Welcome to our Weekly Newsletter where we share relevant information with you about what has been happening here at Bracken Leas and events planned in future weeks.

Recent weeks  have been very busy with sports. Children have represented the school at Woodfood Halse Cross Country, Cricket and Quadkids as well as taking part in our own Sports Days.

Year 6 Cluster Cricket

Our year 6 children enjoyed a great day at a cluster cricket event, placing 4th out of 6 teams.


Year 4 children placed 11th out of 24 schools with our year 6 team placing 6th.

Woodford Halse Summer Cross Country Event

48 children represented our school alongside 750 others as part of the Summer Cross Country at Woodford Halse. On a very hot and sunny day, we placed in the top 3 in the following events; Year 3 Girls 2nd place, Year 3 Boys 3rd place, Year 5 Girls 1st place, Year 5 Boys 2nd place and Year 6 Boys 2nd place.

Bracken Leas Sports Days

On Monday our EYFS and KS1 children took part in Sports Day with Beaumont placing 1st, Thompson 2nd and Quincey 3rd. Tuesday was the turn of our KS2 children. Thompson were our winners, followed by Bridgewater and Egerton.

This week our year 4 children have enjoyed a trip to Chedworth Roman Villa. They loved making mosaics and touring the site as part of their topic this term.

Warrior Challenge Update

Warrior Challenge update from the FOBL Team. This day was a phenomenal success raising £4350 for our school. The winning house was Bridgewater (orange) who were responsible for raising £1080. Many thanks to you, your families and your children for helping to make this event such a success.

Music Lesson Timetable

(Details about music lessons to be advised)

  • Monday – Guitar (am), Funkey’s (pm)

  • Tuesday – Strings (pm)

  • Wedneday – Singing Lessons (pm), Funkeys (pm)

  • Thursday – Woodwind (am)

  • Friday – Brass (am), Keyboard (pm)

Term Dates 2021-2022

Here is a link to term dates for the forthcoming academic years.


Term Dates 2022-2023

Academic Year 2022_2023 Term Dates

We are hoping the sun may shine on us this term. Here is a reminder of how to be sun smart!

Funkeys Music School

Available to children in all year groups. please contact Mrs Beale directly for details.

Click on the link below for more information.

Funkeys Poster Bracken Leas

Monday 4th July – Thursday 7th July – Magdalen Induction for Year 6

Thursday 7th July – Transition Day at Bracken Leas

Tuesday 12th July & Wednesday 13th July – Year 6 Performance

Wednesday 13th July @2.15-3pm – Picnic for new EYFS Families

Friday 15th July – Reports to Parents

Friday 15th July – School Summer Picnic (pm)

Friday 15th July – Make £5 Grow Year 6 Challenge Sale

Wednesday 20th July @6pm – Summer Music Concert

Thursday 21st July – Year 6 Leavers Assembly @9.30-11.00

Thursday 21st July – Year 6 Leavers Festival (eve)

Friday 22nd July – Last Day of Term

Football Development Schools

FDS are pleased to announce our ever popular soccer camp dates for the Summer Holidays run by a qualified coaching and scouting team at Football Development Schools in Partnership with Aston Villa Football Club.

The camps are for boys & girls ages 4-13 years of all abilities to attend keeping then physically and mentally active during the holidays.

Click on this link for further information on how to book.

Summer Soccer Schools

Click on the link below for details of West Northamptonshire holiday provision over the upcoming summer holidays.

WNC Holiday Provision

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