Urgent Message to all Parents/Carers: 23 March 2020

Monday, 23 March 2020.

Urgent Message to all Parents/Carers: 23 March 2020

We are contacting you following the government announcement this evening concerning measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

We are writing to you to consider if it is absolutely necessary to send your child/children to school tomorrow and for the next few weeks.

Whilst the need to support critical workers is vitally important we need to minimise the number of people travelling and coming into contact with others.

Online Learning Platforms: Server Issues

Monday, 23 March 2020.

Online Learning Platforms: Server Issues

Monday 23 March 2020: 11am

Due to heavy use across the UK some of our systems (Edulink, SharePoint, Hegarty Maths, etc) may be running slowly or you may be unable to sign in at all.

Suppliers are working to rectify the situation as quickly as possible. Please bear with us in these unprecedented times and try to access the systems again later.

Corona Virus – an update on how schools are operating

Friday, 20 March 2020.

Corona Virus – an update on how schools are operating

Friday 20th March 2020

Dear Parents,

I am writing to give you further guidance on the way that schools across Essex will be operating over the coming weeks. These changes cover all registered childcare providers (including nurseries and childminders), maintained and academy primary schools, maintained and academy secondary schools; special schools, further education colleges and independent schools.

House Pi Day Competition

Friday, 20 March 2020.

House Pi Day Competition

Many students spent last week learning the digits of Pi using various methods. Some students wrote a phrase or story where the number of letters in each word corresponded to the digit of Pi in the sequence.

Key Worker Information

Friday, 20 March 2020.

Key Worker Information

20 March 2020

Dear Parents/Carers

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY – BE RESPONSIBLE – SUPPORT EACH OTHER

Following the announcement from the Government that school closure will not be "an educational setting" but a "safe place" for critical workers to leave their children and the publication of the ‘key worker’ list, we need to collect details of which families fall into this group so we can plan accordingly.

Sport Relief

Thursday, 19 March 2020.

Sport Relief

We are very proud to have raised £1,273 for Sport Relief, as a result of a week of PE related activities, supported by students and staff.

Bikeability Course

Thursday, 19 March 2020.

Bikeability

Congratulations to our year 8 students who completed the Level 3 Bikeability course run by Safer Essex Roads Partnership Scheme through Essex County Council.

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme

Monday, 16 March 2020.

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme is designed to publicly recognise the achievements and contributions of Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form students.  Anyone can nominate a student who has achieved something special.

Jack Petchey Speak Out Workshop 2020

Monday, 16 March 2020.

Jack Petchey Speak Out Workshop 2020

On Wednesday 4 March 2020 and Friday 6 March 2020, a total of 50 students took part in a Jack Petchey Speak Out Workshop. Each workshop was run by a professional speaker (Fiona Whytehead) from The Speaker’s Trust.

TECHOGNITION Week

Wednesday, 11 March 2020.

TECHOGNITION Week

During #TECHOGNITION week (2 - 6 March 2020), schools and FE colleges were encouraged to celebrate the work that school Science technicians do on a daily basis by uploading photos of their vast and varied roles.

Taylor Gooding – Jack Petchey Winner March 2020

Tuesday, 10 March 2020.

Taylor Gooding – Jack Petchey Winner March 2020

Taylor has always gone above and beyond to contribute to school life and to be a role model to others. She is a keen Sports Ambassador, House Council Rep and her achievements in sports shows dedication and commitment to the highest level.

Year 11 Mock Results

Tuesday, 10 March 2020.

Year 11 Mock Results

On Monday 9 March 2020, Year 11 students received their mock results after an assembly with Dr Cusick. She started by talking about the importance of using resilience in order to “climb over the obstacles rather than be defeated by them”.

Pi Day

Friday, 06 March 2020.

Pi Day

On Friday 13 March 2020, the Maths department will be running a competition to see who can remember the most digits of Pi who can remember the most digits of Pi.

Gurdwara Trip

Monday, 02 March 2020.

Gurdwara Trip

The Humanities Faculty took 50 Year 8 students to visit the Karamsar Gurdwara in Ilford on 28 February 2020. The gurdwara staff were incredibly welcoming and informative.

Meal Deals

Friday, 28 February 2020.

Meal Deals

Please find attached, the meal deals that will be available to all students with effect from Monday 2 March 2020.

Be Kind Online

Wednesday, 26 February 2020.

Be Kind Online

Please find below a useful guide for parents and carers from The National Online Safety Team, regarding online behavior: 'Be Kind Online'.

We would encourage all parents/carers to follow the National Online Safety page on social media for regular information and safety tips.

World Book Day – 5 March 2020

Tuesday, 25 February 2020.

World Book Day – 5 March 2020

Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form will be celebrating World Book Day with a range of book themed activities and competitions at break and lunchtime in the library on 5 March.

Ski Trip 2020

Tuesday, 25 February 2020.

Ski Trip 2020

After a fantastic week’s skiing in Austria over half term, our intrepid crew of now expert skiers returned to the UK on Friday 21 February.

Year 9 KS4 Courses Evening 2020

Friday, 07 February 2020.

Mrs Godfree, Assistant Headteacher - KS3, with two of our Year 9 students.

A hugely successful KS4 Courses Evening was held for Year 9 students and their parents/carers on Wednesday 5 February 2020 to support them with their forthcoming option choices for September 2020.

Ken Coe

Friday, 07 February 2020.

Ken Coe

On Thursday 6 February 2020 Ken Coe, a member of the cleaning team at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ award in the category of Non-Teaching Staff Member of the Year at the annual Essex Teaching Awards.

Natasha Stewart Visit

Thursday, 06 February 2020.

Natasha Stewart Visit

On Tuesday 4 February 2020, students in Braintree Sixth Form and our Year 10 students were fortunate to hear a performance from an upcoming Scottish solo artist, Natasha Stewart.

Year 13 Mock Interview Day

Wednesday, 29 January 2020.

Year 13 Mock Interview Day

Learning how to present and market yourself to prospective universities and employers is part of the programme of personal development for sixth form students.

If you wish to contact the person responsible for this page, please email helen.thomson@notleyhigh.com