Head Teacher – Paula Harwood

Tel : 01280 707050

E-mail: enquiries@brackenleas.northants.sch.ukΒ 

Website: www.brackenleasschool.co.uk

Twitter: @brackenleas1

In our weekly newsletter ‘Bracken News’ you will find details of upcoming events and key dates for your diary. We also share information here about local community events and activities.

Want to know more about what is happening in school? Click on the News Page of our school website for photos and news about what we have been doing.

Alternatively, you can click on the News Stories below to access them directly on our school website.

Bracken Leas School Closure

From Monday 23rd March our school is closed to all children except for those families with a key worker in the household, children that are classed as ‘vulnerable’ or those with EHC Plans. School provision for key workers’ children next week applies to all families with one key worker.

Please click here for a link to the relevant guidance information in order to determine if you are included within the provision.


Home Learning Tasks – Teacher Led Tasks by Year Group

Teacher led tasks by year group are now available to view on the school website. They are on our Year Group Pages or may be accessed through this link.

Home Learning Tasks – Please click on the link for your year group

Home Learning Tasks EYFS

Home Learning Tasks Year 1

Home Learning Tasks Year 2

Home Learning Tasks Year 3

Home Learning Tasks Year 4

Home Learning Tasks Year 5

Home Learning Tasks Year 6

We have pulled together a good selection of additional home learning and other activities which you can do at home with your children over the coming weeks. We will try to keep this page interesting and post new or popular links for you to take a look at. We’ll use Social Media and ParentMail to send out more information about this.

Please note that this content is supplementary to any work being sent home directly by us.

Brackley Carnival Cover Competition – Heroes of the World!

Β This years theme is ‘Heroes Of The World!’ The closing date for entries is 1st April 2020.

The Carnival Committee are encouraging all primary school age children to enter independently and directly to the Carnival by dropping off their entries at the New Brackley Town Council Office (in the Old Hub building next to Domino and opposite The Plough Pub).

Please see attached for more details on what you need to do to enter.

Cover Competition Poster

Letter to Schools. doc


Upcoming dates for this term;

  • Friday 3rd April – Last Day of Term

School will remain closed until further notice.Β 

Are you a brilliant baker? Applications are now open for the next series of Junior Bake Off. See information below on how to apply to take part.

Clubs Information

All clubs are now cancelled until further notice.

Music Information

Music Tuition is scheduled as follows;

  • Monday –Β 
  • Tuesday – Strings & Guitar
  • Wednesday – Brass & Singing
  • Thursday – Woodwind
  • Friday – Keyboard


Have you signed upΒ to follow us @brackenleas1? Every week we use social media to keep parents and carers informed about what is happening at our school. Our Twitter feed is the simplest way for you to receive up to the minute information, photos, links and notifications. It is also FREE to use. Twitter is our preferred method of communication for this reason. The alternative is text messages to parents which incurs considerable cost to the school each year. Please Click here to follow a few simple steps and sign up to follow us on Twitter. Make us a favourite and receive instant notifications every time we Tweet. In this way you can help us minimise the cost of expensive text options.

Our Twitter Feed can also be viewed ‘live’ on the school website Home Page and News Page.

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