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  • Author Ben Davis visits BWA

    Published 24/07/19

    Author Ben Davis spoke to Year 7 and 8 students at Brooke Weston Academy about his writing career and presented prizes to winners of the Academy’s reading challenge.

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  • BWA students awarded Pixl Edge certificates

    Published 14/06/19

    Well done to our first cohort of Year 8 students who have been awarded their Pixl Edge certificates. The students had to successfully complete two tasks in different topic areas and register their progress online.

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  • BWA team win prize national Carnegie video compeition

    Published 06/06/19

    The Brooke Weston Book Busters reading group came second in a national video competition posing as characters from the Carnegie shortlisted books.

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  • Students creates ingenious cake trench for history competition

    Published 07/05/19

    Year 8 student William Farnsworth Coombs built an ingenious WWI trench from cake and won a Year 8 history competition in the process.

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  • BWA students take part in Trust Big Book Quiz

    Published 29/04/19

    Well done to our students who took part in the Big Book Quiz against peers from other Trust schools.

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  • BWA congratulated by School Standards Minister

    Published 24/04/19

    Brooke Weston Academy is in the top 9 per cent of state funded mainstream schools for its Progress 8 score and in the top 11 percent for its EBacc entry, based on 2018 figures.

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  • BWA's sporting success

    Published 19/03/19

    Congratulations to three of our sports teams who all won gold medals in recent tournaments. The Year 7/8 Dodgeball, Y9/10 Handball and Y8/9 Futsal teams all stormed to victory in hard fought contests, winning the top spots in each competition.

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  • Charity money donated to Corby Nightlight homeless shelter

    Published 19/03/19

    Brooke Weston Academy’s Principal, Pete Kirkbride, and Head of Sixth Form, Nina Smith, presented a cheque for more than £600 to Corby Nightlight, a homeless shelter in the town.

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  • Young dancers' success at ballroom Grand Prix

    Published 26/02/19

    Well done to talented young dancers, Daisy Ahearn and Millie Richardson on their success at a recent dance competition at the famous Blackpool Tower ballroom.

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  • Students awarded for allotment development

    Published 21/02/19

    Brooke Weston Academy students have been awarded certificates from the Royal Horticultural Society, after designing and constructing an allotment area which offers a wealth of enrichment and learning opportunities.

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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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