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  • Author Christopher Edge gives presentations and workshops to students

    Published 12/02/19

    Author Christopher Edge spoke to Year 7 and 8 students about his books and led writing workshops encouraging them to write their own compelling first lines.

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  • BWA staff have training from 'Learning Spy' David Didau

    Published 08/01/19

    Educational trainer and influencer David Didau delivered a literacy training session at Brooke Weston Academy giving teachers insights into how to ensure children are ‘word rich’ and empowered in every subject area.

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  • Sixth Formers have mock interviews with Governors and professionals

    Published 10/12/18

    Sixth Formers at Brooke Weston Academy had invaluable preparation for university and working life as a team of professionals held mock interviews and gave constructive feedback on their performance.

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  • Oakley Vale Head Boys and Girls meet their counterparts at Brooke Weston

    Published 29/11/18

    Oakley Vale’s Head and Deputy Boys and Girls enjoyed visiting their older counterparts at Brooke Weston Academy and learning more about their roles.

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  • Driving experience for Sixth Formers

    Published 17/10/18

    Sixth Formers at Brooke Weston Academy got behind the wheel during driver experience sessions run by local instructors.

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  • Poet Dreadlock Alien leads poetry workshops

    Published 16/10/18

    Poet Dreadlock Alien delivered workshops at Brooke Weston Academy preparing students for the poetry strand of their English examinations.

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  • DfE project director visits BWA to see LED and PV project results

    Published 04/10/18

    Brooke Weston Academy was delighted to show an ESFA Project Director around its newly completed energy reduction project, where LED lights and PV Solar panels have already yielded thousands of pounds worth of savings in their first few months of operation.

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  • Baroness Young visits Brooke Weston Academy as part of the Peers in School scheme

    Published 01/10/18

    Brooke Weston Academy hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords to encourage students to become more engaged with the political and parliamentary process.

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  • BWA host Governor Training event

    Published 25/09/18

    Brooke Weston Academy hosted 40 Governors from across the Brooke Weston Trust schools for an intensive day of training and development, including whole cohort sessions and more informal afternoon workshops, one led by Principal Pete Kirkbride.

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  • Inspirational talk by Polar Conrad Dickinson

    Published 24/09/18

    Conrad Dickinson was guest speaker at Brooke Weston Academy’s Prize Giving where he told students and staff how his love of adventure started early and progressed to him being the first and only Briton to complete the Polar ‘Grand Slam’ travelling unsupported to both North and South Poles, as well as leading a team to Siberia. More recently he was part of the ‘Walk with the Wounded’ team, including Prince Harry and wounded servicemen, who trekked to the South Pole.

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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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  • Author Tom Palmer visits BWA

    Published 11/07/18

    Author Tom Palmer spoke to Year 7 and 8 students at Brooke Weston Academy about his love of sport and his writing career.

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