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.

Carnival Information

This year will be the largest carnival in Brackley’s history!

  • Please be at Bracken Leas by 10am
  • The procession will go into MCS and down to the bottom field where everyone will assemble to sing the National Anthem and the winners presentation will take place. Please do not leave before this!
  • All adults must have a wristband
  • The procession will be judged at the Old Fire Station Cafe so please make lots of noise when you get there!

For more information on the Carnival please click on this link. Brackley Community Carnival Information

Strings Tuition

We have spaces for strings tuition beginning in September. Please contact Mrs Holmes in the school office if you are interested.

Upcoming dates for next term;

  • 8th June – Brackley Carnival
  • 19th June @12.45- 4.00 – Cluster Choir Concert Rehearsal
  • 20th June – Rescheduled Year 2 Trip to Stowe
  • 20th June – @ 5.30-8.00 – Cluster Choir Concert
  • 21st June – EYFS & Year 1 Dental Survey
  • 24th June @ 6pm – New Early Years Parents Meeting
  • 26th/27th June – Year 5/6 Production
  • 1st July – EYFS Trip to Twycross Zoo (details to follow)
  • 2nd July – Year 5 Mini Olympics Event at Winchester House
  • 3rd July @2.30 – Roman Museum for Year 4 Parents
  • 1-5th July – Year 6 Magdalen Induction Week
  • 5th July – Transition Day EYFS-Year 5 (details to follow)
  • 9th July – Key Stage 2 Sports Day (details to follow)
  • 10th July – EYFS & KS1 Sports Day (details to follow)
  • 11th & 15th July – Reserve Sports Days (only used if rescheduling needed due to poor weather)
  • 12th July – Summer Picnic (details to follow)
  • 13th July @3.00 – Cupcake Bake Sale in aid of Alzheimer’s Society
  • 18th July – Year 6 Leavers Assembly
  • 18th July – Year 6 Prom
  • 19th July – Last Day of Term

Coin War Update – Keep them rolling in!

Letters and Leaflets

  • MCS Admissions Form Reminder
  • Year 5 Bikeability Form Reminder
  • Year 6 Prom Letter

Cupcake Bake Sale in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

We have signed up to take part in the Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day on 13th June at 3pm. Let’s get baking for this very worthy cause! Donations to Rockpool on the morning of the sale please.

Cardboard Box Plea

Please can we have any large cardboard boxes you may have at home. They are needed for our Year 5/6 Production. We would be grateful if you could bring them via the school office.

Dolce – Hot School Meals

At this busy time for sporting events and school trips please ensure that hot school meals are cancelled in good time. In EYFS and Key Stage 1 we are charged for any meals that are not cancelled. This also applies if your child is sick or attending an appointment in school.

Clubs and Music Information

The In-house Clubs programme for this term will continue until Friday 12th July.

Music Tuition is scheduled as follows;

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


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