Brookmead Blogs

The Brookmead Blogs are a way of sharing and celebrating our learning, thinking, and school life with members of our school and wider community.  Find out about what's happening in school by exploring the blogs below; you can also visit the Brookmead Blogs Archive to find out about previous learning and events.

Brookmead Snowday 2019


  • Is technology preventing our children from having a good night's sleep? A recent news report has highlighted the impact of an NHS sleep programme as ‘life changing’ for 800 Sheffield children each year. Among the strategies used in the programme is ...
    Posted 29 Apr 2019, 05:08 by Katherine Douglas
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  • Welcome back It was lovely welcoming the children back on Wednesday and hearing all about their Easter holidays. We have begun our new theme of Africa and Safari animals.  The children have ...
    Posted 28 Apr 2019, 10:22 by Helen Hodgson
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  • Canal boat art This week the children have been busy preparing for their May Day performance and are very excited to share it with you next Friday. In art they have been looking ...
    Posted 17 May 2019, 09:10 by Chloe Evans
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  • Every habitat tells a story Our model habitats have come alive this week as we have each planned a story which takes place in the detailed setting we created during the Easter break. The children ...
    Posted 18 May 2019, 06:50 by Jessica Avery
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  • Mini-beast hunt! This week, the children have enjoyed writing non-chronological reports about strange creatures as part of our Literacy learning, inspired by the poem 'The Jabberwocky'. Their confidence in Maths is ...
    Posted 10 May 2019, 07:58 by Olivia Richardson
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  • So long farewell We have all had an amazing time at Shortenills this week but sadly it has to come to an end...We have just left so should be back at school ...
    Posted 19 Oct 2018, 06:16 by Olivia Ford
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  • Wonderful Rainforest Artwork and Poetry We've had an amazing time studying the paintings of Henri Rousseau; we particularly enjoyed "Tiger in a Tropical Storm." We took inspiration from this and painted some animal skins ...
    Posted 10 May 2019, 08:29 by Carol Nice
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  • First Summer Blog This week year 5 have been learning a new subject, which is coasts and it includes erosion. We have started to make a poster about beaches and how they are ...
    Posted 3 May 2019, 08:42 by Fiona Shelmerdine
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  • Indoor Picnic and Kite Flying Year 6 worked super hard this week and enjoyed an indoor picnic and flying their own kites on Friday. They prepared a range of vegetarian and meat 'posh' sandwiches and ...
    Posted 18 May 2019, 06:49 by Hope Griffin
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  • Photo finish...! It is hard to believe it is almost time for us to return!  Another adventure-packed day, with some new challenges; tomorrow just one more set of harnesses (these are ...
    Posted 1 Nov 2018, 14:45 by Katherine Douglas
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  • “Ah music! A magic far beyond what we do here.” – Albus Dumbledore Music for a Summer’s Evening.  Such was titled the programme for the latest performance by some of our talented musicans here at Brookmead on Thursday evening. The New Hall ...
    Posted 24 Jun 2018, 05:48 by Katherine Douglas
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  • FAB Quiz Night - Friday 17th May - Last Call for team entries Hopefully babysitters are now sorted and Team Names decided upon. Friday 10th May, is the final day we can accept team entries for Friday's Quiz Night as the food ...
    Posted 6 May 2019, 12:59 by Friends at Brookmead
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  • New Blog for our second week and written by the Children! This week our blog has been written by Demi who was helped by our very own Playleader Hayley! :)On Monday we made use of the dry weather and went outside ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2018, 08:06 by Natalie Mitchell
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  • Linking with the community through sport Many of our children play football for the Ivinghoe and Pitstone teams. Taylor and Cobby report on the fun and success this community involvement  can bring:On Sunday, 15th May ...
    Posted 18 May 2019, 06:45 by Jessica Avery
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  • Brass Lessons w/c 20 May 2019 - change of day Brass lessons this week will take place during the afternoon of Wednesday 22 May and not on the Tuesday afternoon. This is for one week only.Many thanks,Beth Brimmicombe
    Posted 16 May 2019, 08:13 by Beth Brimmicombe
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