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For most people, Christmas is a fun and exciting time. But for children with autism and their families, it can be very stressful. Children with autism often become confused or distressed by the change in routine or the increased social activity, and this can be upsetting for the rest of the family. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can reduce the impact of Christmas on your child and your family without cancelling it altogether. Remember that […]
The Creative Arts Department have organised an exciting fundraising event featuring the creative talents of many of our secondary students. The event is taking place on Wednesday 20th November 2019 from 6.30pm-7.45pm at Pangbourne College. All proceeds will go towards funding future school productions. The evening will include an exhibition of students’ artwork from 6.30pm – 7pm to be enjoyed with wine and nibbles and accompanied by music played by school music students and the recently formed school […]
Brookfields School was inspected by OfSTED under the new Inspection Framework on 11th and 12th of September 2019. We are very pleased to let you know that Brookfields School has judged to be ‘Outstanding’ for the fourth consecutive OfSTED inspection. We are thrilled with this judgement particularly as under the new Inspection Framework, the bar to achieve Outstanding has been set even higher than before. You can access the report from the link below to […]
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 […]
We held a golf day where all our students in the Secondary School participated in a ‘Short Golf’ session. Ben O’Dell a golf professional from The Goring & Streatley Golf Club came and taught the pupils some skills a golfer needs to have. Everyone learning about and practicing chipping, aiming at the targets and hitting the ball with precision. The students will be working very closely with Goring & Strealey Golf Club so the students can […]
Welcome to this addition of our Pathway to Employment Newsletter. This month has seen several students attend a variety of Work Experience placements. In addition, a number of students have grown in confidence and developed their skills to the level where they have been able to secure part time jobs! Click on the link below to read more about the successes of our pupils, from the Managing Director of Talentino!, Jenny Connick, our long standing […]
This year for Autism Awareness Week, Brookfields School are celebrating famous people who are on the Autistic spectrum, were thought to have been Autistic, or who have talked about their Autism publicly. We feel it is important to honour these people as they are doing great things to reduce the stigma around Autism and what it means to be diagnosed on the spectrum – they are from all walks of life and have all had […]
Over the last 8 years we have been building our reputation in the way that we support our all learners prepare for life after school, whatever this might be. Our learners are ambitious and want to do the very best they can whilst at Brookfields School and in their future lives. Some of our learners are very clear about wanting to have a job when they are older or to have a part time job […]
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 […]