Another successful trip to the north of France. 50 Year 7 students and 4 members of staff (Mrs Harris, Miss Duncan, Miss Marboeuf and Mr de Gea) embarked on a day trip to Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France.
On Thursday 24 May 2019, the Modern Foreign Languages Faculty took 49 students to Normandy.
This year's Year 11 Prom, held at Boreham House, proved to be a lovely way to say goodbye and good luck to many of our Year 11 students.
Nominated by two members of staff: Jessica has been a student librarian since the end of Year 7 and she is still as enthusiastic as ever.
Steve Ewers from T J Evers Ltd. was our second guest to visit as part of the ECTA Lunch and Learn scheme.
The school’s careers advisor, Jane Cure from Directions, addressed Year 7 and 8 students in two assemblies this week.
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.
On Monday 3 June 2019, Colchester United Football in the Community delivered their presentation ‘United Against Knife Crime’ to all year groups.
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.
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?
The ECTA Lunch and Learn scheme was launched this week with James Thomas coming from the Construction Industry Training Board.
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”.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Some Year 7 and Year 8 students completed an international Pangea competition recently, with a range of prizes available to students.
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.
We would like to invite Year 6 parents/carers to visit our pop up uniform shop at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
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.
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 Wednesday 3 April 2019, six Year 8 students went to The Ramsey Academy for the Faraday Challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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 27 March 2019, a practitioner from the Royal Shakespeare Company visited the school to work with two groups of Year 11 students.
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 Wednesday 20 March 2019, fourteen Year 10 students visited the University of Cambridge to take part in a Physics Experience Day.
On Monday 18 March 2019, six members of Parks 3 visited Essex Dementia Care in Braintree. Essex Dementia Care is a charity that runs sessions for people with dementia for entertainment, friendship and support.
Nominated by a member of staff: Maisie has been nominated for her passion and dedication to cooking.
On Wednesday 6 March 2019 and Friday 8 March 2019, a total of 56 students took part in a Jack Petchey Speak Out workshop.
Nominated by a member of staff: Sid recently went to Australia to take part in the International Scout Jamboree and was away for 3 weeks, leaving on Boxing Day.
On Thursday 28 February 2019, the school once again became host to the visiting Colchester Food Roadshow, where our Year 10 Food students witnessed chef Martin Fordham demonstrate some of the more complex skills needed to deliver high quality dishes to restaurant customers.
During the February 2019 half term, we were lucky to have the opportunity to work with and visit Real Madrid FC. The 49 students that we took with us all had a fantastic time, along with the 5 staff that accompanied them.
The initial letter/application form for the Ski Trip to Austria in February 2020 is now available. You can pick up a copy from Mr Rowe in Media Support or download it from the Ski Notley website.