Junior Dance Assembly

Junior pupils have been working hard over the past few weeks to perfect some wonderful dance routines which they then showcased in their assembly last week. All pupils performed with confidence, especially since there were a lot of tricky moves for them to master. All the colourful costumes looked fantastic….

Snow Alert

Braeside is open as usual on Monday 11 December. Our maintenance team has cleared the snow from the internal pathways and has gritted the site. Children should bring hats, scarves, gloves and coats, as well as a change of shoes (or boots) for break/lunchtimes if they play outside. As ever when we…

Christmas Lunch at Braeside!

The Juniors and Seniors enjoyed their Christmas lunch this week provided by our catering team from Chartwells. Pupils had a choice of turkey, quorn or halal turkey with stuffing, Yorkshire puddings, carrots, brussel sprouts, pigs in blankets, parsnips, cranberry sauce and gravy. They also had a tasty festive dessert! The…

Christmas Carol Concert

Year 1- 11, together with parents, celebrated the festive period on Wednesday 6 December at St John’s Church in Buckhurst Hill for the Christmas Carol Service. We celebrated with Bible readings and festive poems read by juniors and seniors, listening to the senior choir and band singing and playing together….

Exam Success in Action!

Year 10 and 11 pupils recently attended the Emmanuel Centre in London. The event was organised to give pupils access to information, geared to enhancing their understanding, of how to achieve the highest grades in their GCSE English exams. There were four sessions, which included ‘Narrating and Describing’, ‘Reading Across the…

House Netball Competition

A very competitive House Netball Competition was held at the Senior Site on Friday with some very fast-paced matches. Every member of the teams played to the best of their ability, and no one was afraid to take a shot! The Houses; Bronte, Fry, Mason and Nightingale, all had a…

Festive Fun at the FOBS Fayre

FOBS held their annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday 2 December. The hall at the Junior site was packed with family and friends all trying their luck on the many games stalls run by staff, pupils and members of the Parents’ Association. The cake stall and bottle tombola were firm favourites,…

Christmas Themed Memory Boxes

Year 6 have been studying Aboriginal Art and the symbols used to communicate their ideas.  They have used this to inspire their Christmas themed memory boxes.  Pupils are using many new skills like blending and colour theory to explore this idea. The finished memory boxes looks great!