Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rain doesn’t stop Brymore

On Wednesday 21st November, after much overnight rain, the village of Cannington and the surrounding area was completely flooded with many roads closed. Brymore resolutely remained open and despite the bottom of the drive being covered with water and our tree-lined driveway in an almost river like state boys made it up in a tractor – true Brymore Resourcefulness, Responsibility and Resilience at its very best! More photos can be viewed on our Facebook page  

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Year 10 Parent – November 2012

I wanted to mention how delighted we are with the overall education our son has experienced at Brymore. We were short of option at what to do with him prior to starting Brymore, he was reserved, unconfident and academically challenged. He had no interest in sport and few friends. All of this has changed 100%, he is sometimes not as switched on as I would like but he is a delight … Continue Reading

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Smiles for Christmas

‘Smiles for Christmas’ is Brymore’s chance to give something back to the local community of Cannington.  There are 48 elderly people who live in supported housing in Cannington and most of these will spend Christmas on their own. The boys and staff of Brymore are hoping to make them ‘Smile this Christmas’ with a surprise. Each Boarding House will compete against each other to create a Christmas hamper. The best design will win and … Continue Reading

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Boys deliver new calf

A number of our Year 11 boys helped ‘Tabatha’ our Jersey cow deliver her new calf, ensuring that their practical Agriculture lesson was definitely a vocational experience that day.

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Author Beth Webb visits

Published local author, Beth Webb, came into the school to meet with the members of Brymore Book Club this week. With it being close to Halloween and with Beth a writer of some gruesome and scary tales the LRC was dressed up to resemble a witches coven in time for some spooky storytelling. Beth has had 14 books published to date  aimed at children whether younger (Junkyard Dragon) or older (The Dragons … Continue Reading

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Boarding common rooms get a makeover

Over the half term break Mr Coll and Mr Watts, along with local artist Becca Fox, have updated all three of the boarding house common rooms. A huge amount of preparation and design went in to the graphics of each house and with the colour schemes being allocated to the individual common rooms, the result is a thought-provoking, inspiring and welcoming environment. With School House coloured a deep red, Kemp as a light … Continue Reading

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