Support Information for Student / Parents / Carers

Brooksbank Virtual Sports Day 2020 – please click HERE for more details.


Parent Information

Digital Safety during Covid-19 – click HERE

Government Information about keeping children safe online – click Here

Healthy Futures Calderdale
NEW! ChatHealth: an NHS-approved secure and confidential text messaging service for school-aged children and their families in Calderdale. – click HERE for more information.

COVID- 19 health and wellbeing resources for families – click HERE


Software packages to support home learning

Adobe Create Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator etc) – the free use ends July 6th but – please click HERE


Read&Write Parents Letter – click HERE

Read&Write Student Guide – click HERE

Read&Write Webinar – As a parent you have unexpectedly found yourself turned from parent to teacher at home.  This webinar will give you some ideas on how Read&Write can make your teaching role less stressful.  To sign up for this webinar click here.  Even if you can’t make it by registering you will automatically be sent a recording 24 hours after.


How to install Office 365 and use the Dictation Function – click HERE


Online Learning Resources

To access Showbie online learning please click HERE

Instructions for logging in to Showbie please click HERE

Showbie: Annotation Tools please click HERE

Y11 Revision Information please click HERE


Activities for students

Positive words writing competition – open to all age groups at The Brooksbank School. There will be a celebrity panel of judges and prizes of up to £100.

Click HERE for more details. A chance to be creative and positive during this difficult time. Encourage your child to get writing everyone.,Good Luck!.




Careers Information

A message from our careers advisors – please click HERE.

Chat, a new service from C&K Careers for 13-24 year olds and their parents please click HERE


Support for young people

Kooth – online support for young people – click HERE.

Emotional health and wellbeing support – click HERE.


Exam Information

OFQUAL will outline by Easter the process we will follow to make sure grades are fair across schools and colleges, as well as our proposals for appeals. They will also say more as soon as possible about the arrangements for additional exams in the new academic year.

26/03/20 – Further update on 2020 exams – please click HERE

25/03/20 – Statement on vocational and technical qualifications in 2020 – please click HERE

20/03/20 – DfE Guidance about cancelled exams – please click HERE