The school’s careers advisor, Jane Cure from Directions, addressed Year 7 and 8 students in two assemblies this week.
Fifty Year 10 students and five staff members set out from London Stansted airport on Friday 17 May 2019, to embark on a long weekend away in the beautiful Polish city of Krakow.
On 23 May 2019, a coach load of Year 10 students made their way to the Mercury Theatre in Colchester to see a stage performance of the novel “The Sign of Four”.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Mr Griffiths who ran the London Marathon on Sunday completing it in a time of 4 hours, 25 minutes and 6 seconds.
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.
On Wednesday 27 March 2019, a practitioner from the Royal Shakespeare Company visited the school to work with two groups of Year 11 students.
Caitlin Whittaker, Olivia Tubbs and Harry Barnes play for Braintree Basketball Club and they have helped lead the charge for Essex junior sides to claim honours at the East Inter-Counties Under-13 and Under-15 tournaments.
Notley Library Presents…The Body in the Library 3rd-24th June
One Crime Scene…6 Suspects…6 weapons and a missing famous detective…are the teams ready for the challenge?
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.
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.
We would like to invite Year 6 parents/carers to visit our pop up uniform shop at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
On Wednesday 3 April 2019, six Year 8 students went to The Ramsey Academy for the Faraday Challenge.
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.
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.
On Monday 3 June 2019, Colchester United Football in the Community delivered their presentation ‘United Against Knife Crime’ to all year groups.
The ECTA Lunch and Learn scheme was launched this week with James Thomas coming from the Construction Industry Training Board.
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...
Some Year 7 and Year 8 students completed an international Pangea competition recently, with a range of prizes available to students.
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.
Nominated by a student: Kayleigh is such a considerate and caring person; even if she would not admit it herself, she is a wonder to be around and her constant positivity is infectious.
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.
On Wednesday 20 March 2019, fourteen Year 10 students visited the University of Cambridge to take part in a Physics Experience Day.