Face Coverings: Policy from 5 October 2020

Monday, 28 September 2020.

Face Coverings: Policy from 5 October 2020

We have decided in response to Government guidance, parent/carer feedback, and the current local and national context, to adopt a stronger position with regards to face coverings: All students and staff will be expected to wear face coverings in corridors and communal indoor areas, unless there is a specific medical reason or disability.

Braintree Sixth Form Open Evening

Thursday, 24 September 2020.

Braintree Sixth Form Open Evening

Under the current circumstances, the Open Evening for Year 12 intake September 2021,planned for 4 November 2020 at Braintree Sixth Form will not take place on site

The Jack Petchey Foundation

Tuesday, 08 September 2020.

The Jack Petchey Foundation

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme is designed to publicly recognise the achievements and contributions of Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form students.

Information For Year 7

Wednesday, 02 September 2020.

Information For Year 7

Dear Parents/Carers,

We hope that you are keeping well and your children are looking forward to starting with us on Thursday.

GCSE Results 2020

Thursday, 20 August 2020.

GCSE Results 2020

As the 2020 summer exams which Year 11 students were due to take this year were cancelled, this year’s students have been awarded either the Centre Assessed Grade or an Exam Board Grade, based on information supplied by each school.

During the past week there have been numerous announcements that have stated which grade will be used. Finally, the decision was made to use the higher grade of the centre assessed grade or the exam board grade.

Year 13 Results 2020

Thursday, 13 August 2020.

Year 13 Results 2020

As the 2020 summer exams which Year 13 students were due to take this year were cancelled, this year’s students have been awarded grades by the exam boards, based on information supplied by each school. To award the final grades, the exam boards have then applied their own calculations, taking account of performance in previous years, to generate each individual student’s final grades.

School Transport - Stop.Swap. GO!

Monday, 10 August 2020.

School Transport - Stop.Swap. GO!

Supporting children getting to school

Hello! We’re making getting around Essex easier – and more rewarding – than ever. More and more of us are swapping from car to bus, bike or our own two feet. And whether you’re off to the shops, visiting friends or family, or getting to and from work or school, we’re here to help keep you moving.

Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

Tuesday, 07 July 2020.

Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

On Monday 6 July 2020, Saffron Hawkins took part in the digital final for the 'Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge'. Students were asked to perform a three-minute speech that they had written themselves, on a topic of their own choosing.

Senior Students 2020 - 2021

Thursday, 18 June 2020.

Senior Students 2020 - 2021

We are delighted to announce the new Senior Student team for 2020 - 2021. Applications received were of a very high standard and it was wonderful to see so many students wanting to take on additional responsibility in their final year of secondary education. Congratulations!

My Week of Work

Wednesday, 03 June 2020.

My Week of Work

Experience of workplaces is an important part of our school careers programme.  During the week commencing Monday 8 June 2020, 20 lessons will be available via Oak National Academy.

Free School Meals Update: 28 April 2020

Wednesday, 29 April 2020.

Free School Meals Update: 28 April 2020

Dear Parents/Carers

You may already be aware that part of the government support package during the coronavirus pandemic is to provide all parents with children eligible for free school meals with a £15 voucher each week to help towards the additional cost of food from having your child/children at home.

Half-termly Projects

Monday, 27 April 2020.

Half-termly Projects

Dear Parents/Carers,

As a number of you have contacted the school to ask for support for students in structuring the half-termly projects, I have asked colleagues to provide more guidance.

Free School Meals Vouchers

Tuesday, 14 April 2020.

Free School Meals Vouchers

We registered with the Government’s scheme for free school meals vouchers before the Easter holidays. We have received notification that they are pending, however due to the volume of schools also registering, there has been a delay in vouchers being despatched for the period 6 to 17 April 2020.

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.

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