Graham School @grahamschoolNext week is science week. A poster competition will run in school, for all year 7 & 8 students. The theme is 'Innovation for the Future'.
The closing date is 26th March & the winners will be announced after Easter.
You have to be in it to win it!
#ScienceWeek #GrowAtGrahamhttps://t.co/pvvZgDpOui2 months ago
Graham School @grahamschoolRumours - Uniform Click and Collect.
In preparation for returning to school and ensuring uniform is correct. Rumours are now open and running a click and collect service for any uniform needs.
If you need any support, please do contact the school.2 months ago
This course is designed for students who are interested in engineering and would like to acquire knowledge and understanding about the engineering sector. The course is taught through three core units of work and one additional unit chosen by the school. Each core unit is externally assessed by a short on-screen examination worth 50% and the remaining 50% is examined through an internal synoptic assessment. The core elements of environment awareness, engineering techniques and engineering principles are taught through a mixture of practical and written assignments in order to build students’ understanding and support the online examinations. These assignments focus on understanding working drawings and using tools and equipment through metal work and electronic based practicals. Computer aided design and computer aided manufacture will also be a key feature of the work.
What can I do afterwards?
Level 3 qualifications in engineering, electrical installation, and plumbing. There are also clear links with apprenticeships in many areas including aerospace, marine, mechanical, maintenance, fabrication, electrical engineering sectors.
Led by: Mrs E Millican
What will I be studying?
The core content for the Engineering GCSE includes: using engineering materials and manufacturing processes, looking at systems used in engineering, testing and investigating how engineered products work, understanding the impact of modern technologies such as 3D printers and electronics, and using engineering skills to manufacture and make products. A mathematical understanding will be required for this GCSE and questions on some maths problems will be asked in the exam.
40% of the marks are awarded through the controlled assessment which is started in June of Year 10 and takes most of Year 11 to complete and 60% is a written exam which is two hours long and has multiple choice and some short answer questions. Students will also be given a problem to solve using notes and sketches to produce a solution.
What can I do afterwards?
With a GCSE in Engineering, students can show that they have the practical skills and technical understanding to progress further in subjects such as Engineering, Electronics, Product Design and apprenticeships in plumbing, electrics and motor vehicle maintenance. They can also go into areas such as computer and game console repair and generally any job requiring a practically skilled individual.
Our lunch club students this week have been busy making origami boats for a production of The Odyssey by Animated Objects Theatre Company. More details about the production will be shared later in the year..... watch this space! #lunchclub#teamgraham#growatgrahampic.twitter.com/fYRI…
Well done to everyone who took part in our competition Graham School's Got Talent! Here they are including our winners Archie (1st), Freya (2nd) & Bryn (3rd). Thank you all for brightening up lockdown! We're already looking forward to next year's GSGT!!! #Talent#GrowAtGrahampic.twitter.com/Lugc…
Well done to Y11 students who completed their food practical exam last week - an AMAZING selection of international dishes were made. It all looked so delicious! Well done to the students and to their teachers! #TeamFood#GrowAtGrahampic.twitter.com/Damj…
Great opportunity for young footballers between the ages of 14 and 19 to sample what we do at the Scarborough Football Scholarship.
Simple to sign up, just drop us a text on 07774209165. pic.twitter.com/k4KL…
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