The development of literacy skills as well as reading skills is an important aspect of any young person’s education as these skills bring joy, pleasure and are an important life skill. Over the last 2 years, we have been working in partnership with Read Write Inc. which is a phonics programme to teach 55 of our pupils in Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 to read, write and spell. Teacher, pupils and their families […]

“It is amazing to think that in a blink of an eye, we have now reached the October half term! Many of you will have been keeping up with our news via the school’s website and through our Twitter feeds. You can follow us on Twitter at @BrookfieldsSEN and @Pathwaytoemploy It was lovely welcoming the pupils back to school after the summer break and hearing all their news. We were joined by 15 new pupils […]

Join us for a christmas shopping evening: Friday 3rd November 2017

Network Rail Julie Grant (Employer Engagement Manager) and Lucy Bellman (Work Experience Coordinator) are always looking to expand our network of over 60 local business who support our Pathway to Employment and provide Work Experience for our students. The recently connected with Network Rail and met with them to think about what they could offer our students. Earlier this month, a group of 6th Form students were invited by Network Rail to visit Reading Station […]

We were delighted to be presented with a new adaptive tricycle by the General Manager of the Hilton Reading thanks to a grant from the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People. The new trike will be used as part of the MOVE programme and will help our older children to improve their mobility and have fun in the playground with their friends. We are now fundraising to buy a smaller tricycle for our younger pupils

This terms Sensory Assemblies have all focused on developing Positive Mental Wellbeing. n our Sensory Assemblies this ½ term, pupils have been focusing on Positive Mental Wellbeing, which is one of our one of our School Development Plan Targets this year. The assemblies have been based around the 5 ways to positive wellbeing: Connecting with others Being Active Keep Learning Giving to other Taking Notice Every assembly starts with the pupils and staff joining in […]

Brookfields School celebrated National Sensory Story Day on 29th September with a sensory story trail detailing the journey of “Bernice the Bumble Bee”. Bernice was blown around the school by a gust of wind and her journey easily followed by pupils and staff. As the pupils followed Bernice’s progress, they enjoyed listening to “The Flight of the Bumble Bee”, they searched for her in rustling leaves in our Sensory Playground hand had a go at […]

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