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  • Clay work at BWA

    Published 14/01/19

    Year 8 students at Brooke Weston Academy are making striking geometric masks, inspired by the artwork of Kimmy Cantrell.

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  • BRIT Kids Open Event

    Published 10/12/18

    The first very successful term of BRIT Kids Saturday classes will be rounded off with a celebration event on Saturday 15th December, to which prospective students and their parents are invited.

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  • Brooke Weston Academy successful in securing SSAT Leadership Legacy Project place

    Published 30/10/18

    Congratulations to art teacher Charlotte Asprey who has been accepted onto the prestigious Leadership Legacy Project run by SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers network.

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  • Brooke Weston Academy has Ambition for All

    Published 05/06/18

    Brooke Weston Academy is the torchbearer for the Trust’s Ambition for All campaign this month with events that include fundraising, encouraging the young engineers and teachers of the future and a Carnegie shadowing event with 70 students and staff from Trust and local schools taking part.

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  • Book cover competition winners

    Published 26/02/18

    Congratulations to Ashton McDonald 7K, Ellie Maguire 8R and Niamh Sayer-Brown 7S whose book covers’ all won first prize in the ‘Design a Book Cover’ competition.

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  • Brooke Weston students’ art work exhibited at local gallery

    Published 23/01/18

    Congratulations to students in Years 11, 12 and 13 who were amongst four local schools invited to take part in the Royal Academy of Arts exhibition at Kettering Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • Author Jim Smith holds an interactive workshop

    Published 26/09/17

    A group of Year 8 students from Brooke Weston were invited to Beanfield Primary where children’s author and illustrator Jim Smith spoke to them about writing and illustrating books.

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  • Year 7 students create art sculptures as part of a local community project

    Published 20/04/17

    Students in Year 7 have enjoyed spending time working on a community art project with two local artists creating woodland creatures from wire sculptures that will be used in the ‘Our Woods’ display in Corby on the 5th - 7th May.

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  • Design a Book Cover competition winners announced

    Published 20/02/17

    Congratulations to Eliza Donnelly, Eliza Markova and Siobhan McGrady in Years 7 and 8 whose book covers’ all won first prize in the ‘Design a Book Cover’ competition.

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  • Library Book Fair Competition

    Published 24/01/17

    This week sees the launch of a competition for all students in Years 7, 8 and 9 to design a book cover and be in with the chance of winning a book of their choice from those available at the Book Fair in February.

    Students can design a cover for a book they have read or an imaginary book made up by themselves. The cover should be colourful, intriguing and eye catching and include information about the book, title and author’s name on the spine.

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  • Harry Potter competition

    Published 23/01/17

    Students are invited to enter a national Harry Potter competition to invent their own magical Professor and be in with the chance of winning a class trip to Warner Bros. Studios in London, where they will have the opportunity to explore original sets from the Harry Potter movies.

    The winner, together with 25 runners-up will also receive a hardback box set of the seven Harry Potter books and Harry Potter themed goody bags.

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  • Art technician retires after 14 years

    Published 15/11/16

    After 14 years at Brooke Weston Academy art technician Susan McAlpine is retiring. She has been fundamental in helping teachers organise their lessons, makes sure students have the equipment they need and carries out a host of other duties that she has been doing so long that it’s just second nature to her.

    Susan, originally from Glasgow, moved to Corby 44 years ago. This meant that she had to leave her apprenticeship as a window dresser with House of Fraser that she had started aged just 14 and a half.

    She came to Brooke Weston as a part time cleaner and four years later went on to the role of technician.

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