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19/02/19

A language barrier did not stop teenagers from developing friendships with Danish visitors. A group of eight Danish students from Sondervang Skolen, in Hammel, paired up with peers from Forest Hall School to experience life in England. Full story - https://t.co/XIQCf4D2ee

18/02/19

Another busy day skiing! https://t.co/VanYsfzEWd

18/02/19

Young singers worked with professionals as they performed their way into the finals of a regional competition. The 15 students from Year 8 to 10 at Forest Hall School made it through to the regional final of the Glee Club Challenge. https://t.co/YwKFHd1O7n https://t.co/3YcQjnWUxN

17/02/19

Off to the slopes for a day of skiing! https://t.co/5nFguiVfwO

16/02/19

*Ski trip update* Students and staff have arrived safely. More information and pictures will follow shortly.

15/02/19

Teenage sociology students got a taste of what studying the subject would be like at university. Year 9, 10 and 11 students from Forest Hall School visited to experience an interactive sociology lecture. Full story - https://t.co/06AhmNxR1p https://t.co/OFoJakFJND

13/02/19

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Mr. L. Davis

This month at we are celebrating recognising the struggle for equality for over 50 years! This display is on show outside the library until the end of the month. https://t.co/0xky3RyEB3

13/02/19

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Goodie bags ready for the students Breakfast with Ms Jones was a great way to start the day! https://t.co/rXAqqnb3GT

13/02/19

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Character Chris faced with the horror of his irresponsible actions when driving. As well as driving under the influence and speeding he was distracted by passengers causing fatal consequences.Great session today https://t.co/f0CbB0gSfU

13/02/19

An evening of celebration saw former students welcomed back to Forest Hall School. The class of 2018, who left Year 11 in the summer, were invited back to school to collect their GCSE certificates and receive various awards across the subjects. Full story https://t.co/9k2CCkRsTq

06/02/19

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BMAT

New vacancies have been added to our website. A variety of teaching and support roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/S5v0fwV9Yh

04/02/19

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It was a pleasure to work with such motivated young people in such an amazing school. Forest Hall School really do nurture every young person to be the best they can be. https://t.co/hGiaHTherA

04/02/19

A big thank you to for the exceptional careers day for our Year 7s. Feedback from students was overwhelming positive!

04/02/19

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There future is bright https://t.co/rWIecHiors

04/02/19

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Busy week for Aspire starting with today. We are holding a careers event at and also holding a motivational workshop at Harlow Job Centre

04/02/19

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Exciting projects happening in 2019 | to phase out single-use plastic bottles in bid to be more eco-friendly | https://t.co/Tnd54FXYi2

01/02/19

School is open today as usual! Take extra care travelling to and from school. We are advising students to ensure they wear appropriate footwear. School will close at 3.20pm to enable staff, parents/carers and students to travel home safely.

31/01/19

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Mr. L. Davis

My AMAZING GCSE Sociology students visiting on Tuesday. It was amazing to show them where I studied for my degree and they learned so much about studying sociology and university life. Thanks for having us! https://t.co/pwSLvpKc4M

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Textiles Technology

Course code / Specification number: Edexcel - 2TT01 

What will the students learn about?

Students will:

  • make decisions, consider sustainability and combine skills with knowledge and understanding in

order to design and make quality products

  • explore ways in which aesthetic, technical, economic, environmental, ethical and social

dimensions interact to shape designing and making

  • analyse existing products and produce practical solutions to needs, wants and opportunities,

recognising their impact on quality of life

  • develop decision-making skills through individual and collaborative working
  • understand that designing and making reflect and influence cultures and societies, and that

products have an impact on lifestyle

  • develop skills of creativity and critical analysis through making links between the principles of

good design, existing solutions and technological knowledge.

What skills will the students develop and demonstrate?

Unit 1  Creative Design and Make Activities Unit code: 5TT01

Students can either design and make one product or different products.
Students will develop skills in researching, designing, reviewing, planning, making and testing and evaluating.

  • Students must complete a design and make activity. These activities can be linked (combined design and make) or separate (design one product, manufacture another).
  • Task is chosen from a range provided by Edexcel 
  • All work, with the exception of research and preparation, must be done under informal supervision. Research and preparation may be completed under limited supervision.

Unit 2 Knowledge and Understanding of Textiles Technology Unit code: 5TT02

Overview of content

  • Students will develop knowledge and understanding of a wide range of materials and processes used in design and technology.
  • Students will learn about industrial and commercial practices and the importance of quality checks, and the health and safety issues that have to be considered at all times.
  • The knowledge and understanding students develop in this unit can be applied easily to

How will students’ learning be assessed?

Assessment

Unit 1 Internal Creative Design and Make Activities Unit code: 5TT01
40 hours – 60%
There are a total of 50 marks available for designing and 50 marks for making. 

Unit 2 External - Knowledge and Understanding of Textiles Technology Unit code: 5TT02
Written Paper - 1-hour and 30-minutes – 40%
The examination paper will consist of multiple-choice, short-answer and extended-writing questions. The total number of marks available is 80.

After completing this course—what can students’ progress on to?

Interior design, fashion design, teacher, dressmaker/tailor, retail store manager, textiles technologist, soft toy maker.

Additional Information

A genuine interest in textiles, and making items using textiles.
Work will be carried out in a wide variety of ways for example practical activities, investigations, research, data collection and analysis.
Some additional textiles materials may be needed throughout the year.
Access to standard sewing materials at home for practical homework.
Students will be expected to attend allocated study clubs.

For further information contact:

Mrs Gannon: c.gannon@fhs.essex.sch.uk

 
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