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Community Testing

Friday, 08 January 2021
Community Testing

Braintree District Council are supporting the overall testing capacity for the District by distributing testing kits from Wednesday 6 January 2021.

Safe in Essex Programme

Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Safe in Essex Programme

Please find here a newsletter from The Children's Society, which contains information about Safe in Essex Programme for the festive period.

Test & Trace

Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Test & Trace

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.

Christmas Jumper Day

Monday, 14 December 2020
Christmas Jumper Day

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

Stay Supported at Christmas

Friday, 11 December 2020
Stay Supported at Christmas

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.

Art in Action – The Creative Process

Wednesday, 09 December 2020
Grayson Perry

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.

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.

School & Sixth Form CLOSED - 22 Nov 2020

Sunday, 22 November 2020
School & Sixth Form CLOSED - 22 Nov 2020

22 November 2020

Dear Parents/Carers

We have been advised by Public Health England that there have been three further confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving students in Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11 within the school. We will be in contact with students individually who need to self-isolate in accordance with the guidance.

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. 

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

Show Racism The Red Card

Friday, 16 October 2020
Show Racism The Red Card

A non-uniform day was held on Friday at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form 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.

To all Year 13 Students - 17 August 2020

Tuesday, 18 August 2020
To all Year 13 Students - 17 August 2020

Dear Year 13 Students and Parents/Carers

We appreciate the publication of results can be a stressful time in normal circumstances, but the current situation is adding to anxiety and uncertainty for a number of you. 

Please be assured that as soon as we have any updated information regarding the appeals process or news on any republication of grades we will contact you immediately.

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.

Year 13 Results Day, Thursday 13 August

Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Year 13 Results Day, Thursday 13 August
We wish all of Year 13 the very best for their results day tomorrow, Thursday 13 August, and look forward to seeing those of you who are coming in to collect results from the sixth form. Please check your emails or the website if you need a reminder of your time slot.

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.

Autumn Term 2020

Thursday, 30 July 2020
Autumn Term 2020

We are intending on welcoming Years 7, 11 and 12 in school from Thursday 3 September, and Year 13 from Friday 4 September, with the rest of the school back in from Monday 7 September.

Braintree Sixth Form Enrolment

Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Braintree Sixth Form Enrolment

Enrolment to Braintree Sixth Form is largely moving online this year. The online enrolment form will be open on the school and sixth form website from 8am on Thursday 20 August. Please check the website on the day.

Year 12 UCAS Launch

Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Year 12 UCAS Launch

We would normally be running our UCAS launch week this half term as part of our support for students as they consider their post-18 options

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