On Friday 10 March, we were lucky enough to have Paralympic and World Championship medalist Fran Williamson in school to spend the day with our Sky Sports: Living for Sport group.
During this half term, 30 students from Years 7, 8 and 10 had the opportunity to take part in a beat boxing project led by professional performer, Randolph Matthews.
The UK’s first national peer-to-peer coaching network for GCSE and National students.
It’s a bold new campaign which explores exam stress via 12 student coaches who have been there and done it, including one of our very own Year 12 students, Megan Amos.
On Tuesday 21 February 2017, 53 students and 4 members of staff went to visit the Singh Sabha London East Gurdwara in Seven Kings, London. We left school promptly at 9.40am and arrived at the Gurdwara at 10.45am.
Our community were saddened by the tragic circumstances that occurred before Christmas whereby Emilia Kordaszewska, a Year 7 student at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, and her mother, Alina, lost their lives in a house fire.
We are delighted with the film that was made at the ‘Artist in Residence’ weekend held at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form in November 2016.
Braintree Arts Theatre was the chosen venue to host this year’s Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards Evening for the Braintree district of schools on Tuesday 17 January 2017.
Yesterday was Emilia and her mother’s funeral. One of Emilia’s tutors, who attended, wrote this. It seems fitting to share it with our whole community and beyond.
Joshua has an older brother who has severe Autism, Learning Difficulties and Epilepsy.
Congratulations to Olivia Pembroke in C5 and Victoria Stroughton in F4 who represented the school’s Equestrian Team in a show jumping competition at Wix on Saturday.
On Tuesday 28 February 2017, six Year 9 and six Year 10 students travelled to the University of East Anglia (UEA) for the launch of the Brilliant Club's Scholars Programme.
The March 2017 edition of DITTO the free online safety magazine that you subscribe to is now available to download.
On Wednesday 8 February 2017, 42 Year 11 students attended the Poetry Live conference at The Cambridge Corn Exchange.
On 30 January, Mr. Vyvyan Rose, Head of design for Breville kitchen appliances (known as Sage in the UK), came in to talk to Y10 V-CERT and GCSE Product Design students about Real World Design.
I am writing to inform you of changes to school uniform that will be introduced from September 2017. This letter is to give you advance warning of these changes and to ensure that if you are buying items of school uniform between now and the start of the new academic year that you are aware of the new requirements. These changes will affect all year groups, Years 7 – 11.
The January 2017 edition of DITTO the free online safety magazine that you subscribe to is now available to download.
On Monday 13 March 2017, 27 Year 10 students were involved in an inspiring workshop as part of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge.
The Young Essex Assembly is an elected county wide youth council, with members representing regions across the county.
Model United Nations (MUN) conferences aim to replicate the discussions and debates of UN committees, by involving students representing the views of different countries on a wide range of issues, and giving students the opportunity to research, present and argue a case in support of their allocated country's position.
In the early hours of Saturday 11 February, fifteen Year 13 students met to travel to Heathrow Airport to start our American adventure. In the week that followed, the group visited two cities, travelled through six states and walked nearly 55 miles.
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men should do nothing.” Edmund Burke. On Friday 2 February 2017, 59 students and 6 members of staff left Stansted Airport for Krakow, Poland.
Celebrations to mark Chinese New Year have been taking place in the Notley Library. Students were invited to take part in a special House competition to mark Chinese New Year on January 28th.
The school will be having a non-uniform day on Friday 3 February 2017 to raise money for Hope House, a homeless shelter charity based in Braintree. The money raised for Hope House is in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska in Year 7.
You may have heard about the tragic event of the 21st of December in which one of our students and her mother lost their lives in a house fire.