Changes to School Uniform

Thursday, 19 January 2017.
I am writing to inform you of changes to school uniform that will be introduced from September 2017. This letter is to give you advance warning of these changes and to ensure that if you are buying items of school uniform between now and the start of the new academic year that you are aware of the new requirements. These changes will affect all year groups, Years 7 – 11.

The Staff Panto - Oh No Yes It Is!!

Monday, 19 December 2016.
Thank you very much to our students and staff who rushed to buy tickets for the staff pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which was held at lunchtime today.

KS4 Awards Evening

Friday, 09 December 2016.
The Key Stage 4 Awards evening is a chance for us to celebrate the successes of students in their final GCSE examinations and in their first year of externally examined courses, and also to recognise students' achievements in many other aspects of school life

Fundraising in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska

Thursday, 19 January 2017.
The school will be having a non-uniform day on Friday 3 February 2017 to raise money for Hope House, a homeless shelter charity based in Braintree. The money raised for Hope House is in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska in Year 7.

In Memory of Emilia Kordaszewska

Wednesday, 04 January 2017.

Dear Parents/Carers,

You may have heard about the tragic event of the 21st of December in which one of our students and her mother lost their lives in a house fire. 

‘Artist in Residence’ project

Friday, 16 December 2016.
On Wednesday evening a group of Notley Year 8 and Year 9 students collected a special award for their artwork at Essex University. The students had taken part in the ‘Artist in Residence’ project with the Essex collaborative outreach network.

Free Books for Year 7 Students

Thursday, 08 December 2016.
There has been a great buzz in the library this term, thanks to the “Book Buzz Scheme”. Much excitement has been had by every student in Year 7 who, thanks to specialist funding from the Senior Leadership Team, were able to choose a free book as a Christmas present from the school. 

Emilia Kordaszewska

Friday, 13 January 2017.

Yesterday was Emilia and her mother’s funeral. One of Emilia’s tutors, who attended, wrote this. It seems fitting to share it with our whole community and beyond.

Emilia Kordaszewska

Thursday, 22 December 2016.
On behalf of the whole community of Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form I would like to express our unutterable sadness at the death of one of our students in a tragic house fire. Emilia Kordaszewska was a likeable and popular member of her teaching and tutor groups and will be greatly missed. As others have said this news is all the more distressing so close to Christmas. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Emilia.

Christmas Tea Party

Friday, 09 December 2016.
On Wednesday 7 December 2016, we invited a number of residents from local residential homes to come and join us for our annual Christmas tea party.

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