Physical Theatre Workshop

Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Physical Theatre Workshop

On Wednesday 3 January, whilst we were still recovering from New Year celebrations, Years 12 and 13 were snapped awake by a Physical Theatre workshop led by Frantic Assembly’s Vicki Manderson.

Roadster Day 2017

Monday, 20 November 2017
Roadster Day 2017

Year 12 Braintree Sixth Form students took part in the Essex Roadster event today and all involved seemed to find the day constructive.

Braintree Post 16 Careers Fair

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Braintree Post 16 Careers Fair

Braintree Sixth Form was well represented yesterday at the Braintree Post 16 Careers Fair by Verity Forster and Nabil Butcher who were on hand to inform the next generation of potential sixth form students about life at BSF.

EPQ Trip

Tuesday, 18 July 2017
EPQ Trip

On Wednesday 28 June, a group of Year 12 students travelled to the University of Essex to learn more about the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) process, as well as being given the opportunity to ask the ambassadors any questions.

Year 13 Ball 2017

Wednesday, 05 July 2017
Year 13 Ball 2017

The day finally arrived and it was time to say a fond farewell to our Year 13 students. On Monday 3 July students had the chance to celebrate and relax after exam season at the Year 13 Ball at The Fennes, Bocking.

Year 12 Law Presentations

Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Year 12 Law Presentations

Year Law 12 students from BSF became trainee barristers today as each presented their findings on a well known murder case to the court. 

UCAS Launch 2017

Wednesday, 07 June 2017
UCAS Launch 2017

We are fast approaching that time of year where Year 12 students begin their UCAS applications. On 15 June students will be visiting the Higher Education event at Colchester University.

Year 12 Business Studies - Globalisation

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Year 12 Business Studies - Globalisation

Year 12 business students turned international consultants on Monday 22 May 2017, as they presented their findings on the potential to do business in a range of countries around the world.

Chemistry at Work Trip

Thursday, 18 October 2018
Chemistry at Work Trip

20 students from Years 11 and 12 went to the salubrious surroundings of the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury to hear a series of talks by real-life scientists and engineers working in the chemical field.

BSF Trip to see A Streetcar Named Desire

Wednesday, 09 May 2018
BSF Trip to see A Streetcar Named Desire

On the 3 May, forty Braintree Sixth Form students, accompanied by four of their teachers, went to the Cambridge Arts Theatre to see a production of Tennessee William’s A Streetcar Named Desire.

Charlotte's Science Success

Friday, 26 January 2018
Copyright from Braintree & Witham Times

Charlotte Hughes, a former BSF student, progressed after the completion of her A-Level studies, to do a science apprenticeship with GlaxoSmIthKline.

Kamal Hyman - Motivational Speaker

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Kamal Hyman - Motivational Speaker

Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form were pleased to host Kamal Hyman for a series of motivational speeches which he delivered to Year 13, Year 12 and Year 10 on October 17. 

Braintree Sixth Form Exam Results 2017

Thursday, 17 August 2017
Braintree Sixth Form Exam Results 2017

Braintree Sixth Form celebrated their best ever International Baccalaureate (IB) results in July, with 100% of the Year 13 IB cohort passing the qualification. The highest points score was achieved by Tamsin Sprawling with 39 points. The average point score for the whole IB cohort was 32 points, above both national and international averages.

Our Best Ever IB Results!

Friday, 07 July 2017
Our Best Ever IB Results!

Students at Braintree Sixth Form are celebrating our best ever IB results with 100% of students obtaining the IB diploma at an average pass rate of 32.4 points.

Induction Day

Wednesday, 05 July 2017
Induction Day

On Monday 3 July, our annual Induction Day took place where we welcomed our Braintree Sixth Form applicants for September 2017.

HE Convention

Wednesday, 21 June 2017
HE Convention

On Thursday 15 June 2017, Year 12 students visited the University of Essex for the Higher Education Convention that was taking place.

Mock Election 2017

Friday, 09 June 2017
Mock Election 2017

On the day of the snap general election of 8 June 2017, students at Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form had the opportunity to participate in a mock election ballot.

Year 12 Art Trip to Cambridge

Thursday, 11 October 2018
Students sketching in front of Henry Moore’s sculpture ‘Hill Arches’ in the grounds of the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Year 12 Art students visited the University of Cambridge botanic gardens and the Fitzwilliam Museum on the last Thursday of September 2018. 

A Visit From Jacob Sam la Rose

Wednesday, 28 March 2018
A Visit From Jacob Sam la Rose

The morning started in a way people did not expect… well half of us anyway (including me), with around ten of us sitting in our usual classroom, vaguely aware of Sam la Rose’s visit but unsure when and where it exactly was supposed to occur.

Cambridge University Application Success

Friday, 12 January 2018
Cambridge University Application Success

All staff at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form wish to congratulate Sam Newman and Natacha Maurin on their successful applications to study degree courses at Cambridge University. 

Marathon Girls!

Monday, 09 October 2017
Marathon Girls!

On Sunday 8 October 2017, Year 13 students Leah Roby Smith and Ella Jones ran the Royal Parks half marathon in London to raise money for the charity Scope.

Scarlett Perrin – Diana Award Winner

Friday, 07 July 2017
Scarlett Perrin – Diana Award Winner

We are delighted to announce that Scarlett Perrin, a Year 13 student, is one of this year’s winners of the prestigious Diana Award. This is the 20th anniversary of this award and Scarlett is one of only 750 outstanding young people to have won this award from the UK and across the world.

UCAS Launch Day

Thursday, 22 June 2017
UCAS Launch Day

On Thursday 22 June our annual UCAS Launch Day took place. The purpose of this day is to give students the chance to explore possible courses for their future but also prepare for the application process itself. 

Psychology Presentations

Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Psychology Presentations

Year 12 psychology students have given a series of interesting presentations on a topic area of their choice, relating to psychological theory and research. They spent two weeks of lesson and home learning time to decide on an area, research the topic and then present back to their class. 

New Year 12 Induction Day

Friday, 09 June 2017
New Year 12 Induction Day

Our new Year 12 Induction Day takes place on Monday 3 July 2017. A letter has been sent home with further details regarding the content of the day.  

We look forward to welcoming our new applicants!

Gang Culture Warning Signs

Tuesday, 06 June 2017
Gang Culture Warning Signs

On Tuesday 6th June, a small, but interested and engaged, audience listened to Gavin McKenna talking about the warning signs of your child getting mixed up in gang culture, and how to act.

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