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The MOVE is an approach we that we have had at Brookfields School for 15 years, 11 years of which we have been assessed to be a Regional Centre of Excellence! Over the last 15 years, many of our young people who have a physical impartment have achieved goals which have enabled them to be more independent. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of MOVE in the UK and we are thrilled to be part […]
The following 2 resources are for pupils returning to school from Monday. Please read them with your young people over the next few days when you have time. Coming back to school – activities https://bit.ly/comingbacktoschool1 ‘Coming back to school – social story’ https://bit.ly/Social_Story The video shows changes which have been made to ensure the school site is safe. Things will look and feel different for pupils, so it is important to address this ahead of […]
It has been wonderful to see so many people tuning in to catch our live Friday assemblies. Last Friday’s saw ‘Jim Bricks’ and ‘The Greenish Goddess’ take viewers through a workout whilst also making rainbows from items at home. If you missed it, do take a look here: https://youtu.be/lppW3XbWvKU Below are a selection of photos sent in from our pupils who joined in with the fun.
I hope this newsletter finds you all well and healthy. At the start of this term, none of us knew how all our lives would have change so dramatically over the last few weeks and I am sure there will be more change in the future. We all have a very important role to play in ensuring that everyone in our families and communities stays well and healthy. The changes we have had to make […]
Thank you to our families who have worked with us to ensure that we have been able to provide suitable care provision for our pupils over the next 2 weeks. We have now contacted all families who have met the criteria. Brookfields School will be open 9.00am to 3.10pm from 24th March 2020 to 4th April 2020 – we will not be open at the weekend. We are anticipating that the school will be shut […]
HEADLINE INFORMATION Brookfields School will be closed for 1 day to all children on Monday 23rd March 2020Brookfields School will be open from Tuesday 24th March 2020 to Friday 3rd April 2020 to provide CARE for children of parents who are KEY WORKERSThe school will be closed for the Easter HolidayWe may be able to open again on Monday 20th April but this will be dependent on government adviceWe will NOT be opening as an […]
Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Education gave a public statement that all state-funded schools in England would be closed from the end of the school day on Friday. Having indicated that all schools would be closed, he then indicated that they would be expected to remain open for the children of key workers and for those in various vulnerable categories – providing a safe place and access to meals. Since we decided to close Brookfields School from […]
As a result of the current situation with regards to coronavirus, it is with deep regret that Brookfields closing from the end of the day on Friday 20th March. The After School Club will remain open on this day until 6.00pm Currently, we anticipate that we will be open again on Monday 20th April 2020, should circumstances allow us to do so. This has been a difficult decision to make and has not been taken […]
As it currently stands, Brookfields School is open. There have been no reported cases of the virus at Brookfields School for either a pupils, family members or staff member. We continue to be committed to trying to maintain continuity and consistency for our pupils and their families as best we can for the pupils, at the same time as keeping children, staff and our community safe. If directed by Public Health England or the Department […]
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 […]