Brakenhale is an 11–19 mixed comprehensive school situated on the southern side of Bracknell. The majority of our students are local, coming from a number of different housing estates and we enjoy positive links with our main feeder primary schools.

Brakenhale opened in 1958, and was known at that time as Borough Green City Secondary School. The school records show that the initial school roll, on 7th January 1958, was 266. The oldest of these students was born in September 1942, and the youngest in July 1946.


Greenshaw Learning TrustBrakenhale is an academy in the Greenshaw Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales, company number 7633694, registered at Greenshaw Learning Trust, Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY.

The Brakenhale School Prospectus 2017 Download PDF

Brakenhale Sixth Form Link to Sixth Form Page

The Brakenhale School Improvement Plan and Self Evaluation Link to School Evaluation and Improvement Page

Ofsted Report Go to Web Page

Performance Tables Go to Web Page

Bracknell Forest Admissions Go to Web Page

Statutory Information Please go to our Web Page