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Love is in the air Brooksbank

Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day at Brooksbank!  Two hundred red roses – yes 200!!! - were delivered to classrooms across the school by Sixth Form Committee members.  Girls, boys and

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Youth Speaks: Inter-School First Round

Follow that BAFTA! Brooksbank Students Dazzle with their Youth Speaks Speeches It may be the season for glittering speeches – Golden Globes, BAFTAs and Oscars – however, students at the Brooksbank gave their own

12 Feb 2019

Brooksbank targets boys’ mental health with MENGAGE strategy

Brooksbank has launched a strategy to target boys’ mental health.  It’s called MENGAGE and it aims to create a safe and respectful school culture in which boys can talk to a member of our specially-trained team of male

08 Feb 2019

Shoe Switching Fundraiser brings in the pounds for Lepra

High tops, loafers, pumps, flats, docs - or plain old trainers! – were some of the footwear worn to school by students in Year 7 on Switch Shoes Day.  Students paid one pound for a badge to signal they could wear their

08 Feb 2019

Rugby Fixtures Update: it’s a busy February!

Yorkshire Cup Brooksbank’s Year 11 Yorkshire Cup Semi Final takes place on Thursday 28th February at Garforth Academy.  Kick off: 3.00 pm. Champion Schools National Title Year 11 Team play Hinchley Wood, Surrey

05 Feb 2019

Reading alert … New Year – New DEAR!

Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) is taking place during period 5 on Friday, 1st February.  This year we have developed the DEAR idea of community reading as follows. Students in each year group and their class teacher

31 Jan 2019

Year 8 students flex their essay writing muscles

Winners of Brooksbank’s Aim High essay writing competition were rewarded in assembly on Monday. Students could pick from a list of twelve titles and responded in approximately 1500 words. Twenty out of a possible

25 Jan 2019

Life on Europa video puts Brooksbank in UK Space Design Competition Final

Set aside Europe and think Europa!  This was the video task set for students who were asked to plan the establishment of a first-phase research facility on Jupiter’s ice-crusted moon. We are delighted to report that

24 Jan 2019

Brooksbank rugby stars bring fresh vigour to New Year competitions

It’s been a spectacular week for Brooksbank Rugby.  Streaking ahead for the Yorkshire Cup In the County Cup semis, the Year 7 side tipped the balance in their favour when they played St John Fisher in Dewsbury on

21 Jan 2019

Year 8 students flex their essay writing muscles in essay competition

While most of us were engaged in nailing our Christmas gift list, students in Year 8 were feverishly typing their Aim High essays to meet the December 17th deadline. As we all know, there are no short-cuts to

18 Jan 2019

The hills are alive …

In just one month’s time, forty-six students from Year 8 and 9 will be breezing down the ski slopes of Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria.  The #SkiAustria2019 party departs Friday, 15th February by coach and arrives in the

11 Jan 2019