Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice

Thursday, 31 March 2011.

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice

Last week a group of year 11, 12 and 13 students journeyed to the North Downs in Sussex to complete their Silver DofE practice expedition.  The group were lucky to have some brilliant weather, although the nights were a little chilly for camping!

 

Notley High School’s Break-out Day

Friday, 17 December 2010.

Notley High School’s Break-out Day

On Friday 10th December, students from Notley High School, participated in a break-out day. This involved them exchanging their normal timetabled lessons for other teacher or specialist led activities, where each year group had a different theme for the activities they were taking part in. "Today offers the students a chance to have different experiences and assist them in becoming reflective learners." Says Mr David Calver, the co-ordinator and brains behind the day.

 

TANGO Master Classes

Friday, 26 November 2010.

TANGO Master Classes

On Saturday 20 November 2010, Notley High School was host to four TANGO master classes in English, Science and Technology.  The TANGO (Tabor, Alec, Notley Gifted Organisation) partnership aims to provide extension and enrichment activities for able and talented students in both primary and secondary schools within the Braintree area.

‘Great shops but not enough to do’

Wednesday, 13 October 2010.

‘Great shops but not enough to do’

Pupils speak out about life in Braintree.

Pupils from Alec Hunter Humanities College, Notley High School and Tabor Science College in Braintree recently got together to voice their views about life in the town.

2nd Chance

Thursday, 30 September 2010.

2nd Chance

On Friday the 24th of September, RAFT and lesson 3, all of Year 7 went over to the Braintree sixth form to watch a meaningful play called "2nd Chance."

GCSE Results 2010

Friday, 27 August 2010.

GCSE Results 2010

This year, for the first time, the chairs of governors and headteachers at the four schools in Braintree and Coggeshall agreed to issue a joint press release about GCSE results. This decision indicates our shared commitment to work together to secure the best possible outcomes for all the students in our area. 

Prom 2010

Wednesday, 19 May 2010.

Prom 2010

Glitz, glamour and gowns, it was all going on at the Notley High School Prom on Wednesday night!

 

Tesco and Sainsbury's Voucher Collect

Friday, 13 May 2011.

Tesco and Sainsbury's Voucher Collect

We are still collecting both Tesco and Sainbury’s vouchers for schools.  Tesco vouchers have now ended in store, so please bring in any that you may have at home.  Sainsbury’s vouchers are available in stores until 31 May 2011 so please keep collecting them and bringing them into school.

 

Public Punctuation Booklets

Thursday, 17 March 2011.

Public Punctuation Booklets

All key stage three pupils are completing literacy skills booklets as part of the Public Punctuation programme during RAFT. Each week, students from years seven, eight and nine will complete an activity sheet on a different punctuation point or other area of literacy for the next six weeks. Each week’s focus is listed below:

 

Morrisons Let's Grow

Wednesday, 10 November 2010.

Morrisons Let's Grow

We are collecting Let’s Grow vouchers which will enable us to help our students learn more about where their food comes from by growing their own fresh fruit and vegetables.

E-Safety Update

Thursday, 07 October 2010.

E-Safety Update

Social Networking Sites can be a good way of communicating and staying in touch with friends and family who may live a long way away from us. They are becoming an ever increasing part of our young people lives. As a school, we frequently speak to our young people about the possible dangers of Social Networking Sites and the need to ensure that, if they use such sites, that they:

Cheque presentation to Little Haven’s Hospice

Tuesday, 22 June 2010.

Cheque presentation to Little Haven’s Hospice

Last week we were delighted that Head girl Bethany Mill and Deputy Head boy Alex Stewart were able to donate a cheque for £911.50 to Leanne Overett from Little Haven’s Hospice.  The money was raised during the most recent non uniform day.

Red Nose Day 2011

Friday, 01 April 2011.

Red Nose Day 2011

Well – what can we say?!  What a week it was, with staff and students from Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form joining in to make so many contributions to raising funds for special projects in Africa and here in the UK.  So many children will benefit from what we raised in this school.

 

Community allotment wins grant

Wednesday, 08 December 2010.

Community allotment wins grant

Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form are delighted to announce that they have been given a grant of £2100 by Braintree District Council’s GreenHeart Award.  The award aims to improve the appearance of the local area, increase community involvement and encourage pride in the community. The grant also encourages a sense of belonging and supports Braintree District Council’s GreenHeart campaign.

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh : Assessment Weekend

Monday, 18 October 2010.

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh : Assessment Weekend

As we prepare to relax during half term, there are a group of students who definitely deserve a well earned rest.  As the weekend of 16 – 17th October saw thirty one year 10 students complete their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Assessment weekend.

 

Home School Family Worker

Wednesday, 15 September 2010.

Home School Family Worker

I would like to say a big warm "Hello!" to all parents and carers who have children at Notley High School.  My name is Jan Preston and I am the Home School Family Worker for Notley High School.  I also work across at John Ray Junior and Infant school.

Guardian School Trip

Wednesday, 09 June 2010.

Guardian School Trip

On Friday 28th May, selected students in top-set English were given the opportunity to visit the Guardian News and Media Education Centre in London. 

Listen up Survey

Friday, 07 May 2010.

Express your views via a survey on a range of subjects including education, work, politics, health, ambitions and hobbies.

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