Weekly Parents News 20/07/2015


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
Thursday 3rd September:  First day of the term for students


Headteacher’s Report

As we near the end of the summer term I wanted to take the opportunity to write to everyone to say thank you very much for your help and support this year and congratulations to all the students on what I hope has been a very successful year for each and every one of them.

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Our school uniform can be purchased from The Direct Clothing Company. There is an in-school shop and you can also order online from here:

Please note the Uniform shop will be open on the following dates throughout the summer:

Monday 17th August 10am-12pm
Thursday 20th August 2-4pm
Wednesday 26th August 10am-12pm
Friday 28th August 2-4pm
Tuesday 1st September 10am-12pm
Wednesday 2nd September 2-4pm

If you have any problems obtaining the correct school uniform please contact the Mrs Theal, Pastoral Support Manager, on 01344 465030 or ltheal@brakenhale.co.uk


Poster Competition results 15/07/15

This year the Art Department were delighted with the Arts Exhibition poster competition that Year 8 took part in.  We would like to congratulate all students that entered, The Brakenhale School has amazing talent!


Art show 15/07/2015

The evening was a huge success and enjoyed by all.


Year 7 and Year 8 Readathon

The excellent news that the two year groups, through their sponsored read earlier in the year, raised a combined amount of:  £769.20!!

Students who won book tokens for raising the most money were:

Year 7: Emily Cary and Miriam Appiah Amponsah
Year 8: William Heath-Turrall (£146 alone!!) and Megan Lockyer

Thanks to everyone else who has supported Readathon.

Finally, as a result of the students’ efforts, the school will receive 20% in book vouchers.

Readathon shall return next term…

Thanks again!


Music Concert 14/07/2015

Music Concert was great success, thank you to everyone supported the show.


Sixth Form Summer Ball 17/07/2015

Mr T Dale  said  “It was very successful and  the students really enjoyed themselves. Thank you for all your hard work”