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

Brannel Poetry Festival 2023 Announced

Brannel School is hosting a Festival of Poetry to showcase poetry and performances from students and primary school pupils. The event will take place across two days (6th and 8th June 2023) with local cluster primary schools taking part alongside students from Brannel School. The festival is inviting children and young people to learn and … Read more

Headteacher’s Vlog

In this episode of our Headteacher’s Vlog, we take a sneak peak inside some classrooms at Brannel School to find out what students are currently learning. We visit Year 10 Science, Year 9 Maths, Year 8 English and Year 7 Computing.

Year 11 Easter School

As we approach the start of GCSE exams for 2023, I am writing to update you on important information relating to revision, exams and the most effective ways of supporting your child. Year 11 have recently completed mocks exams in key subjects. I have been incredibly proud of how well the students have prepared for … Read more