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.
GCSE Art Graphics students at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form visited The Design Museum in London during the first week back after the October half term 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.
Year 10 GSCE Product Design students went to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to participate in a Creative Prototyping workshop by Tom Gayler.
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.
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.
A Level Geography students spent 2 days in Southwold completing human and physical fieldwork in preparation for their upcoming fieldwork investigation.
Nominated by a member of staff: Amy trains 4 times a week, totalling 10 hours, after school with her club Yong Gi Do Martial Arts Organisation.
On 5 November 2019, Year 9 students had a visit from Ginificent to perform ‘Perfect’. This is part of Safer Essex Roads Partnership’s (SERP) road safety programme and is delivered to schools across Essex to highlight passenger responsibilities.
The University of Essex, Colchester Campus are hosting a free event for parents and carers in Essex to help give advice about preparing teenagers for their futures.
Congratulations and good luck to Isabella Ferneyhough who is currently competing in the Nacra 15 World Championships in Marseille!
Congratulations to Frankie Terry in Year 11 who has been offered a 2 year scholarship at Colchester United FC starting in September 2020.
Report by Jessica Long
On Thursday 10 October 2019, I visited the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, London. I had visited the show previously, so I knew what to expect.
Year 7 students watched a road safety play on Monday 7 October 2019. This was part of Safer Essex Roads Partnership’s (SERP) road safety programme and is delivered to highlight key road safety messages at a time when students will be making independent journeys.
The Student Council at Braintree Sixth Form welcomed Lucy Wilson from Braintree District Council to their weekly meeting on 2 October 2019.
On Wednesday 25 September 2019, Year 11 students visited the Braintree Careers Fair at Chelmsford City Racecourse.
Dr Becki Nash from the University of Southampton visited Braintree Sixth Form on 25 September 2019, to provide key skills workshops for the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) candidates.
Staff at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form held their own coffee morning today and donations exceeded £175.
On Thursday 26 September 2019, Year 12 Art students visited the Natural History Museum to collect images and make observational drawings to help develop ideas for their natural forms project.
Hi, I'm Mollie your fellow friendly GCSE Drama student. For my GCSE performance, my group chose to do a physical theatre play, and multiple other GCSE groups have also chosen this style.
Please find below a list of open days/evenings for Colleges and Sixth Forms for current Year 11 students and their parents/carers.
September Update: There are still places available on the ski trip to Austria in February 2020. See Mr Rowe or Mrs Segura for details.
Well Done to the Year 11 students of 2018-2019 from Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form, who are collecting their GCSE results today.
Many congratulations to students from Braintree Sixth Form who have received their A Level results this morning. Almost every student has completed their studies with grades that will secure a place in higher education if that is what they wish.
Some of our Year 7 students were invited to become Challenge Champions this year.
On Friday 12 July, the Science Faculty hosted a twilight training workshop run by Dr Rizwana Alvi from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Congratulations to Teddy Thomas, Thomas Hemingway and Corey Latchford who all achieved a merit in the UKMT Pink Kangaroo Maths Challenge.
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In July 2019, thirty Year 7 students had the opportunity to attend an orienteering event held at Maldon Promenade Park.
On Tuesday 2 July 2019, we said goodbye to our Year 13 leavers in style. Students arrived at Fennes in Bocking from 6.30pm and were greeted by many members of staff as well as a welcoming mocktail.
On Monday 24 June 2019, all Year 7 students went on a trip to The College at Braintree to experience activities within different job sectors to have an idea of what we might like to do.
The Year 12 Law trip to Chelmsford Crown Court was a fantastic opportunity for students to observe how the curriculum that they have studied this year is utilised in everyday life in the role of barristers and judges.
46 students have achieved certificates in the Maths Challenges this year with four students through to the next round.
Campus Reception will be closed from Wednesday 24 July 2019 until Monday 12 August 2019.
Throughout the summer, all Year 9 PDT classes have taken part in the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s'Healthy Relationships programme.
In June 2019, Year 12 students took part in a range of activities to start the process of applying for university courses, apprenticeships, or starting a career during the Braintree Sixth Form Destinations Launch Week.