Components 1, 2 & 3 will be assessed in May/June in year 13. 

Component 4 will be assessed at any point during the course, with marks submitted by the centre.

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Physical / Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Exercise Science / Sports Medicine
  • Sports Management
  • Personal Trainer

Entry Requirements

Achieve a Grade 6 in GCSE Physical Education and/or Grade 6 in Double or Triple Science

Examination Board

OCR

Teacher to Contact:

Mr J Glass

 

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