It was brilliant to see some of our students collect their Jack Petchey medallions and to receive an accolade for their achievements in front of a large crowd at the annual Jack Petchey Awards Evening on Monday 14 January 2019.
Last Thursday, 13 December 2018, we celebrated Christmas with our annual Christmas lunch of roast turkey, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, stuffing balls, served with a selection of vegetables, followed by fudge cake – all complete with Christmas crackers.
Nominated by a member of SLT: Charlotte swims several times a week for Braintree Swimming Club and manages all of her studies on top of this. She also recently broke a club record of 30 years.
From 22 - 26 October 2018, 19 students, along with Miss McLean and Miss Brough, embarked on a netball development tour to the Spanish Netball Festival in La Manga.
On Thursday 1 November, the whole of Year 9 had a road safety play delivered by Ginificent. This is part of Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) road safety programme. Based upon a real-life tragedy, ‘Perfect’ used naturalistic acting, narration, physical theatre and popular music to highlight key messages.
Mark Levy, a veteran of the US Civil Rights movement, visited Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form on 17 October 2018 to speak to A Level history students.
On Wednesday 10 October 2018, the library at Notley celebrated the life and work of Robert Ripley and his creation of the highly popular “Believe it Or Not” series.
To celebrate achievements in Accelerated Reader, the library invited all students in Years 7 and 8 who had achieved a score of 100% in an Accelerated Reader quiz to a special Christmas rewards session for juice and treats.
We were delighted to see so many former students from Year 11 returning to school on Wednesday 12 December to collect their GCSE certificates.
We are inviting students from Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form (Year 11, 2017 – 2018) to collect their GCSE certificates from school on 12 December 2018, between 3.30pm and 5pm. These certificates themselves will be important to you in the future, as employers and higher education institutions will often ask to see originals or copies of them.
On 9 and 16 November 2018, the history department’s annual Battlefields trips took place. These involved 10 staff and nearly 120 Year 9 students across the two days. It’s always a painfully early start, leaving school at 4am, but this does mean we can pack in as much as possible.
On 18 October 2018, 44 students and 5 staff travelled to Sorrento in the Bay of Naples for a 5 day trip exploring areas including Herculaneum, Pompeii, the Amalfi coast, Scala, Ravello and Capri.
The deadline for school photo orders is this friday (2 November 2018) after which orders will incur a late fee.
20 students from Years 11 and 12 went to the salubrious surroundings of the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury to hear a series of talks by real-life scientists and engineers working in the chemical field.
On Wednesday 10 October 2018, ten Year 8 students attended the Young Essex Assembly (YEA) Conference at Chelmsford City Racecourse. The students were put into mixed groups with members of other schools and worked alongside a YEA ambassador
We have become aware that the schools InTouch messages that are being sent to BTinternet.com addresses are being rejected. We have discussed the issue with our provider and they have determined that it is an issue with BT rather than our software.
On Thursday 6 December 2018, Key Stage 3 speech and language students visited the Civic Theatre in Chelmsford, to watch and participate in the Christmas pantomime, Cinderella.
On Wednesday 21 November 2018, 57 students from Years 7 to 11 watched a live screening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Romeo and Juliet before taking part in an RSC-style workshop.
During this year's national Anti-Bullying Week, 12-16 November 2018, our Year 11 senior students have been leading assemblies each morning promoting a culture of anti-bullying and respect towards others.
On 5 November 2018, nineteen Year 9 students travelled to Newnham College, Cambridge, for the launch of The Scholars Programme.
Lily has invested a lot of her time in fundraising for issues close to her heart over the recent months. She took part in the Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids event in memory of her grandfathers and has been doing lots of activities to increase her fundraising since then.
Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form hosts the award of the John Ray Trust Science Prize 2018
The PE department have had a great start to the new academic year. The Year 7 basketball team played well and earnt a good solid win during their first fixture of the season. A great evening of netball coaching has taken place. The Year 7 football team played well and earned a 3-2 victory in the Essex Cup. We held our first inter-house competition of the year – a cross country event. 88 staff and students took part completing 3/4 laps. Well done to all involved.