We are intending on welcoming Years 7, 11 and 12 in school from Thursday 3 September, and Year 13 from Friday 4 September, with the rest of the school back in from Monday 7 September.
During the week commencing Monday 20 July, Ronnie Williams, a Year 8 student at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form took on the challenge of completing the 2020 Virtual Montane Lakeland 50 event, during which Ronnie ran 50 miles over 7 days.
Here is a copy of the presentation delivered to parents/carers via Microsoft Teams this week. A Frequently Asked Questions document will be provided as soon as possible.
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.
Today we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Super School Status by Hegarty Maths which puts us in the top 10% of the 1700 schools who use Hegarty Maths as a teaching and learning platform.
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!
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.
Please can you complete the following survey about remote learning.
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness.
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.
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.
To support you and your family through the COVID-19 pandemic, Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service has created a brand new resource hub.
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.
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.
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.
Friday 20th March 2020
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.
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.
20 March 2020
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.
19 March 2020
Dear Year 13 Students, Parents and Carers
Following the announcement yesterday regarding school closures, partial opening and exams this summer, I want to update you on the situation at Braintree Sixth Form for Year 13 students in particular.
Following the announcement yesterday regarding school closures and partial opening I want to update you on the situation at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
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.
Congratulations to our year 8 students who completed the Level 3 Bikeability course run by Safer Essex Roads Partnership Scheme through Essex County Council.
We are extremely proud of Brooke Newton in Year 11 who has shown true community spirt in our current climate.
Congratulations to Chloe Oxford, who has been offered a prestigious degree apprenticeship with the firm GSK.
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.
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.
My name is Aleyna Salih and I have been working with the council to try and make a positive difference to the environment. I think that living green is the way to go.
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 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.
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”.
A wonderful wacky “Wally Fest” was unleashed in Notley’s main school library last week to celebrate World Book Day on 5 March 2020.
On Wednesday 26 February 2020, 25 students went on a trip to see the West End production of ‘Les Misérables’ organised by the Sixth Form Musical Theatre Society.
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.
We would like to announce that Mr Rob James has been promoted to the role of CEO of North Essex Multi Academy Trust.
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.