The School Archive

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Brockington’s Got Talent – Friday 30th November

Friday 30th November
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Tickets £3 Adults | £2 Children

Proceeds will go to the Stroke Association

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Wanted: Senior Leadership Assistant

Grade 9 (£20,853 – £23,063 actual salary) – Commencing As Soon As Possible

This role is a new position at the college and is necessary to support the Principal and members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The role has been designed to create increased strategic time for members of the SLT in order that the college can complete its journey to outstanding provision in all respects. Additionally, Brockington College is leading a group of schools in the formation of a multi academy trust and this requires further capacity for the Principal and Business Manager in particular. If appointed, your role will be to provide this capacity across members of the SLT by becoming responsible for a variety of high-level administrative tasks.

The role will provide variety, challenge and the reward of knowing that you are making a significant contribution in the development of Brockington College and ultimately a difference to the life chances of our students. The role will involve working from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Thursday and from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm on a Friday for 40 weeks per annum (87.37% of full time equivalent).

The closing date for applications is Monday 26 November 2018 at 9.00 am via email to recruitment@brockington.leics.sch.uk. Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and we will invite selected candidates to attend by e-mail.

Letter | Job Description | Personnel Specification | Application Form

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Remembrance Service – 2018

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Presentation Evening for Former Year 11 Pupils

Please click here for the letter regarding the upcoming Presentation Evening for former Year 11 Pupils.

Please click here to confirm your attendance.

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Microsoft Office … for FREE!

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Under a Microsoft licencing agreement we have enrolled in we are able to offer all students the ability to download the latest version of Microsoft Office, for Windows, Mac, Iphone & Android – for free, for the duration of their time at Brockington College.

Downloading & logging in:

If you are ready to download the software simply click here and logon with your son or daughters email address (username@brockington.leics.sch.uk) and school password. Once logged in click ‘Install Office 2016‘ in the top right. corner. Please note that if your son or daughter changes their school password at any point, they will need to re-sign in to Microsoft Office with their new password.

For any problems/questions regarding singing into Microsoft Office/Office 365, please contact the  IT Support team: itsupport@brockington.leics.sch.uk

Other services

For more information regarding other services we offer students, please visit our Students Portal page.

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Welcome to Brockington College

Brockington College, a Church of England Academy, is committed to serving its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice.

In our distinctive and caring environment, we actively encourage a sense of responsibility, respect and concern for all.

Our challenging curriculum, wider opportunities and Christian values promote achievement, success and the development of confident, considerate and articulate citizens.

The college is at a very exciting time as we converted to Academy Trust Status in 2012 and subsequently resolved to change age range from 11-14 to 11-16 status.  Following consultation and the submission of a business case, we are delighted that the government has approved our business case and we will be an 11-16 school from September 2015.

As a community college we have a full programme of adult learning taking place and many local groups use the college for their functions and meetings.

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Our Values

 

The school has seven key values that inform the school’s assembly programme; Collective Worship Programme and are the cornerstones for everything we do in school especially our core purpose of teaching and learning.

Our values are:

  • Compassion: Compassion is about putting yourself in someone else’s shoes and experiencing what they experience. This leads to a desire to act to do something. Compassion requires an act of imagination and humility to share in the lives of others

“It is so important to have compassion in all aspects of life. So many great chances for the better have been made out of compassion for all”

  • Forgiveness: Forgiveness is fundamental in a Christian School. It is about having forgiveness at the heart of everything we do and it is our aim to keep on forgiving without limit. Forgiveness requires both an acceptance and acknowledgement of what has gone wrong and a genuine desire not to do it again.

“A fundamental part of community is to forgive and forget”

  • Justice: Justice is multi-faceted. It is about giving all people what is right and fair for them to have such as freedom and dignity. It is about acting out of a concern for what is right and therefore holding people to account. Justice is about creating a community that knows everyone’s well-being is bound up with that of everyone else and is not just about a culture which encourages everyone to insist on their own rights at the expense of others.

“A school has to be a place of mutual trust and support where all members know they are equally valued – central to Justice”

  • Koinonia: Can often be translated as ‘Fellowship’ or ’Partnership’.  Koinonia expresses the quality of the relationships within a Christian Community which are like those of a family. Central to any family is interdependence. Everyone is needed and valued and important to the whole group. Each member of the family shares the joys and sufferings of the others and everyone depends upon everyone else.

“Being part of a Church community makes life at school seem more fulfilled”. 

  • Perseverance: Perseverance is linked to patience and suffering. Perseverance is about developing and building your character by dealing with a range of situations positively. It is linked to self-control and a recognition that life is sometimes difficult and painful and it is important not to give up. Perseverance is only possible when there is hope and hope is based on love and faithfulness.

“Perseverance is important in school and in life. People need to know that things are not easy but it is important to keep going”.

  • Wisdom:  Wisdom is insight into the way life works – a proper understanding of the consequences of our thoughts words and actions. Wisdom is discernment gained through life experience. The opposite of wisdom is foolishness, which is a wrong understanding of life. Foolishness is a lack of recognition of the true value of things and leads to people putting their trust in the wrong things.

“School is not just about academic learning; it is also about becoming wise as a human”

  • Learning: Learning is at the centre of our school motto and encompasses all of the values above. It is about being taught, being able to discover and understand. By modelling, teaching and discussing each of the values above we are enabling ourselves and our pupils to achieve our motto of ‘Learning to live life to the full’.

“Learning is an important Value to me because it is constant and central to life. To be able to learn from mistakes is something that is essential to life”

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BBC School Report 2018

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

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On Friday 26th January, Brockington College commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 through a variety of events, reflecting this year’s theme ‘the power of words.’

  • Tutor groups throughout the week have created luggage tags (reminiscent of those tags used to label children on the kindergarten transport – 10,000 children evacuated from Germany to Britain in 1938) with words of reflection. These were included in a HMD day in the courtyard of the school. Pupils, staff members and visitors have been visiting the display throughout the day reflecting the stories of 25 individuals
  • All pupils and teaching staff have been watching Jewish survivor testimonials at the end of each lesson, from survivors who were children during the Holocaust. Year 9 pupils took part in a live testimonial webcast from the Holocaust Educational Trust, hearing the story of Janine Webber BEM and her journey of escape and hiding in occupied Poland.
  • Year 9 pupils have been given the opportunity to take part in workshops ran by Holocaust educator Mary Mihovilovic from the Holocaust Educational Trust, on choices, reading the lives of Jewish communities and families throughout Europe in the 1930’s and memory and the importance of reflection.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 has given staff, pupils and parents of Brockington College a chance to reflect and consider the events of the Holocaust and how the power of words can affect and influence those around us.

Photos from the day can be found here.

 

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Loros Hospice School Summer Term

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