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.

Water Bottle Plea

As the weather begins to warms up, please can you ensure that your child has a named water bottle within school every day.

Letters and Leaflets

  • Year 5 invite to Born Wild Performance
  • Primary Times

FOBL Family Easter Bingo

Coming up next Friday, tickets are selling fast! Please let us know how many are in your team and the number of books you would like to buy.

Upcoming Events

  • 26th March – Early Years visit to St Peter’s Church
  • 1st April @1.30 – Born Wild Performance to year 5 parents
  • 4th April @2.30 – Year 4 Drumming
  • 1st-5th April – Year 6 Kingswood Residential
  • 5th April – Last Day of Term
  • 23rd April – First Day of School Term

In-house Clubs will finish on Friday 29th March. A new clubs list and details on how to join will be communicated early in the summer term.

Externally run clubs

  • Terry Goode Clubs final session – Wednesday 27th March
  • Hotshots final session – 4th April
  • Dodgeball final session – 5th April

The theme for this year’s Carnival is β€˜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.

Competition closes April 1st

Brackley Community Carnival Cover Competition

Clubs and Music Information

Clubs continue until Friday 29th March

Music Tuition is scheduled as follows;

  • Monday – Guitar & Singing
  • Tuesday – Strings
  • Wednesday – Brass & Woodwind
  • Thursday Keyboard/Piano

Please note that after the Easter Break there will be catch up sessions as follows;

  • 3rd April – Woodwind & Brass catch up
  • 4th April and 25th April – Keyboard catch up
  • 23rd April – Guitar catch up (No Guitar on 1st April)
  • 24th April – Woodwind catch up


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

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