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The Epping Forest Youth Council Elections

The Epping Forest Youth Council will be holding an election on Monday 16 March to elect two representatives for the next two years. Di Butler (Youth Council Co-ordinator) and our current Youth Councillors – Sam and Simran- gave an assembly inviting pupils to stand for election to represent young people…

The Power of Teamwork

Year 10 are currently studying the Power and Conflict cluster of poems for their GCSE. They planned and wrote an essay on My Last Duchess together as a class. “We were able to express our ideas and views through interactive activities which I loved.” – Tamia “It helped us to…

An Exciting PE Curriculum for Year 11

The Year 11 pupils have been enjoying a very exciting PE curriculum off site at the Peter May Leisure Center and at the Connaught Tennis and Squash Club. They have had the opportunity to participate in group personal training sessions in the fitness suite, practice their tennis and squash skills,…

Kindergarten Celebrate Chinese New Year

Kindergarten really enjoyed learning about Chinese New Year.  They listened to the story of why each year has a different animal and were interested to find the animal for the year they were born.  They found out how people celebrate with fireworks and parades and then made their own Chinese…

Creative Writing Competition Results

We are very excited to announce  that every story we entered into the Young Writers writing competition before Christmas has been chosen to be published! “We had to write a 100 word mini saga about being hunted or hunting something or someone. It was a really good opportunity to write…

11+ Entrance Exam

Lots of pupils from different primary schools came to Braeside School to sit the Entrance Exam this morning. Pupils were taken to the studio by Year 7 and were shown around by Year 7 and 10 during the day. It was lovely to see our current pupils making those from…

New Skills on the Hockey Field

This half term in PE Year 8 have been travelling off site to the Old Loughtonians Hockey Club to learn some new hockey skills. For many, hockey is a completely new sport and they have enjoyed learning the rules and the fundamentals of the game. The pupils have also enjoyed…

A Chance to Try New Activities

This term children can choose their own House activity on a Friday afternoon from a choice of  meditation, chess, dance, life skills and design and technology.  The children have all really enjoyed this freedom, and loved the chance to take part in activities that they haven’t tried before. Meditation was…