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.
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.
The whole of Year 7 watched a road safety play on Wednesday 3 October 2018. This was part of Safer Essex Roads Partnership’s (SERP) road safety programme and delivered to highlight key road safety messages at a time when students will be making independent journeys.
Nominated by one of her parents for her charity work. Every year Farleigh Hospice have open garden events in Essex and Amy approached them on getting Great Notley, where she lives, to take part.
Today Braintree Sixth Form is celebrating some very strong A level results which reflect the continued efforts of students and staff over the duration of their courses. Over 94% of all grades were achieved at A*-E grades, with 39% of the results being the highest grades of A*-B which is an improvement on last year’s figure of 34%.
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 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
Year 11 are encouraged to explore the diverse range of post 16 option choices. Attached are details of the Colchester Institute open events at The College at Braintree, Colchester Institute and The College at Clacton
Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form is the lead school for Mid Essex ITT, an outstanding teacher training provider. If you are considering teaching as a career, please come along to this free event to find out more about the different routes into primary and secondary teaching.
The event is open to the general public and students, parents and staff are also welcome to attend.
All the photos from this year's Year 11 Prom and the order form are now available online.
School term ends for all students on Friday 21 December 2018 at 2pm. Students should come prepared for normal lessons periods 1 to 4. Lunch will be at 1.30pm as normal.
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.
All the order forms from the recent round of school photography have now been given out to the students. We really hope you like them.
Congratulations to all of Notley High and Braintree Sixth Form students from Year 11 2017-18, who are collecting their GCSE results today. We are delighted to see the continued improvement in the achievements made by students at the school again this year, and are particularly pleased to see so many students making such good progress from their individual starting points, at every level.
On his way to school one morning last term, Alfie was waiting for his friend to finish getting ready, when his friend had an epileptic seizure, falling to the floor cutting his chin wide open in the process.