Gambling Awareness Talk

Tuesday, 14 January 2020.

Gambling Awareness Talk

We welcomed two speakers to Notley High & Braintree Sixth Form on Tuesday 14 January 2020 to talk to students from Years 10 - 13 across the morning, with a focus on problem gambling and gambling addiction.

Year 9 KS4 Courses Evening

Monday, 13 January 2020.

Year 9 KS4 Courses Evening

Year 9 parents/carers/students are invited to attend the KS4 Courses Evening on Wednesday 5 February 2020, from 5pm – 8pm in Braintree Sixth Form.

Scam Alert: School Nurse

Friday, 10 January 2020.

Scam Alert: School Nurse

A message from the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service

A reminder that school nurses should not send text messages as their first contact with parents/carers. If you receive a text message requesting information about your child from anyone purporting to be a school nurse, please DO NOT engage.

Christmas Lunch 2019

Thursday, 19 December 2019.

Christmas Lunch 2019

On Wednesday 18 December 2019, we celebrated Christmas with our annual Christmas lunch of roast turkey, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, stuffing balls, served with a selection of vegetables, followed by chocolate fudge cake – all complete with Christmas crackers.

GCSE Certificates 2019

Thursday, 19 December 2019.

GCSE Certificates 2019

We were delighted to see so many former students from Year 11 returning to school on Tuesday 17 December 2019 to collect their GCSE certificates. Thanks to the catering team for a lovely buffet. It was great to hear how many of you are getting on in your new courses.

Festive Fun for All

Wednesday, 18 December 2019.

Festive Fun for All

Christmas capers and festive fun was the order of the day at the school library, with a special 3-day Christmas extravaganza to celebrate the end of term.

F9’S Charity Cake Off Kicks Off Christmas

Tuesday, 17 December 2019.

F9’S Charity Cake Off Kick Off Christmas

Monday 16 December 2019 saw the inaugural F9 festive cake baking event organised to raise money for the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. The charity, chosen by the Head of House Mrs Wallace is dedicated to supporting people whose lives are touched by cancer.

Maximising Success Workshop

Monday, 16 December 2019.

Maximising Success Workshop

On Friday 13 December all year 11 students attended part 2 of the Maximising Success training from The Life Skills Company which builds on all the revision tips and techniques shared with them in Year 10.

Save the Children - Christmas Jumper Day 2019

Friday, 13 December 2019.

Save the Children - Christmas Jumper Day 2019

We held a Christmas Jumper Day today, and raised £367.93 for the Save the Children Appeal. We are proud to have raised funds for the Save the Children Appeal which goes towards providing children with a better and brighter future both here in the UK and abroad.

Mock Election 2019

Thursday, 12 December 2019.

Mock Election 2019

Students from Years 7 to 13 took part in Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form’s Mock Election Day on Thursday 12 December 2019.

Money Laundering Scams

Tuesday, 10 December 2019.

Money Laundering Scams (Original photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels)

We would like to draw your attention to a money laundering scheme we have been made aware of by the Essex Safeguarding Children Board.

General Election Report

Thursday, 05 December 2019.

BBC Look East's Leigh Milner interviewing our students

On Tuesday 3 December 2019 we were delighted to welcome the BBC to Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form. The focus of the visit was the forthcoming General Election and the mock election being held in school on 12 December 2019.

Year 12 Enterprise Fair 2019

Thursday, 05 December 2019.

Year 12 Enterprise Fair 2019

One of the aims of the sixth form Personal Development programme is that students should know how to be 'enterprising in life and work' and we begin this in the Autumn Term for Year 12 with an enterprise challenge for the whole year group: to form a mini-business and seek to make a profit by holding an Enterprise Fair.

Christmas Concert

Monday, 02 December 2019.

Christmas Concert

The Music Department will be holding its Christmas Concert on Tuesday 10 December 2019 at 7pm in Braintree Arts Theatre.

Congratualtaions Harry!

Friday, 29 November 2019.

 Congratualtaions Harry!

Harry Barnes – December 2019

Huge congratulations to Harry Barnes in Year 9 on earning a place in the England Basketball talent pathway.

Scholastic Book Fair

Friday, 29 November 2019.

Scholastic Book Fair

Much excitement was to be found at the special Half Price Scholastic Book Fair that visited the school from 21-26 November. The Library was bursting with students all grabbing some fantastic bargains. 

Anti Bullying Week

Friday, 22 November 2019.

Anti Bullying Week

Following on from Anti Bullying Week, each tutor group was given the challenge to define what they believe bullying is and why it is wrong.

Year 12 Enterprise Fair

Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Year 12 Enterprise Fair

On Tuesday 3 December 2019, Year 12 students will be hosting their annual Enterprise Fair. Year 7 students will be attending during period 1 and Year 8 will be attending during period 2.

Tree Huggers

Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Tree Huggers

Tree Huggers is an Environmental Science club, where students discuss and try to actively do things that will have a positive impact on anything from climate change, to ensuring our local wildlife are fed and looked after, to looking at how, as a school, we can tackle the overuse of plastics and ensure we are careful with our waste.

Children in Need 2019

Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Children in Need 2019

On Friday 15 November 2019, we held a non-uniform and dress down day for students and staff to raise money for Children in Need. We raised a sum of £1,327.70 for Children in Need.

Christmas Lunch

Friday, 15 November 2019.

Christmas Lunch

Our Senior Leadership Team will be serving Christmas lunch in the dining hall and Café6 for staff and students on Wednesday 18 December 2019. This year’s Christmas lunch will cost £2.50 for the main meal and £1.00 for dessert.

Unite our Communities Assembly

Friday, 15 November 2019.

Unite our Communities Assembly

On Monday 11 November 2019 and Tuesday 12 November 2019 all students in Years 7 – 13 attended a presentation delivered by Colchester United Football in the Community.

Iceland 2019

Tuesday, 12 November 2019.

Iceland 2019

On 24 October 2019, 27 students travelled to Iceland for a once in a lifetime trip to explore the area surrounding Reykjavik to include the famous Golden Circle and South Shore tours and also to visit the remote and desolate Reykjavik Peninsula.

Battlefields Trip 2019

Tuesday, 12 November 2019.

Battlefields Trip 2019

Our annual Year 9 trip to World War One sites of interest in Belgium took place on Friday 8 November 2019, beginning with a 4am departure for 100 students and 8 staff.

Clearance PE Kit for Sale

Friday, 08 November 2019.

Clearance PE Kit for Sale

We have a supply of clearance PE kit for sale, at a reduced price, available on a first come, first served basis. The items for sale are a fleece ¼ zip and polo shirts.