Fundraising in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska

Thursday, 19 January 2017.

Fundraising in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska

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.

In Memory of Emilia Kordaszewska

Wednesday, 04 January 2017.

In Memory of Emilia Kordaszewska

Dear Parents/Carers,

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. 

‘Artist in Residence’ project

Friday, 16 December 2016.

‘Artist in Residence’ project

On Wednesday evening a group of Notley Year 8 and Year 9 students collected a special award for their artwork at Essex University. The students had taken part in the ‘Artist in Residence’ project with the Essex collaborative outreach network.

Free Books for Year 7 Students

Thursday, 08 December 2016.

Free Books for Year 7 Students

There has been a great buzz in the library this term, thanks to the “Book Buzz Scheme”. Much excitement has been had by every student in Year 7 who, thanks to specialist funding from the Senior Leadership Team, were able to choose a free book as a Christmas present from the school. 

Iceland Trip 2016

Monday, 14 November 2016.

Iceland Trip 2016

On 20 October 2016, 45 students travelled to Iceland for a once in a lifetime trip to explore the area surrounding Reykjavik to include the famous Golden Circle and south shore tours and also to visit the remote and desolate Reykjavik Peninsula.

Braintree Sixth Form Open Evening

Thursday, 10 November 2016.

Braintree Sixth Form Open Evening

On Wednesday 9 November our annual Braintree Sixth Form Open Evening took place. This allowed prospective students and their parents and carers to visit the Sixth Form and meet members of staff in the different subject areas that we have on offer at A level. 

Respect Project – Year 9

Friday, 21 October 2016.

Respect Project – Year 9

Twelve of our Year 9 students were selected by Miss Stanley to participate in this year’s Respect Project which is voluntarily run by The Essex Boys & Girls Club in Chelmsford.

Emilia Kordaszewska

Friday, 13 January 2017.

Emilia Kordaszewska

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.

Emilia Kordaszewska

Thursday, 22 December 2016.

Emilia Kordaszewska

On behalf of the whole community of Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form I would like to express our unutterable sadness at the death of one of our students in a tragic house fire. Emilia Kordaszewska was a likeable and popular member of her teaching and tutor groups and will be greatly missed. As others have said this news is all the more distressing so close to Christmas. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Emilia.

Christmas Tea Party

Friday, 09 December 2016.

Christmas Tea Party

On Wednesday 7 December 2016, we invited a number of residents from local residential homes to come and join us for our annual Christmas tea party.

Operation Christmas Child

Tuesday, 22 November 2016.

Operation Christmas Child

The charitable reputation of our staff and students was on full display throughout November as we were busy collating gift-filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.

GCSEpod Subscription

Thursday, 20 October 2016.

GCSEpod Subscription

We have been able to renew our subscription this year to GCSEpod, an online resource bank of more than 5000 audiovisual podcasts which cover the vast majority of GCSEs subjects. 

The Staff Panto - Oh No Yes It Is!!

Monday, 19 December 2016.

The Staff Panto - Oh No Yes It Is!!

Thank you very much to our students and staff who rushed to buy tickets for the staff pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which was held at lunchtime today.

KS4 Awards Evening

Friday, 09 December 2016.

KS4 Awards Evening

The Key Stage 4 Awards evening is a chance for us to celebrate the successes of students in their final GCSE examinations and in their first year of externally examined courses, and also to recognise students' achievements in many other aspects of school life

Year 12 Enterprise Fair

Wednesday, 07 December 2016.

Year 12 Enterprise Fair

On Tuesday 6 December 2016, Year 7 students were invited to Braintree Arts Theatre to attend the Year 12 Enterprise Fair. Year 12 students had been planning this event for the last half-term.

Ypres: Friday 18 November 2016

Monday, 21 November 2016.

Ypres:  Friday 18 November 2016

It was on a cold and dark morning at 3.30am on 18 November 2016 that 67 Year 9 students and 6 members of staff once again boarded a coach for the annual History Department Battlefields trip to Ypres in Belgium.

Olly Murs' Surprise Visit for Children in Need

Thursday, 10 November 2016.

Olly Murs' Surprise Visit for Children in Need

We were pleased to be contacted by BBC Children in Need earlier this term to congratulate us on being in the top 200 schools in the UK for raising money for the charity last year. They asked whether we would be happy to be included in any media coverage of the event this year, and when we agreed we expected to possibly send in a report and photos of our fundraising activities this year.

Year 11 Progression Day

Tuesday, 08 November 2016.

Year 11 Progression Day

On Wednesday 2 November a Progression Day took place for all year 11 students. This provided students with the chance to attend different taster sessions of subjects and courses which they are considering pursuing next year.

Welbeck and Military Careers Pathway Talk

Thursday, 20 October 2016.

Welbeck and Military Careers Pathway Talk

Year 10 and 11 students had the privilege this week of hearing a talk by former student Jake Finesilver about his educational experiences and preparation for a career as a military officer.

If you wish to contact the person responsible for this page, please email helen.thomson@notleyhigh.com