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19/12/18

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Mrs RS

Waking up to see so many of my lil ducklings receiving offers from unis, conditional AND unconditional. So exciting. Great xmas presents. https://t.co/qAuRBFaunU

15/12/18

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mary burges

wishing all the staff at ESJ a very happy and relaxing Christmas break. Thank you for all that you do 😊

15/12/18

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St Johns Church Epping

Merry Christmas to our favourite secondary school have a peaceful and joyus break 💚

15/12/18

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Ben Murphy CC

This morning I visited & said a prayer of thanks for the staff . In the face of adversity our have rallied together to keep student progress at the centre of all that they do. I wish you & your families a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year. https://t.co/zElqhhQRpm

13/12/18

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ESJPE

Could not be more of our year 9s! They have made it to the u14s Essex Cup quarter finals after a 2-1 victory against FitzWimarc in the last 16. Fantatsic way for us to finish the year. 2 games away from the final!

13/12/18

A teenager’s artistic view on Brexit has seen her win a competition. Zoe Warner, Year 10 at Epping St John’s, has been picked as the overall winner of the Take pArt Challenge for her work looking at how the Brexit vision may evolve. https://t.co/LvdmggrvMv https://t.co/KFU8IPWrgj

12/12/18

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Miss Petrou

A day full of celebration today. Almost 200 students from all year groups were rewarded by watching a Christmas film and over 50 individual Year 7s were awarded for a great term! https://t.co/KNmgLy2AfW

12/12/18

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ESJStudent_Lead_2018

Didn't get the chance to read this month's edition of the student newsletter in SMSC? Don't fret! It's available online HERE! https://t.co/Avv66DFh7W https://t.co/cF95o6PKHH

12/12/18

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Mr Y

Yet another packed house for yet another sensational performance. is alive, kicking & going from strength to strength. Our students are amazing. A massive ‘Thank You’ to & her brilliant team! https://t.co/mSbAfDbgFF

11/12/18

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Epping St Johns PTA

Busy night at Well Done to all the cast and Staff❤️ We were very busy serving drinks raising funds for our wonderful school 🥂🥤🍩 https://t.co/84QXYXKX62

11/12/18

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The Johnson Family

Well our first show certainly lived up to expectations! We've heard how good they are, now we've seen it with our own 👀!! Outstanding! 💐 💐 💐 👏👏👏

11/12/18

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ESJ - CPI Faculty

Great day rehearsing for Epping on Broadway which is now officially a sell out performance! We can’t wait to show how talented we are tomorrow. (heads up: we will be seating those with tickets first and assessing situation prior to on-the-door sales.) https://t.co/r5mhy5RL8y

11/12/18

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Miss Petrou

Year 7s back stage and ready for the show https://t.co/aItjruPmbo

11/12/18

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NCSC UK

Registration is now open for the most anticipated cyber security competition of the year! Girls from across the country will pit their code-breaking skills against one another in a series of online challenges to crown the UK’s brightest minds https://t.co/9Ld6DYeUEi https://t.co/BJVvexG6Ew

10/12/18

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Mr Y

Vote number 59! The brilliant Christmas Tree at the Epping Christmas Tree competition https://t.co/uKvzPUStt7

10/12/18

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Epping St Johns PTA

It's been a busy term for the ESJ PTA; have a read of our first ever newsletter to find out what we've been up to and get some key dates for your diary for the New Year! https://t.co/g3tr5AYPSV https://t.co/mJPrijJhka

07/12/18

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SaferEssexRoads

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07/12/18

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Miss K Driver

The ESJ Christmas tree is up! Well done to the art club and year 11 for helping to make the decorations, Santa being pulled on his sleigh by his reindeer! 😂 GO ALONG AND VOTE FOR US! https://t.co/SxmGd4tmQ5

06/12/18

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ESJPE

Could not be more of my year 7 girls They won their second round fixture of the (National Football Cup) 17 - 0. we better get fundraising for some stash.

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British Values

Epping St John’s School is committed to serving its community.  The school recognises the multi-cultural, multi faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom.  We also understand the vital role we have in ensuring that groups or individuals within the school are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.

Epping St. John’s follows equal opportunities guidance which guarantees that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status, or similar. The school is dedicated to preparing students for their adult life beyond the formal examined curriculum and ensuring that it promotes and reinforces British values to all its students.

The Government emphasises that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools.  The government set out its definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy.

The five British Values are:

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Mutual respect
  • Acceptance of those with different faiths and beliefs

The school uses strategies within the National Curriculum and beyond to secure such outcomes for students.   The examples that follow show some of the many ways Epping St John’s School seeks to embed British values.

Democracy

We have our own Student Leadership Team consisting of elected reps. Students are taught in a variety of ways including Home Group time, assemblies and in subject specific content about the importance of democracy.

The Rule of Law

The importance of laws, whether they be those that govern the class, the school or the country, are consistently reinforced throughout all aspects of school life. Students and parents are taught the value and reasons behind our rules, that they govern and protect us, the responsibilities that this involves and the consequences when laws are broken. We have talks from the Community Police Officer Team to students on the rule of law.

Individual Liberty

Students are actively encouraged to make choices, knowing that they are in a safe and supportive environment. We educate and provide boundaries for students to make choices safely, through provision of a safe environment and empowering education.  Students are encouraged to know, understand and exercise their rights and personal freedoms and advised how to exercise these safely, for example through our E-Safety and Home Group lessons. Whether it be through choice of learning challenge, of how they record, of participation in our extra-curricular clubs and opportunities, pupils are given the freedom to make choices.

Mutual respect and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

We place great emphasis on promoting diversity with the student and staff body. Our RE, assemblies and Home Group teaching reinforce this. Members of different faiths or religions are encouraged to share their knowledge to enhance learning within classes. We expect all members of our school to show tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.

Radicalisation and Extremism

The school believes and actively supports the view that all students should be protected from radicalisation and extremism. Our approach to this is in line with the Government’s CONTEST Strategy (the counter terrorist strategy) and PREVENT Strategy (stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism).

Radicalisation is the process by which people come to support terrorism and extremism, and in some cases, participate in terrorist groups. Extremism is the vocal or active opposition to the fundamental British values in the bullet points above.

Our total commitment to safeguarding student welfare means that we are vigilant to monitoring vulnerability to radicalisation including:

  • Family tensions
  • Sense of isolation
  • Migration
  • Distance from cultural heritage
  • Experience of racism or discrimination
  • Feeling of failure

Any concerns must be reported to the Designated Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Emma Ruffles who will make a referral using the “Channel” referral form.

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