We are delighted to announce that the Head Boy and Head Girl have been appointed this week. Kieran Cockayne and Naa Odotei will lead the team of prefects and senior students next year - congratulations to both of them.
As we reach the last half term of the school year and a time when a number of students will be seeking to work during the summer holiday, a reminder of the regulations regarding children in employment:
Edward was nominated for the award by a member of our SLT, for his fundraising efforts during the Summer Term for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
On Sunday 22 April 2018, three members of staff took part in the London Marathon. Paul Ellis, Jo Morton-Brown and Christine Wager ran the 26.2 mile course in record temperatures of 24c.
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.
We are holding a briefing session for parents and carers of students in Year 12 to hear about the UCAS process and explore other progression routes, from 6.00-7.30pm in Braintree Arts Theatre on Tuesday 19 June 2018.
Following a selection process earlier this year, a number of Notley High and Braintree Sixth Form students were selected to attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree, which will take place in West Virginia, USA, in the summer of 2019.
Lauren was nominated for the award by her parents as well as three members of staff, for developing a tenacious attitude to everything she does.
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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Oliver was nominated for the award by a member of our SLT, for his fundraising efforts during the Summer Term for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
On Wednesday 25 April, two of our year 10 students - Melissa Forrester and Kayleigh Cutmore - took park in the Jack Petchey Speak Out Regional Final, at Ramsey Academy.
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.