Employability & Skills Team Essex County Council

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Employability & Skills Team Essex County Council

Essex county council employability and skills team have launched their new Facebook page. The team supports young people into Education, Employment, Training and many more opportunities.  The new FACEBOOK page will be really useful for young people who are looking for opportunities to move forward into their next step when leaving year 11.  

Year 11 Respiratory System Homework

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Year 11 Respiratory System Homework

GCSE PE students in Year 11 were recently asked to make a 3D image of the respiratory system for their homework, following on from theory work they had done in the lesson. Students were allowed to work on their own or in pairs, they could use any material that they thought was appropriate and had ten days to complete the project.

Chinese New Year

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Chinese New Year

Welcome the Year of the Goat.

Chinese language classes with Dr Rolls will be starting Thursday 26th February, for Years 7-10. 

Jack Petchey Outdoor Tables Arrive!

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Jack Petchey Outdoor Tables Arrive!

A massive thank you to the Jack Petchey foundation for the sponsorship of two brand new outdoor tables. The tables are now in place and will be available for students to use at break and lunchtime.

The tables will provide fun activities for our students and hopefully encourage more students to take up the sport.

Bugsy Malone

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Bugsy Malone

There is a real buzz of excitement as the Main School Musical Production of “Bugsy Malone” draws near!

Greenfield's Art Competition

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Greenfield's Art Competition

Greenfields Community Housing held an Art competition to source work to display in one of the transformed older persons’ schemes in Halstead. The artwork had to reflect an aspect of Halstead, such as a street scene or landscape. Students could use any media they wished to showcase their skills effectively. Students produced a wide range of quality responses.

Jack Petchey Awards

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Jack Petchey Awards

On Tuesday 27th January 2015, students from The Ramsey Academy, Halstead, performed in the Jack Petchey Awards at the Braintree Arts Theatre. 

How to find Apprenticeship Vacancies

How to find Apprenticeship Vacancies

For year 11 students looking for an apprenticeship, NOW is the time to start searching and applying for vacancies.

An apprenticeship is a way for students to gain vocational, or work-based qualifications whilst working and earning money.

Gardening Club – January 2015

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Gardening Club – January 2015

You might think that things would quieten down over the winter. Not so! The greenhouse has been a hive of industry. We have changed the way we work to get the most of our time:

Rotary Club Photography Competition Information

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Rotary Club Photography Competition Information

Introduction

This National Young Photographer Competition is a well-established and successful competition promoted by Rotary International in Britain and Ireland (RIBI)

It is a three-stage competition designed to support and encourage the development of photographic skills

Gerry Blake Science Visit

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Gerry Blake Science Visit

On Monday January 12th Mr Gerry Blake from the Institute of Physics visited the Academy. He gave a presentation to a number of students in Years 8, 9 and 10. One Year 10 student, Sian Adams, wrote about this presentation:

Chemistrees

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Chemistrees

Year 10 Chemistry students get festive producing their ‘chemistrees’. The students put their practical skills to use by making the saturated solutions from the crystalline solids. The aqueous solutions produced the colours seen in the photos.

Admissions Consultation

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Admissions Consultation

Dear Consultees

North Essex Multi-Academy Trust (NEMAT) is the Admissions Authority for two North Essex secondary academies:

Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form

The Ramsey Academy, Halstead

We wish to consult on revised admissions criteria for both schools for entry in September 2016 and the relevant documents are attached.