News

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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 […]

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 […]

Due to inclement weather we have closed the school today for pupils and staff please keep and eye on here, on our twitter and also local radio stations for updates

We are passionate that all pupils at Brookfields School have a right to be heard and to be able to communicate their thoughts, ideas and needs to others in an effective way. We have worked tirelessly to develop our Total Communication Approach and Environment which enables and empowers our pupils’ voices to be heard. We could not have achieved this without working in partnership with our Speech and Language Therapy team nor without the commitment […]

t won’t have escaped your attention that we have had snow! At the moment, the roads, although covered with a light dusting of snow, are clear. We are planning to OPEN today (23rd January 2019). However, safety is paramount for us all so only travel if it is safe to do so and your safety is not compromised. Throughout the day we will be keeping an eye on the weather. If we do make the […]

Alok Sharma MP (Minister of State for Employment and MP for Reading West) recently presented Brookfields School a rowan tree as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project.   Brandon and a number of pupils assisted with the planting of the sapling. Brandon said “We were absolutely thrilled to have been selected to receive one of the trees which are part of this wonderful international conservation project.  Our pupils are looking forward to nurturing the sapling […]

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