Ski Notley

Friday, 18 November 2011.

Every year Notley High School runs a Ski Trip. We travel in February half term and visit Zauchensee in Austria. The trip is open to Yr8- Yr11 students and they don’t have to have skied before to attend as lessons will be included for the whole week.

Jack Petchey Achievement Award Winner : November 2011

Tuesday, 08 November 2011.

Ben was nominated by his mother for the two years he has spent attending an Activenture residential facility.  He has regularly given up his school holidays – a week at a time – to be an ‘able-bodied buddy’ supporting disabled children in these residential holidays.  

Jack Petchey Achievement Award Winner : October 2011

Wednesday, 12 October 2011.

Alicia was nominated by four people, including her tutor, for her longstanding charity work.  This includes donating £20 of her own money to the Haiti earthquake, walking 18 km for the Farleigh Hospice Sunrise Walk – twice – walking the Braintree and Bocking Carnival 20 km sponsored walk to raise money for Little Havens Children’s Hospice and organising fundraising for BBC Children in Need.  Phew!


Welcome to the Year 7 blog!

Thursday, 17 November 2011.

Our talented group of budding bloggers will be keeping you up to date with all of the latest Year 7 news and here is the best place to find it! The bloggers will be covering events throughout the year, as well as giving their own opinions on some of the most current topics in society today. So please come and visit us regularly, whether it is to have a nosey look at the latest Year 7 news, or to comment and give your own opinion on some highly controversial topics!


New Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Students

Thursday, 03 November 2011.

As the new school year began, 70 year 10 students started their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award. The Award is highly respected by colleges, universities and employers and demonstrates a young person’s commitment, determination, compassion and team-working skills. It is open to all young people between the ages of 14 and 24, regardless of ability or background.


Jack Petchey Achievement Award Winner : September 2011

Thursday, 22 September 2011.

Our first winner for this year is Riley Baker of 9L, who was nominated for his excellence and achievement in football. Riley started playing football at the age of 5 years, when he was encouraged by his family to become a member of Gt Bradfords FC, where he stayed until the age of 9, developing his skills within those 4 years.


A World Champion in our midst.

Wednesday, 09 November 2011.

Hannah West, 10O, a former Jack Petchey Achievement Award winner, recently competed for England in the Karate World’s Championship in Malaysia. She did herself and her country proud by getting through to the quarter finals, just being beaten by France.

Essex Young Chef of the Year

Thursday, 03 November 2011.

For the first year we have entered students into the Essex Young Chef of the Year competition which is sponsored by Colchester Institute and Anglia Produce. A group of Year 9 students were asked to come up with a 2 course meal for 2 people that included local and seasonal food for under £15.

The Essex Chronicle Visits Notley’s New Students

Tuesday, 13 September 2011.
On Tuesday 13th September, a reporter from The Essex Chronicle visited Notley High School to speak to five Year 7 students. The Essex Chronicle is including a feature in this week’s edition called ‘When I grow up’. 

Academy Status Update

Tuesday, 26 July 2011.

For parents, students and friends of Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form

Earlier this year we consulted with parents/carers and other stakeholders about the school's plans to explore academy status. We are grateful to parents/carers and others who contributed to the consultation and those who attended the consultation meeting we arranged.