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European Day Of Languages 2020

To celebrate European Day of Languages, Braeside held a house / form competition. Students had to listen to song extracts in different languages and guess the correct language for each song. Congratulations to Bronte House and Year 11 form who won the competition. Year 10 came in second place. Well…

Year 8 Animal Farm Speeches

Year 8 took part in a group speech presentation based on George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm. Each group took the persona of either Snowball or Napoleon and stated why the farm should vote for them and whether they were for or against the building of the windmill, which is a…

Year 7 Art

Year 7 have been exploring line, tone and texture and the art-work of British artist Henry Moore.  Henry loved to draw using spontaneous marks like hatching and scribble to produce lovely ink works depicting nature and the cycle of life. Year 7 done a fantastic job of replicating some of…

Symmetry Work With Year 2

Year 2 have been using mirrors to identify lines of symmetry in 2D shapes. The girls thoroughly enjoyed this activity and quickly became pros in being able to identify and rectify common misconceptions; one being that there are no diagonal lines of symmetry in a rectangle. Fantastic work, Year 2!

Reception Shape Hunt

Reception class were very excited to go on a 2D shape hunt around the school. They expertly pointed out shapes such as squares and rectangles, and used a tally chart to record their findings. The girls really enjoyed their shape hunt and are looking forward to doing another one when…

Fun Maths Activities

Year 8 &  9 pupils worked in pairs to order decimals on a grid, in ascending order, both horizontally and vertically. They were given a square grid and a list of decimals. They competed in pairs at three levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold.  The grids were progressively larger as they…

Year 11 Chemistry

Year 11 Chemists made excellent use of the new iPads today, researching an analytical technique called Flame Emission Spectroscopy. The challenge was to compare this to a technique that A Level students learn about, called Gas Chromatography, and their applications in either medicine or environmental science.  This was a great…

Jeans for Genes Day

Braeside held its first charity event as one whole school today. Every year, pupils have elected to support the charity that research the function and mutation of genes. The day is called ‘Jeans for Genes’ and pupils and staff can wear denim items whilst making a donation to the charity….

Kindergarten Activities

Kindergarten have had a busy week at school so far. They have been using their new outdoor play area, enjoyed doing some yoga, practiced their emerging writing skills, role playing in the castle and using sensory objects. Well done, Lower Kindergarten!

Our Daily Mile

Braeside junior students are starting a daily mile to help them stay active. Mrs Copeman explained to students that they are going to try to walk or run for 15 minutes every day at school. To complete their daily mile, Years 3,4,5 and 6 went to the cricket field –…