Weekly Parents News 13/07/2015

Monday 13th July: Sports Day
Tuesday 14th July: Music Concert 7 – 9
Wednesday 15th July: Summer Awards Evening
Friday 17th July: 6th Form Ball
Monday 20th July: Alternative Curriculum Day Years 7 – 10
Tuesday 21st July: Last day of the school year for students, early finish 12:10
Wednesday 22nd July: Teacher Training Day 5
For full lists of dates please see the calendar page


Year 7 students have won the 2015 Berkshire Maths Marathon challenge.

Year 7 Maths Marathon



History Department had  a special screening of the Horrible Histories Magna Carta special at lunch time in the main hall on Tuesday 7th July .   It was very successful and we had around 80 students attend. History department  held a quiz and the winners have been drawn and will be announced shortly.




Well done to Under 5 Rounders team.  Winners 14-10
Quad Kids Athletics Berkshire Champions
Berkshire Golf Silver medalists




Remember the deadline for applications for the World Challenge Morocco 2016 trip is the 21st July! You need to have completed the application form and paid the deposit by then. If you have any questions or problems please email us: lwillimott@brakenhale.co.uk. Thank you


On the Tuesday the 9th July, Mr Thomas and Ms Lewis took 15 year 9 and 10 Computer Science Students to the National Computer Museum at Bletchley park near Milton Keynes. They were  given a talk on the history of computing, shown The Colossus, the computer that broke the German code during world war 2, Harwell Dekatron – the worlds oldest still functioning computer. Students were shown the early computers used in business, then on to the Micro Computer market of the 1980’s. A recent flight simulator was also shown to the students. Students were then given a chance to produce their own code to create a game on the computer

PTA News


The PTA will be selling sweets, drinks and ices at Sports day on Monday 13th July 2015.

Holiday Clubs

Bracknell Forest Council’s Ofsted Registered Holiday Clubs at Edgbarrow for 3 year olds- 16 year old, Foxy’s will be running every weekday 8am-6pm (8-4 on Fridays) through the summer holidays.