This is a reminder that assessment week for Year 12 is fast approaching and exams will take place between 28 April-5 May 2017.
On Tuesday 28 March 2017, the Year 12 sociology students were invited to the Mercury Theatre for a sociology conference organised by Colchester Sixth Form College.
On Friday 24 March Comic Relief took place. Our Student Council arranged for a cake sale to take place in the main school building.
On Tuesday 21 March 2017, the Year 13 final assembly took place. This was an opportunity to celebrate success and achievements over the last two years.
Today saw the launch of our campaign for our new Student Governors for 2017/2018. Year 12 students listened to a presentation during TP3 which included hearing speeches from Scarlett Perrin and Greg Mansfield, our current Student Governors.
On Tuesday 14 March the end of term assembly for year 12 took place.
The UK’s first national peer-to-peer coaching network for GCSE and National students.
It’s a bold new campaign which explores exam stress via 12 student coaches who have been there and done it, including one of our very own Year 12 students, Megan Amos.
Taylor Golden, Year 13, has been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition. Taylor achieved a fantastic 100% in his maths exam and 85% in his further maths exam.
We are delighted to announce and share the success of one of our Year 12 students outside of the classroom, Rachel Merritt, who after seven years of training, has achieved her black belt in karate.
Model United Nations (MUN) conferences aim to replicate the discussions and debates of UN committees, by involving students representing the views of different countries on a wide range of issues, and giving students the opportunity to research, present and argue a case in support of their allocated country's positio
Applications for 2017/2018 undergraduate student finance are now open! The application process takes six weeks so should be completed sooner rather than later. Further details regarding the application process have been sent home.
Our community were saddened by the tragic circumstances that occurred before Christmas whereby Emilia Kordaszewska, a Year 7 student at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, and her mother, Alina, lost their lives in a house fire.
In the early hours of Saturday 11 February, fifteen Year 13 students met to travel to Heathrow Airport to start our American adventure. In the week that followed, the group visited two cities, travelled through six states and walked nearly 55 miles.
On Wednesday 8 February 2017, a group of 33 AS business and economics students visited the New Holland manufacturing plant in Basildon to examine a range of business and economic concepts.
On Wednesday 1 February 2017, twenty Year 12 students from Braintree Sixth Form were invited to take part in a university level business workshop at UCFB which is a specialist university located in Wembley stadium.
On Tuesday 31 January 2017, Year 13 students had the opportunity to listen to Rachel Wier from the University of Essex during TP3, who discussed student finance for 2017 entry.
The purpose of the trip was to see a filmed version of the ground-breaking 2011 performance of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem starring the amazing Mark Rylance as Johnny “Rooster” Byron.
Braintree Arts Theatre was the chosen venue to host this year’s Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards Evening for the Braintree district of schools on Tuesday 17 January 2017.
The sixth form will be having a dress down day on Friday 3 February 2017 to raise money for Hope House, a homeless shelter charity based in Braintree. The money raised for Hope House is in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska, a Year 7 student at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
This is a reminder that assessment week is fast approaching and exams will take place between 23-27 January 2017. A copy of the timetable can be found on the website and this has also been emailed home.
You may have heard about the tragic event of the 21st of December in which one of our students and her mother lost their lives in a house fire.
On Tuesday 20 December our end of term assembly took place where we celebrated achievements across both year groups.
On Wednesday 30 November Mid Essex Initial Teacher Training hosted an information event at lunchtime in the theatre for all Year 12 and 13 students interested in a career in teaching.
Following Olly Murs’ visit to launch Children in Need’s ‘Big Spotacular’ earlier last month, we are delighted to announce that we raised in excess of our pledge in reaching a grand total of £3,028.08 for this worthwhile cause.
On Tuesday 6 December 2016, Year 7 students were invited to Braintree Arts Theatre to attend the Year 12 Enterprise Fair. Year 12 students had been planning this event for the last half-term.
On Thursday 1 December, PhD student Tuesday Watts from the University of Essex visited Braintree Sixth Form to speak to psychology students.
Madison achieved great GCSE results, having coped with her studies as well as her exam revision whilst her father was terminally ill.
On Tuesday 22 November 31 Year 12 students visited The Emmanuel College at Cambridge University for the day.
The charitable reputation of our staff and students was on full display throughout November as we were busy collating gift-filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.
Current Year 13 students are formally invited to attend the Year 13 Ball, to be held at Fennes, Fennes Road, Bocking, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5PL, on Monday 3 July 2017, from 6.30pm.
On Thursday 10 November, our annual Roadster event for Year 12 took place. As Year 12 students approach the legal driving age, it is important to help prepare them for this next step and educate them on the significance of road safety.
The Sixth Form will be having a dress-down day on Friday 18 November 2016 to raise money for Children in Need.
Students in Years 7-13 have taken part in a week of special Remembrance Assemblies led by Mr Higgon, a member of the school’s history department.
On Wednesday 9 November our annual Braintree Sixth Form Open Evening took place. This allowed prospective students and their parents and carers to visit the Sixth Form and meet members of staff in the different subject areas that we have on offer at A level.
We were pleased to be contacted by BBC Children in Need earlier this term to congratulate us on being in the top 200 schools in the UK for raising money for the charity last year. They asked whether we would be happy to be included in any media coverage of the event this year, and when we agreed we expected to possibly send in a report and photos of our fundraising activities this year.