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Everyone is getting exited as the summer holidays are just around the corner. Many of you will be looking forward to the summer break or going on holiday but we know that this can be a stressful time for families and young people. To make this time less stressful for all, you may find these resources helpful and informative. Airport Information for children Gatwick Travelling with children  Airport Guide Heathrow Airport Guide Other Useful info Holiday Help […]

As part of our Life Skills and Independence programme, students in the 6th Form are developing their culinary skills by following the ‘Jamie Oliver Edexcel Home Cooking Skills’ programme. The students have been following recipes and creating some wonderful mouth watering meals and dishes. They are developing the knowledge, understanding and confidence to cook meals at home; an understanding of how to economise when planning a meal; an ability to transfer skills learned to different recipes and […]

We pride ourselves on providing our students with the best possible opportunities available to them. This is why we make sure they have a wide range of possible options including Art & Design GCSE, Arts Award plus a number of other Creative qualifications. The number of pupils entering for Art GCSE has been increasing year by year. We started with one during my first year at the school this has now become five. We are […]

Worldwide nearly 400,000 are reported to drown each year with nearly half being children.  With the summer holidays fast approaching, it is our priority to ensure children know how they can enjoy the water and stay safe. Whether by sea, river or lake, the skills involved in keeping safe are very different to those needed for swimming in an indoor pool, where most pupils swimming lessons take place. This term, as part of their weekly […]

Kevin’s Thames Path Walk 2017 Kevin Brant decided to turn his love for walking into fund raising for a worthy cause, Brookfields School in Tilehurst, Reading. The walk is just under 300km from the source at Thames Head near Cirencester to the Thames Flood Barrier in London and will be aiming to complete the walk in 9 days. He would like people to join him along the route whether it be for 1 mile, 5 miles or […]

On Thursday 11th May, the pupils who enjoy their weekly RDA course, were generously treated by the Tilehurst RDA volunteers to a day out at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The day held lots of fun for both the pupils, staff and the volunteers. They enjoyed watching the show jumping, a fancy dress competition and even a Land Rover stunt show! As it was such a sunny day, the group finished off their picnic lunch […]

This term we enjoyed the Morris men that came to our school for a special performance. We really liked the Morris men music especially the sticks. We hope they come again! Last term we saw the Aladdin play and we really enjoyed it our favourite part was Jafar getting sucked into the genie lamp because of the explosion! It was very clever! Thank you Key stage 3 and 4. We look forward to the next […]

We would like to say a huge thank you to the customers and partners of John Lewis in Reading for their very generous donation of £1200 towards our new multisensory room. The money was raised as part of the John Lewis Community Matters Scheme where customers vote for a charity with a token they receive when they have a drink or meal in the customer restaurant.  Brookfields School was one of their 3 chosen charities […]

Kennet Games On Saturday 6th May, pupils, their families and staff from across the school attended the annual Kennet School.Everyone had a great day and thoroughly enjoyed the sports activities they participated in which included darts, bowling, Boccia, dodgeball, Unihoc, races and much more! Pupils were very proud to receive their medals for coming 1st, 2nd or 3rd. A special mention goes to Tegan who received a trophy for the “Junior Standing Award” which was […]

Following the success of our Pathway to Employment Twitter account (@pathwaytoemploy), we have decided to have another account but this time specifically for Brookfields School. You can follow us on: @BrookfieldsSEN We will be sharing with our followers the life of the school, the wonderful work of the pupils, celebrating success stories, important information about the school as well as links which we think our followers will be interested in. We look forward to you joining […]

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