Newsletter 7th June

Simon’s Update It’s been a real pleasure this week to welcome back children from half term and get the ball rolling on the final half term of the year and thank goodness we’ve had some sunshine to enjoy without a wet play in sight! This week we’ve made some changes to our playtimes over on … Read more

Newsletter 23rd May

Laurel’s Update What an absolute pleasure it was to celebrate International Evening with so many Brookfield families and staff yesterday evening. We came together as a community to celebrate the wonderful diversity of our school: sharing food, learning about countries in our child-led exhibition and being entertained with music and dance. Sincere thanks to our creative … Read more

Newsletter 17th May

Laurel’s Update Our year 6 children have been amazing this week completing their end of Key Stage 2 assessments, SATs. They have demonstrated our values of achievement, responsibility and kindness while taking these tests in Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar, Reading and Mathematics. The children are currently writing a newspaper article about SATs and while they … Read more

Newsletter 10th May

Laurel’s Update This week we welcomed three senior leaders from across the country and a lead reviewer from Challenge Partners who were with us for three days. It was a really supportive experience and involved lesson visits, meetings with children and staff. They were really impressed with the relationships at the school, brilliant teaching and … Read more

Newsletter 3rd May

Laurel’s Update This week I have had the pleasure of meeting with teachers and support staff to discuss the children in each class: their well-being and progress in reading writing and maths. It has been wonderful to celebrate their achievements and also to plan support for the Summer term. If you were not able to … Read more

Newsletter 26th April

Laurel’s Update Congratulations to our Year 6 Debate Team for taking part in a competition organised by Debate Mate on Monday. Over 35 teams competed on the day, with a Brookfield team coming 3rd and Rozafa winning an individual award for the best question! We are looking forward to Monday’s assembly when the team will be sharing their … Read more

Newsletter 28th March

Laurel’s Update On Sunday evening, I had the pleasure of attending the Camden Music Spring Festival. I was so proud when Alberta in Willow class opened the Camden Youth Recorder Group’s slot with a solo performance. This was followed on Monday by passionate singing from our Junior Choir at the Camden Primary Choir Festival. Our choir joined primary … Read more

Newsletter 22nd March

Laurel’s Update As a keen swimmer myself, it has brought me such joy to see our year 4 children engaging in their swimming  lessons at Archway Leisure Centre this week. They have arrived back at school with wet hair and big smiles on their faces! It makes me look forward to our junior classes swimming … Read more

Newsletter 8th March

Laurel’s Update We have had a fantastic week in the build-up to yesterday’s World Book Day. The children have been inspired by visits from authors Effua Gleed, Nadia Ragozhina and Carl Wilkinson. World Book Day itself saw the children celebrating characters from a wide range of books followed by dancing at the school disco! Thanks … Read more

Newsletter 1st March

Laurels Update As I write my update this week the sun is shining after a morning of rain and showers. Blossom is appearing and I am looking forward to seeing our Forest Garden in Spring for the first time. If you are available, please come and help us plant some trees and improve our learning … Read more

Newsletter 23rd February

Laurel’s Update It has been a joy to see all of the happy faces of Brookfield children returning after the half term break and I do hope that you all had restful breaks. We are excited for our second spring term of learning, and hope that you enjoy reading our new feature – Our learning week. … Read more

Newsletter 9th February

Laurel’s Update In this morning’s assembly, I talked with the children some of the inspiring learning experiences they have had this half term and what we can look forward to after the break. Enda (year 2) shared that his highlight has been all the learning he has done! I have loved welcoming new children and … Read more

Newsletter 2nd February

Laurel’s Update Thanks to the Brookfield School Community and staff for the popular Movie Night last week. We hope that lots of families will be able to join us next Wednesday after school as we celebrate Chinese New Year including a bake sale. Next Week is Children’s Mental Health week where the children will be … Read more

Newsletter 25th January

Laurel’s update This week marked the start of our Fantastic Arts at Brookfield Project with our new artist in residence working with children in Year 2. They explored the work of Gaudi with Ibrahim telling me “Today was really fun. We met an artist. Her name is Alix. We did a 2D picture of our … Read more

Newsletter 19th January

Laurel’s Update One of the highlights of my week was hosting one of our new child-led lunchtime clubs. The children’s enthusiasm for ‘Pokemon Club’ was a wonderful thing to see and it is a great example of pupil leadership. Other innovative clubs include: dance, book and music jam! Thanks to our inspiring children for inventing … Read more

Newsletter 12th January

Laurel’s Update Welcome to the Spring term 2024! It has been a pleasure to see returning children this week and to meet new children who have joined every year group across the school. I am sure the Brookfield community will join me, staff and children in helping these new families settle into school and the … Read more