Head Teacher – Paula Harwood

Tel : 01280 707050

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

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.

The School Photography Company will be visiting school on Tuesday 19th March to take class photos throughout the school. They will also be taking photos for the Year 6 Memory Book.

BBC Micro:bit Stand – Brackley Library

Harvey Sharman has arranged for a stand of Micro:bit related books and other literature to be housed at Brackley Library.

There is now an opportunity to borrow and take home a BBC micro:bit kit with a battery pack, lead and instructions too. There is a small stand with micro:bits, literature and magazines for reading in the library including Scratch 3 coding with micro:bits including school educational computing magazines. This is aimed for ages 6 to 18 to further their creative computing science and curriculum learning which also can be used for ICT homework or coursework topics. Please speak to Mr Sharman for further help and info.

Letters and Leaflets

  • Year 5 Bikeability Letter
  • Pacesetter Easter Sports Clubs leaflet

FOBL Family Easter Bingo

Upcoming Events

  • 21st March – FOBL Spring Disco
  • 26th March – EYFS Visit to St Peter’s Church
  • 29th March – FOBL Easter Bingo
  • 1st-5th April – Year 6 Kingswood Residential
  • 4th April – Year 3 African Drumming @2.30
  • 5th April – Last Day of Term
  • 23rd April – First Day of School Term

Middleton Cheney Football Club Opportunity

Middleton Cheney Football Club are looking for players to place in their Under 12s Team next Year.

Please contact Guy on 07884 3113321 (after 5pm) if you are interested

The theme for this year’s Carnival is ‘The Movies’ and we are busy choosing our theme for Bracken Leas. Please click on the link to the carnival committee website if your child would be interested in entering the competition to design the cover for this year’s programme.

Brackley Community Carnival Cover Competition

Clubs and Music Information

 In house clubs will continue until Friday 29th March

Music Tuition is scheduled as follows;

  • Monday – Guitar & Singing
  • Tuesday – Strings
  • Wednesday – Brass & Woodwind
  • Thursday Keyboard/Piano (No Keyboards this week)

Twitter

Have you signed up 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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