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We say goodbye to Mr McCallion, an inspirational and supportive Headteacher.

At the end of this academic year, we bid farewell to our former Headteacher, Kevin McCallion.  We would like to pay tribute to him for a significant numbers of years leading our school. Mr

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Aspirations Raised in illuminating two-day event.

Students in Year 10 have enjoyed a two-day Raising Aspirations event at Brooksbank. The event aimed to highlight students’ options as they approach vital Post-16 choices and consider future career pathways. To help

16 Jul 2021

Brooksbank Business Team to compete in BASE National Final

  We are delighted to announce that a team of Business students at Brooksbank has achieved a place at the BASE National Final!  The four boys, Nathan Fortune, Matthew Rushworth, Callum Booth and Liam Smith, are

25 May 2021

Imogen joins the Netball Roses!

  We are thrilled to report Imogen Allison, former Brooksbank student and netball captain has been called to the England Netball Vitality Roses programme for the 2021-22 international season. Imogen is among 24

14 May 2021

An exercise in endurance: the Triple Peak Challenge!

  We all love a challenge and many of us complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks at some point in their lives, but doing it three times in three days could be a step too many for most. Spare a thought for a hardy bunch

07 May 2021

Former school Rugby Captain named England Knight

  We are thrilled to report that former Brooksbank student and rugby captain has been named in a 27-man England Knights rugby squad. Morgan Smithies began his professional rugby career by joining Wigan Warriors

30 Apr 2021

Sixth formers to progress to top theatre schools

  The school is thrilled to announce that two of its sixth form students have gained places at the UK’s most prestigious acting schools.  Emma Kershaw, has been awarded a place at The Arden School of Theatre and

21 Apr 2021

Year 9 Shelf Life are very excited about Calderdale’s Children’s Book of the Year shortlist!

Year 9 Shelf Life are very excited about Calderdale’s Children’s Book of the Year shortlist! Brooksbank’s Year 9 Shelf Life reading group are taking part in Calderdale Children’s Book of the Year Award.  Four

01 Apr 2021

Year 7 students rise to Character Passport Challenge

31 Mar 2021

Letters in Lockdown

  During the third lockdown, students in Year 8 have been writing letters to hospices and care homes across Calderdale and Kirklees.  Students penned the letters whilst they were bubbling at Brooksbank. We have

22 Mar 2021

Edith Pretty’s Elland Connection and a Sutton Hoo History Lesson

  Hands up those who have watched The Dig on Netflix recently? You will know that it tells the true story of how Edith Pretty and Basil Brown uncovered the greatest Saxon treasure trove ever found in Britain. The Dig

15 Feb 2021