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Brooksbank’s Year 10 Rugby Boys win National Champion Schools Final

We are thrilled to report that Brooksbank Rugby has taken another National Title! Huge congratulations to this talented team on an amazing achievement in the Warners Champion Schools Title.  We

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Exchangers enjoy the best of Brooksbank and beyond!

Students have enjoyed a fantastic few days entertaining our exchange partners from Perpignan.  The French contingent dropped in at East Midlands Airport on Monday afternoon, ahead of five days of activities at Brooksbank

11 Jul 2019

Coming soon to the Viaduct!  Melting Pot Performance Arts Show

We’ve hired The Viaduct Theatre, Dean Clough for our performance arts showcase coming up on 7.00pm on Thursday, 11th July.  Called Melting Pot, it’s going to be a feast of classic and original drama and music, that’s

02 Jul 2019

Shelf Lifers enjoy Calderdale Children’s Book of the Year Event

Brooksbank’s Year 8 Shelf Life reading group had a fantastic day at Calderdale Children's Book of the Year event, organised by Calderdale Libraries.  Readers spent the day, at Halifax Town Hall, working with four

17 Jun 2019

Historic Berlin brings learning to life

Forty-two students from Year 10 and 11 and four members of staff, Mr Mills, Mr Callery, Mrs Jervis and Mr Vine, have taken advantage of a four-day visit to the German metropolis of Berlin.  The aim was to experience the

10 Jun 2019

Students enjoy learning new construction skills on taster day at Brunel

Students studying Construction have given a hands-on taster day, at Kirklees College’s Brunel Construction Centre a big thumbs up, and some are considering signing up to the college course when they complete their

07 Jun 2019

Saif becomes Brooksbank’s Chess Champion for 2019

Year 7 youngster Saif Ali has been crowned Brooksbank’s Chess Champion for 2019.  He is the youngest student to win the title.  Saif, who is in 7T, beat rival Dominic Taylor, in 8N, in a thrilling final.  The two other

24 May 2019

Performance poet lifts the lid on how to write a cracking poem

We were delighted to welcome performance poet Matt Abbott into our school to work with students in Year 9.  The softly-spoken, Yorkshire man who hails from Wakey (or Wakefield, if you prefer) aimed to change perceptions

22 May 2019

Students pay educational visit to UK’s favourite zoo

An educational visit to Chester Zoo has been summed up as “a great day out despite the torrential rain and soggy feet!” by organiser, Mrs Temelkovski. Students from Year 10 and Year 7 attended special education

20 May 2019

Selwyn College sojourn delights younger students

Twenty-four students have enjoyed an inspiring two-day visit to Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, organised by Mr Miller as part of the ‘Year 8 Aim High’ programme. Hosted by Geography lecturer Dr Matt Wise,

09 May 2019

GCSE French students discover the beauty and culture of Paris over half-term

Romantic and picturesque Paris counts as one of the most instagrammable cities in the world - and with good reason.  20 French GCSE students left school early on Valentine’s Day to board an easyJet flight to the French

03 May 2019