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Boccia teams on their way to Yorkshire Regional Finals

We are thrilled to report that our Physical Disabilities (PD) team and Brooksbank 2 are on their way to the Yorkshire Regional Finals!  This could propel them to selection for the National

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Year 10 prefects begin journey in leadership

Recent research shows that many top flight business executives held positions of responsibility while they were at school.  Some had been prefects, some had been captains of sports teams, and some had been both. This

07 Feb 2020

Sixth Form students have presented Overgate Hospice with a cheque for £100! 

  The cash was collected on our Sixth Form’s Christmas Jumper Day, when students were encouraged to dig out their festive knits to raise money for our favourite, neighbourhood hospice. Overgate provides

06 Feb 2020

Hot Chocolate Friday: our simplest and tastiest reward ever!

Simple acts of kindness, excellent work in subject lessons and sporting successes are just some of the achievements being recognised in a brand new reward initiative.  Called Hot Chocolate Friday, it has gone down a storm

05 Feb 2020

The Tempest: an intimate yet explosive production!

We are delighted to be presenting The Tempest to which all are invited! Performances There will be two evening performances: Tuesday, 11th February and Thursday 13th February.  Performances begin at 7.30pm We

03 Feb 2020

Year 7 students sing their hearts out at Young Voices spectacular

Brooksbank’s Year 7 students have taken part in an amazing mass choir event at FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield. The singing spectacular took place on Tuesday 14th January and everyone agreed, “It was amazing!”  Students

31 Jan 2020

Terriers’ owner presents prizes at GCSE Prizegiving

GCSE Prizegiving 2020 was a wonderful evening of smiles, handshakes and best of all, prizes! It was great to welcome back a former student of Brooksbank to present prizes and certificates to previous Year 11 students. 

13 Jan 2020

Feeling the Christmas vibe at Brooksbank

Business Studies students created a Christmas Fair to remember on Thursday, 30th November.  The heart-warming fair brought together students, staff and members of the community together as visitors stepped into Christmas in

04 Dec 2019

School scoops Look North TV spot for Education Hustings

Just two weeks prior to the general election, Brooksbank hosted its own hustings, an event which attracted live coverage from BBC Look North TV news programme.  The hustings, organised by Sue McMahon from Calderdale Against

04 Dec 2019

Education Hustings to be held in key marginal Calder Valley

Wednesday 27 November at The Brooksbank School With just under three weeks to go until the general election, Brooksbank is to host the only Education Hustings in the Yorkshire region.  The hustings will bring together

23 Nov 2019

Former student turned footballer debuts for Scotland

We are so proud to report that Kirsty Hanson, a former student at Brooksbank, has achieved her long-held ambition to represent her country in the Scotland National Women’s Football Team. Twenty-one year old Kirsty

12 Nov 2019