GCSE Exam Results 2023

There were lots of smiles and happy tears as Brannel School’s Class of 2023 opened their exam results, surrounded by their friends, families and teachers. Brannel School had strong results across a wider range of GCSE and vocational subjects, particularly in Science, English, French, Photography and Performing Arts.  Headteacher, Chris Liles, said “Our results are … Read more

Open Evening – 5th October

On behalf of all staff and students at Brannel School, we would like to extend a warm invitation to our Open Evening arranged for Thursday 5th October, from 5pm. We are looking forward to opening our doors to prospective families who want to find out more about Brannel and what it’s like to be a … Read more

Brannel to Become a ‘Phone-Free School’

As another fantastic school year draws to an end, we are already looking ahead to the next one. We are delighted and proud to announce that Brannel School will become a ‘phone-free school’ from September 2023. We have always had a ‘no-phone’ policy, however, this is becoming increasingly hard to enforce and we are seeing … Read more

Students’ Courtroom Success

This year, Brannel School entered the Magistrates Court Mock Trial Competition for the first time. The competition is an active learning experience offered by Young Citizens to students in years 8 and 9. The competition involves specially written cases so students can try the law against their peers in courthouses around the UK. The team … Read more

Year 10 at Cornwall College

During Brannel Challenge, Year 10 students have been taking part in a pilot project with Cornwall College to try out different trades at the St Austell campus. The project aims to introduce students to a variety of careers and college options, with hands-on practical construction tasks to challenge them. Many of the Year 10 students … Read more

Floyd Steadman Visits

We were thrilled to welcome Floyd Steadman to talk to students in Year 7 to 10 in April. Floyd shared his inspirational journey from being a young boy living in the care system to achieving greatness on the rugby pitch with Saracens. His determination to challenge unconscious bias saw him become the first black headteacher … Read more