The morning started in a way people did not expect… well half of us anyway (including me), with around ten of us sitting in our usual classroom, vaguely aware of Sam la Rose’s visit but unsure when and where it exactly was supposed to occur.
This morning, Year 10 Child Development students were given the fantastic opportunity to hear from two midwives, Claire Hooks and Sara Smith, from Anglia Ruskin University.
On Friday 2 and Friday 9 March, over forty Year 10 students took part in this year’s Jack Petchey Speak Out Speak Up Challenge - a training programme, organised by Speakers Trust, designed to develop the public speaking and communication skills of Key Stage 4 learners.
On Monday 5 February, twenty Year 7 students took part in the second stage of the Foreign Languages Spelling Bee. The students had been given 100 French or Spanish words to learn and had to spell words selected at random using the French or Spanish alphabet.
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On Wednesday 3 January, whilst we were still recovering from New Year celebrations, Years 12 and 13 were snapped awake by a Physical Theatre workshop led by Frantic Assembly’s Vicki Manderson.
Students in Year 7 and 8 have been celebrating their achievements in the Accelerated Reader programme at Notley High School.
Long-established teacher training provider, Mid-Essex Initial Teacher Training, has been recognised as 'outstanding' in all categories by Ofsted.
Charlie was nominated for the Jack Petchey award by his form tutor. Charlie performed The Last Post in Acts of Remembrance in Halstead in November 2017 also in his home village of Rayne.
As part of Parks Assembly this morning we were delighted to celebrate Mr Ken Coe’s 80th birthday. Ken has been part of the school’s cleaning team for 10 years and in that time has become a much loved and respected member of the school community.
On Thursday 8 March, the entire cohort of Year 13 English Literature students were fortunate enough to be able to see a very limited run of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of ‘Hamlet’ at the Hackney Empire, directed by Simon Godwin.
Earlier in the school year, we asked for a voluntary contribution towards helping to fund practical work in Science.
This week we have had a mental health focus in assemblies, when Matt Ager from CYO talked about stress.
The Cavell House Council came up with the idea of organising a lip sync battle as our first charity event. The last 2 weeks I have been worried about finding performers, rehearsing and getting an audience. I needn’t have.
Applications for Braintree Sixth Form are welcomed and the application process, which is an online process, is now open.
We warmly congratulate Cairo, a Year 11 student, who has recently been nominated and awarded the Jack Petchey Award from Essex Youthbuild.
Marty was nominated for the Jack Petchey award by his peers, for being a hard-working, intelligent, optimistic and cheerful person, who is always up for a laugh and always gets involved despite his visual impairment (Marty is registered blind).
Jack Jordan, a year 10 student in C11, hosted a charity fashion show on Thursday 8 march.
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of our esteemed colleague, Mr Daniel Audritt.
On Monday 15 Jan 2018, an ex-Notley pupil who is now studying for a PhD in neuropharmacology in London, came back to school to give a talk to an invited audience of Year 11, 12 and 13 students and staff in the Theatre.
Issue 11 of #DITTO the online safety magazine is now available to download.
Congratulations to Rayne Allen, F11, who has recently qualified as a junior cheerleading coach.
We are very grateful to the Biochemistry Department at Broomfield Hospital who kindly donated several boxes of unwanted laboratory glassware to the school.
On Tuesday 14 November the u14 netball team travelled to Helena Romanes School for the North West Essex District Netball Tournament.