Visit to the Guardian

Tuesday, 22 January 2019.

Visit to the Guardian

On Tuesday 22 January 2019, 29 Year 9 students visited the Guardian News and Media Education Centre. Students had the chance to see the facilities of the international newspaper as well as act as journalists and editors for the day. 

 

Jack Petchey Awards Evening

Wednesday, 16 January 2019.

Jack Petchey Awards Evening

It was brilliant to see some of our students collect their Jack Petchey medallions and to receive an accolade for their achievements in front of a large crowd at the annual Jack Petchey Awards Evening on Monday 14 January 2019.

Christmas Dinner

Tuesday, 18 December 2018.

Christmas Dinner

Last Thursday, 13 December 2018, 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 fudge cake – all complete with Christmas crackers. 

School Photos 2018

Thursday, 22 November 2018.

School Photos 2018

We are pleased to report that all the recent school photo orders have been processed and are now at Student Services waiting to be given to tutors on Monday 26 November.

Netball Festival in La Manga

Friday, 09 November 2018.

Netball Festival in La Manga

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.

Road Safety Play

Tuesday, 06 November 2018.

Road Safety Play

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.

World of Work Presentation

Monday, 21 January 2019.

World of Work Presentation

On Tuesday 15 January 2019, the Jobs Centre were invited to present to the whole of Year 8. The presentation was about careers and how to find the right job for us in the future.

AR Rewards Event

Thursday, 20 December 2018.

AR Rewards Event

To celebrate achievements in Accelerated Reader, the library invited all students in Years 7 and 8 who had achieved a score of 100% in an Accelerated Reader quiz to a special Christmas rewards session for juice and treats.

GCSE Certificates

Thursday, 29 November 2018.

GCSE Certificates

We are inviting students from Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form (Year 11, 2017 – 2018) to collect their GCSE certificates from school on 12 December 2018, between 3.30pm and 5pm. These certificates themselves will be important to you in the future, as employers and higher education institutions will often ask to see originals or copies of them.

Battlefields Trips

Wednesday, 21 November 2018.

Battlefields Trips

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.

Naples Trip

Friday, 09 November 2018.

Naples Trip

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.

Chemistry at Work Trip

Thursday, 18 October 2018.

Chemistry at Work Trip

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.

BT Email Address Alert

Wednesday, 19 December 2018.

BT Email Address Alert

We have become aware that the schools InTouch messages that are being sent to BTinternet.com addresses are being rejected. We have discussed the issue with our provider and they have determined that it is an issue with BT rather than our software. 

SLC Pantomime

Thursday, 13 December 2018.

SLC Pantomime

On Thursday 6 December 2018, Key Stage 3 speech and language students visited the Civic Theatre in Chelmsford, to watch and participate in the Christmas pantomime, Cinderella.

Romeo and Juliet

Monday, 26 November 2018.

Romeo and Juliet

On Wednesday 21 November 2018, 57 students from Years 7 to 11 watched a live screening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Romeo and Juliet before taking part in an RSC-style workshop.

Anti-Bullying Week 2018

Friday, 16 November 2018.

Anti-Bullying Week 2018

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.

Scholars programme

Thursday, 08 November 2018.

Scholars programme

On 5 November 2018, nineteen Year 9 students travelled to Newnham College, Cambridge, for the launch of The Scholars Programme.

Lily Jarvis - Jack Petchey Winnner October 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018.

Lily Jarvis - Jack Petchey Winnner October 2018

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.