Bramley Blog

The Bramley Blog

Congratulations Tops 2014

As this term, and academic year, draws to an end we wish our Tops girls every success as they move on to their senior schools – and they go far and wide – to City of London  Freemen’s School, Caterham School,  Epsom College, Greenacre School, Woldingham School Downsend School, Sutton High School and St Andrew’s School….

Read more »

Change Makers of the Future

Prize Giving Speech by Paula Burgess, Headmistress June 14th 2014 The true value of education is an issue debated widely throughout the teaching profession and beyond. For me, I am clear that a key value is in the empowerment of learners to find and reach their potential and as Headmistress of a single sex girl’s…

Read more »

Extra-curricular activities – for your child and for you?

Music and sport activities are positive for all children’s wellbeing. Children who are involved in sports get higher school grades, have an increased sense of self-worth, and are more likely to go further in education than children who are not involved in sport. These children are generally healthier due to their increased activity, and have…

Read more »

Update to Mini bus service

A Minibus service is running in the mornings from Monday 9th June 2014. The route will be is as follows: 07.05am                  Bramley 07.17-07.22am   Golf Course 07.25-07.30am   Londis 07.40-07.45am   Kingswood Roundabout 08.00am                  Banstead (Priory Car park) 08.20am  …

Read more »

Scholarships and Senior Schools

extract from Headmistresses’ Open Day Speech 1st March 2014 I’m pleased to announce that each and every girl has gained a place in one or more of the many prestigious independent senior schools of their choice. Places have been gained at Woldingham, Sutton Hign GDST, Reigate grammar, Greenacre, Caterham, Boxhill and Epsom College (through Common…

Read more »

A ski-ing triumph!

As written by Allegra Martin: “In half term I went on a snow race camp with my club Sandown Park Ski Race Club. We went to Bormio, Italy to do the English Alpine Ski Championships. There were about 47 children on the camp and it was really good fun. I didn’t sleep in the club…

Read more »

All the talk is about Open Day 1st March 10am …

The Headmistress will make a short, introductory speech at 10.30 followed by speeches by both the Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl.  The Choir will then perform two pieces before there is the opportunity to tour the school, see the girls work and meet the staff.  We look forward to welcoming both current and prospective…

Read more »

A date for your diary

Read more »

Reading and Listening

The number of parents who regularly read their children bedtime stories has almost doubled in a generation according to a recent survey. Half of all parents read to their children every night but admit to adapting traditional stories to make them shorter, add some celebrity glamour or introduce a taste of reality based on their…

Read more »

Healthy Development of Girls through Sport

The recent success that Allegra had, when she brought home 2 medals from the British Ski Championships, highlights that both within school, where we offer a vast array of sports both individual and team events, or as extracurricular activities, sport is a cornerstone of development and therefore our curriculum. Physical education and sport do have…

Read more »

Categories

Archives