Virtual Careers Fair

Tuesday, 02 March 2021.

Virtual Careers Fair

National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and places a spotlight on careers events and activities to inform students and provide an insight to the future of work and further learning.

Careers Week Activities Online

Monday, 01 March 2021.

Careers Week Activities Online

Pathway CTM are supporting National Careers Week by hosting exclusive events that aim to provide insight on available opportunities and provide expert support.

Study Skills Webinars

Friday, 26 February 2021.

Study Skills Webinars

Make Happen is running a series of study skills webinars for students in Years 9 – 13. The webinars are being delivered by MADE Training and will focus on note taking and study and recall skills

Workplace Wednesdays

Friday, 26 February 2021.

Workplace Wednesdays

Workplace Wednesdays are videos aimed at giving students an introduction to the variety of careers available, by focusing on the day-to-day duties of people in these industries and finding out how they got there.

World Book Day - 4 March 2021

Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

World Book Day - 4 March 2021

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it is the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world!

No Screen Challenges & Wellbeing Day

Tuesday, 09 February 2021.

No Screen Challenges & Wellbeing Day

We have been increasingly aware of the concerns expressed by students, parents/carers and staff about the amount of screen time everyone is having to complete currently. Therefore, we are going to have a ‘No Screen Challenges & Wellbeing Day’ on Wednesday 10 February 2021.

Make Happen Mentoring Programme

Monday, 08 February 2021.

Make Happen Mentoring Programme

We have a very exciting opportunity for 100 learners across Essex to be involved in a mentoring programme run by Brightside. Learners must be in Years 10 - 13 and will fulfil criteria determined by Make Happen.

Virtual Run 2021

Monday, 08 February 2021.

Virtual Run 2021

A number of students took part in a ‘Virtual Running Challenge’ which was open to all students within our local district. Students were asked to complete either a 2.5km or 5km run and send in their results.

Jack Petchey Student Winner January 2021

Monday, 08 February 2021.

Jack Petchey Student Winner January 2021

Lois Williams 9F2 chose to have her long hair cut and to donate it to the Little Princess Trust to enable them to use her hair to make a wig for children who have lost their hair due to illness

Jack Petchey Leader Winner January 2021

Monday, 08 February 2021.

Jack Petchey Leader Winner January 2021

Mrs Wager, Assistant Headteacher – KS4, is the winner of the Jack Petchey Leader Award. She was nominated by sixth form students for all her help and support. Congratulations to Mrs Wager. Here are two quotes from Year 13 students:

Children’s Mental Health Week.

Thursday, 04 February 2021.

Children’s Mental Health Week.

The importance of talking about your feelings…watch one of the clips below and discuss why it is important to acknowledge to ourselves, and express to others, how we are feeling.

Lockdown Poetry – Year 10

Wednesday, 27 January 2021.

Photo: Pexels (Suzy Hazelwood)

Some of year 10 were given the challenge of using a range of writing methods to capture the feeling of this new period of lockdown in the form of a poem. They did a fantastic job to share some of the feelings, thoughts and emotions many of us are experiencing including missing friends, confusion and hope for the future.

Year Books

Tuesday, 12 January 2021.

Year Books

The Year Book cost is £20.00. The Year Book will be issued to students on Thursday 26 August 2021 as they collect their exam results.

Class of 21 Leavers Hoodie

Tuesday, 12 January 2021.

Class of 21 Leavers Hoodie

As we begin to approach the end of your child’s time at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, we are looking to commemorate this through a variety of means, including a Class of 2021 hoodie .

Community Testing

Friday, 08 January 2021.

Community Testing

Braintree District Council are supporting the overall testing capacity for the District by distributing testing kits from Wednesday 6 January 2021.

Safe in Essex Programme

Wednesday, 16 December 2020.

Safe in Essex Programme

Please find here a newsletter from The Children's Society, which contains information about Safe in Essex Programme for the festive period. 

Test & Trace

Wednesday, 16 December 2020.

Test & Trace

Schools have been asked to support Test and Trace in identifying close contacts if a member of the school community tests positively over the first six days after we break up from school on Friday 18 December.

Christmas Jumper Day

Monday, 14 December 2020.

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day is an annual charity event.

We are proud to have raised over £360 for the charity 'Save the Children' this year as a result of our Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11 December