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  • Trust schools attend Carnegie shadowing event at BWA

    Published 18/06/19

    Six Trust schools attended the Carnegie Shadowing event at Brooke Weston Academy where students met to discuss this year's shortlisted titles and vote for their favourites.

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  • Book Fair at Brooke Weston Academy

    Published 21/02/19

    There is still time for students to visit the annual Book Fair in the library which runs from Wednesday 20 to Monday 25 February, featuring the latest books, posters and stationery.

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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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  • Year 7 students receive Bookbuzz novels

    Published 11/12/18

    Christmas came early to Brooke Weston Academy as all students in Year 7 received a free book from the Library as part of the Bookbuzz programme.

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  • BWA recruits new library helpers

    Published 04/12/18

    Keen readers from Years 7 and 9 have been recruited to help in the library, shelving books and learning a range of new skills.

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  • Award winning author Jo Cotterill visits Brooke Weston

    Published 12/03/18

    Students at Brooke Weston invited award winning author Jo Cotterill into school to speak to Year 7 students and deliver a creative workshop with a small group of Year 10s.

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  • BWA students enjoy author visit

    Published 22/01/18

    A group of Year 7 and 8 students were invited to Corby Business Academy to attend a talk given by author T S Easton who talked about his books and gave students an insight into the writing process.

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  • Internationally acclaimed author visits Brooke Weston

    Published 04/12/17

    Students in Years 7 and 8 were visited by Damian Dibben the Internationally acclaimed author of the adventure series ‘The History Keepers’ where he spoke to students about his career and hosted some creative workshops.

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  • Six word story competition

    Published 10/10/17

    Congratulations to students Amelia Sulch, Jasdeep Dhassi, Kristine Skirsqila, Callum Bloomfield and Charlotte Street who were the worthy winners of the six word story competition set by Literacy Co- ordinator Lauren Fitzjohn.

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  • Former Brooke Weston teacher returns to talk about her new book

    Published 25/09/17

    Former Brooke Weston teacher Tamsin Winter spoke to students about her first novel ‘Being Miss Nobody’ which deals with anxiety and mental health issues. Tamsin, who trained as a teacher at Brooke Weston and taught English here until leaving in 2005 always wanted to write and now she is doing author visits and working on her second novel.

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  • Best selling novelist visits Brooke Weston

    Published 14/07/17

    Best selling novelist Dan Freedman visited Brooke Weston this week to speak to students about his career and host a creative workshop for a group of Year 7 students.

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