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  • Ambition for All in South Africa

    Published 03/10/18

    Brooke Weston Academy is planning to support a school in South Africa by buying essential equipment for its maths and science departments.

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  • Introducing the latest drone technology at BWA

    Published 02/10/18

    Students at Brooke Weston Academy are on top of the world with the latest drone technology introduced by the Design Technology department.

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  • BWA students work exhibited at local exhibition

    Published 17/09/18

    Colourful Alice in Wonderland themed dresses made by Brooke Weston students were displayed at a recent exhibition in Kettering.

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  • Students see butchery skills

    Published 03/09/18

    More than 50 students saw butchery skills in preparation for their Year 9 food and nutrition course. James Edwards from Stilton Catering Butchers jointed chickens and showed them ways of producing burgers, to prepare them for a gourmet burger competition where they have to formulate their own flavourings.

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  • Students get the scoop on ice cream museum!

    Published 26/07/18

    A group of GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition students explored a street food market and visited the Scoop ice cream exhibition at The British Museum of Food on a recent trip.

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  • Brooke Weston Academy raises funds for South African school

    Published 08/06/18

    Mr Gareth Van Wyk, a DT teacher at Brooke Weston Academy is spearheading a fund-raising campaign for his former secondary school in South Africa.

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  • Year 6 students introduced to DT during Activity Evening

    Published 27/04/18

    The DT department welcomed Year 6 students for last night's activity evening, when they made laser cut 'funky keyrings and 3D Printed elephant mobile phone stands.

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  • Former student passes on pasta tips

    Published 24/04/18

    Ninon Huchet, a former BWA student, gave our Year 10 Food Preparation and Nutrition students hints and tips on preparing different types of pasta shapes.

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  • BWA students make gingerbread houses

    Published 21/12/17


    Students from Brooke Weston Academy made and decorated gingerbread houses with an emphasis on ‘healthy’ decorations. Five students from Year 9 took part as they were the winners of a healthy eating burger competition and selected students from Year 7 were also invited to take part.

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  • Tesco‚Äôs fishmongers demonstrate techniques to BWA students

    Published 06/12/17

    Zane Doe and Tanya Walker, from Tesco’s superstore in Corby, demonstrated fish filleting and brought along fresh mackerel so that food technology students could try the techniques themselves.

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  • BWA introduces robotics into DT

    Published 20/11/17

    Following years of research, teachers at Brooke Weston have been working across departments to introduce robotics into DT and have succeeded in bringing IT and DT together to enable students to make and programme robotic bugs.

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  • BWA students grow their own fabric

    Published 13/11/17

    Students in Year 8 are growing their own fabric from bacteria to help better understand the importance of sustainability in the textile industry.

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