On Wednesday 8 May 2019, Year 7 students watched a presentation entitled Heat of the Moment (Arson & Hoax), delivered by the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.
Nominated by a member of staff: When Ben was 10 years of age, his parents gave him a gift of money which he could use for himself or to sponsor a child in need. Ben chose the latter, through a charity called Stand by Me.
We would like to invite Year 6 parents/carers to visit our pop up uniform shop at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
On Wednesday 3 April 2019, six Year 8 students went to The Ramsey Academy for the Faraday Challenge.
During March 2019, the GCSE geographers completed both their human and physical fieldwork trips in preparation for their upcoming exams where students will answer questions about the fieldwork they completed over the two days.
On Monday 25 March 2019, two students from Emmanuel College, Cambridge – Tom and Sabrina – visited the school to talk with a group of Years 8 and 9 students. They spoke about life at the University of Cambridge, how they are taught, what they do away from their studies and how to apply.
Nominated by a member of staff: Maisie has been nominated for her passion and dedication to cooking.
On Thursday 28 February 2019, the school once again became host to the visiting Colchester Food Roadshow, where our Year 10 Food students witnessed chef Martin Fordham demonstrate some of the more complex skills needed to deliver high quality dishes to restaurant customers.
The Class of 2019 left the building on Friday after their final assembly, plenty of photos and not a few tears. Miss Stanley has a final message for you...
Some Year 7 and Year 8 students completed an international Pangea competition recently, with a range of prizes available to students.
On 14 March 2019, as part of our celebration of Pi Day, the Maths Department held a competition to find the students and staff who were able to remember the most digits of Pi.
Nominated by a student: Kayleigh is such a considerate and caring person; even if she would not admit it herself, she is a wonder to be around and her constant positivity is infectious.
The annual Spring Concert took place on Tuesday 26 March 2019. This was a lovely evening of music with many strong and memorable performances. There were performances from all the school ensembles and many soloists.
On Wednesday 20 March 2019, fourteen Year 10 students visited the University of Cambridge to take part in a Physics Experience Day.
On Wednesday 6 March 2019 and Friday 8 March 2019, a total of 56 students took part in a Jack Petchey Speak Out workshop.
During the February 2019 half term, we were lucky to have the opportunity to work with and visit Real Madrid FC. The 49 students that we took with us all had a fantastic time, along with the 5 staff that accompanied them.
Everyone in our school community, together with family and friends, are invited to join us at the Creative Arts Festival on Thursday 4 July 2019.
It was a pleasure to welcome back The Life Skills Company on 30 April 2019 to run their 'Maximising Success' workshops with Year 10 students as they begin to look ahead to their end of year exams, as well as to their final GCSEs. All Year 10s attended a two hour session which introduced them to the principles of effective revision and allowed them to try out each of twelve revision techniques to see what might work for them.
Congratulations to Mr Griffiths who ran the London Marathon on Sunday completing it in a time of 4 hours, 25 minutes and 6 seconds.
On Friday 22 March 2019, Claire Hooks, Senior Lecturer for Midwifery at Anglia Ruskin University, and her colleague Martina Donaghy, delivered a two hour session to Year 10 Child Development students.
On Wednesday 27 March 2019, a practitioner from the Royal Shakespeare Company visited the school to work with two groups of Year 11 students.
On Monday 18 March 2019, six members of Parks 3 visited Essex Dementia Care in Braintree. Essex Dementia Care is a charity that runs sessions for people with dementia for entertainment, friendship and support.
Nominated by a member of staff: Sid recently went to Australia to take part in the International Scout Jamboree and was away for 3 weeks, leaving on Boxing Day.
The initial letter/application form for the Ski Trip to Austria in February 2020 is now available. You can pick up a copy from Mr Rowe in Media Support or download it from the Ski Notley website.