The School Archive

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June & July 2019 Bulletin

Sadie Batstone, Principal:

“At the time of writing I am completing the end of my fourth full week as Principal of Brockington College. During this time there is one thing that has really stood out to me, and that is the positive attitudes and the respect that pupils have shown. I have experienced polite pupils who hold doors open, who have said ‘thank you’ or ‘hello’ and pupils who have picked up litter, as well as pupils who have taken part in the fun run to raise money for charity and pupils who are doing well and trying hard. I’m currently writing a lot of R3 letters and emails to go home! I’ve met many proactive pupils who have brought to me aspects of school life they’d like me to consider, from study leave to plastic waste! As well as pupils who have shown kindness and compassion; even today as I stood on lunch duty, a girl dropped her lunch on the floor, immediately a pupil from another year group helped her to pick it up.”

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Over £4000 raised for Charity in our Fun Run!

 

On Friday 5th July Students & Staff took part in a Fun Run in aid of Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation Anthony Nolan.

We managed to raise a whopping £4000! Thank you to all the staff & students that took part, and to everyone who donated!

A selection of photos will be made available on our photo gallery shortly.

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Post-16 Open Evenings

Here is a list of upcoming Post-16 Open Evenings:

South Leicestershire College 18th June 2019 5pm to 8pm
Bosworth Academy 22nd June 2019 10am to 1pm
Brooksby Melton (Creative Industries) 22nd June 2019 10am to 1pm
Brooksby Melton (Land Based) 22nd June 2019 10am to 1pm
Leicester College 27th June 2019 3pm to 8pm
Lutterworth College 6th July 9am to 12pm
Brooksby Melton 22nd August 2019 4pm to 6pm
Beauchamp College 26th  October 10am to 2pm
2nd November (at De Montfort University)
Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College 9th November

 

Don’t forget to check out our dedicated Careers & Post-16 section!

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April & May 2019 Bulletin

A message from our new Principal, Sadie Batsone:

“It’s with great pleasure that I am able to contribute for the first time to the Brockington Bulletin. Over the past few weeks, I have spent time getting to know pupils and staff as well as meeting parents/carers at the Year 7 consultation evening. Until May half term, I will be at Brockington three days a week whilst the Year 11 pupils at my previous school get underway with their GCSE exams. I am looking forward to being able to be at Brockington full time from the beginning of June.”

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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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March 2019 Bulletin

“It was a real pleasure to watch the school production, ‘Seussical’ recently. I was amazed by the talent of our pupils and by the amount of pupils that were involved in this year’s performance. Great credit goes to all the cast and backstage crew, as well as to the members of staff that organised and supported the musical. Well done to all!

We are now in a vital preparation period for all Year 11 pupils, as they prepare for their GCSE examinations in only three school weeks! We know that Year 11 pupils respond differently to the forthcoming exams. Some pupils require the help of parents/carers to keep them calm and to encourage periods of relaxation alongside the revision. Some of our Year 11 pupils need your support in pushing them harder with their revision and in supporting them through asking exam-style questions.”

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Year 7 Parent’s Evening – Wednesday 1st May

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Parents Evening Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019 (4:30pm – 7:30pm) 

Our parents evening system will open at 6:00pm on Monday 8th April and will remain open until 6:00pm on Thursday 11th April. 

Please click here for the letter.

Please click here for the booking system instructions.

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Year 9 Parent’s Evening – Wednesday 10th April

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Parents Evening Date: Wednesday 10th April 2019 (4:30pm – 7:30pm) 

Our parents evening system will open at 6:00pm on Monday 1st April and will remain open until 6:00pm on Thursday 4th April. 

Please click here for the letter.

Please click here for the booking system instructions.

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Seussical JR

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Jan & Feb 2019 Bulletin

“A belated Happy New Year to everyone and I wish you all the best for the remainder of the year.

Our new year news is the appointment of our new Principal, Sadie Batstone. Sadie will begin her new role after the Easter holiday. At this point, she will lead the college for three days per week whilst I will continue in post for the other two days. This has been agreed with Long Field Academy, Sadie’s current employer, so that Sadie can support the Year 11 pupils at Long Field in the lead up to their GCSE exams. It also provides a period of transition which I am sure will be in everyone’s best interests. Sadie will be full-time after the May half-term holiday.”

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