School Photos: Ready Now

Wednesday, 02 December 2020.

School Photos: Ready Now

Dear Parents/Carers

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.

Welcome Back

Tuesday, 01 December 2020.

Welcome Back

Dear Parents/Carers,

We are looking forward to welcoming students back on the following dates:

Wednesday 2 December 2020
Years 10, 11, 12 & 13
Years 7, 8 & 9 who have not received a self-isolation letter from the school

Friday 4 December 2020
Years 7, 8 & 9 who have received a self-isolation letter from the school.

Unifrog – Virtual Work Experience

Thursday, 26 November 2020.

Unifrog – Virtual Work Experience

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.

Children in Need 2020

Friday, 13 November 2020.

Children in Need 2020

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. 

Jack Ager – Jack Petchey Winner Nov 2020

Thursday, 12 November 2020.

Jack Ager – Jack Petchey Winner Nov 2020

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.

Inter-House PE Results

Monday, 09 November 2020.

Inter-House PE Results

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.

Odd Socks Day

Friday, 06 November 2020.

Odd Socks Day

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.

Laptop Purchasing Scheme

Thursday, 05 November 2020.

Laptop Purchasing Scheme (Photo by Junior Teixeira from Pexels)

Dear Parents/Carers

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.

Yours faithfully

Mr M Fuller
Head of IT Operations

Ronnie Williams – Jack Petchey Winner October 2020

Thursday, 05 November 2020.

Ronnie Williams – Jack Petchey Winner March 2020

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.

Non-Uniform Day – Children in Need

Thursday, 05 November 2020.

Non-Uniform Day – Children in Need

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’s Unicycle Fundraiser

Tuesday, 03 November 2020.

Jack’s Unicycle Fundraiser

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.

Show Racism the Red Card

Friday, 16 October 2020.

Show Racism the Red Card

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.

Second COVID19 Positive Case

Wednesday, 14 October 2020.

Second COVID19 Positive Case

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

Tuesday, 13 October 2020.

COVID19 Positive Case Letter to Parents/Carers of Students in Years 7-13 and Students in Years 12-13

Dear Parents/Carers

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.

Face Coverings: Policy from 5 October 2020

Monday, 28 September 2020.

Face Coverings: Policy from 5 October 2020

We have decided in response to Government guidance, parent/carer feedback, and the current local and national context, to adopt a stronger position with regards to face coverings: All students and staff will be expected to wear face coverings in corridors and communal indoor areas, unless there is a specific medical reason or disability.

The Jack Petchey Foundation

Tuesday, 08 September 2020.

The Jack Petchey Foundation

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme is designed to publicly recognise the achievements and contributions of Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form students.

Information For Year 7

Wednesday, 02 September 2020.

Information For Year 7

Dear Parents/Carers,

We hope that you are keeping well and your children are looking forward to starting with us on Thursday.

GCSE Results 2020

Thursday, 20 August 2020.

GCSE Results 2020

As the 2020 summer exams which Year 11 students were due to take this year were cancelled, this year’s students have been awarded either the Centre Assessed Grade or an Exam Board Grade, based on information supplied by each school.

During the past week there have been numerous announcements that have stated which grade will be used. Finally, the decision was made to use the higher grade of the centre assessed grade or the exam board grade.

Year 13 Results 2020

Thursday, 13 August 2020.

Year 13 Results 2020

As the 2020 summer exams which Year 13 students were due to take this year were cancelled, this year’s students have been awarded grades by the exam boards, based on information supplied by each school. To award the final grades, the exam boards have then applied their own calculations, taking account of performance in previous years, to generate each individual student’s final grades.

School Transport - Stop.Swap. GO!

Monday, 10 August 2020.

School Transport - Stop.Swap. GO!

Supporting children getting to school

Hello! We’re making getting around Essex easier – and more rewarding – than ever. More and more of us are swapping from car to bus, bike or our own two feet. And whether you’re off to the shops, visiting friends or family, or getting to and from work or school, we’re here to help keep you moving.