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.

Sports Day Arrangements

Please take a few moments to read about our arrangements for Sports Days next week.

Jump In and Swim – 5 Day Summer Swimming Courses for 2- 10 Year Olds

If you are interested or just want further information then please contact Judith at the Jump In & Swim School on 01327 861015 / 07886 712233 or email info@jumpinandswim.co.uk.


Music Tuition

NMPAT are now able to offer tuition for Oboe, Bassoon and Double Bass from September for children in Year 4 and above. For further information please click on the attachments below.

bassoon and oboe clubs press release 2019

bsnobandbass club application form 2019-20

We still have spaces available for Strings Tuition from September. If you are interested in your child learning to play, please contact Mrs Holmes in the school office. 

Letters and Leaflets

  • Teacher Led Summer Clubs (ParentMail)
  • Transition Day (ParentMail)
  • Summer Picnic Arrangements (ParentMail)
  • Parking Around the school (ParentMail)
  • Kingswood 2020 Residential Reminder (ParentMail)

Upcoming dates for this term;

  • 9th July @1pm – Key Stage 2 Sports Day
  • 10th July @1pm – EYFS & KS1 Sports Day
  • 10th July @6pm – Summer Celebration Concert
  • 11th & 15th July – Reserve Sports Days (only used if rescheduling needed due to poor weather)
  • 12th July – Summer Picnic (details to follow)
  • 18th July @9.15 – Year 6 Leavers Assembly
  • 18th July – Year 6 Prom
  • 19th July – Last Day of Term
  • 4th September – New School Term Begins

Site Supervisor Vacancy – The Radstone

The Radstone currently has a vacancy for a Full Time Site Supervisor. The deadline has been extended and applications close at noon on Monday 19th July. Click on the link for further information.

Computer Xplorers Summer Workshops

Computer Xplorers is running FUN Technology Summer Holiday Workshops for children ages 6 – 13 at Towcester, and other locations, this August.  Here is a copy of their flyer or visit their website for further information. https://www.northants.computerxplorers.co.uk/

Summer Workshops Flyer 2019

Brackley Athletic Football Club

Summer Football Camp – This is available to children from age 5-11 and will be held at MCS. Please see the attached poster for more details. BAFCSummerCamp2019Flyer

BAFC Under 12s – Jaffas are looking for new players for children who will be going into Year 7 in September. Please see the attached flyer for more details. U12 Flyer

Daventry & Towcester Children’s Centre – Summer Programme

Here is a link to their programme for events taking place from July 1st to August 31st, including events at Brackley Library. These activities are open to all and are targeted at babies and children of pre-school age.

Daventry and South Northants Timetable July-Aug 2019

Clubs and Music Information

The Teacher Led Clubs Programme for this term has now ended. Externally run clubs will continue until the end of term as scheduled.

Music Tuition is scheduled as follows;

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


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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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