The Year Book cost is £20.00. The Year Book will be issued to students on Thursday 26 August 2021 as they collect their exam results.
As we begin to approach the end of your child’s time at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, we are looking to commemorate this through a variety of means, including a Class of 2021 hoodie .
Any families entitled to Free School Meals will receive their vouchers for this week via email today.
Braintree District Council are supporting the overall testing capacity for the District by distributing testing kits from Wednesday 6 January 2021.
Please find here a newsletter from The Children's Society, which contains information about Safe in Essex Programme for the festive period.
Please find here a newsletter from Essex Youth Service, which contains information about local meet & eat activities.
Schools have been asked to support Test and Trace in identifying close contacts if a member of the school community tests positively over the first six days after we break up from school on Friday 18 December.
School term ends for students in Years 7 - 11 on Friday 18 December 2020 at 3.15pm.
Christmas Jumper Day is an annual charity event.
We are proud to have raised over £360 for the charity 'Save the Children' this year as a result of our Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11 December
Dear Parents/CarersFollowing the Government announcement today regarding the reduction of the self-isolation period for close contact from 14 to 10 days, we are awaiting guidance from the Department for Education and Public Health England. Those students in Year 11, who are currently self-isolating, need to access their lessons remotely on Monday.
Please find here a newsletter from Braintree District Council, which contains some helpful information and advice for anyone who might need a little extra help this Christmas.
Dr Cusick and Mr Taylor had the pleasure of serving Christmas dinner to students on Wednesday 9 December and Thursday 10 December, to start the Christmas festivities this year. Thank you to the catering team for providing a lovely meal to students and staff.
On Monday 7 December 2020, Year 12 and 13 Art students attended ‘Art in Action - The Creative Process’, a virtual art trip with four artists speaking, including the brilliant Grayson Perry.
The school will be having a Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11 December 2020 to raise money for the Save the Children Appeal.
All the photo packs were completed at the beginning of last week, but with the school closure it was impossible to distribute them.
They have now all been taken to the Pastoral Managers’ office for collection by tutors, so your child should have them by the end of this week (4 December) depending on year group.
In keeping with our commitment to provide students with outstanding careers guidance and tailored support when choosing their next step after school, all students in Years 7 to 13 have access to the excellent website, Unifrog.
On Friday 13 November 2020, students from Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form raised funds for the annual Children in Need day by taking part in a 'dress down day' for sixth form students and a non-uniform day for students in Years 7 - 11.
Year 7 student, Jack Ager, is the winner of Jack Petchey Achievement Award for November. Jack raised over £2,000 for the Make A Wish Foundation by unicycling from Braintree to Hatfield Forest along the Flitch Way recently.
Twenty students from Year 12 took part in a workshop with the Schools Liaison Officer from the University of Cambridge on Tuesday 10 November.
Year 9 student Samuel Paternoster and his brother, Year 7 student Luke Paternoster, passed their grade 6 piano exams recently.
In the two weeks leading up to the October half-term break, students took part in inter-House PE lessons as part of an inter-House competition.
Congratulations to our winning House, Turing, for October’s House competition.
The Anti-Bullying Alliance hold an annual Odd Socks Day and this year it takes place on Monday 16 November 2020, at the start of Anti Bullying Week.
Further to the recent letter regarding a laptop purchasing scheme, please note that the portal will be closing on 10 November 2020. Please see details attached.
Mr M Fuller
Head of IT Operations
Congratulations to Ronnie Williams, who has been awarded the Jack Petchey Award.During the week commencing Monday 20 July, Ronnie Williams, took on the challenge of completing the 2020 Virtual Montane Lakeland 50 event, during which Ronnie ran 50 miles over 7 days.
The school will be having a non-uniform day on Friday 13 November 2020 to raise money for Children in Need. Children in Need provide grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged. They are local to people in all corners of the UK and support small and large organisations which empower children and extend their life choices
Jack Ager, in Year 7, raised an incredible £2000 for the Make A Wish Foundation by unicycling from Braintree to Hatfield Forest along the Flitch Way during half term.
The Year 11 Parents’/Carers’ Consultation Evening will be held remotely
Year 11 students, parents and carers are invited to our Virtual Open Evening for Year 12 intake September 2021 on 4 November 2020
On Friday 16 October 2020, Year 12 and 13 Politics students from Notley High School & Braintree Sixth form were lucky to have a virtual meeting with the Rt Hon James Cleverly, Minister of State and MP for Braintree.
Braintree Sixth Form welcomed poet Jacob Sam-La Rose, virtually, on Friday 16 October 2020.
A non-uniform day was held today to support the national anti-racism campaign, Show Racism the Red Card. Students and staff were encouraged to wear red and donate £1 to the charity, which helps fund anti-racism education for young people across the UK.
14 October 2020
Dear Parents/CarersWe have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a second confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school.
We appreciate you will be concerned about the safety and welfare of the children, but please be assured our Risk Assessment and procedures are robust. They are reviewed on a weekly basis and we will complete the process again following recent events. The second case involves a Year 10 student and is unrelated to the first reported case.
COVID19 Positive Case Letter to Parents/Carers of Students in Years 7-13 and Students in Years 12-13
We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school.
We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. Please be reassured that for most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness.
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