Charity Quiz night

Wednesday, 22 May 2019.

Charity Quiz night

The Heads of House are organising a charity quiz night on 21 June 2019 at Braintree Arts Theatre for parents, carers and staff.

Creative Arts Festival 2019

Thursday, 09 May 2019.

Creative Arts Festival 2019

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.

Year 10 'Maximising Success' Workshops

Tuesday, 07 May 2019.

Year 10 'Maximising Success' Workshops

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.

Midwife Visit for Child Development Students

Friday, 29 March 2019.

Midwife Visit for Child Development Students

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. 

Parks 3 Visit to Essex Dementia Care, Braintree

Thursday, 21 March 2019.

Parks 3 Visit to Essex Dementia Care, Braintree

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. 

Heat of the Moment Presentation

Friday, 17 May 2019.

Heat of the Moment Presentation

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.

Ben Mill – Jack Petchey Winner May 2019

Wednesday, 08 May 2019.

Ben Mill – Jack Petchey Winner May 2019

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.

Pop Up Uniform Shop

Friday, 03 May 2019.

Pop Up Uniform Shop

We would like to invite Year 6 parents/carers to visit our pop up uniform shop at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.

GCSE Geography Fieldwork Trips

Friday, 29 March 2019.

GCSE Geography Fieldwork Trips

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.

University Life

Wednesday, 27 March 2019.

University Life

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.

Colchester Food Roadshow

Monday, 18 March 2019.

Colchester Food Roadshow

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. 

Bye Year 11!

Monday, 13 May 2019.

Bye Year 11!

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...

House Pi Day Competition

Thursday, 02 May 2019.

House Pi Day Competition

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.

Spring Concert 2019

Friday, 29 March 2019.

Spring Concert 2019

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. 

Physics Experience Day

Tuesday, 26 March 2019.

Physics Experience Day

On Wednesday 20 March 2019, fourteen Year 10 students visited the University of Cambridge to take part in a Physics Experience Day.