Many congratulations to students from Braintree Sixth Form who have received their A Level results this morning. Almost every student has completed their studies with grades that will secure a place in higher education if that is what they wish.
Introducing the new members of the Braintree Sixth Form Student Council. They have formed a strong group of 15 members including a representative from each tutor group.
The Year 12 Law trip to Chelmsford Crown Court was a fantastic opportunity for students to observe how the curriculum that they have studied this year is utilised in everyday life in the role of barristers and judges.
Everyone in our school community, together with family and friends, are invited to join us at the Creative Arts Festival on Thursday 4 July 2019.
The Model United Nations (MUN) society at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form has continued to grow this year. This is an extra-curricular group led by Braintree Sixth Form students, who this year have worked with a number of Year 11 students at Notley each week to develop their understanding of the MUN and to help them prepare for a conference.
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.
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 Hughes, a former BSF student, progressed after the completion of her A-Level studies, to do a science apprenticeship with GlaxoSmIthKline.
We are very grateful to the Biochemistry Department at Broomfield Hospital who kindly donated several boxes of unwanted laboratory glassware to the school.
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 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.
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.
We wish all of our students and their families an enjoyable and relaxing summer holiday. Please see below for details regarding exam results and the new term.
On Friday 12 July, the Science Faculty hosted a twilight training workshop run by Dr Rizwana Alvi from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
In June 2019, Year 12 students took part in a range of activities to start the process of applying for university courses, apprenticeships, or starting a career during the Braintree Sixth Form Destinations Launch Week.
At 2.15am on Thursday 14 February, nineteen Year 13 students met to travel to Heathrow Airport to start our American adventure. In the week that followed, the group visited two cities and walked over 60 miles.
Braintree Sixth Form hosted its annual Essex Roadster event on Friday 1 February 2019. The event is run in conjunction with Essex County Council and local driving school providers. The aim of the event is to heighten the awareness of road safety initiatives to our Year 12 students.
Year 12 Art students visited the University of Cambridge botanic gardens and the Fitzwilliam Museum on the last Thursday of September 2018.
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.
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.
Long-established teacher training provider, Mid-Essex Initial Teacher Training, has been recognised as 'outstanding' in all categories by Ofsted.
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.
On Tuesday 18 July 2017 Year 12 had their final assembly of the year.
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.
It was with great pleasure that we welcomed many of next year’s Year 12 students to Braintree Sixth Form on 8 July 2019.
On Tuesday 2 July 2019, we said goodbye to our Year 13 leavers in style. Students arrived at Fennes in Bocking from 6.30pm and were greeted by many members of staff as well as a welcoming mocktail.
UNIVERSITY DISCOVERY DAY - University of Essex, Colchester Campus
Saturday 6th July 2019 , 09:30 to 15:00
On Tuesday 26 February 2019, 40 A Level Psychology students took the opportunity to visit Bethlem Museum of the Mind. The museum offered a glance of the longest-running mental health institution in the world. While at one time it was known as Bedlam, a repository of the mentally ill of London, Bethlem Royal Hospital is a world leader in the treatment of both minor and severe mental disorders.
Mark Levy, a veteran of the US Civil Rights movement, visited Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form on 17 October 2018 to speak to A Level history students.
On Monday 2 July the new Year 12 Induction Day took place.
On Wednesday 7 February 2018 a group of 36 Business and Economics A Level students visited the New Holland Tractor Plant in Basildon.
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.
Year 12 Braintree Sixth Form students took part in the Essex Roadster event today and all involved seemed to find the day constructive.
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.
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.
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.