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Engineering Education Scheme Celebration Day

(Posted on 10/05/19)

Once again four Year 12 students did William Brookes proud as they drew their Engineering Education Scheme experience to a close.  Read more here Read more...


School Closure UPDATE 10/5/19

(Posted on 08/05/19)

Apologies but school will be closed again to students from Y8-10 on Friday 10th May. Only Y13, 12, 11 and 7 will be in school.The reason being that contractors will be on site to begin clean-up operations and a part of the school remains out of use while this takes place. There will be work carried out on site over the weekend to ensure that all of our facilities are ready for use next week. The contractors have confirmed that the school will be... Read more...


School Partially Closed 8/5/19

(Posted on 07/05/19)

Apologies but school will be closed to students from Y8-10 and Y12 tomorrow (08/05/19). Only Y13, 11 and 7 will be in school.The reason being that there has been a small but contained fire at school tonight. The sprinkler system worked to prevent further damage but part of the school will be out of use while the area dries.We will update parents tomorrow when we will know more about how long the rooms will be out of action. Read more...


Home Learning Approach

(Posted on 03/05/19)

Over the last two terms WBS colleagues have been developing a new home learning approach. We would like to invite parents to attend a seminar on Tuesday 7th May at 6pm.  Read more here Read more...


Parents support for Sixth Form

(Posted on 12/04/19)

100% of Year 12 parents surveyed said they would recommend William Brookes as a Sixth Form.100% also said "My son/daughter is taught well and has settled well at the Sixth Form."#WBSSIXTHFORM Read more...


Year 9 Maths Challenge

(Posted on 05/04/19)

Our very own William Brookes School students recently participated in the Team Maths Challenge regional finals at Wolverhampton Girls’ High, competing against 27 other teams from the Midlands in four rounds of mathematical problem solving at the highest level. Read full newsletter here.Please note that in the previous Student Newsletter (29/03/19), Archie Woodward was missed on the Biathlon National Championship list. He earned achieved a very... Read more...


Amazing Netball Achievements

(Posted on 22/03/19)

For our Year 7 netball team, we have managed to reach the Plate competition semis and finals and on three occasions have won the Plate title. This year the girls have gone one better, winning all but two plates!The Year 10 netball team participated in their county tournament last week. Their final would be against Shrewsbury High School and the girls went in confident they could win... read the full newsletter here! (See Page... Read more...


Year 11 Exams Seminar Presentation

(Posted on 15/02/19)

A copy of the PowerPoint presentation from the Year 11 Exams Seminar held on Wednesday 13th February can be found here. Read more...


Word of the Week

Word of the Week(Posted on 15/02/19)

Word of the Week is a new initiative that we are introducing to help students at William Brookes improve their vocabulary; particularly words that may be key to their learning. The word of the week is: ACHIEVE. Fore more information, please read the full newsletter here. Read more...


Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Presentations

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Presentations(Posted on 01/02/19)

Last Friday, 10 students were presented with their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award certificate and badge.  The students have worked very hard to achieve this award by volunteering their time, learning new skills and doing regular physical activity, as well as completing a expedition on foot in challenging conditions. Well done! Read the full newsletter here. Read more...


Important Update

(Posted on 28/01/19)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Due the weather forecast we have decided to cancel all PE Clubs and after-school revision sessions tomorrow (Tuesday 29th January 2019). There will also be no after-school homework club. As it stands the four fixtures - Y10 Football, Y7/8/10 Netball, Y7 Basketball and the U14 County Badminton will go ahead. A final decision on these will be made at break-time for the badminton and lunchtime for the other three fixtures... Read more...


Top Tutor Group for Accelerated Reader

(Posted on 25/01/19)

Beijing 6, Ms Holyoake's tutor group, performed exceptionally well with the Accelerated Reader programme this term, earning them a delicious reward! Students requested what they would like to have brought in to eat and they were given exactly what they ordered! Read the full newsletter here. Read more...